Kia Sportage 1998-02

Adjustment

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section .
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  3. Place the steering gear in a vise with protective jaws.
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  5. Place a torque wrench on the Pitman arm end of the shaft.
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  7. Loosen the locknut on the adjusting bolt.
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  9. Slowly turn the adjusting bolt to until the breakaway torque is 65 ft. lbs. (88 Nm).
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  11. Hold the adjusting bolt in position and tighten the locknut to 25 ft. lbs. (34 Nm).
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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Place the steering gear in a vise with protective jaws.
  4.  
  5. Place a torque wrench on the Pitman arm end of the shaft.
  6.  
  7. Loosen the locknut on the adjusting bolt.
  8.  
  9. Slowly turn the adjusting bolt to until the breakaway torque is 65 ft. lbs. (88 Nm).
  10.  
  11. Hold the adjusting bolt in position and tighten the locknut to 25 ft. lbs. (34 Nm).
  12.  

 
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