Kia Optima: Inspection - Front Disc Brake. Repair procedures - Brake System - Brake System - Kia Optima TF 2011-2020 Service ManualKia Optima: Inspection

Front brake disc thickness check

1. Check the brake pads for wear and fade.
2. Check the brake disc for damage and cracks.
3. Remove all rust and contamination from the surface, and measure the disc thickness at 8 points, at least, of same distance (5mm) from the brake disc outer circle.

Front brake disc thickness

- Standard: 28 mm (1.10 in)

- Service Limit: 26.4 mm (1.04 in)

Deviation: Less than 0.005mm (0.0002in)


4. If wear exceeds the limit, replace the discs and pad assembly left and right of the vehicle.
Front Brake Pad Check
1. Check the pad wear. Measure the pad thickness and replace it, if it is less than the specified value.

Pad thickness

Standard value: 11 mm (0.43 in)

Service limit: 2.0 mm (0.0787 in)
2. Check that grease is applied, to sliding contact points. Check for metal damage to the pad and backing.

Front brake disc runout check
1. Place a dial gauge about 5mm (0.2 in.) from the outer circumference of the brake disc, and measure the runout of the disc.

Brake disc runout

Limit: 0.04 mm (0.0016 in.) or less (new one)


2. If the runout of the brake disc exceeds the limit specification, replace the disc, and then measure the runout again.
3. If the runout does not exceed the limit specification, install the brake disc after turning it 180° and then check the runout of the brake disc again.
4. If the runout cannot be corrected by changing the position of the brake disc, replace the brake disc.

Replacement
Front brake pads 1. Loosen the guide rod bolt (B) and pivot the caliper (A) up out of the way. Tightening torque:21.6 ~ 31.4 N.m (2.2 ~ 3.2 kgf.m, 15.9 ~ 23.1 lb-ft) ...

Installation
1. Installation is the reverse of removal. 2. Use a SST (09581-11000) when installing the brake caliper assembly. 3. After installation, bleed ...

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Replacement (With EPB)
Rear brake pads 1. Remove the rear wheel & tire. 2. Connect the GDS to the data link connector located underneath the dash panel. 3. Ignition "ON& ...

Components(2)
1. Front bumper cover 2. Front bumper lip assembly 3. Radiator grill 4. Front bumper lower side molding 5. Front fog lamp 6. Wiring harness assembly 7. Front b ...

Rear Combination Light Bulb Replacement
1. Using a cross-tip screwdriver, remove the cover. 2. Turn the bulb socket counterclock-wise and remove it from the housing. 3. Push the bulb in, then rotate it one quarter turn counterclockwise ...

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