Kia Soul: Hood Latch Replacement - Hood - Body (Interior and Exterior) - Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Hood Latch Replacement

Second generation PS (2014-2019) / Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Hood / Hood Latch Replacement

[Hood upper latch assembly]
1.
After loosening the mounting bolt, then remove the hood upper latch assembly (A).

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

2.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
  
Х
Make sure the hood latch release cable is connected properly.
Х
Make sure the hood locks/unlocks and opens/closes properly.
Х
Adjust the latch alignment.
[Hood lower latch assembly]
1.
Remove the hood lower latch assembly (A) mounting bolts and then remove the latch mounting clip (B).

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

2.
Disconnect the hood latch cable (A) and remove the hood lower latch assembly (B).

3.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
  
Х
Make sure the hood latch release cable is connected properly.
Х
Make sure the hood locks/unlocks and opens/closes properly.
Х
Adjust the latch alignment.
    Hood Latch Component Location
    1. Hood upper latch assembly 2. Hood lower latch assembly ...

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