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

1. Remove the front wheel & tire.

Tightening torque:

88.3 ~ 107.9 N.m (9.0 ~ 11.0 kgf.m, 65.1 ~ 79.6 lb-ft)


2. Loosen the hose eyebolt (C) and caliper mounting bolts (B), then remove the front caliper assembly (A).

Tightening torque:

Brake hose to caliper (C):

24.5 ~ 29.4 N.m (2.5 ~ 3.0 kgf.m, 18.1 ~ 21.7 lb-ft)

Caliper assembly to knuckle (B):

78.5 ~ 98.1 N.m (8.0 ~ 10.0 kgf.m, 57.9 ~ 72.3 lb-ft)

Do not loosen the bolts(E) instead of guide rod bolt.
3. Remove the front brake disc by loosening the screws (A).


Front Disc Brake. Repair procedures
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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) ...

See also:

Removal
1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. Remove the lower (A) after loosening the mounting screws.(Refer to the BD group - "Crash pad") ...

Lumbar support (for driver’s seat)
Press the front portion of the switch to increase support, or the rear portion of the switch to decrease support. ...

Towing
If emergency towing is necessary, we recommend having it done by an authorized Kia dealer or a commercial tow-truck service. Proper lifting and towing procedures are necessary to prevent damage to ...

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