Kia Sportage: Crash Pad / Main Crash Pad Assembly Repair procedures

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2020) Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Crash Pad / Main Crash Pad Assembly Repair procedures

Replacement
  
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
  
Use a plastic panel removal tool to remove interior trim pieces without marring the surface.
Be careful not to bend or scratch the trim and panels.
1.
Remove the floor console assembly.
(Refer to Floor Console - "Floor Console Assembly")
2.
Remove both sides of the front pillar trim.
(Refer to Body - "Front Pillar Trim")
3.
Remove the crash pad lower panel.
(Refer to Crash Pad - "Crash Pad Lower Panel")
4.
Remove the crash pad lower panel.
(Refer to Crash Pad - "Crash Pad Lower Panel")
5.
Remove the glove box housing.
(Refer to Crash Pad - "Glove Box Housing")
6.
Remove the center fascia panel.
(Refer to Crash Pad - "Center Fascia Panel")
7.
Remove the heater & A/C control unit .
(Refer to Heating,Ventilation, Air Conditioning - "Heater & A/C Control Unit (MANUAL)")
(Refer to Heating,Ventilation, Air Conditioning - "Heater & A/C Control Unit (DATC)")
8.
Remove the crash pad center lower panel.
(Refer to Crash Pad - "ash Pad Center Panel")
9.
Remove the steering wheel.
(Refer to Steering System - "Steering Wheel")
10.
Remove the steering column shroud lower panel.
(Refer to Crash Pad - "Steering Column Shroud Panel")
11.
Remove the front pillar trim.
(Refer to Interior Trim - "Front Pillar Trim")
12.
Using a remover, separate the photo sensor (A).

13.
Remove the photo sensor (A), after disconnecting the photo sensor connector.

14.
Using a remover and remove the center speaker grill (A).

15.
Separate the center speaker (A) after loosening the screws.

16.
Remove the center speaker (B), after disconnecting the connector (A).

17.
Remove the passenger airbag (C), after loosening the mounting bolts (A) and disconnecting the connector (B).

18.
Disconnect the wiring mounting clip (A).

19.
Remove the main crash pad assembly (A), after loosening the mounting bolts and nuts.
[LH]

[RH]

20.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
  
Make sure the crash pad fits onto the guide pins correctly.
Before tightening the bolts, make sure the crash pad wire harnesses are not pinched.
Make sure the connectors are plugged in properly, and the antenna lead is connected properly.
Enter the anti- theft code for the radio, then enter the customer`s radio station presets.
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