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

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

  
When removing and installing the hood lifter, an assistant is necessary.
When removing the clips, use a clip remover.
1.
Using a screwdriver (A), lift the socket clips (B) up slightly on both ends of the lifter (D), and then remove the lifter from the bracket (C).

2.
Push the socket of the lifter into the bracket for installation.
  
Make sure the hood locks/unlocks and opens/closes properly.
    Hood Assembly Replacement
       • Be careful not to damage the hood and body. ...

    Hood Insulator Pad Replacement
    1. Using a clip remover, detach the clips, and remove the hood insulator pad (A).    ...

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