Kia Optima Hybrid: Rear Suspension System / 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 & tire.
2.
Loosen the bolt & nut and then remove the rear upper arm (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 bolt and then remove the rear caliper (A).

Tightening torque:
49.0 ~ 58.8N.m (5.0 ~ 6.0kgf.m, 36.2 ~ 43.4lb-ft)

4.
Loosen the screw and then remove the rear disc (A).

5.
Disconnect the parking brake cable (A) from the rear brake assembly.
(Refer to BR group - "Parking brake system)

6.
Loosen the parking brake cable bracket bolt (A) & height sensor bracket bolt (B).

7.
Loosen the mounting bolt and then remove the trailing arm (A) from the rear axle.

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

8.
Loosen the mounting bolt and then remove the trailing arm (A) from the frame.

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

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

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 ...

Other information:

Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: Condenser Repair procedures


Inspection 1. Check the condenser fins for clogging and damage. If clogged, clean them with water, and blow them with compressed air. If bent, gently bend them using a screwdriver or pliers. 2. Check the condenser connections for leakage, and repair or replace it, if required. Replacement 1. Recover ...

Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: Delivery Pipe Repair procedures


Removal 1. Turn the ignition switch OFF and disconnect the battery negative (-) terminal. 2. Release the residual pressure in fuel line (Refer to “Release Residual Pressure in Fuel Line” in this group). 3. Disconnect the injector connector (A). 4. Remove the wiring harness bracket mounting bolt (B). ...

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