KIA Niro: Hood Assembly Repair procedures

Replacement

Warning

Be careful not to damage the hood and body.

Warning

  • Work in a group of two when removing and installing the hood.
  • Use a clip remover to remove clips.
  1. Remove the hood assembly (A) after loosening the hood hinge mounting bolts.

Tightening torque : 21.6 - 26.5 N*m (2.2 - 2.7 kgf*m, 15.9 - 19.5 lb*ft)

  1. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Warning

  • Make sure the hood locks/unlocks and opens/closes properly.
  • Adjust the hood alignment.

Hood Insulator Pad Repair procedures

Replacement

Warning

Be careful not to damage the hood and body.

  1. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Warning

Replace any damaged clips.

Hood Weatherstrip Repair procedures

Replacement

  1. Remove the hood weatherstrip (A).

Warning

Be careful not to damage the hood and body.

  1. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Warning

Replace any damaged clips.

Hood Latch Release Handle

  1. Hood Latch Release Handle

Hood Latch Release Handle Repair procedures

Replacement

  1. Using a remover, remove the hood release handle (A).

  1. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Warning

  • Make sure the hood latch cable is connected properly.
  • Make sure the hood locks/unlocks and opens/closes properly.

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