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 ...

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Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: Power Door Lock Relay Repair procedures


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Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: Specifications


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