Hyundai Kona: Rear Suspension System / Rear Shock Absorber Repair procedures

Removal
1.
Loosen the wheel nuts slightly.
Raise the vehicle, and make sure it is securely supported.
2.
Remove the rear wheel and tire (A) from front hub.
Tightening torque :
107.9 - 127.5 N.m (11.0 - 13.0 kgf.m, 79.6 - 94.0 lb-ft)
  
Be careful not to damage the hub bolts when removing the rear wheel and tire (A).

3.
Remove the rear shock absorber (A) from the frame by loosening the bolt.
Tightening torque :
49.0 - 63.7 N.m (5.0 - 6.5 kgf.m, 36.2 - 47.0 lb-ft)

4.
Loosen the bolt & nut and then remove the rear shock absorber (A) from the torsion beam axle.
Tightening torque :
98.1 - 117.7 N.m (10.0 - 12.0 kgf.m, 72.3 - 86.8 lb-ft)

Disassembly
1.
Remove the lock nut cover (A).

2.
Using the special tool (09546-3X100), install the self locking nut.

3.
Separate the bracket assembly (A), bumper rubber (B), dust cover (C), shock absorber (D).

Inspection
1.
Check the rubber parts for wear and deterioration.
2.
Compress and extend the piston rod (A) and check that there is no abnormal resistance or unusual sound during operation.

Reassembly
1.
To reassembly, reverse the disassembly procedure.
2.
Using SST (09546-3X100), install the lock nut.
  
Do not reuse the self locking nut.
Tightening torque :
19.6 - 24.5 N.m (2.0 - 2.5 kgf.m, 14.5 - 18.1 lb-ft)

3.
Install the lock nut cover (A).

Installation
1.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
Rear Shock Absorber Components and components location
Components 1. Lock nut cover 2. Lock nut 3. Bracket assembly 4. Bumper rubber 5. Dust cover 6. Shock absorber ...

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