Kia Soul: Steering Column and Shaft. Replacement - Electric Power Steering - Steering SystemKia Soul: Steering Column and Shaft. Replacement

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Steering System / Electric Power Steering / Steering Column and Shaft. Replacement

1.
Disconnect the battery negative cable from the battery and then wait for at least 30 seconds.
2.
Turn the steering wheel so that the front wheels can face straight ahead.
3.
Remove the airbag module.
(Refer to Restraint - "Driver Airbag (DAB) Module and Clock Spring")
4.
Disconnect the connector & lock nut (A) and then remove the steering wheel by using special service tools (09561-11001).

Tightening torque :
39.2 ~ 49.0N.m (4.0 ~ 5.0kgf.m, 28.9 ~ 36.2lb-ft)

  
Do not hammer on the steering wheel to remove it; it may damage the steering column.
Do not reuse lock nut.
Must be replaced with new lock nut when assembling. (SEAL-LOCK has been processed)
5.
Loosen the screw and then remove the steering column upper & lower shroud (A).

6.
Remove the crash pad lower panel.
(Refer to Body - "Crash Pad Lower Panel)
7.
Disconnect the connectors (A) and then remove the clock spring (B).

8.
Disconnect the connector (A).

9.
Loosen the screw and then remove the multifunction switches (A).

10.
Loosen the bolt and then disconnect the universal joint assembly (A) from the pinion of the steering gear box.

Tightening torque :
32.4 ~ 37.3N.m (3.3 ~ 3.8kgf.m, 23.9 ~ 27.5lb-ft)

  
• Do not use the bolt again.
11.
Disconnect all connectors connected to the steering column.
12.
Remove the steering column & EPS unit assembly by loosening the mounting bolt (B) and nuts (A).

Tightening torque :
Nut : 12.7 ~ 17.7N.m (1.3 ~ 1.8kgf.m, 9.4 ~ 13.0lb-ft)
Bolt : 44.1 ~ 49.0N.m (4.5 ~ 5.0kgf.m, 32.5 ~ 36.2lb-ft)

13.
Loosen the bolt (A) and then disconnect the universal joint assembly from the steering column assembly.

Tightening torque :
29.4 ~ 34.3N.m (3.0 ~ 3.5kgf.m, 21.7 ~ 25.3lb-ft)

  
Must be ASP calibration and EPS type recognition after assembling.
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