Kia Optima: Replacement - TPMS Sensor. Repair procedures - Tire Pressure Monitoring System - Suspension System - Kia Optima TF 2011-2019 Service ManualKia Optima: Replacement

Repair tire after using the Tire Mobility Kit (TMK)
When the TPMS warning lamp OFF
1. Remove the TMK repaired tire, wheel and TPMS sensor.

(Refer to "Tire removal")

2. Remove the sealant on the wheel and TPMS sensor (A) completely.
Х Clean the sealant on the housing and sensing hole of TPMS sensor with clean cloth, gauze or air inhalers.
Х To prevent the sensor and circuit board damage, do not use the pointed instrument and give a lot of impact.

3. Install the TPMS sensor to the new tire.
4. Check that the normal operation of TPMS system.
When the TPMS warning lamp ON
1. Remove the TMK repaired tire, wheel and TPMS sensor.

(Refer to "Tire removal")

2. Remove the sealant on the wheel and TPMS sensor (A) completely.
Х Clean the sealant on the housing and sensing hole of TPMS sensor with clean cloth, gauze or air inhalers.
Х To prevent the sensor and circuit board damage, do not use the pointed instrument and give a lot of impact.

3. Install the TPMS sensor to the new tire.
4. Check the tire pressure using the electrical tire pressure gauge.
5. Check the tire pressure of TPMS sensor using the GDS
6. If the difference between two checked pressures in the above is not more than 2 psi, TPMS sensor is normal. Reinstall it to new tire.
7. If the difference between two checked pressures in the above is more than 2 psi, TPMS sensor is abnormal. Install new TPMS sensor to new tire.
8. Check that the normal operation of TPMS system.

Removal
Handle the sensor with care. 1. Remove the tire. (Refer to "Tire Removal") 2. Remove the va ...

Installation
Sensor Fit Х Handle the sensor with care. Х Avoid lubricant contact. ...

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On-vehicle Inspection Spark Test 1. Disconnect the ignition coil connectors (A). 2. Remove the ignition coils (A). ...

Special Tools
Use special tools when they are required. ...

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