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Kia Sportage: Fender | Hood

Kia Sportage Third generation (SL) - (2011-2016) - Service and Repair Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Exterior / Fender | Hood

Repair procedures

 Replacement

CAUTION

  • When removing and installing the fender, an assistant is necessary.
  • Be careful not to damage the fender and body.
  • When removing the clips, use a clip remover.

1. Remove the front bumper cover.

(Refer to the BD group - "Front bumper")

2. Loosen the mud guard (A) mounting screws and clips.

3. After loosening the mounting screws and clips, then remove the side sill

3. After loosening the mounting screws and clips, then remove the side sill molding (A).

4. Detach the clips and then remove the insulator pad (A).

4. Detach the clips and then remove the insulator pad (A).

5. After loosening the mounting screw and bolt, then remove the front bumper

5. After loosening the mounting screw and bolt, then remove the front bumper side mounting bracket (A).

6. After loosening the mounting bolts, then remove the fender (A).

6. After loosening the mounting bolts, then remove the fender (A).

7. Installation is the reverse of removal.

7. Installation is the reverse of removal.

Hood

Repair procedures

 Replacement

Hood Assembly Replacement

CAUTION

  • When removing and installing the hood, an assistant is necessary.
  • Take care not to damaged the hood and body.

1. After loosening the hood hinge (A) mounting bolts, and then remove the hood (B).

2. Remove the washer nozzle hose (C).

Tightening torque: 21.6 ~ 26.5 N.m (2.2 ~ 2.7 kgf.m, 15.9 ~ 19.5 lb-ft)

3. Installation is the reverse of removal.

3. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Make sure the hood opens properly and locks securely.
  • Adjust the hood alignment.

Hood Insulator Pad Replacement

1. Using a clip remover detach the clips, and remove the hood insulator pad (A).

CAUTION

  • Take care not to scratch the hood panel.

2. Installation is the reverse of removal.

2. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Replace any damaged clips.

Hood Seal Weatherstrip Replacement

1. Detach the clips, then remove the hood seal weatherstrip (A).

CAUTION

  • Be careful not to scratch the hood seal weatherstrip.

2. Installation is the reverse of removal.

2. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Replace any damaged clips

Hood Weatherstrip Replacement

1. Remove the hood weatherstrip (A).

CAUTION

  • Take care not to scratch the hood weatherstrip.

2. Installation is the reverse of removal.

2. Installation is the reverse of removal.

Hood Release Handle Replacement

1. Remove the hood release handle (A).

2. Installation is the reverse of removal.

2. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Make sure the hood latch cable is connected properly.
  • Make sure the hood locks securely.

Hood Latch Replacement

1. Remove the hood latch (A) mounting bolts and nuts.

2. Disconnect the hood latch cable (B) and hood release cable (C).

Tightening torque:

Bolts : 7.8 ~ 11.8 N.m (0.8 ~ 1.2 kgf.m, 5.8 ~ 8.7 lb-ft)

nuts: 6.9 ~ 10.8 N.m (0.7 ~ 1.1 kgf.m, 5.1 ~ 8.0 lb-ft)

3. Installation is the reverse of removal.

3. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Make sure the hood latch cable is connected properly.
  • Make sure the hood locks securely.

 Adjustment

Hood Adjustment

1. After loosening the hinge (A) mounting bolt, adjust the hood (B) by moving it up or down, or right or left.

2. Adjust the hood height by turning the hood over slam bumpers (C).

3. After loosening the hood latch (D) mounting bolts and nuts, adjust the latch by moving it up or down, or right or left.

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