Kia Optima: Wheel Repair procedures - Tires/Wheels - Suspension SystemKia Optima: Wheel Repair procedures

Hub nut tightening sequence
Tighten the hub nuts as follows.

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


   
   
When using an impact gun, final tightening torque should be checked using a torque wrench.
Run out inspection
1.
Jack up the vehicle.
2.
Measure the wheel Run-out by using a dial indicator as illustration below.
Run-out
Aluminum
Steel
Radial mm(in.)
Below 0.3(0.012)
Below 1.4(0.055)
Lateral mm(in.)
Below 0.3(0.012)
Below 0.9(0.035)

3.
If measured value exceeds the standard value, replace the wheel.


Tire Repair procedures
Tire wear 1. Measure the tread depth of the tires. Tread depth [limit] : 1.6 mm (0.063 in.) 2. If the remaining tread depth (A) is less than the limit, replace the tire. &nb ...

Alignment Repair procedures
Front wheel alignment     When using a commercially available computerized wheel alignment equipment to inspect the front wheel alignment, always position the vehicle o ...

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Removal
1. Remove the radiator grill upper cover.(Refer to the BD group - "Front bumper") 2. Remove the mounting nut and disconnect the horn connector (B), then ...

Power Door Mirror Actuator. Repair procedures
Inspection 1. Remove the front door quadrant delta cover.(Refer to the BD group - "Front door") 2. Disconnect the power door mirror connector from the ...

Engine Cooling System
The high-pressure cooling system has a reservoir filled with year-round antifreeze coolant. The reservoir is filled at the factory. Check the antifreeze protection and coolant level at least once a ...

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