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2009 KIA Optima CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT KIA REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2009 KIA Optima AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2009 KIA Optima LX 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
  • Remove wheel nuts and front wheels.
  • Remove split pin and driveshaft castle nut and washer from front hub.
  • Remove ball joint assembly mounting bolt from steering knuckle.
  • Disconnect driveshaft from axle hub using plastic hammer.
  • Remove bolts securing heat protector.
  • Remove bearing and bracket assembly.
  • Push front hub assembly outward and separate driveshaft from hub assembly.
  • Insert suitable tool between transaxle case and driveshaft assembly, then separate driveshaft from transaxle assembly. Always u...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2009 KIA Optima AUTOMOBILES

Component Replacement -> Installation -> Removal -> Tire Pressure Sensor -> TPMS Receiver
Vehicle: 2009 KIA Optima EX 2.4 L4 GAS

Tire Pressure Sensor

Removal
  • Loosen the wheel lug nuts.
  • Raise and support the vehicle with jack stands.
  • Remove tire and wheel assembly from vehicle.
  • Deflate air from tire assembly, then remove wheel weights.
  • Break tire bead 180° from valve stem. When removing tire from rim caution should be taken not to hit valve stem with tire tools.
  • Remove the valve nut, Fig. . Use caution when handling sensor.
  • Discard valve nut.
Installation
  • Use caution when handling sensor. Avoid getting any lubricant on sensor.
  • Place valve in sensor and turn valve three times with square part of screw in slot. T...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2009 KIA Optima AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2009 KIA Optima EX 2.7 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground terminal first, then positive terminal.
  • Disconnect alternator connector and remove cable from alternator B+ terminal.
  • Rem...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2009 KIA Optima AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Kia -> 2007-09 Optima
Vehicle: 2009 KIA Optima LX 2.7 V6 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 9,320 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Open the glove compartment.
  • Disconnect the glove compartment damper.
  • Remove the glove compartment stops located at each side, then lower the glove compartment, Fig. .
  • Remove the cabi...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2009 KIA Optima AUTOMOBILES

Kia -> Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) ->
Vehicle: 2009 KIA Optima EX 2.4 L4 GAS

The MIL will be illuminated when the ignition switch is in the On position and the engine is not running. When the engine is started, the lamp should go off. If it remains lit, a diagnostic trouble code has been stored.On models less OBD II, after diagnosis and repair are complete, place ignition switch in off position, then clear stored diagnostic trouble codes by disconnecting the battery ground cable for at least 20 seconds. On models equipped with OBD II, following diagnosis and repair of the system, the lamp may be turned off using a suita...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2009 KIA Optima AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2009 KIA Optima EX 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Remove under cover.
  • Drain engine coolant into a suitable container.
  • Disconnect breather hose, ECM connector and remove air cleaner assembly.
  • Remove radiator protector.
  • Remove radiator upper hose and lower hose.
  • Disconnect fan motor connector, and remove cooling fan.
  • Remo...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2009 KIA Optima AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2009 KIA Optima EX 2.7 V6 GAS

  • Rotate or lift belt tensioner arm counterclockwise, using a suitable tool to relieve tension...

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TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2009 KIA Optima AUTOMOBILES

OEM TSB listings for most 2009 KIA Optima cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

Document: Torque Specifications on "Torque to Yield" Engine Component Bolts
Vehicle: 2009 KIA Optima LX 2.7 V6 GAS

Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: 2009 Optima / Rondo with 2.4L and DTC P2610
    Vehicle: 2009 KIA Optima LX 2.4 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Instruments, Dash Cluster, Warning Lights, Mirrors
  • Electronic Devices, Computers, PROMS, Sensors
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2009 KIA Optima AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2009 KIA Optima cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2009 KIA Optima cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2009 KIA Optima cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2009 KIA Optima cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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