Kia Soul: Panorama Sunroof Assembly Removal - Panorama Sunroof - Body (Interior and Exterior) - Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Panorama Sunroof Assembly Removal

Second generation PS (2014-2019) / Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Panorama Sunroof / Panorama Sunroof Assembly Removal

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

Square wire
Insert-type wire grip
[Tooling Assembly Diagram]
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Insert and affix square wire into the insert hole of the wire grip .

1.
Remove the roof side moulding.
(Refer to Body Side Moulding - "Roof Side Moulding")
2.
Remove the front glass.
(Refer to Panorama Sunroof - "Front Glass")
3.
Remove the roof trim.
(Refer to Roof Trim - "Roof Trim Assembly")
4.
Remove the curtain airbag (CAB) module.
(Refer to Restraint - "Curtain Airbag (CAB) Module")
5.
Remove the panorama sunroof motor connector (A) by pressing the lock pin.

6.
Loosen the 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)

7.
Loosen the bolts (A) on the side of the panorama sunroof.

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

8.
Pull the square wire (A) to the left and right, then apply a force in the direction of the arrow to cut off the residual sealant on front edge (B).
  
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Make sure that you put on gloves to protect your hands from potential injury.
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Be careful about potentially burning your hands due to the heat generated from the wire in use.
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Be careful when working with wiring because it may be cut.
  
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Be careful not to damage the body.
  
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Make sure that two or more people work together when using wires.

9.
Push wire (A) from the outside of the body toward the face of edge (B) in the direction of the arrow.

10.
When wire lead is visible inside body, pull wire lead (A) toward inside.

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Pull the square wire (B) to the left and right, then apply a force in the direction of the arrow to cut off the residual sealant on front section (A-A).
A.
B(1): Work inside car
B.
B(2): Work outside car
  
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Make sure that you put on gloves to protect your hands from potential injury.
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Be careful about potentially burning your hands due to the heat generated from the wire in use.
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Be careful when working with wiring because it may be cut.
  
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Be careful not to damage the body.
  
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Make sure that two or more people work together when using wires.

  
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When using wires to remove the residual sealant, there may be an interference between the nut hole and device hole. Thus, perform sealant removal work as shown in the following figure:
Use a scraper or flathead driver to lift up a region between the body and panorama sunroof.
Turn and pull out wire (A) between the nut hole and device hole (B) in the direction of the arrow. Next, cut off the residual sealant again.
  
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Be careful to avoid damaging the nut hole (C).
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Be careful to avoid damaging the device hole (D).

12.
Pull the square wire (B) to the left and right, then apply a force in the direction of the arrow to cut off the residual sealant on side section (A-A).
A.
B(1): Work inside car
B.
B(2): Work outside car
  
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Make sure that you put on gloves to protect your hands from potential injury.
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Be careful about potentially burning your hands due to the heat generated from the wire in use.
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Be careful when working with wiring because it may be cut.
  
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Be careful not to damage the body.
  
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Make sure that two or more people work together when using wires.

13.
Pull the square wire (B) to the left and right, then apply a force in the direction of the arrow to cut off the residual sealant on rear section (A-A).
A.
B(1): Work inside car
B.
B(2): Work outside car
  
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Make sure that you put on gloves to protect your hands from potential injury.
Х
Be careful about potentially burning your hands due to the heat generated from the wire in use.
Х
Be careful when working with wiring because it may be cut.
  
Х
Be careful not to damage the body.
  
Х
Make sure that two or more people work together when using wires.

  
Х
When using wires to remove the residual sealant, there may be an interference between the nut hole and device hole. Thus, perform sealant removal work as shown in the following figure:
Use a scraper or flathead driver to lift up a region between the body and panorama sunroof.
Turn and pull out wire (A) between the nut hole and device hole (B) in the direction of the arrow. Next, cut off the residual sealant again.
  
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Be careful to avoid damaging the nut hole (C).
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Be careful to avoid damaging the device hole (D).

14.
Cut residual sealant on every surface, and then remove panorama sunroof assembly (A).
  
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Be careful to avoid damaging the panorama sunroof assembly when removing it.

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