Kia Soul: Front Seat Back Cover Repair procedures - Front Seat - Body (Interior and Exterior)Kia Soul: Front Seat Back Cover Repair procedures

Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Front Seat / Front Seat Back Cover Repair procedures

Replacement
   
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 seat assembly.
(Refer to Front Seat - "Front Seat Assembly")
2.
Push the lock pin (B) and pull out the front seat headrest (A) to remove it.

3.
Remove the front seat lower protector (A).

4.
Push the lock pins (B) to remove the front seat back board (A).
   
Push the middle area of clip using a flat head screwdriver.
Be careful not to damage the lock pins.

5.
Disconnect the connectors (A).

6.
Detach the air ventilation seat back duct (B) by pulling the lock pin (A).

7.
Pull out the hooks (A) from the front seat back frame.

8.
Remove the protectors (A) on both sides.

9.
Turn the front seat back cover inside out. Then pull out the headrest guides (A) while pinching both side of the lower part of the guides.

10.
Remove the front seat back cover (A) from the front seat back frame.

11.
After removing the velcro tape (A) and hog-ring clips (B) on the front of seat back, remove the front seat back cover (C).

12.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
   
To prevent wrinkles, make sure that 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).

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