Kia Soul: Rear Bumper Beam Assembly Repair procedures - Rear Bumper - Body (Interior and Exterior)Kia Soul: Rear Bumper Beam Assembly Repair procedures

Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Rear Bumper / Rear Bumper Beam Assembly 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 rear bumper cover.
(Refer to Rear Bumper - "Rear Bumper Cover")
2.
Disconnect the bumper antenna connector (A) and license lamp connector (B).
3.
Remove the joint connector mounting clip (C).

4.
Remove the rear bumper wiring harness mounting clips (A).
5.
Remove the mounting clips (B) and the rear bumper beam assembly (C), and then loosen the clips.

6.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
   
Make sure that the connectors are plugged in properly.
Replace any damaged clips.
    Rear Bumper Beam Assembly Components and Components Location
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