Kia Soul: Tail Gate Back Panel Replacement - Tail Gate - Body (Interior and Exterior) - Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Tail Gate Back Panel Replacement

Second generation PS (2014-2019) / Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Tail Gate / Tail Gate Back Panel Replacement

  
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Put on gloves to protect your hands.
  
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When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
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Take care not to scratch the body surface.
1.
Remove the tail gate trim.
(Refer to Tail Gate - "Tail Gate Trim")
2.
Disconnect the back view camera connector (A).

3.
Loosen the tail gate back panel mounting nuts (A).

4.
Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the tail gate back panel (A).

5.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
  
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Make sure the connector is plugged in properly.
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Replace any damaged clips.
    Tail Gate Back Panel Component Location
    1. Tail gate back panel ...

    Tail Gate Lift Replacement
       Х Take care to not let the tail gate fall on you as the lifts are removed. Have a helper ...

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