Kia Soul: Seat Belt Pretensioner (BPT) Repair procedures - Seat Belt Pretensioner - RestraintKia Soul: Seat Belt Pretensioner (BPT) Repair procedures

Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / Restraint / Seat Belt Pretensioner / Seat Belt Pretensioner (BPT) Repair procedures

Removal
1.
Disconnect the battery negative cable, and wait for at least thirty seconds before beginning to work.
2.
To remove the emergency fastening device (C), keep on pushing the lock pin (A) as arrow direction. And then remove the seat belt after pushing the lock pin (B).

3.
Remove the center pillar lower trim.
(Refer to Body - "Center pillar trim")
4.
Remove the center pillar upper trim.
(Refer to Body - "Center pillar trim")
5.
After loosening the mounting bolt, remove the front seat belt upper anchor (A).

6.
Disconnect the seat belt pretensioner connector (A).

7.
Loosen the seat belt pretensioner mounting bolt (B) and remove the seat belt pretensioner.
Installation
1.
Remove the ignition key from the vehicle.
2.
Disconnect the battery negative cable and wait for at least thirty seconds.
3.
Install the seat belt pretensioner with bolt (B).

Tightening torque :
39.2 ~ 53.9 N.m (4.0 ~ 5.5 kgf.m, 28.9 ~ 39.8 lb-ft)

4.
Connect the seat belt pretensioner connector (A).
5.
Install the front seat belt upper anchor (A).

Tightening torque :
39.2 ~ 53.9 N.m (4.0 ~ 5.5 kgf.m, 28.9 ~ 39.8 lb-ft)

6.
Install the center pillar upper trim.
(Refer to Body - "Center pillar trim")
7.
Install the center pillar lower trim.
(Refer to Body - "Center pillar trim")
8.
Insert the seat belt to the emergency fastening device (A).

   
Make sure that the lock pin is connected properly.
9.
Reconnect the battery negative cable.
10.
After installing the seat belt pretensioner, confirm proper system operation:
Turn the ignition switch ON; the SRS indicator light should be turned on for about six seconds and then go off.
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