Kia Optima: Replacement - Transaxle Control Module (TCM). Repair procedures - Automatic Transaxle Control System - Automatic Transaxle System - Kia Optima TF 2011-2018 Service ManualKia Optima: Replacement

1. Turn ignition switch OFF.
2. Disconnect the negative (-) battery cable.
3. Disconnect the TCM connector (A).

4. Remove the TCM (C) after removing the mounting bolts (A) and nut (B).

TCM installation bolt/nut :

9.8 ~ 11.8 N.m (1.0 ~ 1.2 kgf.m, 7.2 ~ 8.7 lb-ft)



Inspection
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Installation
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