Kia Optima: Disassembly - Cylinder Head. Repair procedures - Cylinder Head Assembly - Engine Mechanical System - Kia Optima TF 2011-2023 Service ManualKia Optima: Disassembly

Identify MLA(Mechanical Lash Adjuster), valves, valve springs as they are removed so that each item can be reinstalled in its original position.
1. Remove the MLAs (A).

2. Remove the valves.
(1) Using SST (09222-3K000, 09222-3K100), compress the valve spring and remove retainer lock.

(2) Remove the spring retainer.
(3) Remove the valve spring.
(4) Remove the valve.
(5) Using needle-nose pliers, remove the valve stem seal.
Do not reuse old valve stem seals.

Removal
Х Use fender covers to avoid damaging painted surfaces. Х To avoid damaging the ...

Inspection
Cylinder Head 1. Inspect for flatness.Using a precision straight edge and feeler gauge, measure the surface the contacting the cylinder block and the manifolds for warpage. ...

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