Kia Sportage: Rear Suspension System / Rear Shock Absorber Repair procedures

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2021) Service Manual / Suspension System / Rear Suspension System / Rear Shock Absorber Repair procedures

Removal
1.
Remove wheel nuts, wheel and tire (A) from hub.
Tightening torque:
107.9 - 127.5 N·m (11.0 - 13.0 kgf·m, 79.6 - 94.0 lb·ft)

  
Be careful not to damage the hub bolts when removing the wheel & tire.
2.
Loosen the bolts and nut (A,B) and then remove the shock absorber.
Tightening torque:
A : 49.0 - 63.7 N·m (5.0 - 6.5 kgf·m, 36.2 - 47.0 lb·ft)
B: 137.3-156.9 N·m (14.0-16.0 kgf·m, 101.3-115.7 lb·ft)

  
Set up the transmission jack under the lower arm in order to remove the shock absorber in no-load condition.
3.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
Inspection
1.
Check the rubber parts for wear and deterioration.
2.
Compress and extend the piston rod (A) and check that there is no abnormal resistance or unusual sound during operation.

Disposal
1.
Fully extend the piston rod.
2.
Drill a hole on the (A) section to remove gas from the cylinder.

  
The gas released is harmless but be careful of chips that may stir up from drilling.
Components and components location
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