Kia Soul: Front Strut Assembly Disassembly - Front Suspension System - Suspension SystemKia Soul: Front Strut Assembly Disassembly

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Suspension System / Front Suspension System / Front Strut Assembly Disassembly

1.
Using the special tool (09546-26000), compress the coil spring (A).

Tightening torque:
58.8 ~ 68.6N.m(6.0 ~ 7.0kgf.m, 43.4 ~ 50.6lb-ft)

2.
Remove the self-locking nut (C) from the strut assembly (B).
3.
Remove the insulator, spring seat, coil spring and dust cover from the strut assembly.
4.
Reassembly is the reverse of the disassembly.
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