Kia Optima: Front Bumper / Front Bumper Beam Assembly

Kia Optima DL3 2019-2023 Service and Repair Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Front Bumper / Front Bumper Beam Assembly

Components and components location
Component Location

1. Front bumper beam assembly

Repair procedures

Put on gloves to prevent hand injuries.


When removing with a flat-tip screwdriver or remover, wrap protective tape around the tools to prevent damage to components.

Use a plastic panel removal tool to remove interior trim pieces without damaging the surface.

Take care not to bend or scratch the trim and panels.


Remove the front bumper assembly.

(Refer to Front bumper - "Front Bumper Assembly")


Remove the ambient temperature sensor.

(Refer to Heating,Ventilation, Air Conditioning - "Ambient Temperature Sensor")


Remove the FCA Radar.

(Refer to Advancde Driver Assistance System (ADAS) - "Front Radar Unit")


Loosen the mounting bolts, remove the front bumper beam assembly (A).

Tightening torque

Bolts : 21.6 - 26.5 N·m (2.2 - 2.7 Kgf·m, 15.9 - 19.5 lb·ft)

Nuts : 3.9 - 5.9 N·m (0.4 - 0.6 Kgf·m, 2.9 - 4.3 lb·ft)


To install, reinstall in reverse order of removal procedure.


Replace any damaged clips (or pin-type retainers).

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