Kia Optima: Rear Bumper. Repair procedures - Bumper - Body (Interior and Exterior) - Kia Optima TF 2011-2020 Service ManualKia Optima: Rear Bumper. Repair procedures

Replacement

Х Use a plastic panel removal tool to remove interior trim pieces to protect from marring the surface.
Х Put on gloves to protect your hands.
Х Take care not to bend or scratch the cover and other parts.
1. Remove the trunk trim.

(Refer to the BD group - "Trunk Trim")

2. Disconnect the connector (B), and then loosen the rear combination lamp mounting nuts.
3. Remove the rear combination lamp (A).

4. After loosening the rear bumper side's mounting clips and screw, then disconnect the side's.

5. Loosen the trunk inner mounting bolts.
Х Push on hook in the trunk as below arrow.

6. Loosen the mounting bolts.

7. Disconnect the rear bumper main connector (A).

8. After loosening the mounting screw and clip, then remove the rear bumper cover (A).

9. Installation is the reverse of removal.
Х Replace any damaged clips.
Х Make sure the connector is plugged in properly.

Components(2)
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