Kia Soul: Rear Shock Absorber Inspection - Rear Suspension System - Suspension SystemKia Soul: Rear Shock Absorber Inspection

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Suspension System / Rear Suspension System / Rear Shock Absorber Inspection

1.
Check the rubber parts for wear and deterioration.
2.
Compress and extend the piston rod (A) and check that there is no abnormal resistance or unusual sound during operation.

Disposal
1.
Fully extend the piston rod.
2.
Drill a hole on the (A) section to remove gas from the cylinder.

  
The gas coming out is harmless but be careful of chips that may fly when drilling.
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