Kia Optima: Replacement - Front Lower Arm. Repair procedures - Front Suspension System - Suspension System - Kia Optima TF 2011-2021 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. Loosen the bolt & nut and then remove the lower arm (A).

Tightening torque:

98.1 ~ 117.7N.m(10.0 ~ 12.0kgf.m, 72.3 ~ 86.6lb-ft)


3. Loosen the bolts and nuts and then remove the front lower arm (A).

Tightening torque

Front:

117.7 ~ 137.3N.m(12.0 ~ 14.0kgf.m, 86.8 ~ 101.3lb-ft)

Rear:

137.3 ~ 156.9N.m(14.0 ~ 16.0kgf.m, 101.3 ~ 115.7lb-ft)

4. Installation is the reverse of removal.

Front Lower Arm. Repair procedures
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Inspection
1. Check the bushing for wear and deterioration. 2. Check the front stabilizer bar for deformation. 3. Check the all bolts and nuts. ...

See also:

Installation
1. Installation is reverse of removal. Fuel tank band installation nut: 39.2 ~ 54.0 N.m (4.0 ~ 5.5 kgf.m, 28.9 ~ 39.8 lb-ft) ...

Specifications
Specifications ItemsSpecificationRated voltageDC 12VOperating voltage9V ~ 16VOperating speed30?/h ~ 250?/hSensible distance70m (Sedan)Curvature radiusStart : More than 100mStop : Less than 70mFre ...

Fuel Line Repair procedures
Removal 1. Remove the fuel tank (Refer to “Fuel Tank”) 2. Disconnect the fuel feed tube (A). 3. Disconnect the vapor hose (A). 4. Disconnect the vapor hose quick-connector (A). ...

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