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

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In order to mount the panorama sunroof assembly, use the tools shown in the following figure:
[Tooling Diagram]

Sealant nozzle
Adhesive sealant for car windows
Sealant gun
1.
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 the thickness of 2mm 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.

2.
If panorama sunroof assembly (A) is reused, use a blade to remove residual sealant (B) around the body panel.

3.
Use alcohol or an air gun to clean up the edges of the body panel and the panorama sunroof.
4.
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.

5.
Align with centering device hole (A) of the body, and carefully mount the panorama sunroof on the body panel.
[Front]

[Rear]

6.
Check step and gap before fully mounting panorama sunroof assembly (A).
7.
Apply tape to around the panorama sunroof assembly to prevent the assembly 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.

8.
Tighten panorama sunroof mounting nuts (A).
[Front]

Tightening torque :
9.8 ~ 14.7 N.m (1.0 ~ 1.5 kgf.m, 7.2 ~ 10.8 lb-ft)

[Rear]

Tightening torque :
9.8 ~ 14.7 N.m (1.0 ~ 1.5 kgf.m, 7.2 ~ 10.8 lb-ft)

9.
Tighten panorama sunroof side mounting bolts (A).

Tightening torque :
19.6 ~ 29.4 N.m (2.0 ~ 3.0 kgf.m, 14.5 ~ 21.7 lb-ft)

10.
Install the curtain airbag (CAB) module.
(Refer to Restraint - "Curtain Airbag (CAB) Module")
11.
Connect the panorama sunroof motor connector (A).

12.
Perform water leak test.
  
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Make sure that a stream of water doesn't reach the newly mounted surface, but drops down the side of the glass instead.
13.
If a water leak occurs, apply sealant to any section where water is leaking.
  
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Mount panorama sunroof 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.
14.
Install the roof trim assembly.
15.
Install the roof side moulding.
16.
Install the front glass.
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