Kia Optima: Lighting System / Headlamps

Kia Optima DL3 2019-2020 Service and Repair Manual / Body Electrical System / Lighting System / Headlamps

Components and components location
Component Location

1. Low beam
2. High beam
3. Daytime Running Light / Position lamp
4. Low assist beam
5. Turn signal lamp

Schematic diagrams
Connector and Terminal Function
Connector

Terminal Function

Pin
Function
A Type
B Type
1
Low beam (+) LED
Low beam (+) LED
2
High beam (+) LED
High beam (+) LED
3
-
Turn signal lamp (+) LED
4
-
-
5
Ground (-) Low beam
Ground (-) Low beam
6
Ground (-) Actuator
Ground (-) Actuator
7
Ground (-) Position/DRL
Ground (-) Position/DRL
8
Ground (-) High beam
Ground (-) High beam/Turn signal lamp
9
Position lamp (+) LED
Position lamp (+) LED
10
DRL (+) LED
DRL (+) LED
11
Leveling device (+)
Leveling device (+)
12
Leveling device signal
Leveling device signal
13
Low beam tell - Tale
Low beam tell - Tale
14
-
Turn signal tell - Tale

Repair procedures
Removal

Headlamps

1.

Disconnect the negative battery terminal.

2.

Remove the front bumper assembly.

(Refer to Body - "Front Bumper assembly")

3.

Disconnect the headlamp connector (A).

4.

Remove the headlamp (A) by loosening the mounting bolts.

  

Be careful not to damage the retaining clip (A).

Installation
1.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

  

If the headlamp needs to be adjusted, refer to headlamp aiming procedure.

(Refer to Headlamp - "Adjustment")

Adjustment

Head Lamp Aiming

  

The headlamps should be aimed with the proper beam-setting equipment, and in accordance with the equipment manufacturer's instructions.

If there are any regulations pertinent to the aiming of headlamps in the area where the vehicle is to be used, adjust so as to meet those requirements.

If beam-setting equipment is not available, proceed as follows :

1.

Inflate the tires to the specified pressure and remove any loads from the vehicle except the driver, spare tire, and tools.

2.

The vehicle should be placed on a flat floor.

3.

Draw vertical lines (passing through respective headlamp centers) and a horizontal line (passing through center of headlamps) on the screen.

4.

If headlamp leveling device is equipped, adjust the headlamp leveling device switch with 0 positions.

5.

With the headlamps and battery in normal condition, aim the headlamps so the brightest portion falls on the horizontal and vertical lines.

6.

Cover the headlamp outer projection (A) and set the cut-off position.

[A Type]

A : Vertical (High/Low beam)

B : Horizontal (High/Low beam)

[B Type]

A : Vertical (High/Low beam)

B : Horizontal (High/Low beam)

Headlamp Aiming Point

[A Type]

Vehicle condition
H1
L1
L2
Note
Empty
698 (27.4803)
744 (29.2913)
ALL DIM in mm (in.)
1 person on board
693 (27.2834)

[B Type]

Vehicle condition
H1
H2
L1
L2
Note
Empty
697 (27.4409)
684 (26.9291)
751 (29.5669)
661 (26.0236)
ALL DIM in mm (in.)
1 person on board
692 (27.2440)
679 (26.7322)

  

In case of 16 inch size tire, apply -3 mm from the H value.

In case of 18 inch size tire, apply +1 mm from the H value.

1.

If headlamp leveling device is equipped, adjust the headlamp leveling device switch with 0 positions.

2.

Turn the low beam on without driver aboard.

3.

The low beam cut-off line should be projected as shown in the picture.

4.

Turn the high beam on without driver aboard.

5.

The hot zone should be projected in the allowable range shown in the picture.

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