Kia Optima: Rear Suspension System / Trailing Arm

Kia Optima DL3 2019-2020 Service and Repair Manual / Suspension System / Rear Suspension System / Trailing Arm

Repair procedures
Removal
1.

Disconnect the (-) battery terminal.

2.

Remove the rear wheel and tire.

(Refer to Tires/Wheels - "Wheel")

3.

Remove the under cover (A).

4.

Loosen the nut (A) and remove trailing arm (B) from rear axle.

Tightening torque :

98.1 - 117.7 N.m (10.0 - 12.0 kgf.m, 72.3 - 86.8 lb-ft)

5.

Loosen the fastener (A) and the bracket mounting bolt (B) and remove the rear wheel speed sensor line (C) from the trailing arm.

Tightening torque :

8.8 - 13.7 N.m (0.9 - 1.4 kgf.m, 6.5 - 10.1 lb-ft)

6.

Loosen the mounting bolt (A) and remove the trailing arm (B).

Tightening torque :

117.7 - 137.3 N.m (12.0 - 14.0 kgf.m, 86.8 - 101.3 lb-ft)

Inspection
1.

Check the bushing for wear and deterioration.

2.

Check the trailing arm for deformation.

3.

Check for all bolts and nuts.

Installation
1.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

2.

Check the alignment.

(Refer to Suspension System - "Alingment")

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