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   General information
   Assessment of a condition of components of a suspension bracket and steering drive
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      General information
      Removal and installation of components of assembly of the back bridge
      Removal, check and installation of shock-absorbers and screw springs
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      Removal, service and installation of a jet bar
   Suspension bracket geometry
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Kia Sportage>> Suspension bracket and steering>> Back suspension bracket>> Removal, check and installation of shock-absorbers and screw springs

Removal, check and installation of shock-absorbers and screw springs



  1. Hang out the car over the earth.
  2. Remove back wheels.
  3. Prop up a jack the relevant party of the back bridge.
  1. Release two top fixing nuts (1). Fastenings of the back shock-absorber (2).
  1. Remove the top washer and rubber laying.
  2. Turn out the bottom fixing bolt.
1 — the Shock-absorber
2 — Nizhny a bolt
3 — the Jack
  1. Slowly lower the bridge on a jack and remove the shock-absorber and a screw spring.
  1. Remove from a frame the top rubber saddle (1) spring and a rubber emphasis (2).



  1. Check the shock-absorber and a screw spring on existence of deformations, chips, cracks and other mechanical damages.
  1. Manually check smoothness and uniformity of a piston stroke of the shock-absorber in both directions.
  1. Having rocked a piston rod not less than three times, make sure of lack of signs of development of leaks.
  1. Estimate a condition of rubber components - the plug of the bottom support of the shock-absorber, a saddle of a spring and an emphasis.



  1. Installation is made upside-down, - track observance of requirements of Specifications of Head the Suspension bracket and a steering to efforts of a tightening of carving fixture.

Screw springs should be established by the rounds trimmed with a polymeric covering down.