Kia Optima: Replacement - Rear Shock Absorber. Repair procedures - Rear Suspension System - Suspension System - Kia Optima TF 2011-2019 Service ManualKia Optima: Replacement

1. Remove the rear wheel & tire.

Tightening torque:

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


Be careful not to damage the hub bolts when removing the rear wheel & tire.
2. Loosen the bolt & nut and then disconnect the shock absorber (A) from the rear axle.

Tightening torque:

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


3. Loosen the mounting bolts and then remove the shock absorber (A).

Tightening torque:

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


4. Installation is the reverse of removal.
Don't reuse rear shock absorber upper self-locking nut.

Rear Shock Absorber. Repair procedures
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Inspection
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