Kia Forte: Rear Alignment Adjustment - Rear Suspension System - Suspension System - Kia Forte TD 2014-2018 Service ManualKia Forte: Rear Alignment Adjustment

Second generation YD (2014-2018) / Kia Forte TD 2014-2018 Service Manual / Suspension System / Rear Suspension System / Rear Alignment Adjustment

  
When using a commercially available computerized wheel alignment equipment to inspect the rear wheel alignment, always position the vehicle on a level surface.
Prior to inspection, make sure that the rear suspension system is 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 nut holding the assist arm cam bolt.
2.
Adjust rear toe by turning the rear assist arm cam bolt clockwise or counter clockwise. Toe adjustment should be made by turning the right and left cam bolt by the same amount.

Toe-in
Total : 0.4° (+0.5° / -0.4°)
Individual : 0.2° (+0.25° / -0.2°)

3.
When completing the toe adjustment, tighten the nut to specified torque.

Tightening torque:
78.5 ~ 98.1N.m(8.0 ~ 10.0kgf.m, 57.9 ~ 72.3lb-ft)

Camber
Camber is pre-set at the factory, so it does not need to be adjusted. If the camber is not within the standard value, replace or repair the damaged parts and then inspect again.

Camber : -1.5° ± 0.5°

Components Location
1. Torsion beam axle 2. Shock absorber 3. Coil spring assembly ...

Rear Shock Absorber Components
1. Dust cover 2. Shock absorber ...

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Removal
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