Kia Optima Hybrid: Rear Suspension System / Rear Shock Absorber 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.
Loosen the bolt & nut and then disconnect the shock absorber (A) from the rear axle.

Tightening torque:
137.3 ~ 156.9N.m(14.0 ~ 16.0kgf.m, 101.3 ~ 115.7lb-ft)

3.
Loosen the mounting bolts and then remove the shock absorber (A).

Tightening torque:
49.0 ~ 63.7N.m (5.0 ~ 6.5kgf.m, 36.2 ~ 47.0lb-ft)

4.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
   
Don''t reuse rear shock absorber upper self-locking nut.
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.

Rear Shock Absorber Components and Components Location

Components 1. Self locking nut2. Bracket assembly3. Bumper rubber4. Dust cover5. Shock absorber ...

Rear Upper 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: Intake Actuator Repair procedures


Inspection 1. Ignition "OFF". 2. Disconnect the intake actuator connector. 3. Verify that the actuator operates to the recirculation position when connecting 12V to the terminal 3 and grounding terminal 7. 4. Verify that the intake actuator operates to the fresh position when connecting in the reverse. ...

Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: Start/Stop Button Repair procedures


Removal 1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the crash pad side cover (A). 3. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the crash pad lower panel (A). 4. Disconnect the crash pad lower switch connectors (A), diagnosis connector (B), crash pad ...

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