Kia Stinger: Rear Suspension System / Rear Shock Absorber

Kia Stinger CK 2018-2020 Service Manual / Suspension System / Rear Suspension System / Rear Shock Absorber

Components and components location
Components

1. Lock nut
2. Rear insulator
3. Bumper stopper
4. Dust cover
5. Shock absorber

Repair procedures
Removal
1.

Remove wheel nuts, rear 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 wheel bolts when removing the wheel and tire (A).

2.

Loosen the rear shock absorber bolt & nut.

Tightening torque :

156.9 - 176.5 N·m (16.0 - 18.0 kgf·m, 115.7 - 130.2 lb·ft)

  

Up the transmission jack under the lower arm in order to remove the shock absorber in no-load condition.

3.

Loosen the rear shock absorber upper bolts and the remove the rear shock absorber.

Tightening torque :

63.7 - 78.4 N·m (6.5 - 8.0 kgf·m, 47.0 - 57.9 lb·ft)

4.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

  

Install at the empty vehicle height when it is assembled.

Disassembly
1.

Using SST (09546-3X100), loosen the shock absorber lock nut (A).

Tightening torque :

21.5 - 31.4 N.m (2.2 - 3.2 kgf.m, 15.9 - 23.1 lb-ft)

2.

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.

Rear Suspension System
Components and components location Components Location 1. Rear upper arm rear 2. Rear upper arm front 3. Rear cross member 4. Rear differential 5. Rear stabi ...

Rear Upper Arm
Repair procedures Removal [Rear upper arm rear] 1. Remove wheel nuts, wheel and tire (A) from hub. Tightening torque: 107.9 - 127.5 N·m (11.0 - ...

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