Kia_Sedona_2002-2006

Coil Spring

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Removal & Installation



2002-05 Models
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions at the beginning of this section.
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  3. Support the vehicle with jackstands forward of the lower control arm mounting.
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  5. Support the rear axle with jackstands.
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  7. Support the lower control arm with a floor jack.
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  9. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Rear wheel
     
    Sway bar link
     
    Parking brake cable
     
    Lower control arm bolts
     

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  11. Carefully lower the floor jack and remove the lower control arm, coil spring, and spring seats from the vehicle.

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    Fig. Rear suspension and related components-2002-05 vehicles

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Spring seats
     
    Coil spring
     
    Lower control arm. Tighten the bolts to 87-101 ft. lbs. (118-137 Nm)
     
    Parking brake cable. Tighten the bracket bolts to 14-19 ft. lbs. (16-23 Nm)
     
    Sway bar link. Tighten the locknut to 17-20 ft. lbs. (24-28 Nm)
     
    Rear wheel
     

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2006 Models
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions at the beginning of this section.
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  3. Raise and support the vehicle safely. Remove the rear tires.
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  5. Remove the lower arm bolt from the rear knuckle, while supporting the lower arm with a jack.
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  7. Loosen the lower arm bolt from the crossmember.
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  9. Remove the spring, lower seat and the upper pad.

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    Fig. Rear suspension and related components-2006 vehicles

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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  3. Torque the lower arm mounting bolt to knuckle to 87-116 ft. lbs. (120-160 Nm).
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  5. Torque the lower arm to crossmember bolt to 145-195 ft. lbs. (200-270 Nm).
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