Kia Optima Hybrid: Rear Suspension System / Rear Assist Arm Repair procedures

Replacement
1.
Remove the rear wheel & tire.

Tightening torque:
88.3 ~ 107.9 N.m(9.0 ~ 11.0kgf.m, 65.1 ~ 79.6lb-ft)

   
Be careful not to damage the hub bolts when removing the rear wheel & tire.
2.
Remove the sprit pin and castle nut and then disconnect the rear assist arm (A) from the rear axle.

Tightening torque:
78.4 ~ 88.3N.m(8.0 ~ 9.0kgf.m, 57.8 ~ 65.1lb-ft)

3.
Loosen the bolt & nut and then remove the rear assist arm (A) from the sub frame.

Tightening torque:
107.9 ~ 117.7N.m(11.0 ~ 12.0kgf.m, 79.6 ~ 86.8lb-ft)

4.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
Inspection
1.
Check the bushing for wear and deterioration.
2.
Check for all bolts and nut.
Rear Stabilizer Bar Repair procedures

Replacement 1. Remove the rear wheel & tire. Tightening torque: 88.3 ~ 107.9N.m (9.0 ~ 11.0kgf.m, 65.1 ~ 79.6lb-ft)     Be careful not to damage the hub bolts when removing the rear wheel ...

Trailing Arm Repair procedures

Replacement 1. Remove the rear wheel & tire. Tightening torque: 88.3 ~ 107.9N.m (9.0 ~ 11.0kgf.m, 65.1 ~ 79.6lb-ft)     Be careful not to damage the hub bolts when removing the rear wheel ...

Other information:

Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: Description and Operation


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Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: Rear Disc Brake Repair procedures


Removal 1. Remove the rear wheel & tire. Tightening torque: 88.3 ~107.9 N.m(9.0 ~11.0 kgf.m, 65.1 ~79.6 lb-ft) 2. Remove the rear upper arm (A). 3. Loosen the hose eyebolt (C) and caliper mounting bolts (B), then remove the rear caliper assembly (A). Tightening torque: Brake hose to caliper (C): ...

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