Kia Optima: Removal and Installation - Alternator. Repair procedures - Charging System - Engine Electrical System - Kia Optima TF 2011-2021 Service ManualKia Optima: Removal and Installation

1. Disconnect the battery negative terminal first, then the positive terminal.

Tightening torque :

(+) terminal : 7.8 ~ 9.8N.m (0.8 ~ 1.0kgf.m, 5.8 ~ 7.2lb-ft)

(-) terminal : 4.0 ~ 6.0N.m (0.4 ~ 0.6kgf.m, 3.0 ~ 4.4lb-ft)
2. Disconnect the A/C compressor switch connector (A) the alternator connector (B), and the cable from alternator "B" terminal (C).

3. Remove the drive belt (A) after turning the drive belt tensioner (B) counterclockwise.

4. Pull out the through bolt and then remove the alternator (A).

Tightening torque :

49.0 ~ 63.7N.m (5.0 ~ 6.5kgf.m, 36.2 ~ 47.0lb-ft)


5. Installation is the reverse order of removal.

Alternator. Repair procedures
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Disassembly
1. Remove the alternator cover (A) using a screw driver after loosening the nuts (B). 2. Remove the slip ring guide (A) and then loosen the ...

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