Kia Soul: Smart Key Unit Removal - Smart Key System - Body Electrical System - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Smart Key Unit Removal

Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service Manual / Body Electrical System / Smart Key System / Smart Key Unit Removal

Smart Key Unit
1.
Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
2.
Remove the main crash pad assembly.
(Refer to Body - "Main Crash Pad Assembly")
3.
Loosen the mounting bolts and nut from the smart key unit bracket.

4.
Remove the smart key unit (B) after disconnecting the connector (A) from the smart key unit.

Interior Antenna 1
1.
Disconnect the negative(-) battery terminal.
2.
Remove the floor console assembly.
(Refer to Body - "Floor Console Assembly")
3.
Disconnect the connector (A) from the interior antenna.

4.
Remove the interior antenna (A) after loosening the mounting nuts.

Interior Antenna 2
1.
Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
2.
Remove the rear seat cushion assmebly.
(Refer to Body - "Rear Seat Assembly")
3.
Remove the interior antenna 2 (A). (in the order as below)

(1)
Disconnect the connector (A) from the interior antenna 2.

(2)
Remove the interior antenna 2 (A) after loosening the mounting nuts.

  
When removing the interior antenna 2, the rear seat back assembly dosen't remove.
Exterior Bumper Antenna
1.
Disconnect the negative(-) battery terminal.
2.
Remove the rear bumper cover.
(Refer to Body - "Rear Bumper Cover")
3.
Disconnect the connector (A), then remove the rear bumper antenna (B) with loosening the mounting screws.

Buzzer
1.
Disconnect the negative(-) battery terminal.
2.
Remove the front left wheel guard.
3.
Remove the buzzer (B) after disconnecting the connector (A).

Door Outside Handle
1.
Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
2.
Remove the front door module.
(Refer to Front Door - "Front Door Module")
3.
Remove the hole plug (A).
4.
After loosening the mounting bolt, then remove the front door outside handle cover (B).

5.
Remove the front door outside handle (A) by sliding it rearward.

Tailgate Open Switch
1.
Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
2.
Remove the tailgate trim.
(Refer to Body - "Tail Gate Trim")
3.
Disconnect the tailgate open switch connector (A).

4.
Remove the tailgate switch (A).

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