Kia Niro: Rear Door / Rear Door Window Glass Repair procedures

Kia Niro 2017 (DE HEV) Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Rear Door / Rear Door Window Glass Repair procedures


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.


Remove the rear door trim.

(Refer to Rear Door - "Rear Door Trim")


Remove the rear door belt inside weatherstrip (A).


Remove the rear door belt outside weatherstrip (A).


Remove the rear door delta garnish (A) after loosening the screws.


Loosen the rear door channel mounting bolts & nut.

Tightening torque :

7.8 - 11.8 N.m (0.8 - 1.2 kgf.m, 5.8 - 8.7 lb-ft)


Slightly push the rear door channel in the direction of the arrow as shown below.


Remove the rear door window glass mounting hole plug (A).


Carefully adjust the rear door window glass (A) until the bolts are visible, and then loosen them.


Remove the window glass (B) after loosening the bolt (A).

Tightening torque :

7.8 - 11.8 N·m (0.8 - 1.2 kgf·m, 5.8 - 8.7 lb·ft)


Be careful not to drop the glass and/or scratch the glass surface.


Use the door switch to align the mounting hole/bolt with the hole in the door.

If the window motor cannot be operated, remove the motor and align the hole by hand.


Install in the reverse order of removal.


Roll the glass up and down to see if it moves freely without binding.

Adjust glass position as needed.

Make sure that the door locks and opens properly.

Replace any damaged clips.

Rear Door Window Glass Components and components location
Component Location 1. Rear door window glass ...

Rear Door Module Components and components location
Component Location 1. Rear door module ...

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