Kia Optima: Inspection - Steering Column and Shaft. Repair procedures - Electric Power Steering - Steering System - Kia Optima TF 2011-2022 Service ManualKia Optima: 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 cracks.
4. Check the key lock assembly for proper operation and replace it if necessary.

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 ...

Steering Gear box. Components and Components Location
Components 1. Tie rod end 2. Lock nut 3. Bellows 4. Bellows band 5. Tie rod 6. Rack bar 7. Dust packing 8. Dust cap 9. Oil seal 10. Pinion plug ...

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Owner Maintenance Precautions
Improper or incomplete service may result in problems. This section gives instructions only for items that are easy to perform. WARNING - Maintenance Work You can be seriously injured while p ...

Installation
1. Installation is the reverse of removal. If the oil seal on the transaxle case side is damaged and fluid is leakin ...

Noise and Smoke
When the air bags inflate, they make a loud noise and they leave smoke and powder in the air inside of the vehicle. This is normal and is a result of the ignition of the air bag inflator. After t ...

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