Kia Sportage 1998-02

Coil Springs

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section .
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    For easier installation, complete one side at a time.



    Both rear wheels
     
    Raise the rear axle with a floor jack to relax the shock absorbers and support the rear axle when the shock absorber is removed.
     



    Lower mounting bolt, then the shock absorber
     
    Lower the floor jack until the coil spring is fully expanded
     
    Coil spring
     
    Inspect the upper and lower rubber spring seats and jounce stop for wear or damage, replace if necessary
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Position the spring in the upper and lower saddles
     
    Raise the floor jack and connect the lower shock absorber bolt. Torque the bolt to 62 ft. lbs. (84 Nm).
     
    Rear wheels
     

  2.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    For easier installation, complete one side at a time.



    Both rear wheels
     
    Raise the rear axle with a floor jack to relax the shock absorbers and support the rear axle when the shock absorber is removed.
     



    Lower mounting bolt, then the shock absorber
     
    Lower the floor jack until the coil spring is fully expanded
     
    Coil spring
     
    Inspect the upper and lower rubber spring seats and jounce stop for wear or damage, replace if necessary
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Position the spring in the upper and lower saddles
     
    Raise the floor jack and connect the lower shock absorber bolt. Torque the bolt to 62 ft. lbs. (84 Nm).
     
    Rear wheels
     

  2.  

 
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