Kia Soul: Front Seat Frame Assembly Replacement - Front Seat - Body (Interior and Exterior)Kia Soul: Front Seat Frame Assembly Replacement

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Front Seat / Front Seat Frame Assembly Replacement

  
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
  
When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
Use a plastic panel removal tool to remove interior trim pieces to protect from marring the surface.
Take care not to bend or scratch the trim and panels.
1.
Remove the front seat back cover.
(Refer to Front Seat - "Front Seat Back Cover")
2.
Remove the front seat cushion cover.
(Refer to Front Seat - "Front Seat Cushion Cover")
3.
Disconnect the connector (A).
4.
After loosening the mounting bolts, then disconnect the front seat back frame assembly (B) and front seat cushion frame assembly (C).

Tightening torque :
44.1 ~ 53.9 N.m (4.5 ~ 5.5 kgf.m, 32.5 ~ 39.8 lb-ft)

5.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
  
Remove the side air bag for replacing side air bag installation seat.
(Refer to Restraint - "Side Airbag (SAB) Module")
Before service, be fully aware of precautions and service procedure relevant to air bag.
(Refer to Restraint - "Side Airbag (SAB) Module")
    Front Seat Frame Assembly Component Location
    1. Front seat back frame assembly 2. Front seat cushion frame assembly ...

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