Kia Optima: Chassis / Parking Brake

Kia Optima DL3 2019-2020 Service and Repair Manual / Maintenance / Chassis / 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 alone should securely hold the vehicle on a fairly steep grade. If the stroke is more or less than specified, have the parking brake adjusted by an authorized Kia dealer.

Stroke : 6 - 7 clicks

Disc Brakes and Pads
Repair procedures Inspection Check the pads for excessive wear, discs for run out and wear, and calipers for fluid leakage. Front Brake Front Brake Disc Thickness Chec ...

Drive Shafts and Boots
Repair procedures Inspection Drive shaft 1. Check the drive shaft boots for loose clamps, cracks, grease leaks, kinks or damage ...

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