Kia Soul: Front Lower Arm Replacement - Front Suspension System - Suspension SystemKia Soul: Front Lower Arm Replacement

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Suspension System / Front Suspension System / Front Lower Arm 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:
88.3 ~ 107.9N.m (9.0 ~ 11.0kgf.m, 65.1 ~ 79.6lb-ft)

  
•
Be careful not to damage to the hub bolts when removing the front wheel and tire (A).
3.
Remove the lower arm (A) from the knuckle.

Tightening torque:
58.9 ~ 70.6N.m (6.0 ~ 7.2kgf.m, 43.4 ~ 52.1lb-ft)

4.
Loosen the bolts (B,C), and then remove the front lower arm (A).

Tightening torque
(B) 117.7 ~ 137.3N.m(12.0 ~ 14.0kgf.m, 86.8 ~ 101.3lb-ft)
(C) 156.9 ~ 176.5N.m(16.0 ~ 18.0kgf.m, 115.7 ~ 130.2lb-ft)

5.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
    Front Strut Assembly Inspection
    1. Check the strut bearing for wear and damage. 2. Check the spring upper and lower seat for damage and deterioration. 3. ...

    Front Lower Arm Inspection
    1. Check the bushing for wear and deterioration. 2. Check the front stabilizer bar for deformation. 3. Check th ...

    See also:

    Trailer towing
    We do not recommend using this vehicle for trailer towing. ...

    Necessary inspections
    Fluid levels, such as engine oil, engine coolant, brake fluid, and washer fluid should be checked on a regular basis, at the exact interval depending on the fluid. Further details are provided in ...

    Rear Wiper Motor Removal
    1. Detach the rear wiper cap (A). 2. Remove the rear wiper arm & blade (B) after removing rear wiper HEX nut ...