Kia Soul: Front Glass Installation - Panorama Sunroof - Body (Interior and Exterior) - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Front Glass Installation

Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Panorama Sunroof / Front Glass Installation

  
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In order to mount the front glass, use the tools shown in the following figure:
[Tooling Diagram]

Sealant nozzle
Adhesive sealant for car windows
Sealant gun
1.
Install the roof side moulding.
2.
Press panorama sunroof switch to fully close the movable glass.
3.
Use a blade to cut off residual sealant (A) around body panel.
  
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When cutting off the residual sealant around the body panel, make sure to leave about 2mm of sealant from the adhesive surface.
  
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Make sure that the body paint surface is not damaged at all.
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If it is damaged, apply paint or rust inhibitor for maintenance.

4.
If front glass (A) is reused, use a blade to remove residual sealant (B) around the body panel.

5.
Use alcohol or an air gun to clean up the edges of the body panel and front glass.
6.
Use a sealant gun to apply sealant (B) around body panel (A).
  
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When using a sealant gun to apply the sealant, make sure that the sealant is not cracked to prevent water leaks.

7.
Install the front glass (A) loosely on the body panel.

8.
Check step and gap before front glass (A) is fully mounted.
9.
Apply tape to around the front glass to prevent the glass from coming off.
  
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If sealant is excessively applied, it may ooze out of the body. Use alcohol or a cleaning agent to wipe off the residual sealant.

  
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Mount front glass and set the car on a flat surface at least for 4 hours.
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If you have to drive the car, be sure to SLOWLY drive the car for at least 8 hours after mounting.
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Alert the driver to avoid driving the car aggressively for 2-3 days, or avoid driving it on irregular road surfaces.
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