Kia Optima: Trunk Lid / Trunk Lid Assembly

Kia Optima DL3 2019-2022 Service and Repair Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Trunk Lid / Trunk Lid Assembly

Components and components location
Component Location

1. Trunk lid assembly

Repair procedures

Wear gloves to protect hands from injury.


When removing and installing the trunk lid, an assistant is needed.


Remove the trunk lid trim.

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


Remove the rear combination lamp.

(Refer to Body Electrical System - "Rear Combination Lamp")


Disconnect the connectors and trunk lid wiring harness.


After loosening the mounting bolts, then remove the trunk lid assembly (A).

Tightening torque :

6.9 - 8.8 N·m (0.7 - 0.9 kgf·m, 5.0 - 6.5 lb·ft, 60.8 - 78.1 lb·in)


To install, reverse the removal procedure.


Make sure the trunk lid locks / unlocks and opens / closes properly.

Adjust the trunk lid alignment.

Make sure the connectors are connected in properly.

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

Trunk Lid
Repair procedures Adjustment 1. Place the car on a flat surface and check whether the body and trunk lid are well-aligned. 2. After loosening ...

Trunk Lid Trim
Components and components location Component Location 1. Trunk lid trim Repair procedures Replacement  &n ...

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