Kia Optima: Disassembly - Compressor. Repair procedures - Air Conditioning System - Heating,Ventilation, Air Conditioning - Kia Optima TF 2011-2018 Service ManualKia Optima: Disassembly

1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
2. Remove the front tire (A) from hub assembly.

Tightening torque :

10~15N.m (9~11kgf.m, 7.37~11lbf.ft)


3. Loosen the mounting bolts and then remove the under cover (A).

4. Loosen the mounting bolts and clip then remove the wheel house (A).

5. Remove the center bolt (A) while holding the disc & hub assembly with SST( 09977-3R000).

Tightennig torque :

10.7~14.9N.m (1.1~1.52kgf.m, 7.9~10.9lbf.ft)


6. Loosen the mounting screws and then remove the disc & hub assembly (A).

Tightening torque :

4.9~6.9 N.m(0.5~0.71Kgf.m, 3.6~5.1 Ib-ft)


7. Loosen the drive belt.

(Refer to EM group - "Drive Belt")

8. Disconnect the retainer ring (A) and then remove the pulley(B).
- Be careful not to damage the pulley (B) and compressor during removal/installation.
- Once retainer ring (A) is removed, replace it with a new one.

9. Reassemble the compressor clutch in the reverse order of disassembly, and note these items :
A. Clean the pulley and compressor sliding surfaces with non-petroleum solvent.
B. Install new retainer rings, and make sure they are fully seated in the groove.
C. Make sure that the pulley turns smoothly after its reassembled.

Inspection
1. Check the plated parts of the disc & hub assembly (A) for color changes, peeling or other damage. If there is damage, replace the clutch set. 2. Check the pull ...

Condenser. Components and Components Location
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Components and Components Location
Component Location 1. Power door mirror 2. Power door mirror switch 3. Power folding mirror switch ...

Dome Light
The dome light switch, located in the light assembly, has three positions: OFF - The light stays off even when a door is open. DOOR - The light turns on or off when a door is opened or closed. ON ...

Removal
1. Remove the steering column upper and lower shrouds after removing 3 screws. 2. Remove the wiper switch (A) by releasing the part. 3. If nec ...

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