Kia Optima: Muffler > Repair procedures - Intake And Exhaust System - Engine Mechanical System - Kia Optima TF 2011-2018 Service ManualKia Optima: Muffler > Repair procedures

Removal and Installation

1. Remove the front muffler (B) after disconnecting the oxygen sensor connector (A).

Tightening torque:

39.2 ~ 58.8 N.m (4.0 ~ 6.0 kgf.m, 28.9 ~ 43.4 lb-ft)


2. Remove the catalytic converter & center muffler assembly (B) after disconnecting the oxygen sensor connector (A).

Tightening torque:

39.2 ~ 58.8 N.m (4.0 ~ 6.0 kgf.m, 28.9 ~ 43.4 lb-ft)


3. Remove the main muffler (A).

Tightening torque:

39.2 ~ 58.8 N.m (4.0 ~ 6.0 kgf.m, 28.9 ~ 43.4 lb-ft)


4. Installation is the reverse order of removal.
When installing, replace with new gaskets.
Muffler. Components and Components Location
Components   1. Front muffler 2. Catalytic converter & center muffler assembly 3. Main muffler 4. Gasket 5. Hanger ...

Engine Electrical System
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See also:

Removal
1. Turn the ignition switch OFF and disconnect the battery negative (-) cable. 2. Disconnect the ventilation hose (A) from the fuel tank air filter. ...

Center console storage
To open the center console storage, pull up the lever. ...

Tightening Torque
Items N.m Kgf.m lb-ft Front and rear doors Door hinge to body 34.3 ~ 41.2 3.5 ~ 4.2 25.3 ~ 30.4 ...

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