Kia Forte: Inspection - Steering System - Kia Forte TD 2014-2019 Service ManualKia Forte: Inspection

Second generation YD (2014-2019) / Kia Forte TD 2014-2019 Service Manual / Steering System / Inspection

Steering Wheel Play Inspection
1.
Turn the steering wheel so that the front wheels can face straight ahead.
2.
Measure the distance the steering wheel can be turned without moving the front wheels.

Standard value: 30mm (1.1811in.) or less

3.
If the play exceeds standard value, inspect the steering column, shaft, and linkages.
Checking stationary steering effort
1.
Position the vehicle on a level surface and place the steering wheel in the straight ahead position.
2.
Attach a spring scale to the steering wheel. With the engine speed 900 ~ 1100rpm, pull the scale and read it as soon as the tires begin to turn.

Standard value: 3.0kgf or less

3.
If the measured value exceeds standard value, inspect the power steering gear box and MDPS system.
Special Service Tools
Tool Name / Number Illustration Description Steering wheel puller 09561-11001 Remove the steering wheel ...

Steering wheel
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Troubleshooting
Problem Symptoms Table Use the table below to help you find the cause of the problem. The numbers indicate the priority of the like cause of the problem. Check each part in order. ...

Canister Removal
[LEV2 Type] 1. Lift the vehicle. 2. Disconnect the vapor hose quick-connector (A) and ventilation hose (B). ...

Radiator Removal and Installation
1. Remove the cooling fan. (Refer to Cooling System - "Cooling Fan") 2. Remove the radiator upper hose (A). ...

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