Kia Soul: Repair procedures - Steering SystemKia Soul: Repair procedures

Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / Steering System / Repair procedures

Inspection
Steering Wheel Play Inspection
1.
Turn the steering wheel so that the front wheels can face straight ahead.
2.
Measure the distance the steering wheel can be turned without moving the front wheels.

Standard value: 30mm (1.18in.) or less

3.
If the play exceeds standard value, inspect the steering column, shaft, and linkages.
Checking stationary steering effort
1.
Position the vehicle on a level surface and place the steering wheel in the straight ahead position.
2.
Attach a spring scale to the steering wheel. With the engine speed 900 ~ 1100rpm, pull the scale and read it as soon as the tires begin to turn.

Standard value: 3.0kgf or less

3.
If the measured value exceeds standard value, inspect the power steering gear box and MDPS system.
    Special Service Tools
    Special Service Tools Tool Name / NumberIllustrationDescriptionSteering wheel puller09561-11001Remove the steering wheelBall joint puller09568-34000Separate the ball joint from the front axle. ...

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