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Kia Sportage: Body Side Moldings

Kia Sportage Third generation (SL) - (2011-2016) - Service and Repair Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Exterior / Body Side Moldings

Repair procedures

 Replacement

Roof Rack Replacement

CAUTION

  • When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damaged.
  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.
  • Take care not to scratch the body surface.

1. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the roof rack cover (C).

2. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the roof rack side rail cover (B).

3. After loosening the mounting nuts, then remove the roof rack (A).

Tightening torque: 3.9 ~ 4.4 N.m ( 0.4 ~ 0.45 kgf.m, 2.9 ~ 3.3 lb-ft)

4. Installation is the reverse of removal.

4. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Replace any damage clips.

Roof Rack Replacement [Panoramaroof]

CAUTION

  • When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damaged.
  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.
  • Take care not to scratch the body surface.

1. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the roof rack side rail cover (B).

2. After loosening the mounting nuts, then remove the roof rack (A).

Tightening torque: 3.9 ~ 4.4 N.m ( 0.4 ~ 0.45 kgf.m, 2.9 ~ 3.3 lb-ft)

3. Installation is the reverse of removal.

3. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Replace any damage clips.

Roof Molding Replacement

CAUTION

  • When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damaged.
  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.
  • Take care not to scratch the body surface.

1. Remove the roof rack.

2. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the roof molding (A).

3. Installation is the reverse of removal.

3. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Replace any damage clips.

Roof Molding Replacement [Panoramaroof]

CAUTION

  • When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damaged.
  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.
  • Take care not to scratch the body surface.

1. Remove the roof rack.

2. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the roof molding (A).

3. Installation is the reverse of removal.

3. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Replace any damage clips.

Front Wheel Guard And Mud Guard Replacement

CAUTION

  • When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damaged.
  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.
  • Take care not to scratch the body surface.

1. Remove the front tire.

2. After loosening the mounting clips and screws, then remove the front wheel guard (A), mud guard (B).

3. Installation is the reverse of removal.

3. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Replace any damage clips.

CAUTION

  • When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damaged.
  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.
  • Take care not to scratch the body surface.

1. Remove the rear tire.

2. After loosening the mounting clips and nut, then remove the rear wheel guard (A) and mud guard (B).

3. Installation is the reverse of removal.

3. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Replace any damage clips.

Tail Gate Garnish Replacement

CAUTION

  • When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damaged.
  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.
  • Take care not to scratch the body surface

1. Remove the tail gate trim.

(Refer to the BD group - "Tail Gate")

2. Disconnect the connectors (A).

3. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the tail gate garnish

3. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the tail gate garnish (A).

4. Installation is the reverse of removal.

4. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Replace any damage clips.

Rear Spoiler Replacement

CAUTION

  • When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related pails, to prevent damaged.
  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.
  • Take care not to scratch the body surface.

1. Remove the tail gate trim.

(Refer to the BD group - "Tail Gate")

2. Disconnect the washer nozzle (B).

3. After loosening the mounting nuts, then remove the rear spoiler (A).

4. Installation is the reverse of removal.

4. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Replace any damage clips.

Fender Garnish Replacement

CAUTION

  • When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damaged.
  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.
  • Take care not to scratch the body surface.

1. Loosen the front fender garnish mounting screw.

2. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the front fender garnish (A).

3. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the rear fender garnish (B).

4. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Replace any damage clips.

Side Sill Molding Replacement

Side Sill Molding Replacement

CAUTION

  • When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related pails, to prevent damaged.
  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.
  • Take care not to scratch the body surface

1. Loosen the side sill molding mounting screws.

2. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the side sill molding (A).

3. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Replace any damage clips.

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