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Kia Sportage: Rear Door

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

Components and Components Location

 Components

  1. Rear door trim
  2. Rear door inside handle cap
  3. Rear door belt inside weatherstrip
  4. Rear door trim seal
  5. Rear door module
  6. Rear door panel
  7. Rear door belt weatherstrip
  8. Rear door frame garnish
  9. Rear door body side weatherstrip
  10. Rear door side weatherstrip
  11. Rear door hinge

Repair procedures

 Replacement

Door Trim Replacement

CAUTION

  • Take care not to scratch the door trim and other parts.
  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.

1. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the rear door inside handle cap (B).

2. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the rear door trim (A).

3. Remove the inside handle cage (A).

3. Remove the inside handle cage (A).

4. Disconnect the power window connectors (A).

4. Disconnect the power window connectors (A).

5. Installation is the reverse of removal.

5. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Make sure connectors are connected properly and each rod is connected securely.
  • Make sure the door lock and opens properly.
  • Replace any damaged clips.

Inside Handle Replacement

1. Remove the rear door trim.

2. After loosening the rear door inside handle mounting screws, then remove the rear door inside handle (A).

3. Installation is the reverse of removal.

3. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Replace any damaged clips.
  • Make sure the door lock and opens properly.

Glass Replacement

CAUTION

  • Put on gloves to protect your hands.

1. Remove the rear door trim.

2. Remove the rear door belt inside weatherstrip (A).

3. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the rear door frame

3. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the rear door frame garnish (A).

4. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the rear door belt

4. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the rear door belt weatherstrip (A).

5. Loosen the rear channel (A) mounting screw and bolts.

5. Loosen the rear channel (A) mounting screw and bolts.

6. Remove the rear door fixed glass (A).

6. Remove the rear door fixed glass (A).

7. Remove the glass mounting hole plug.

7. Remove the glass mounting hole plug.

CAUTION

  • Use the door switch to align the mounting hole/bolt with the hole in the door.
  • If unable to operate the window motor, remove the motor and align the hole by hand.
  • Be careful not to drop the glass and/or scratch the glass surface

8. Carefully adjust the glass (A) until you can see the bolts, then loosen them. Separate the glass from the glass run and carefully pull the glass out through the window slot.

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

9. Installation is the reverse the removal.

9. Installation is the reverse the removal.

  1. Roll the glass up down to see if it move freely without binding.
  2. Adjust the position of the glass as needed.
  3. Make sine the door lock and opens properly.
  4. Replace any damaged clips.

Speaker Replacement

1. Remove the rear door trim.

2. Disconnect the speaker connector (B).

3. Drill out the rivets to remove the speaker (A).

4. Installation is the reverse of removal.

4. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Use sheet metal screws to secure the speaker.
  • Make sure the connector are connected properly and each rod is connected securely.
  • Make sure the door lock and opens properly.
  • Replace any damaged clips.

Power Window Motor Replacement

1. Remove the rear door trim.

2. Remove the rear door trim seal (A).

NOTE

  • Replace any damaged door trim seal.

3. Disconnect the power window motor connector (B).

3. Disconnect the power window motor connector (B).

4. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the power window motor (A).

5. Installation is the reverse of removal

5. Installation is the reverse of removal

NOTE

  • The area of rotational parts and springs should be applied with sufficient grease.
  • Roll the glass up down to see if it move freely without binding.

Outside Handle Replacement

1. Remove the hole plug (B).

2. After loosening the mounting bolt, then remove the outside handle cover (A).

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

3. Remove the outside handle (A) by sliding it rearward.

3. Remove the outside handle (A) by sliding it rearward.

4. Installation is the reverse of removal.

4. Installation is the reverse of removal.

NOTE

  • Make sure the door lock and open properly.

Door Module Assembly Replacement

1. Remove the following parts.

  1. Rear door trim
  2. Rear door trim seal
  3. Window glass
  4. Outside handle
  5. Rear channel
  6. Rear door fixed glass

2. Loosen the mounting bolt (A).

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

3. After loosening the rear door module mounting bolts and nut. then remove

3. After loosening the rear door module mounting bolts and nut. then remove the rear door module (A).

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

4. Disconnect the connectors and rear door module wiring harness (A).

4. Disconnect the connectors and rear door module wiring harness (A).

5. Installation is the reverse of removal

5. Installation is the reverse of removal

NOTE

  • The area of whole parts should be applied with sufficient grease.
  • Make sure the connector is plugged in properly and each rod is connected securely.
  • Make sure the door lock and open properly.

Door Weatherstrip Replacement

1. Detach the clips, then remove the rear door side weatherstrip (A).

2. Installation is the reverse the removal

2. Installation is the reverse the removal

NOTE

  • Replace any damaged clips.

 Adjustment

Glass Adjustment

NOTE

  • Check the glass run channel for damage or deterioration, and replace them necessary.

1. Remove the rear door trim.

2. Remove the rear door trim seal.

3. Carefully move the glass (A) until you can see the glass mounting bolt, then loosen them.

4. Check that the glass moves smoothly.

4. Check that the glass moves smoothly.

Door Striker Adjustment

Make sure the door latches securely without slamming it. If necessary adjust the striker (A): The striker nuts are fixed. The striker can be adjusted up or down, and in or out.

1. Loosen the screws (B) just enough for the striker to move.

Tightening torque: (B): 16.7 ~ 21.6 N.m (1.7 ~ 2.2 kgf.m, 12.3 ~ 15.9 lb-ft)

2. Tap on the striker with a plastic hammer to adjust the striker. The

2. Tap on the striker with a plastic hammer to adjust the striker. The striker will not move much, but will give some adjustment.

3. Hold the outer handle out, and push the door against the body to be sure the striker allows a flush fit. If the door latches properly, tighten the screws and recheck.

Door Position Adjustment

NOTE

  • After installing the door, check for a flush fit with the Body, then check for equal gaps between the front, rear, and bottom, door edges and the body. Check that the door and body edges are parallel, before adjusting, replace the mounting bolts.

1. Check that the door and body edges are parallel.

2. Place the vehicle on a firm, level surface when adjusting the doors.

2. Place the vehicle on a firm, level surface when adjusting the doors.

3. Adjust at the hinges (A):

  1. Loosen the door mounting bolts slightly, and move the door in or out until it aligns flush with the body.
  2. Loosen the hinge mounting bolts slightly, and move the door backward or forward, up or down as necessary to equalize the gaps.
  3. Place a shop towel on the jack to prevent damage to the door when adjusting the door.

Tightening torque:

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

(C ): 34.3 ~ 41.2 N.m (3.5 ~ 4.2 kgf.m, 25.3 ~ 30.4 lb-ft)

4. Grease the pivot portions of the hinges indicated.

4. Grease the pivot portions of the hinges indicated.

5. Check for water leaks.

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