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Kia Sportage: Crash Pad

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

Components and Components Location

 Components

  1. Main crash pad assembly
  2. Crash pad side cover [LH]
  3. Crash pad side cover [RH]
  4. Cluster fascia panel
  5. Reinforcing panel
  6. Crash pad lower panel
  7. Center fascia panel
  8. Crash pad garnish
  9. Glove box housing
  10. Glove box
  11. Cowl cross bar assembly

Repair procedures

 Replacement

Cluster Replacement

CAUTION

  • When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.

1. Remove the cluster fascia panel cap (B) and then loosening the mounting screw.

2. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the cluster fascia panel (A).

3. Disconnect the connector (A).

3. Disconnect the connector (A).

4. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the cluster assembly (A).

4. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the cluster assembly (A).

5. Disconnect the connector (A).

5. Disconnect the connector (A).

6. Installation is the reverse of removal.

6. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Make sure the connector is plugged in properly.
  • Replace any damage clips.

Center Fascia Panel Replacement

CAUTION

  • When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.

1. Remove the cluster fascia panel cap (B) and then loosening the mounting screw.

2. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the cluster fascia panel (A).

3. Disconnect the connector (A).

3. Disconnect the connector (A).

4. Remove the crash pad garnish cap (B) and then loosening the mounting

4. Remove the crash pad garnish cap (B) and then loosening the mounting screw.

5. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the crash pad garnish (A).

6. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the center fascia panel

6. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the center fascia panel (A).

7. Disconnect the connectors (A).

7. Disconnect the connectors (A).

8. Installation is the reverse of removal.

8. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Make sure the connector are connected in properly.
  • Replace any damage clips.

Crash Pad Lower Panel Replacement

CAUTION

  • When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.

1. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the crash pad side cover (A).

2. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the crash pad lower panel

2. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the crash pad lower panel (A).

3. Disconnect the diagnosis connector (A).

3. Disconnect the diagnosis connector (A).

4. After loosening the mounting bolts, then remove reinforcing panel (A).

4. After loosening the mounting bolts, then remove reinforcing panel (A).

5. Installation is the reverse of removal.

5. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Make sure the connector are connected in properly.
  • Replace any damage clips.

Audio assembly Replacement

CAUTION

  • When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.

1. Remove the cluster fascia panel cap (B) and then loosening the mounting screw.

2. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the cluster fascia panel (A).

3. Disconnect the connector (A).

3. Disconnect the connector (A).

4. Remove the crash pad garnish cap (B) and then loosening the mounting

4. Remove the crash pad garnish cap (B) and then loosening the mounting screw.

5. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the crash pad garnish (A).

6. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the center fascia panel

6. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the center fascia panel (A).

7. Disconnect the connectors (A).

7. Disconnect the connectors (A).

8. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the audio assembly (A).

8. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the audio assembly (A).

9. Disconnect the connectors (A).

9. Disconnect the connectors (A).

10. Installation is the reverse of removal

10. Installation is the reverse of removal

NOTE

  • Make sure the connector are connected in properly.
  • Replace any damage clips.

Heater Control Unit Replacement

CAUTION

  • When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.

1. Remove the cluster fascia panel cap (B) and then loosening the mounting screw.

2. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the cluster fascia panel (A).

3. Disconnect the connector (A).

3. Disconnect the connector (A).

4. Remove the crash pad garnish cap (B) and then loosening the mounting

4. Remove the crash pad garnish cap (B) and then loosening the mounting screw.

5. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the crash pad garnish (A).

6. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the center fascia panel

6. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the center fascia panel (A).

7. Disconnect the connectors (A).

7. Disconnect the connectors (A).

8. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the heater control unit

8. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the heater control unit (A).

9. Disconnect the connector (A).

9. Disconnect the connector (A).

10. Installation is the reverse of removal.

10. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Make sure the connector are connected in properly.
  • Replace any damage clips.

