Kia Rio: Front Strut Assembly Replacement - Front Suspension System - Suspension System - Kia Rio UB 2012-2019 Service ManualKia Rio: Front Strut Assembly Replacement

1.
Remove the front wheel & tire.

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 & tire.
2.
Remove the brake hose bracket (A) and the wheel speed sensor bracket (B) from the front strut assembly by loosening the mounting bolts.

Tightening torque :
(B,C) 7.8 ~ 11.8N.m(0.8 ~ 1.2kgf.m, 5.8 ~ 8.7lb-ft)


3.
Disconnect the stabilizer link (B) with the front strut assembly (A) after loosening the nut.

Tightening torque :
98.1 ~ 117.7N.m(10.0 ~ 12.0kgf.m, 72.3 ~ 86.8lb-ft)


4.
Remove the cover (A) and loosen the strut mounting nut (B).

Tightening torque :
49.0 ~ 58.8N.m(5.0 ~ 6.0kgf.m, 36.2 ~ 43.4lb-ft)



5.
Disconnect the front strut assembly (A) with the front axle (B) by loosening the bolt & nut.

Tightening torque :
137.3 ~ 156.9N.m(14.0 ~ 16.0kgf.m, 101.3 ~ 115.7lb-ft)


6.
Installation is the reverse of removal.

     
Х
Tighten with specifed torque at curb position of vehicle
Х
Fix the strut rod and tighten the nut
Front Strut Assembly Components
   Х Tighten with specifed torque at curb position of vehicle Х ...

Front Strut Assembly Disassembly and Reassembly
1. Compress the coil spring with a strut spring compressor. Do not compress the spring more than necessary. 2. Loosen the lock nut. ...

See also:

Radiator: Components
1.  Cooling fan & reservoir tank assembly 2.  Radiator lower hose 3.  Air guard 4.  Upper cover 5.  Radiator upper hose 6.  Filler neck ...

Specification
Temperature Resistance (kΩ) ∞C ∞F -40 -40 40.93 ~ 48.35 -20 -4 13.89 ~ 16.03 0 32 ...

Rear Shock Absorber Replacement
1. Remove the rear wheel & tire. Tightening torque : 88.3 ~ 107.9N.m (9.0 ~ 11.0kgf.m, 65.1 ~ 79.6lb-ft) ...

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