KIA Niro: Crash Pad Main Lower Panel

  1. Crash pad main lower panel

Replacement

Warning

Put on gloves to protect your hands.

Warning

  • 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. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
  2. Remove the floor console assembly.

    (Refer to Floor Console - "Floor Console Assembly")

  3. Remove the cluster fascia panel.

    (Refer to Crash Pad - "Cluster Fascia Panel")

  4. Remove the glove box housing.

    (Refer to Crash Pad - "Glove Box Housing")

  5. Remove the center fascia lower panel.

    (Refer to Crash Pad - "Center Fascia Panel")

  6. Separate the heater control unit (A) after loosening the screws.

  1. Remove the heater control unit (B) after disconnecting the connector (A).

  1. Remove the crash pad main lower panel (A) after loosening the nut & screws.

  1. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Warning

  • Make sure the connectors are connected properly.
  • Replace any damaged clips.

Crash pad main lower panel

  1. Crash pad main lower panel

Replacement

  1. Remove the front seat.

    (Rear to Front Seat - "Front Seat Assembly")

  2. Remove the front pillar trims on both sides.

    (Refer to Body - "Front Pillar Trim")

  3. Remove the center fascia panel.

    (Refer to Crash Pad - "Crash Pad Center Panel")

  4. Remove the steering wheel.

    (Refer to Steering System - "Steering Wheel")

  5. Remove the instrument cluster.

    (Refer to Body Electrical System - "Instrument Cluster")

  6. Remove the multifunction switch assembly.

    (Refer to Body Electrical System - "Multifunction Switch")

  7. Remove the steering column shroud lower panel.

    (Refer to Crash Pad - "Steering Column Shroud Panel")

  8. Remove the center speaker grille (A) by using a remover.

  1. Separate the center speaker (A) after loosening the screws.

  1. Remove the center speaker (B), after disconnecting the connector (A).

  1. Remove the mid-range speaker grilles (A) on both sides by using a remover.

  1. Separate the mid-range speakers (A) on both sides after loosening the mounting bolts.

  1. Remove the mid-range speakers (B) on both sides after disconnecting the connector (A).

  1. Separate the photo sensor (A) by using a remover.

  1. Loosen the passenger airbag mounting bolts (A).

  1. Separate the main crash pad assembly (A) after loosening the mounting bolts and nuts.

LH

RH

RH

  1. Disconnect the passenger airbag connector (A).

  1. Remove the crash pad assembly after disconnecting the wiring clip (A).

  1. Remove the passenger airbag (A) after loosening the bolts.

  1. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Warning

  • Make sure the crash pad fits onto the guide pins correctly.
  • Before tightening the bolts, make sure the crash pad wire harnesses are not pinched.
  • Make sure the connectors are plugged in properly, and the antenna lead is connected properly.
  • Enter the anti-theft code for the radio, then enter the customer's radio station presets.

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