Kia Rio: Inspection - Steering System - Kia Rio UB 2012-2019 Service ManualKia Rio: Inspection

Steering Wheel Play Inspection
1.
Turn the steering wheel so that the front wheels can face straight ahead.
2.
Measure the distance the steering wheel can be turned without moving the front wheels.

Standard value: 30mm (1.1811 in.) or less


3.
If the play exceeds standard value, inspect the steering column, shaft, and linkages.
Checking stationary steering effort
1.
Position the vehicle on a level surface and place the steering wheel in the straight ahead position.
2.
Attach a spring scale to the steering wheel. With the engine speed 900 ~ 1100rpm, pull the scale and read it as soon as the tires begin to turn.

Standard value: 3.0kgf or less


3.
If the measured value exceeds standard value, inspect the power steering gear box and MDPS system.
Special Service Tools
Tool (Number and Name) Illustration Use 09568-34000 Crossmember support Supporting of the crossmember 09568-34000 Ball joint ...

Steering wheel
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