Kia Cee'd: Tail Gate / Tail Gate Assembly Repair procedures

Kia Cee'd JD Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Tail Gate / Tail Gate Assembly Repair procedures

Replacement
  
Wear gloves to protect hands from injury.
  
When removing and installing the tail gate, an assistant is necessary.
1.
Remove the tail gate upper trim.
(Refer to Tail Gate - "Tail Gate Trim")
2.
Remove the tail gate trim.
(Refer to Tail Gate - "Tail Gate Trim")
3.
Remove the tail gate side trim.
(Refer to Tail Gate - "Tail Gate Trim")
4.
Disconnect the washer nozzle hose (A) and high mounted stop lamp connector (B).

5.
Disconnect the connectors and tail gate wiring harness (B).
6.
After loosening the mounting bolts, then remove the tail gate assembly (A).
Tightening torque :
21.6 ~ 26.5 N.m (2.2 ~ 2.7 kgf.m, 15.9 ~ 19.5 lb-ft)

7.
Using a screwdriver, lift the socket clips (A) up slightly on both ends of the tail gate lifter (B).

8.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
  
Make sure the tail gate locks/unlocks and opens/closes properly.
Adjust the tail gate alignment.
Make sure the connectors are connected in properly.
Replace any damaged clips.
Tail Gate Assembly Components and components location
Component Location   1. Tail gate assembly ...

Tail Gate Trim Components and components location
Component Location   1. Tail gate trim ...

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Kia Cee'd JD Service Manual: Repair procedures
Removal    • Put on gloves to protect your hands.    • Use seat ...

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