Kia Optima: Active Air Flap(AAF) Repair procedures - Cooling System - Engine Mechanical SystemKia Optima: Active Air Flap(AAF) Repair procedures

Removal
1.
Remove the front bumper. (Refer to BD group - "Front bumper")
2.
Remove the headlamps. (Refer to BE group - "Headlamps")
3.
Remove the air guards (A).


4.
Unfasten the 2 bolts (A) and 2 fasteners (B).


5.
Disconnect the AAF (Active air flap) actuator connector (A).


6.
Remove the AAF (Active air flap) assembly (A).


7.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
Disassembly
1.
Separate the duct (A) from the AAF (Active air flap) (B).


2.
Remove the actuator cover (A) from the housing (B).


3.
Remove the actuator (A) from the housing (B).


4.
Remove the link (A) and flaps (B) from the housing (C).


5.
Assembly is the reverse of disassembly.
   
   
When assembling, the link and flaps should be in full open position.
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