Kia Optima: Body Side Moldings. Repair procedures - Exterior - Body (Interior and Exterior) - Kia Optima TF 2011-2024 Service ManualKia Optima: Body Side Moldings. Repair procedures

Replacement

Roof Molding Replacement
When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
Take care not to scratch the body surface.
1. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the roof molding (A).

2. Installation is the reverse of removal.
Replace any damaged clips.
Fender Garnish Replacement
When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
Take care not to scratch the body surface.
1. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the fender garnish (A).

2. Installation is the reverse of removal.
Replace any damaged clips.
C Pillar Molding Replacement
When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
Take care not to scratch the body surface.
1. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the C pillar molding (A).

2. Installation is the reverse of removal.
Replace any damaged clips.
Front Wheel Guard And Mud Guard Replacement
When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damaged
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
Take care not to scratch the body surface.
1. Remove the front tire.
2. After loosening the mounting clips and screws, then remove the front wheel guard (A), mud guard (B).

3. Installation is the reverse of removal.
Replace any damaged clips.
Rear Wheel Guard And Mud Guard Replacement
When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damaged
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
Take care not to scratch the body surface.
1. Remove the rear tire.
2. After loosening the mounting clips and nut, then remove the rear wheel guard (A) and mud guard (B)

[RH]

[LH]

[LH]

3. Installation is the reverse of removal.
Replace any damaged clips.
Side Sill Molding Replacement
When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
Take care not to scratch the body surface.
1. Loosen the mounting screws.
2. Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the side sill molding (A).
3. Installation is the reverse of removal.
Replace any damaged clips


Adjustment
Glass Adjustment Check the glass run channel for damage or deterioration, and replace them if necessary. ...

Panoramaroof. Components and Components Location
Components 1. Roof molding [RH] 2. Roof molding [LH] 3. Movable glass 4. Cover [RH] 5. Wind deflector assembly 6. Front cover assembly 7. Panoramaroof frame assembly ...

See also:

Fuel Pressure Test
1. Release the residual pressure in fuel line (Refer to Release Residual Pressure in Fuel Line in this group). ...

Installation
1. Installation is reverse of removal. Accelerator pedal module installation nut: 9.8 ~ 14.7 N.m (1.0 ~ 1.5 kgf.m, 7.2 ~ 10.8 lb-ft) Accelerator pedal module ...

Forward and backward
To move the seat forward or backward: 1. Pull the seat slide adjustment lever up and hold it. 2. Slide the seat to the position you desire. 3. Release the lever and make sure the seat is locked ...

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