Kia Niro: Roof Trim / Roof Trim 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 front seat.

(Rear to Front Seat - "Front Seat Assembly")

2.

Remove the rear seat cushion.

(Rear to Rear Seat - "Rear Seat Assembly")

3.

Remove the front pillar trim.

(Rear to Interior Trim - "Front Pillar Trim")

4.

Remove the center pillar upper trim.

(Rear to Interior Trim - "Center Pillar Trim")

5.

Remove the rear pillar trim.

(Rear to Interior Trim - "Rear Pillar Trim")

6.

Remove the sun visor and retainer.

(Rear to Roof Trim - "Sun visor")

7.

Remove the assist handle.

(Rear to Roof Trim - "Assist Handle")

8.

Remove the overhead console lamp.

(Rear to Body Electrical System - "Overhead Console Lamp")

9.

Remove the room lamp.

(Rear to Body Electrical System - "Room Lamp")

10.

Remove the luggage room lamp.

(Rear to Body Electrical System - "Luggage Room Lamp")

11.

Remove the ECM mirror cover (A).

12.

Remove the rain sensor cover (A).

13.

Disconnect the connector (A).

14.

Disconnect the roof trim main connector (A) and the mounting clips in the front pillar.

[Driver side]

[Passenger side]

15.

Remove the roof trim assembly (A) from the vehicle through the tailgate.

  

Be careful not to damage the roof trim during removal.

16.

Remove the vanity lamp.

(Refer to Body Electrical - "Vanity Lamp')

17.

Remove roof trim wiring harness (A) from the roof trim (B).

  

Be careful not to damage the roof trim wiring harness (A) during removal.

  
1)

Apply the hot melt continuously when installing the roof trim wiring harness (A) on the roof trim (B) using the hot melt gun tool.

2)

Put anti-noise pad on roof trim (B) to prevent the noise.

18.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

  

Make sure the connector is plugged in properly.

Replace any damaged clips.

Roof Trim Assembly Components and components location
Component Location 1. Roof Trim Assembly ...

Tailgate
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