Kia Soul: Rear Torsion Beam Axle Replacement - Rear Suspension System - Suspension System - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Rear Torsion Beam Axle Replacement

Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service Manual / Suspension System / Rear Suspension System / Rear Torsion Beam Axle Replacement

1.
Loosen the wheel nuts slightly. Raise the vehicle, and make sure it is securely supported.
2.
Remove the front wheel and tire (A) from front hub.

Tightening torque :
88.2 ~ 107.8 N.m (9.0 ~ 11.0 kgf.m, 65.0 ~ 79.5 lb-ft)

  
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Be careful not to damage to the hub bolts when removing the rear wheel and tire (A).
3.
Remove the parking brake line.
Remove the parking brake cable (A), after removing the clip (B).

4.
Loosen the guide rod bolt (B) and the remove the rear caliper body (A).

Tightening torque :
21.6 ~ 31.4 N.m (2.2 ~ 3.2 kgf.m, 15.9 ~ 23.1 lb-ft)

5.
Remove the pads (B), in the caliper carrier (A).

6.
Remove the brake caliper mounting bolts (B), and then place the brake caliper assembly (A) with wire.

Tightening torque :
63.7 ~ 73.5 N.m (6.5 ~ 7.5 kgf.m, 47.0 ~ 54.2 lb-ft)

7.
Disconnect the wheel speed sensor connector (A).

8.
Remove the cable bracket bolt (A).

Tightening torque:
8.8 ~ 13.7 N.m (0.9 ~ 1.4 kgf.m, 6.5 ~ 10.1 lb-ft)

9.
Loosen the screws (B), and then remove the brake disc (A).

Tightening torque:
4.9 ~ 5.8 N.m (0.5 ~ 0.6 kgf.m, 3.6 ~ 4.3 lb-ft)

10.
Loosen the bolts and then remove the hub bearing (A).

Tightening torque:
58.8 ~ 68.6 N.m (6.0 ~ 7.0 kgf.m, 43.3 ~ 50.6 lb-ft)

11.
Remove the hub bearing by using the rubber hammer.

12.
Loosen the rear shock absorber (A) upper mounting bolt.

Tightening torque :
49.0 ~ 63.7N.m (5.0 ~ 6.5kgf.m, 36.2 ~ 47.0lb-ft)

13.
Loosen the bolt and then remove the rear shock absorber (A) from the torsion beam axle.

Tightening torque :
98.1 ~ 117.7N.m (10.0 ~ 12.0kgf.m, 72.3 ~ 86.8lb-ft)

14.
Pull the torsion beam axle in the direction of a down and then remove the coil spring (A).

15.
Loosen the mounting bolts (B) and then remove the torsion beam axle (A) from the frame.

Tightening torque :
98.1 ~ 117.7 N.m(10.0 ~ 12.0 kgf.m, 72.3 ~ 86.8 lb-ft)

16.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
  
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Use a SST(09581-11000) when installing the brake caliper assembly.
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