Kia Soul: Hood Assembly Replacement - Hood - Body (Interior and Exterior)Kia Soul: Hood Assembly Replacement

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

  
Be careful not to damage the hood and body.
  
When removing and installing the hood, an assistant is necessary.
When removing the clips, use a clip remover.
1.
Using a screwdriver, lift the socket clips (A) up slightly on both ends of the lifter (B).

2.
After loosening the hood hinge (B) mounting bolts, remove the hood assembly (A).

Tightening torque :
21.6~26.5 N.m (2.2~2.7 kgf.m, 15.9~19.5 lb-ft)

3.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
  
Make sure the hood locks/unlocks and opens/closes properly.
Adjust the hood alignment.
    Hood Assembly Component Location
    1. Hood assembly ...

    Hood Lift Replacement
       • When removing and installing the hood lifter, an assistant is necessary. ...

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