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: Blind Spot Detection Switch Repair procedures


Removal 1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. Remove the crash pad lower panel. (Refer to the BD group - "Crash pad") 3. Remove the crash pad side switch assembly (A) as shown below picture.     Wear globes to protect hands from injury. 4. Remove the crash pad lower switch assembly ...

Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: Heated Oxygen Sensor (HO2S) Specifications


Specification HO2S [Bank 1/Sensor 1] (Linear type) ItemSpecificationHeater Resistance (?)2.5 ~ 4.0 [20°C(68°F)] HO2S [Bank 1/Sensor 2] (Binary type) A/F Ratio (?)Output Voltage(V)RICHApprox. 0.92LEANApprox. 0.04 ItemSpecificationHeater Resistance (?)3.3 ~ 4.1?[21°C(69.8°F)] ...

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