Kia Optima: Replacement - Front Strut Assembly. Repair procedures - Front Suspension System - Suspension System - Kia Optima TF 2011-2018 Service ManualKia Optima: Replacement

1. Remove the front wheel & tire.

Tightening torque:

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


Be careful not to damage to the hub bolts when removing the front wheel & tire.
2. Remove the wheel speed sensor (B) from the front strut assembly by loosening mounting bolts (A).

3. Disconnect the stabilizer link (B) from the front strut assembly (A) after loosening the nut.

Tightening torque:

98.1 ~ 117.7N.m(10.0 ~ 12.0kgf.m, 72.3~86.8lb-ft)


4. Disconnect the front strut assembly (A) from the knuckle by loosening the bolt & nut.

Tightening torque:

156.9 ~ 176.5N.m (16.0 ~ 18.0kgf.m, 115.7 ~ 130.2lb-ft)


5. Remove the front strut assembly and then loosen the strut mounting nuts (A).

Tightening torque:

53.9 ~ 68.6N.m(5.5 ~ 7.0kgf.m, 39.8 ~ 50.6lb-ft)


6. Installation is the reverse of removal.

Front Strut Assembly. Repair procedures
...

Disassembly
1. Using the special tool (09546-26000), compress the coil spring (A). Tightening torque:58.8 ~ 68.6N.m(6.0 ~ 7.0kgf.m, 43.4 ~ 50.6lb-ft) ...

See also:

Owner’s responsibility
✽ NOTICE Maintenance Service and Record Retention are the owner's responsibility. You should retain documents that show proper maintenance has been performed on your vehicle in accordan ...

Headlight escort function
The headlights (and/or taillights) will remain on for approximately 20 minutes after the ignition key is removed or turned to the ACC or LOCK position. However, if the driver’s door is opened and ...

Inspection
Front Seat Heater Switch 1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. Remove the floor console upper cover.(Refer to the BD group - "Console") ...

Copyright © www.kiopman.com 2018