Kia Optima Hybrid: Rear Suspension System / 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 & tire.
2.
Loosen the nut and then remove the rear stabilizer link (B) from the rear lower arm (A).

Tightening torque:
98.1 ~ 117.7N.m (10.0 ~ 12.0kgf.m, 72.3 ~ 86.8lb-ft)

3.
Loosen the nut and then remove the stabilizer link (A) from the rear stabilizer bar.

Tightening torque:
98.1 ~ 117.7N.m(10.0 ~ 12.0kgf.m, 72.3 ~ 86.8lb-ft)

4.
Loosen the mounting bolt and then remove the stabilizer bar (B) from the sub frame (A).

Tightening torque:
44.1 ~ 53.9N.m(4.5 ~ 5.5kgf.m, 32.5 ~ 39.8lb-ft)

5.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
Inspection
1.
Check the rear stabilizer bar for deformation.
2.
Check the rear stabilizer link ball joint for damage.
Rear Lower 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 ...

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 ...

Other information:

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


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Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: Power Window Switch Repair procedures


Inspection Power Window Main Switch Inspection 1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. Remove the front door trim panel. (Refer to the BD group - "Front door") 3. Disconnect the connector from the switch. 4. Check for continuity between the terminals in each switch position according to the ...

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