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

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

4.
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)

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