Kia Optima: Brake System / Front Brake Caliper

Kia Optima DL3 2019-2021 Service and Repair Manual / Brake System / Brake System / Front Brake Caliper

Components and components location
Components

1. Caliper body
2. Caliper carrier
3. Pad inner shim
4. Brake pad
5. Pad retainer

Repair procedures
Removal
1.

Disconnect the (-) battery terminal.

2.

Remove the front wheel and tire.

(Refer to Suspension System - "Wheel")

3.

Remove the hose after loosening the brake hose bolt (A) from the caliper.

Tightening torque:

24.5 - 29.4 N.m (2.5 - 3.0 kgf.m, 18.1 - 21.7 lb-ft)

  

Brake hose washer (A) must use the new one.

4.

Remove the caliper body (A) by loosening the guide rod bolt.

Tightening torque:

21.6 - 31.4 N.m (2.2 - 3.2 kgf.m, 15.9 - 23.1 lb-ft)

5.

Remove the pad retainer (A).

6.

Remove the caliper carrier (A) by loosening the caliper mouniting bolts.

7.

Remove the caliper carrier (A) by loosening the caliper mouniting bolts.

Tightening torque:

98.1 - 117.7 N·m (10.0 - 12.0 kgf·m, 72.3 - 86.8 lb·ft)

  

Caliper carrier mounting bolts must use the new one.

Installation
1.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

2.

Use a SST (09581-11000) when installing the brake caliper assembly.

  

Carefully press it to avoid damaging the piston inlet.

Make sure not to let the piston interfere when assembling the caliper body to the carrier.

3.

After installation, bleed the brake system.

(Refer to Brake system - "Brake Bleeding Procedures")

4.

Check the brake oil leakage and pedal operating condition.

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