Kia Niro: Tailgate / Tailgate Latch 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 trim.

(Refer to Tailgate - " Tailgate Trim")

2.

Disconnect the tailgate latch connector (A).

3.

Remove the tailgate latch assembly (B) after loosening the mounting bolts (A).

Tightening torque :

10.8 - 11.8 N·m (1.1 - 1.2 kgf·m, 8.0 - 8.7 lb·ft)

4.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

  

Make sure that the tailgate locks/unlocks and opens/closes properly.

Adjust the tailgate alignment.

Make sure the connectors are connected in properly.

Tailgate Latch Components and components location
Component Location 1. Tailgate latch assembly ...

Tailgate Lift Repair procedures
Replacement    Be careful as the tailgate may fall down on people when the lifts are removed. Have a helper hold the ...

Other information:

Kia Niro (DE HEV) Owners Manual: Daytime running light
The Daytime Running Lights (DRL) can make it easier for others to see the front of your vehicle during the day. DRL can be helpful in many different driving conditions, and it is especially helpful after dawn and before sunset. The DRL system will turn the dedicated lamp OFF when: 1. The head ...

Kia Niro (DE HEV) Owners Manual: Weight of the trailer
What is the maximum safe weight of a trailer? It should never weigh more than the maximum trailer weight with trailer brakes. But even that can be too heavy. It depends on how you plan to use your trailer. For example, speed, altitude, road grades, outside temperature and how often your vehic ...

© 2016-2019 www.kniro.net