Kia Soul: Center Pillar Trim Repair procedures - Interior Trim - Body (Interior and Exterior)Kia Soul: Center Pillar Trim Repair procedures

Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Interior Trim / Center Pillar Trim Repair procedures

Replacement
[Center pillar lower trim]
   
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
   
When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
Use a plastic panel removal tool to remove interior trim pieces to protect from marring the surface.
Take care not to bend or scratch the trim and panels.
1.
Remove the front door scuff trim.
(Refer to Interior Trim - "Door Scuff Trim")
2.
Remove the rear door scuff trim.
(Refer to Interior Trim - "Door Scuff Trim")
3.
Carefully remove the front door body side weatherstrip.
4.
Carefully remove the rear door body side weatherstrip.
5.
Remove the center pillar lower trim.
(1)
To remove the seat belt anchor pretensioner (C), keep pushing the lock pin (A) in the direction of the arrow. Then, push in the lock pin (B) and remove the seat belt.

(2)
Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the center pillar lower trim (A).

6.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
   
Replace any damaged clips.
[Center pillar upper trim]
   
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
   
When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
Use a plastic panel removal tool to remove interior trim pieces to protect from marring the surface.
Take care not to bend or scratch the trim and panels.
1.
Remove the center pillar lower trim.
2.
After loosening the mounting bolt, remove the center pillar upper trim (A).

3.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
   
Replace any damaged clips.
    Center Pillar Trim Components and Components Location
    Component Location 1. Center pillar lower trim2. Center pillar upper trim ...

    Rear Transverse Trim Components and Components Location
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