Kia Optima Hybrid: Tires/Wheels / Wheel Repair procedures

Hub nut tightening sequence
Tighten the hub nuts as follows.

Tightening torque:
88.3 ~ 107.9N.m (9.0 ~ 11.0kgf.m, 65.1 ~ 79.6lb-ft)

   
When using an impact gun, final tightening torque should be checked using a torque wrench.
Run out inspection
1.
Jack up the vehicle.
2.
Measure the wheel Run-out by using a dial indicator as illustration below.
Run-out
Aluminum
Steel
Radial mm(in.)
Below 0.3(0.012)
Below 1.4(0.055)
Lateral mm(in.)
Below 0.3(0.012)
Below 0.9(0.035)

3.
If measured value exceeds the standard value, replace the wheel.

Tire Repair procedures

Tire wear 1. Measure the tread depth of the tires. Tread depth [limit] : 1.6 mm (0.063 in.) 2. If the remaining tread depth (A) is less than the limit, replace the tire.     When the tread depth ...

Alignment Repair procedures

Front wheel alignment     When using a commercially available computerized wheel alignment equipment to inspect the front wheel alignment, always position the vehicle on a level surface with ...

Other information:

Kia Optima Hybrid (TF HEV) 2016-2020 Service Manual: General Safety Information and Caution


Safety Precaution     Since hybrid vehicles contain a high voltage battery, if the high voltage system or vehicles are handled incorrectly, this might lead to a serious accidents like electric shock and electric leakage.     • Be sure to shut off the high voltage by removing the ...

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


Removal 1. Remove the under cover (A). Tightening torque : 7.8 ~ 11.8N.m (0.8 ~ 1.2kgf.m, 5.8 ~ 8.7 lb-ft) 2. Drain the coolant of engine & transaxle cooling system. (Refer to Engine Mechanical System - "Coolant") 3. Remove the drain plug (A) and reinstall the drain plug after draining ATF totally. ...

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