Kia Soul: Front Bumper Cover Replacement - Front Bumper - Body (Interior and Exterior) - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Front Bumper Cover Replacement

Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Front Bumper / Front Bumper Cover Replacement

  
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Put on gloves to protect your hands.
  
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When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
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Use a plastic panel removal tool to remove interior trim pieces to protect from marring the surface.
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Take care not to bend or scratch the trim and panels.
1.
Remove the mounting clips, and then remove the air duct (A).

2.
Loosen the radiator upper cover mounting bolts and clips.

3.
Loosen the front bumper lower mounting clips.

4.
After loosening the front bumper side's mounting screw, then disconnect the side's.
  
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Remove the front bumper by pulling up the side of the front bumper and then pull it out.
  
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When you pull out the front bumper, the side part of the front bumper could be damaged by the projection.

5.
Disconnect the fog lamp connector (A) and front bumper main connector (B).
[LH]

[RH]

6.
Remove the front bumper cover.
(1)
Lift up the lower side of the front bumper cover (A).
(2)
Remove the front bumper cover (A) by pushing it rearward to release the locking pins (B) located upper side of the front bumper cover.

(3)
Remove the front bumper cover (A).

7.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
  
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Make sure the connector is plugged in properly.
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Replace any damaged clips.
    Front Bumper Cover Component Location
    1. Front bumper cover ...

    Radiator Grill Component Location
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