Kia Optima: Chassis / Drive Shafts and Boots

Kia Optima DL3 2019-2024 Service and Repair Manual / Maintenance / Chassis / Drive Shafts and Boots

Repair procedures
Inspection

Drive shaft

1.

Check the drive shaft boots for loose clamps, cracks, grease leaks, kinks or damage

Parking Brake
Repair procedures Inspection Check whether the stroke is within specification when the parking brake lever is depressed with 44 lbf, 196 N(20 kgf) of force. Also, the parking brake alo ...

Steering Gear Rack, Linkage and Boots
Repair procedures Inspection Steering Wheel Play Inspection 1. Turn the steering wheel so that the front wheels are facing straight ahead. ...

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Kia Optima DL3 2019-2024 Owner's Manual: Certification label


The certification label is located on the driver's door sill at the center pillar. This label shows the maximum allowable weight of the fully loaded vehicle. This is called the GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating). The GVWR includes the weight of the vehicle, all occupants, fuel and cargo. This ...

Kia Optima DL3 2019-2024 Owner's Manual: Road warning


Hazard warning flasher The hazard warning flasher serves as a warning to other drivers to exercise extreme caution when approaching, overtaking, or passing your vehicle. It should be used whenever emergency repairs are being made or when the vehicle is stopped near the edge of a roadway. Pr ...

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