KIA Niro: Front pillar trim

  1. Front pillar trim

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. Using a remover, remove the front pillar trim (A).

  1. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Warning

  • Replace any damaged clips.
  • Once the front pillar trim has been removed, replace the clip (A) with a new one.

Center pillar trim

Center pillar trim

Component Location

  1. Center pillar lower trim
  2. Center pillar upper trim

Replacement

Center pillar lower trim

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. Remove the front door scuff trim.

    (Refer to Interior Trim - "Door Scuff Trim")

  2. Remove the rear door scuff trim.

    (Refer to Interior Trim - "Door Scuff Trim")

  3. Carefully remove the front door body side weatherstrip.
  4. Carefully remove the rear door body side weatherstrip.
  5. Using a remover, remove the center pillar lower trim (A).

  1. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Warning

  • Make sure that the connector is plugged in properly.
  • Replace any damaged clips.

Center pillar upper trim

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. Remove the center pillar lower trim.
  2. Disconnect the seat belt (B) from the EFD system (A).

  1. Remove the center pillar lower trim (A) after loosening the bolt.

  1. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Warning

Make sure that the connector is plugged in properly.

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