Kia Optima: Rear Suspension System / Rear Upper Arm

Kia Optima DL3 2019-2021 Service and Repair Manual / Suspension System / Rear Suspension System / Rear Upper Arm

Repair procedures
Removal
1.

Disconnect the (-) battery terminal.

2.

Remove the rear wheel and tire.

(Refer to Tires/Wheels - "Wheel")

3.

Loosen the bolt and nut and remove the rear upper arm (A).

Tightening torque :

137.3 - 156.9 N.m (14.0 - 16.0 kgf.m, 101.3 - 115.7 lb-ft)

Inspection
1.

Check the bushing for wear and deterioration.

2.

Check for all bolts and nuts.

Installation
1.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

2.

Check the alignment.

(Refer to Suspension System - "Alingment")

Rear Coil Spring
Repair procedures Removal 1. Disconnect the (-) battery terminal. 2. Remove the rear wheel and tire. (Refer to Tires/Wheels - "Wheel") ...

Rear Lower Arm
Repair procedures Removal 1. Disconnect the (-) battery terminal. 2. Remove the rear wheel and tire. (Refer to Tires/Wheels - "Wheel") ...

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