Kia Optima: Rear wheel alignment - Suspension System. Tires/Wheels. Alignment. Repair procedures - Rear Suspension System - Suspension System - Kia Optima TF 2011-2023 Service ManualKia Optima: Rear wheel alignment

When using a commercially available computerized wheel alignment equipment to inspect the rear wheel alignment, always position the vehicle on a level surface.

Prior to inspection, make sure that the rear suspension system is in normal operating condition and that the tires are inflated to the specified pressure.

Toe


B - A. 0: Toe in (+)

B - A < 0: Toe out (-)


Toe adjustment
1. Loosen the nut holding the assist arm cam bolt (A).
2. Adjust rear toe by turning the rear assist arm cam bolt (A) clockwise or counter clockwise. Toe adjustment should be made by turning the right and left cam bolt by the same amount.

Toe-in

Total : 0.17∞±0.2∞

Individual : 0.085∞±0.1∞

3. When completing the toe adjustment, tighten the nut to specified torque.

Tightening torque:

107.9 ~ 117.7 N.m (11.0 ~ 12.0 kgf.m, 79.6 ~ 86.8 lb-ft)


Camber Adjustment
1. Adjust rear camber by turning the rear lower arm cam bolt (A)clockwise or counter clockwise.

Camber : -1.0∞±0.5∞
Х Only a gradation fixes 0.4∞ as adjusting bolt.
Х LH : Clockwise camber (+)
Х RH : Clockwise camber (-)

Х Camber must be adjusted within ±90∞ from shown position.
Х Marking position must be set as shown.
2. When completing the rear camber adjustment, tighten the nut to specified torque.

Tightening torque :

117.7 ~ 137.3N.m (12.0 ~ 14.0kgf.m, 86.8 ~ 101.3lb-ft)



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