Kia Optima: Installation - Parking Brake Assembly. Repair procedures - Parking Brake System - Brake System - Kia Optima TF 2011-2024 Service ManualKia Optima: Installation

Parking Brake Shoe

1. Install the shoe hold down pin (A) and spring (B) by pressing and rotating the spring.

2. Install the operating lever assembly (D) and the upper return spring (C).

3. Install the adjuster assembly (B) and the lower return spring (A).

4. Install the hub assembly and the parking brake assembly, and then install mounting bolts (A).

5. Install the parking brake cable (B), and then install the fixing clip (A).

6. Install the rear brake disc, then adjust the rear brake shoe clearance.
(1) Remove the plug from the disc.
(2) Rotate the toothed wheel of adjuster by a screw driver until the disc is not moving, and then return it by 7~8 notches in the opposite direction.
7. Install the brake caliper assembly. (Refer to "Rear brake installation")
8. Install the tire and wheel, after installing the plug on the disc.
9. If the parking brake shoe or the brake disc are replaced a newly one, perform the brake shoe bed-in procedure.
(1) Hand type - While operating the parking brake pedal for 68.6N (7kgf, 15.4 lbf) effort, drive the vehicle 500 meters (0.31 miles) at the speed of 60kph (37 mph).

Foot type - While operating the parking brake lever for 98N (10kgf, 22lbf) effort, drive the vehicle 500 meters (0.31 miles) at the speed of 60kph (37 mph).

(2) Repeat the above procedure more than three times.
(3) Must be held on 30% uphill.
After adjusting parking brake, notice following matter;
1. Must be free from troubles when the parking pedal is operated at 686.5 N (70 kgf, 154 lbf).
2. Check that all parts move smoothly.
3. The parking brake indicator lamp must be on after the parking pedal is worked and must be off after the pedal is released.
Parking Brake Lever [Hand Type]
1. Install the parking brake lever assembly, then tighten the mounting bolts.

Tightening torque:

19.6 ~ 29.4 N.m (2.0 ~ 3.0 kgf.m, 14.5 ~ 21.7 lb-ft)

2. Install the parking brake cable (B) and then cable retainer (A).

3. Apply a coating of the specified grease to each sliding parts (A) of the ratchet plate or the ratchet pawl.

Specified grease:

Multi purpose grease SAE J310, NLGI No.2

4. Install the parking brake cable adjuster, then adjust the parking brake lever stroke by turning adjusting nut (A).

Parking brake lever stroke:

4 clicks (Pull the lever with 20kgf)

After repairing the parking brake shoe, adjust the brake shoe clearance, and then adjust the parking brake lever stroke. (Refer to "Parking brake shoe installation")

5. Release the parking brake lever fully, and check that parking brakes do not drag when the rear wheels are turned. Readjust if necessary.
6. Make sure that the parking brakes are fully applied when the parking brake lever is pulled up fully.
7. Reconnect the connector of parking brake switch.
Inspect the continuity of parking brake switch.

When the brake lever is pulled: continuity

When the brake lever is released: no continuity

8. Install the floor console. (Refer to Body group - "Floor console")
Parking Brake Pedal [Foot type]
1. Install the parking brake cable.
2. Install the shift lever assembly. (Refer to the Automatic Transaxle group - shift lever)
3. Install the floor console. (Refer to the Body group - console)
4. Install the holding clip (B) and the cable adjusting nut(A) after fixing the parking brake cable.

5. Install the parking brake pedal, and then install the parking brake pedal mounting bolts (A) and nuts (B).

Tightening torque:

9.8 ~ 14.7 N.m (1.0 ~ 1.5 kgf.m, 7.2 ~ 10.8 lb-ft)

6. Adjust the parking brake pedal stroke by turning the adjusting nut (A).
(1) Operate the parking brake pedal through a full stroke over 3 times for setting the parking cables.

(2) Adjust the adjusting nut (A) for parking brake pedal stroke 4~5notches when operating effort is 196N(20kgf.44lb).
1. The parking brake adjustment must be carried out after adjusting the rear shoe.
2. After adjusting parking brake, notice following matter.
1) Must be free from clearance between adjusting nut and pin.
2) Check securely that the brake is not dragging.
7. Reconnect the parking brake switch connector(A).

8. Install the junction box. (Refer to the Body Electrical System group - Fuses and Relays)
9. Install the reinforcing panel and crash pad lower panel. (Refer to Body group - Crash pad)

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