Kia Optima: Specifications - General Information - Steering System - Kia Optima TF 2011-2024 Service ManualKia Optima: Specifications

Specifications

Item
Specification
Type
Motor Driven Power Steering
Steering gear
Type
Rack & Pinion
Rack stroke
148mm(5.8268)
Steering angle(Max.)
Inner
40.04° ± 1.5°
Outer
32.96°

Tightening Torques

Item
Tightening torque (kgf.m)
Nm
kgf.m
lb-ft
Hub nuts
88.3 ~ 107.9
9.0 ~ 11.0
65.1 ~ 79.6
Steering wheel lock nut
39.2 ~ 49.0
4.0 ~ 5.0
28.9 ~ 36.2
Steering column mounting bolt and nut
12.7 ~ 17.7
1.3 ~ 1.8
9.4 ~ 13.0
Universal joint to pinion of steering gear
29.4 ~ 34.3
3.0 ~ 3.5
21.7 ~ 25.7
Tie rod end castle nut
34.3 ~ 44.1
3.5 ~ 4.5
25.7 ~ 32.5
Lower arm ball joint bolt and nut
98.1 ~ 117.7
10.0 ~ 12.0
72.3 ~ 86.8
Steering gear box mounting bolts
88.3 ~ 107.9
9.0 ~ 11.0
65.1 ~ 79.6
Stabilizer link nut
98.1 ~ 117.7
10.0 ~ 12.0
72.3 ~ 86.8
Sub frame mounting bolts & nuts
176.5~ 196.1
18.0 ~ 20.0
130.2 ~ 144.7
Roll rod mounting bolt & nut
107.9 ~ 127.5
11.0 ~13.0
79.6 ~ 94.0


General Information
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Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting Symptom Probable cause Remedy Play in steering Loose yoke plug Retighten Loose steering gear ...

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Hazardous driving conditions
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