Kia Optima: Hood / Hood Assembly

Kia Optima DL3 2019-2021 Service and Repair Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Hood / Hood Assembly

Components and components location
Component Location

1. Hood assembly

Repair procedures
Replacement
  

When removing the fender, wrap protective tape around a screwdriver or remover not to damage components.

  

Removing or installing the hood requires an assistant.

1.

After loosening the hood hinge (A) mounting bolts, remove the hood assembly (B).

Tightening torque :

21.6 - 26.5 N.m (2.2 - 2.7 kgf.m, 15.9 - 19.5 lb-ft)

2.

To install, reverse the removal procedure.

  

Make sure the hood locks / unlocks and opens / closes properly.

Adjust the hood alignment.

Hood
Repair procedures Adjustment 1. After loosening the hinge (A) mounting bolt, adjust the hood (B) by moving it up and down or from side to side and tighten the bolt. ...

Hood Insulator Pad
Repair procedures Replacement 1. Using a clip remover, remove the clips and then the hood insulator pad (A).    ...

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