Kia Soul: Rear Seat Latch Replacement - Rear Seat - Body (Interior and Exterior) - Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Rear Seat Latch Replacement

Second generation PS (2014-2019) / Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Rear Seat / Rear Seat Latch 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.
Remove the rear seat back cover [LH]or [RH].
(Refer to Rear Seat - "Rear Seat Back Cover")
2.
After loosening the mounting bolts, then remove the rear seat latch (A).

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

3.
Remove the rear seat latch rod (A) to direction of the arrow.

4.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
    Rear Seat Latch Component Location
    1. Rear seat latch assembly ...

    Rear Seat Folding Lever Component Location
    1. Rear seat folding lever ...

    See also:

    Interior light
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    Dimensions
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    Control Cable Removal
    1. Shift lever to "4rd" gear position. 2. Rotating counter-clockwise shift lever knob (A). 3. ...