Kia Optima Hybrid: Body (Interior and Exterior) / Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting
Symptom
Suspect Area
Remedy (Refer to page)
Water leaks from sunroof
Deteriorated roof lid weatherstrip
Replace
Excessive roof lid-to-body clearance and improperly fitted weatherstrip
Adjust
Wind noise around sunroof
Loose or deformed deflector, gaps in body work
Re-tighten adjust or replace
Noise heard when opening. closing sunroof
Foreign particles lodged in guide rail
Check drive cable and guide rails for foreign particles
Loose guide rails and lid
Re-tighten
Motor runs but sunroof does not move or moves only partially
Foreign particles lodged in guide rail
Adjust or replace
Incorrect engagement of motor pinion with drive cable
Decrease in motor`s clutch slipping force
Increased sunroof sliding resistance or interference of sunroof with drive cables, weatherstrip, etc. due tomal adjustment of sunroof
Noise in motor (clutch slipping noise from motor when sunroof is fully opened or closed is not an unusual noise
Incorrect engagement of motor pinion with drive cable
Check pinion installation and
Re-tighten motor
Worn out or damaged motor pinion bearing
Replace motor assembly
Worn out or deformed drive cable
Replace
Door glass fails to operate up and down
Incorrect window glass installation
Adjust position
Damaged or faulty regulator arm or regulator
Correct or replace
Door does not open or close completely
Incorrect door installation
Adjust position
Defective door check assembly
Correct or replace
Door hinge requires grease
Apply grease
Hood does not open or close completely
Striker and latch not properly aligned
Adjust
Incorrectly installed hood
Adjust
Incorrect hood bumper height
Adjust
Water leak through windshield end rear window
Defective seal
Fill with sealant
Defective flange
Correct

Special Service Tools

Special Service Tools Tool (Number and name)IllustrationUse09861-31100Sealany cut-out toolCutting windshield sealant(use with 09861-31200)09861-31200Sealant cutting bladeCutting windshield sealant(use ...

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Other information:

Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: Front Wiper Motor Repair procedures


Removal 1. Loosen the windshield wiper arm nut (B) after removing a wiper cap (A). 2. Remove the windshield wiper arm and blade (A). 3. If necessary, release the wiper blade fixing clip by pulling up and remove the wiper blade from the inside radius of wiper arm. 4. Disconnect the washer hose (A) connected ...

Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: Description and Operation


Description The BSD (Blind Spot Detection) system uses a radar sensor to alert the driver while driving. It senses the rear side territory of the vehicle and provides information to the driver. – BSD (Blind Spot Detection) Warning range is dependent on your vehicle speed. However, if your vehicle speed ...

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