Kia Optima: Replacement - Rear Assist Arm. Repair procedures - Rear Suspension System - Suspension System - Kia Optima TF 2011-2020 Service ManualKia Optima: Replacement

1. Remove the rear wheel & tire.

Tightening torque:

88.3 ~ 107.9 N.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. Remove the sprit pin and castle nut and then disconnect the rear assist arm (A) from the rear axle.

Tightening torque:

44.1 ~ 53.9N.m(4.5 ~ 5.5kgf.m, 32.5 ~ 39.8lb-ft)


3. Loosen the bolt & nut and then remove the rear assist arm (A) from the sub frame.

Tightening torque:

107.9 ~ 117.7N.m(11.0 ~ 12.0kgf.m, 79.6 ~ 86.8lb-ft)


4. Installation is the reverse of removal.

Rear Assist Arm. Repair procedures
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Inspection
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Installation
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