Kia Optima: Rear Bumper / Rear Bumper Assembly

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

Components and components location
Component Location

1. Rear bumper assembly

Repair procedures

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

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

Put on gloves to prevent hand injuries.


Remove the trunk lid weatherstrip.

(Refer to Trunk Lid - "Trunk Lid Weatherstrip")


Remove the luggage covering boad.


Loosen the mounting clips and remove the rear transverse trim (A).


Remove the both sides rear combination lamp cover (A).


Loosen the rear combination lamp mounting nuts and separate the rear combination lamp connector (A).


Separate the rear bumper main connector (A).


Remove the rear combination lamp (A).


Loosen the rear bumper lower mounting fasteners.


Loosen the mounting clips, nuts and remove the rear bumper side under cover (A).


Loosen the rear bumper mounting bolts.




Loosen the pin-type retainers and screws on the side of rear bumper, detach the side part of rear bumper.


When you pull out the rear bumper, the side part of the rear bumper could be damaged by the projection.


Loosen the mounting clips and screws, remove the rear bumper assembly (A).


To install, reverse the removal procedure.


Make sure the connector is connected in properly.

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

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