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Need to replace the rear brakes on a 2008 kia optima

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SOURCE: 2008 honda accord replace rear brakes

no, 12mm wrench or ratchet on 12mm socket. the piston is tough to push back in. its a twist in type and you will need some force to push and twist the piston back in. - note rear brake pads wearing out on the new 08-09 accords are very common and if under 16-18 thousand miles it may be covered. honda knows about this problem

Posted on Oct 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Cannot replace high rear brake light on 2006 Kia Optima.

go into the truck. there are 2 screws holding the stop light cover. it is at a place hard to get you hands in.



good luck

Posted on Oct 15, 2008

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SOURCE: brake rotor removal problem 2002 kia optima

i am assuming you are talking about drum brakes. and the drum is not coming off easily. as the drums wear they do not ride on the very outside which will cause a ridge to form and make it hard to remove them you just have to pry them off but pry evenly on two sides opposite of each other at the same time

Posted on May 20, 2009

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SOURCE: replacement of rear struts on a 2004 KIA Optima

yes many problems, if you have to ask don't do it when it comes to struts. unless you get what is called quick struts.. changing regular struts is very dangerous if yo do not have the propper training or tools. for your own safety have a reputable shop do them for you

Posted on Jul 28, 2009

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SOURCE: brake light not working on Kia 2005 Optima

Check the space gap between the brake lever to the brake switch.

Also check the connector to the brake switch.

You have to look under the dash carefully.

These is not too much room under there.

Just ran you hand along the brake paddle.

Press the brake switch by hand and see is brake light go on.

Check all connectors for corrosion.


Posted on Apr 24, 2010

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