Kia Rio: Sub Frame Replacement - Front Suspension System - Suspension System - Kia Rio UB 2012-2019 Service ManualKia Rio: Sub Frame 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.
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)


3.
Loosen the nut and then remove the tie-rod end (A) with the front axle (B) by using SST(09568-34000).

Tightening torque :
23.5 ~ 33.3N.m(2.5 ~ 3.4kgf.m, 19.4 ~ 24.6lb-ft)



4.
Loosen the nut and then remove the lower arm (A).

Tightening torque :
58.8 ~ 70.6N.m(6.0 ~ 7.2kgf.m, 43.4 ~ 52.1lb-ft)


5.
Loosen the bolt (A) and then disconnect the universal joint assembly 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)



     
Х
Lock the steering wheel in the straight ahead position to prevent the damage of the clock spring inner cable when you handle the steering wheel.
Х
Do not use the bolt again.
6.
Remove the rubber hanger (A).


7.
Loosening the roll rod (A) mounting bolts and nuts.

Tightening torque :
53.9 ~ 63.7N.m(5.5 ~ 6.5kgf.m, 39.8 ~ 47.0lb-ft)


8.
Loosen the bolts & nuts and then remove the front sub frame (A).

Tightening torque :
Sub frame mounting bolt & nut
156.9 ~ 176.5N.m(16.0 ~ 18.0kgf.m, 115.7 ~ 130.2lb-ft)
Sub frame stay mounting bolt
44.1 ~ 53.9N.m(4.5 ~ 5.5kgf.m, 32.5 ~ 39.8lb-ft)


9.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
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