Kia Optima: Disassembly - Front Strut Assembly. Repair procedures - Front Suspension System - Suspension System - Kia Optima TF 2011-2021 Service ManualKia Optima: Disassembly

1. Using the special tool (09546-26000), compress the coil spring (A).

Tightening torque:

58.8 ~ 68.6N.m(6.0 ~ 7.0kgf.m, 43.4 ~ 50.6lb-ft)


2. Remove the self-locking nut (C) from the strut assembly (B).
3. Remove the insulator, spring seat, coil spring and dust cover from the strut assembly.
4. Reassembly is the reverse of the disassembly.

Replacement
1. Remove the front wheel & tire. Tightening torque:88.3 ~ 107.9N.m(9.0 ~ 11.0kgf.m, 65.1 ~ 79.6lb-ft) ...

Inspection
1. Check the strut bearing for wear and damage. 2. Check the spring upper and lower seat for damage and deterioration. 3. Compress and extend the pist ...

See also:

Electronic Parking Brake (EPB). Components and Components Location
Components 1. EPB Unit 2. EPB Switch 3. Brake Caliper 4. EPB Warning Lamp 5. AUTO HOLD Lamp ...

Tire Replacement
1. Park on a level surface and set the parking brake firmly. 2. For manual transaxle vehicles, shift into R (Reverse). For automatic transaxle vehicles, shift into P (Park). 3. Activate the hazard ...

Components and Components Location
Components 1. Telematics unit (TMU)2. Roof Antenna (GPS)3. Multimedia jack4. AVN head unit5. Mic (Built in OHC) ...

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