Kia Optima Hybrid: Driveshaft and axle / Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting
Trouble Symptom
Probable cause
Remedy
Vehicle pulls to one side
Scoring of driveshaft ball joint
Replace
Wear, rattle or scoring of wheel bearing
Replace
Defective front suspension and steering
Adjustment or Replace
Vibration
Wear, damage or bending of driveshaft
Replace
Driveshaft rattle and hub serration
Replace
Wear, rattle or scratching of wheel bearing
Replace
Shimmy
Defective wheel balance
Adjustment or Replace
Defective front suspension and steering
Adjustment or Replace
Excessive noise
Wear, damage or bending of driveshaft
Replace
Rattle of driveshaft and worn hub splines
Replace
Wear, rattle or scoring of wheel bearing
Replace
Loose hub nut
Adjustment or Replace
Defective front suspension and steering
Adjustment or Replace

Special Service Tools

Special Service Tools Tool Name / NumberIllustrationDescriptionBand installer09495 - 39100Installation of hook type boot band.Band installer09495 - 3K000Installation of ear type boot bandLower arm ball ...

Front Axle Assembly

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Other information:

Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: Temperature Control Actuator Repair procedures


Inspection 1. Ignition "OFF" 2. Disconnect the connector of temperature control actuator. 3. Verify that the temperature control actuator operates to the hot position when connecting 12V to the terminal 3 and grounding terminal 7. Verify that the temperature control actuator operates to the cool position ...

Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: Water pump Components and Components Location


Components 1. Water pump pulley2. Dust cover3. Water pump sub assembly (Water pump housing)4. Water pump housing gasket5. Water pump cover6. Water pump gasket7. Water inlet pipe gasket (O-ring)8. Water inlet pipe9. Water temperature control assembly10. Water temperature control assembly gasket A11. Water ...

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