REMOVING STRUTS

  • Tiny
  • babydriver
  • 2001 Kia Sephia
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • automatic
  • 100,000 miles

How do you replace rear struts on Kia Sephia 2001

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 AT 4:30 PM

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

STRUT ASSEMBLY

Removal & Disassembly
Raise and support vehicle. Remove rear wheel assembly. Remove lower strut mount bolts. Remove upper strut-to-body mount nuts. Remove strut assembly.
Clamp strut securely in soft-jaw vise. Using spring compressor, compress coil spring. Remove upper strut shaft nut. Remove remaining components, noting order for reassembly reference.

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Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 AT 4:41 PM
  • Tiny
  • babydriver
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Yah, thanks; but I can't seem to get to the upper bracket on the rear struts

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Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 AT 4:50 PM
  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
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Look from the inside of the vehicle to remove it normally there's 3 -nuts holding it

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Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 AT 5:59 PM

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