Kia Soul: Repair procedures - Quarter Fixed Glass - Body (Interior and Exterior)Kia Soul: Repair procedures

Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Quarter Fixed Glass / Repair procedures

Removal
   
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
   
Use seat covers to avoid damaging any surfaces.
1.
Remove the rear pillar trim.
(Refer to Interior Trim - "Rear Pillar Trim")
2.
Loosen the quarter fixed glass (A) mounting nuts.

Tightening torque :
3.9 ~ 4.4 N.m (0.4 ~ 0.45 kgf.m, 2.9 ~ 3.3 lb-ft)

3.
Cut out the quarter fixed glass sealant using the utility knife.
   
Do not scrape down to the painted surface of the body as damaged paint may interfere with proper bonding.
   
Remove the rubber dam and fastereners from the body.
Mask off surrounding surfaces before painting.
4.
Remove the quarter fixed glass.
Installtion
1.
Using a utility knife, scrape off the old adhesive to a thickness of about 2mm (0.08 in.) to smooth out the bonding surface around the entire quarter fixed glass flange.
   
Do not scrape down to the painted surface of the body as damaged paint may interfere with proper bonding.
Mask off surrounding surfaces before painting.
Remove the fasteners from the body.
2.
Clean the body bonding surface with a sponge dampened in alcohol. After cleaning, keep oil, grease and water away from the surface.
3.
With a sponge, apply a light coat of glass primer along the edge of the quarter fixed glass as shown, then lightly wipe it off with gauze or cheese cloth :
   
Do not apply body primer to the quarter fixed glass and be careful not to mix up body and glass primer sponges.
Never touch the primed surfaces with your hands as this may result in the adhesive not bonding to the quarter fixed glass properly causing a leak after it has been installed.
Keep water, dust and abrasive materials away from the primed surface.
4.
With a sponge, apply a light coat of body primer to the original adhesive remaining around the flange. Let the body primer dry for at least 10 minutes.
   
Do not apply glass primer to the body, and be careful not to mix up glass and body primer sponges.
Never touch the primed surfaces with your hands.
5.
Pack adhesive into the cartridge without air pockets to ensure continuous delivery. Put the cartridge in a caulking gun, and run a bead of sealant around the edge of the quarter fixed glass (A) as shown. Apply the adhesive within 30 minutes after applying the glass primer. Make a slightly thicker bead at each corner.

6.
Install the quarter fixed glass.
7.
Let the adhesive dry for at least one hour, then spray water over the quarter fixed glass and check for leaks. Mark the leaking areas, let the quarter fixed glass dry, then seal with sealant. Let the vehicle stand for at least four hours after installing the quarter fixed glass.
8.
Reinstall all remaining removed parts.
9.
Install the rear pillar trim.
    Components and Components Location
    Component Location 1. Quarter fixed glass ...

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