Kia Soul: Panorama Sunroof Assembly Repair procedures - Panorama Sunroof - Body (Interior and Exterior)Kia Soul: Panorama Sunroof Assembly Repair procedures

Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Panorama Sunroof / Panorama Sunroof Assembly Repair procedures

Removal
   
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]
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).
   
Make sure that you put on gloves to protect your hands from potential injury.
Be careful about potentially burning your hands due to the heat generated from the wire in use.
Be careful when working with wiring because it may be cut.
   
Be careful not to damage the body.
   
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.

11.
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).
B(1): Work inside car
B(2): Work outside car
   
Make sure that you put on gloves to protect your hands from potential injury.
Be careful about potentially burning your hands due to the heat generated from the wire in use.
Be careful when working with wiring because it may be cut.
   
Be careful not to damage the body.
   
Make sure that two or more people work together when using wires.

   
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.
   
Be careful to avoid damaging the nut hole (C).
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).
B(1): Work inside car
B(2): Work outside car
   
Make sure that you put on gloves to protect your hands from potential injury.
Be careful about potentially burning your hands due to the heat generated from the wire in use.
Be careful when working with wiring because it may be cut.
   
Be careful not to damage the body.
   
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).
B(1): Work inside car
B(2): Work outside car
   
Make sure that you put on gloves to protect your hands from potential injury.
Be careful about potentially burning your hands due to the heat generated from the wire in use.
Be careful when working with wiring because it may be cut.
   
Be careful not to damage the body.
   
Make sure that two or more people work together when using wires.

   
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.
   
Be careful to avoid damaging the nut hole (C).
Be careful to avoid damaging the device hole (D).

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

Installation
   
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.
   
When cutting off the residual sealant around the body panel, make sure to leave about the thickness of 2mm from the adhesive surface.
   
Make sure that the body paint surface is not damaged at all.
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).
   
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.
   
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.
   
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.
   
Mount panorama sunroof and set the car on a flat surface at least for 4 hours.
If you have to drive the car, be sure to SLOWLY drive the car for at least 8 hours after mounting.
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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