Kia Amanti 2004-06

Coil Springs

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the strut from the vehicle and install a spring compressor.
  4.  
  5. Remove the front cap.
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  7. Compress the coil spring so that the end of the spring comes away from the spring seat.
  8.  
  9. Remove or disconnect the following:
    CAUTION
    Do not use an impact gun.



    Upper strut mounting nut
     
    Insulator
     
    Upper spring seat
     
    Compressed spring from the strut
     
    Spring from the spring compressor
     

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To install:

  1. Compress the spring and install it on the strut.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Upper spring seat
     
    Insulator
     
    Upper strut mount and torque the nut to 29-36 ft. lbs. (39-49 Nm).
     
    Strut to the vehicle
     

  4.  
  5. Check and/or adjust the wheel alignment.
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