Kia Optima Hybrid: Rear Suspension System / Rear Cross Member 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 & tire.
2.
Remove the rear lower arm.
(Refer to lower arm)
3.
Remove the rear shock absorber.
(Refer to rear shock absorber)
4.
Remove the rear upper arm.
(Refer to rear upper arm)
5.
Remove the trailing arm.
(Refer to trailing arm)
6.
Remove the rear assist arm.
(Refer to rear assist arm)
7.
Remove the rear muffler.

8.
Loosen the mounting bolts and then remove the rear cross member (A) from the frame.

Tightening torque:
156.9 ~ 176.5N.m(16.0 ~ 18.0kgf.m, 115.7~130.2lb-ft)

9.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
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 ...

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Other information:

Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: Front Cross Member Repair procedures


Replacement 1. Remove the front wheel & tire. Tightening torque: 88.3 ~ 107.9N.m(9.0 ~ 11.0kgf.m, 65.1~79.6lb-ft)     Be careful not to damage to the hub bolts when removing the front wheel & tire. 2. Loosen the bolt (A) and then disconnect the universal joint assembly from the pinion ...

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


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