Kia Soul: Roof Trim Assembly Replacement - Roof Trim - Body (Interior and Exterior) - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Roof Trim Assembly Replacement

Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Roof Trim / Roof Trim Assembly Replacement

  
Х
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
  
Х
When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
Х
Use a plastic panel removal tool to remove interior trim pieces to protect from marring the surface.
Х
Take care not to bend or scratch the trim and panels.
1.
Remove the rear seat assembly.
(Refer to Rear Seat - "Rear Seat Assembly")
2.
Remove both sides of the front pillar trim.
(Refer to Interior Trim - "Front Pillar Trim")
3.
Remove both sides of the canter pillar upper trim.
(Refer to Interior Trim - "Center Pillar Trim")
4.
Remove both sides of the rear pillar trim.
(Refer to Interior Trim - "Rear Pillar Trim")
5.
Remove both sides of the sunvisor and retainer.
(Refer to Roof Trim - "Sunvisor")
6.
Remove both sides of the assist handle.
(Refer to Roof Trim - "Assist Handle")
7.
Remove the overhead console lamp.
(Refer to Body Electrical System - "Overhead Console Lamp")
8.
Remove the room lamp.
(Refer to Body Electrical System - "Room Lamp")
9.
Tilt the front seat back towards the rear of the vehicle as far as possible.
10.
Remove the ECM mirror cover (A).
11.
Disconnect the ECM mirror connector (B).

12.
Remove the LDWS cover (A).

13.
Disconnect the LDWS unit connector (A).

14.
Disconnect the roof trim main connector (A) and the mounting clips (B) in the front pillar.
[Driver's]

[Passenger's]

15.
Using a clip remover, detach the roof trim assembly mounting clips (A).

16.
Slighty remove the tail gate weatherstrip.
17.
Slightly lower the rear side of the roof trim.
18.
To remove the roof trim, press the lock pin (A) in the direction of the arrow.

19.
Before removing the roof trim, slightly lower the roof trim and disconnecting the roof antenna connectors (A).

20.
Remove the roof trim assembly (A) from the vehicle through the tail gate.

21.
Remove the vanity lamp.
(Refer to Body Electrical System - "Vanity Lamp")
22.
Remove the hands free mic.
(Refer to Body Electrical System - "Hands Free Mic")
23.
Remove roof trim wiring harness (A) from the roof trim assembly (B).
  
Х
Take care not to damage the roof trim wiring harness (A) when removing.

  
1.
Apply the hot melt continuously when installing the roof trim wiring harness (A) on the roof trim (B) using the hot melt gun tool.
2.
Put anti-noise pad (C) on roof trim (B) to prevent the noise.
24.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
  
Х
Make sure the connector is plugged in properly.
Х
Replace any damaged clips.
    Roof Trim Assembly Component Location
    1. Roof Trim Assembly ...

    Tail Gate
    ...

    See also:

    Rear Oil Seal Removal
    1. Remove the transaxle assembly. (Refer to Manual Transaxle System - "Manual Transaxle") (Refer to Automatic Transaxle System - "Automatic Transa ...

    Antenna Coil Removal
    1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. Remove the crash pad lower panel. (Refer to Body - "Crash Pad ...

    Electronic stability control (ESC)
    The Electronic Stability control (ESC) system is designed to stabilize the vehicle during cornering maneuvers. ESC checks where you are steering and where the vehicle is actually going. ESC ap ...