KIA Niro: Body (Interior And Exterior) - Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting

Symptom:

Symptom:

Water leaks from panorama sunroof

Suspected Area Remedy

  • Deteriorated roof lid weatherstrip Replace
  • Excessive roof lid-tobody clearance and improperly fitted weatherstrip Adjust

Symptom:

Wind noise around panorama sunroof

Suspected Area Remedy

Loose or deformed deflector, gaps in body work Retighten adjust or replace

Symptom:

Noise heard when opening/closing panorama sunroof

Suspected Area Remedy

  • Foreign particles lodged in guide rail Check drive cable and guide rails for foreign particles
  • Loose guide rails and lid Retighten

Symptom:

Motor runs but sunroof does not move or moves only partially

Suspected Area - Remedy

  • Foreign particles lodged in guide rail Adjust or replace
  • Incorrect engagement of motor pinion with drive cable Adjust or replace
  • Decrease in motor's clutch slipping force Adjust or replace
  • Increased sunroof sliding resistance or interference of sunroof with drive cables, weatherstrip, etc. due tomal adjustment of sunroof Adjust or replace

Symptom:

Noise in motor (clutch slipping noise from motor when sunroof is fully opened or closed) is considered as normal

Suspected Area Remedy

  • Incorrect engagement of motor pinion with drive cable Check pinion installation and Re-tighten motor
  • Worn out or damaged motor pinion bearing Replace motor assembly
  • Worn out or deformed drive cable Replace

Symptom:

Door glass fails to operate up and down

Suspected Area Remedy

  • Incorrect window glass installation Adjust position
  • Damaged or faulty regulator arm or regulator Correct or replace

Symptom:

Door does not open or close completely

Suspected Area Remedy

  • Incorrect door installation Adjust position
  • Defective door check assembly Correct or replace
  • Door hinge requires grease Apply grease

Symptom:

Hood does not open or close completely

Suspected Area Remedy

  • Striker and latch not properly aligned Adjust
  • Incorrectly installed hood Adjust
  • Incorrect hood bumper height Adjust

Symptom:

Water leaks through windshield end rear window

Suspected Area Remedy

  • Defective seal Fill with sealant
  • Defective flange Correct

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