Kia Soul: Rear Bumper Cover Replacement - Rear Bumper - Body (Interior and Exterior) - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Rear Bumper Cover Replacement

Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Rear Bumper / Rear Bumper Cover Replacement

  
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Put on gloves to protect your hands.
  
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When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
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Use a plastic panel removal tool to remove interior trim pieces to protect from marring the surface.
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Take care not to bend or scratch the trim and panels.
1.
After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the rear combination lamp (A).

2.
Disconnect the rear combination lamp connector (A).

3.
Loosen the rear bumper upper mounting clip (A).

4.
Loosen the mounting bolts (A).

5.
Disconnect the rear bumper main connector (A).

6.
After loosening the rear bumper side's mounting screws and clip, then disconnect the side's.
  
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Remove the rear bumper by pulling up the side of the rear bumper and then pull it out.
  
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When you pull out the front bumper, the side part of the rear bumper could be damaged by the projection.

7.
Remove the rear bumper cover (A).

8.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
  
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Make sure the connector is plugged in properly.
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Replace any damaged clips.
    Rear Bumper Cover Component Location
    1. Rear bumper cover ...

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