Kia Optima: Disassembly - Steering Column and Shaft. Repair procedures - Electric Power Steering - Steering System - Kia Optima TF 2011-2022 Service ManualKia Optima: Disassembly

Universal joint assembly

1. Loosen the bolt (A) and then disconnect the universal joint assembly from the steering column assembly.

2. Reassembly is the reverse of the disassembly.
Key lock assembly
1. Make a groove on the head of special bolts (A) by a punch.
2. Loosen the special bolt using a screw driver and then remove the key lock assembly from the steering column assembly.

3. Reassembly is the reverse of the disassembly.

Replacement
1. Disconnect the battery negative cable from the battery and then wait for at least 30 seconds. 2. Turn the steering wheel so that the front wheels can face straight ...

Inspection
1. Check the steering column for damage and deformation. 2. Check the joint bearing for damage and wear. 3. Check the tilt bracket for damage and ...

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