Kia Niro: Body Side Molding / Rear Spoiler 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 tailgate upper trim.

(Refer to Tailgate - "Tailgate Trim")

2.

Remove the anti-pinch strip.

(Refer to Body Electrical System - "Anti-Pinch Strip")

3.

Disconnect the washer nozzle (A) and high mounted stop lamp connector (B).

4.

Remove the cap (A) and then loosen the rear spoiler mounting nuts (A).

Tightening torque :

5.9 - 6.4 N·m (0.6 - 0.65 kgf·m, 4.3 - 4.7 lb·ft)

5.

Remove the rear spoiler (A).

  

Make sure the connector is connected properly.

Replace any damaged clips.

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