Kia Sorento 2003-05

Stabilizer Bar (Sway Bar)

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Raise the rear of the vehicle and support it with safety stands.
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  5. Remove the rear wheels.
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  7. Support the bottom of the rear differential carrier with a floor jack.
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  9. Remove the stabilizer link mounting bolt. Remove the stabilizer bar bushing bracket.
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  11. Remove the stabilizer from the vehicle.
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To install:

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Fig. Rear stabilizer



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Fig. Rear stabilizer locknut tightening specification

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  3. Align the identification mark (white paint) on the stabilizer bar with the bushing, install the stabilizer bar bushing bracket.
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  5. Torque the retaining bolts to 13-16 ft. lbs. (19-23 Nm).
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  7. Install the joint cup. Tighten the lock nut until the thread of the bolt protrudes about 15mm.
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