Glove Box Replacement

CAUTION

  • When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.

1. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the crash pad side cover (A).

2. Disconnect the guide (B) from the glove box (A).

2. Disconnect the guide (B) from the glove box (A).

3. Disconnect the life (A) from the glove box (B).

3. Disconnect the life (A) from the glove box (B).

4. Disconnect the pin (A) and then remove the glove box (B).

4. Disconnect the pin (A) and then remove the glove box (B).

5. Installation is the reverse of removal.

5. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Replace any damage clips.

Shroud Replacement

1. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the shroud assembly (A).

2. Installation is the reverse of removal.

2. Installation is the reverse of removal.

Crash Pad Side Cover Replacement

CAUTION

  • When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.

1. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the crash pad side cover (A).

[Driver's]

[Passenger's]

[Passenger's]

2. Installation is the reverse the removal.

2. Installation is the reverse the removal.

Main Crash Pad Replacement

CAUTION

  • When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.

1. Remove the following items.

  1. Front seat (Refer to the BD group - "Front Seat")
  2. Front pillar trim (Refer to the BD group - "Interior Trim")
  3. Floor console assembly (Refer to the BD group - "Console")
  4. Cluster fascia panel & Cluster assembly
  5. Crash pad garnish
  6. Glove box
  7. Center fascia panel
  8. Audio assembly
  9. Heater control unit
  10. Crash pad side cover
  11. Cowl side trim (Refer to the BD group- Interior Trim")
  12. Crash pad lower panel
  13. Steering column (Refer to the ST group - "Steering Column and Shaft")

2. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the crash pad switch assembly (A).

3. Disconnect the connector (A).

3. Disconnect the connector (A).

4. Disconnect the passenger's airbag connector (A).

4. Disconnect the passenger's airbag connector (A).

5. Loosen the mounting bolts.

6. Using a screwdriver, remove the photo sensor (A).

6. Using a screwdriver, remove the photo sensor (A).

7. Disconnect the photo sensor connector (B).

8. After loosening the mounting bolts and nuts, then remove the main crash

8. After loosening the mounting bolts and nuts, then remove the main crash pad assembly (A).

9. Installation is the reverse of removal.

9. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Make sure the crash pad fits onto the guide pins correctly.
  • Before tightening the bolts, make sure the crash pad wire harnesses are not pinched.
  • Make sure the connectors are plugged in properly, and the antenna lead is connected properly.
  • Enter the anti-theft code for the radio, then enter the customer's radio station presets

Cowl Cross Bar Replacement

CAUTION

  • When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
  • Put on gloves to protect your hands

1. Remove the following items.

  1. Front seat (Refer to the BD group - "Front Seat")
  2. Floor Console assembly (Refer to the BD group - "Console")
  3. Cowl top cover (Refer to the BD group - "Cowl Top Cover")
  4. Cowl side trim (Refer to the BD group - "Interior Trim")
  5. Main crash pad

2. Disconnect the blower unit connectors.

(Refer to the HA group - "Air conditioning system, Heater, Blower")

3. Disconnect the wiring connectors.

4. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the multi box (A).

[Driver's]

5. Disconnect the wiring connectors.

5. Disconnect the wiring connectors.

6. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the multi box (A).

[Passenger's]

7. Disconnect the connectors (A).

7. Disconnect the connectors (A).

8. Disconnect the airbag control module (SRSCM) connector (A).

8. Disconnect the airbag control module (SRSCM) connector (A).

9. Disconnect the connector (A) and the mounting clips in the driver's front

9. Disconnect the connector (A) and the mounting clips in the driver's front pillar.

10. After loosening the mounting bolts and nuts, then remove the cowl cross

10. After loosening the mounting bolts and nuts, then remove the cowl cross bar (A).

11. Installation is the reverse of removal.

11. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Replace any damage clips.
  • Make sure the connectors are plugged in properly.

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