Kia Forte: Front Alignment Adjustment - Front Suspension System - Suspension System - Kia Forte TD 2014-2019 Service ManualKia Forte: Front Alignment Adjustment

Second generation YD (2014-2019) / Kia Forte TD 2014-2019 Service Manual / Suspension System / Front Suspension System / Front Alignment Adjustment

  
When using a commercially available computerized wheel alignment equipment to inspect the front wheel alignment, always position the vehicle on a level surface with the front wheels facing straight ahead.
Prior to inspection, make sure that the front suspension and steering system are in normal operating condition and that the tires are inflated to the specified pressure.
Toe


B - A > 0: Toe in (+)
B - A < 0: Toe out (-)

Toe adjustment
1.
Loosen the tie rod end lock nut.
2.
Remove the bellows clip to prevent the bellows from being twisted.
3.
Adjust the toe by screwing or unscrewing the tie rod. Toe adjustment should be made by turning the right and left tie rods by the same amount.

Toe-in
Total : 0.1° ± 0.2°
Individual : 0.05° ± 0.1°

4.
When completing the toe adjustment, install the bellows clip and tighten the tie rod end lock nut to specified torque.

Tightening torque:
49.0 ~ 53.9 N.m (5.0 ~ 5.5 kgf.m, 36.2 ~ 39.8 lb-ft)

Camber and Caster
Camber and Caster are pre-set at the factory, so they do not need to be adjusted. If the camber and caster are not within the standard value, replace or repair the damaged parts and then inspect again.

Camber angle : -0.37° ± 0.5°


Caster angle : 4.01° ± 0.50°

Components Location
1. Sub frame 2. Lower arm 3. Steering gearbox 4. Stabilizer bar 5. Front strut assembly 6. Front stabilizer link ...

Front Strut Assembly Components
1. Strut assembly 2. Insulator 3. Strut bearing 4. Spring upper pad 5. Coil spring 6. Dust cover 7. Spring lower pad ...

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Lubricants
Items Specified lubricant Quantity Transaxle gear oil SAE 75W/85, API GL-4 1.9 ~ 2.0 L (0.50 ~ 0.53 U.S.gal., 2.01 ~ 2.11 U.S. qt., 1.67 ~ 1.76 lmp ...

TJ Joint Components
[LH] 1. BJ assembly 2. BJ circlip 3. BJ boot band 4. BJ boot 5. Shaft 6. TJ boot band 7. TJ boot 8. Spider assembly 9. Snap ring 10. TJ c ...

Cylinder Head Cover Installation
1. Install cylinder head cover. (1) The hardening sealant located on the cylinder head cover and the gap between the timing chain co ...

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