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Kia Sportage: Front Seat

Kia Sportage Third generation (SL) - (2011-2016) - Service and Repair Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Seat & Power Seat / Front Seat

Components and Components Location

 Components

  1. Headrest
  2. Headrest guide
  3. Front seat back cover
  4. Front seat back heater
  5. Front seat back pad
  6. Front seat back power lumbar
  7. Front seat back duct
  8. Front seat back frame
  9. Front seat back cover
  10. Front seat map pocket
  11. Front inside cover
  12. Front airbag module
  13. Front seat cushion cover
  14. Front seat cushion heater
  15. Front seat cushion pad
  16. Front seat cushion frame
  17. Front shield outer cover
  18. Front shield inner cover
  19. Front seat buckle
  20. Front shield cover
  21. Front foot cover

Repair procedures

 Replacement

Seat Assembly Replacement

1. Remove the front foot cover.

2. After loosening the front seat assembly mounting bolts, remove the front seat assembly (A).

Tightening torque: 49.0 ~ 63.7 N.m (5.0 ~ 6.5 kgf.m, 36.2 ~ 47.0 lb-ft)

3. Disconnect the power seat connectors (A), airbag connector (B).

3. Disconnect the power seat connectors (A), airbag connector (B).

[Driver's]

[Passenger's]

[Passenger's]

4. Installation is the reverse of removal.

4. Installation is the reverse of removal.

CAUTION

Seat Mounting Bolt Installation Procedure

  • Set the into the most rearward position. Check then each slide is locked, and then Tighten the front mounting bolt temporarily.
  • Set the seat into most forward position. Check that each slide is locked, and then Tighten the rear mounting bolt completely.
  • Set the seat into the most rearward position. Check the front mounting bolt completely.
  • Check that the seat operates back and forth smoothy and the locking portion locks properly.

Front Shield Outer Cover Replacement

CAUTION

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

1. Remove the recliner switch (A) and height switch (B).

2. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the front shield cover (A).

2. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the front shield cover (A).

3. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the front shield outer cover (A).

3. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the front shield outer cover (A).

4. Disconnect the connector (A).

4. Disconnect the connector (A).

5. Installation is the reverse of removal.

5. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Make sure the connectors are plugged in properly.
  • Replace any damage clips.
  • Be sure to perform PODS re-zero with the GDS after replacing parts (passenger's)
    (Refer to page RT -"Airbag")

Seat Back Cover Replacement

CAUTION

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

1. Remove front seat assembly.

2. Push the lock pin (B), remove the headrest (A).

3. Disconnect the connectors (A).

3. Disconnect the connectors (A).

4. Push the clips (B), from the front seat back cover (A).

4. Push the clips (B), from the front seat back cover (A).

CAUTION

  • Push the middle area of clip using the flat head screwdriver.
  • Be careful not to damage the clips.

5. Push the porotecter (A) by the seat back frame.

5. Push the porotecter (A) by the seat back frame.

6. Pull out the headrest guides (A) while pinching the end of the guides, and

6. Pull out the headrest guides (A) while pinching the end of the guides, and remove them.

7. Remove the seat back cover (A) from the frame.

7. Remove the seat back cover (A) from the frame.

8. After removing the hog ring clips (B) on the front of seat back and remove

8. After removing the hog ring clips (B) on the front of seat back and remove the seat back cover (A).

9. Installation is the reverse of removal.

9. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • To prevent wrinkles, make sure the material is stretched evenly over the cover (B) before securing the hog ring clips (A).
  • Replace the hog ring clips with new ones using special tool (C) (09880-4F000).

NOTE

NOTE

  • Be sure to perform PODS re-zero with the GDS after replacing parts (Passenger's)
    (Refer to page RT - "Airbag")

Seat Cushion Cover Replacement

1. Remove front seat assembly.

2. Remove the front shield outer cover.

3. After loosening the mounting screw, then remove the front shield inner cover (A).

4. Disconnect the connector (A).

4. Disconnect the connector (A).

5. Push the protecter (A) and then seat cushion cover (C) from the frame (B).

5. Push the protecter (A) and then seat cushion cover (C) from the frame (B).

6. Remove the seat cushion cover (A) from the frame.

6. Remove the seat cushion cover (A) from the frame.

7. After removing the hog ring clips (B) on the front of seat cushion and

7. After removing the hog ring clips (B) on the front of seat cushion and remove the seat cushion cover (A).

8. Installation is the reverse of removal.

8. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • To prevent wrinkles, make sure the material is stretched evenly over the cover (B) before securing the hog ring clips (A).
  • Replace the hog ring clips with new ones using special tool (C) (09880-4F000).

NOTE

NOTE

  • Be sure to perform PODS re-zero with the GDS after replacing parts (Passenger's)
    (Refer to page RT - "Airbag")

Seat Frame Replacement

1. Remove the following items.

  1. Front seat
  2. Seat back cover
  3. Seat cushion cover

2. After loosening the mounting screw, then remove the front shield inner cover (A).

3. Disconnect the connector (C).

3. Disconnect the connector (C).

4. After loosening the mounting bolts, then disconnect the seat back frame (A) and seat cushion frame (B).

NOTE

  • Remove the side airbag for replacing side airbag installation seat.
  • Before service, be fully aware of precautions and service procedure relevant to airbag.

    (Refer to the RT group - "Airbag")

Tightening torque: 49.0 ~ 63.7 N.m (5.0 ~ 6.5 kgf.m, 36.2 ~ 47.0 lb-ft)

5. Installation is the reverse of removal

5. Installation is the reverse of removal

NOTE

  • Be sure to perform PODS re-zero with the GDS after replacing parts (Passenger's)
    (Refer to page RT - "Airbag")

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