Kia Soul: Removal - Windshield Glass - Body (Interior and Exterior)Kia Soul: Removal

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Windshield Glass / Removal

  
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
  
Use seat covers to avoid damaging any surfaces.
1.
Remove both sides of the front pillar trim.
(Refer to Interior Trim - "Front Pillar Trim")
2.
Remove both sides of the A pillar garnish.
(Refer to Body Side Moulding- "A Pillar Garnish")
3.
Remove the cowl top cover.
(Refer to "Cowl Top Cover")
4.
Remove the inside rear view mirror assembly.
(Refer to Mirror - "Inside Rear View Mirror")
5.
Remove the LDWS unit.
(Refer to Body Electrical System - "Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) Unit")
6.
Cut out the adhesive using a cutter (A).
  
Please use a cutter with a blade length between 8-12 inches.

7.
Cut off the sealant on the edge (B) while pulling the piano wire (A) left and right.

8.
If a piano wire is visible inside the chassis, pull the piano wire (A) line inside.

9.
Cut off the sealant on (A-A), (B-B), (C-C), while pulling a piano wire (A) left and right.
  
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
Heat may occur when working on the wires. Be careful not to burn your hands.
Be careful not to disconnect the piano wire.

10.
Remove the windshield glass (B) carefully using the glass holder (A).

    Components
    1. Windshield glass 2. Windshield glass moulding ...

    Installtion
    1. With a knife, scrape the old adhesive smooth to a thickness of about 2mm (0.08 in.) on the bonding surface around the entire windshield opening flange: ...

    See also:

    Inhibitor Switch. Installation
    1. Check that the shift lever is placed in the "N" position 2. Install the inhibitor switch (A). ...

    Inside rearview mirror
    Adjust the rearview mirror so that the center view through the rear window is seen. Make this adjustment before you start driving. Do not place objects in the rear seat or cargo area which would in ...

    Rear Pillar Trim Replacement
       • Put on gloves to protect your hands. ...