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:

Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) Valve Description and Operation
Operation Principle ...

Chart 5
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If You Have a Flat Tire
The spare tire, tool bag, jack and jack handle are stored in the trunk compartment. Move the carpeting out of the way to reach this equipment. ...

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