KIA Niro: Rheostat | Front Fog Lamps Repair procedures

Connector and Terminal Function

Rheostat Repair procedures

Rheostat Repair procedures

Removal

  1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
  2. Remove the crash pad lower panel.

    (Refer to Body - "Crash Pad Lower Panel")

  3. Remove the crash pad plate (LH) (A) after loosening the screws.

  1. Disconnect the crash pad side switch connector (A).

  1. Remove the crash pad side switch (A) after loosening the screws.

Installation

Installation

  1. Install in the reverse order of removal.

Inspection

  1. Check for intensity of new rheostat switch. If the light intensity of the lamps changes smoothly without any flickering when the rheostat is turned, it can be assumed that the rheostat is normal.

Front Fog Lamps Repair procedures

Front Fog Lamps Repair procedures

Removal

Front Fog Lamp

  1. Disconnect the negative battery terminal.
  2. Remove the front bumper assembly.

    (Refer to Body - "Front Bumper Assembly")

  3. Disconnect the connector (A) from the front fog lamp.

  1. Remove the front fog lamp (A) after loosening the mounting screws.

Rear Fog Lamp

Rear Fog Lamp

  1. Disconnect the negative battery terminal.
  2. Remove the rear bumper assembly.

    (Refer to Body - "Rear Bumper Assembly")

  3. Disconnect the connector (A) from the rear fog lamp.

  1. Remove the rear fog lamp (A) after loosening the mounting screws.

Installation

Installation

  1. Install in the revesr order of removal.

Warning

If the fog lamp needs to be adjusted, refer to fog lamp aiming procedure.

(Refer to Fog Lamp - "Adjustment")

Replacement

  1. Remove the engine room under cover.

    (Refer to Engine Mechanical System - "Engine Room Under Cover")

  2. Remove the front fog lamp bulb (A) by turning it in the counterclockwise direction after disconnecting the connector.

Adjustment

Adjustment

Front Fog Lamp Aiming Procedures

Adjust the headlamp aiming by turning the adjustment bolt. If do not have aiming alignment equipment, follow the procedure below.

  1. Inflate the tires to the specified pressure and remove any loads from the vehicle except the driver, spare tire, and tools.
  2. The vehicle should be placed on a flat floor.
  3. Check suspecsion spring for defects.
  4. Check that the surface of the headlamp lens is clean.G602
  5. Draw vertical lines (passing through respective headlamp centers) and a horizontal line (passing through center of headlamps) on the screen.
  6. If headlamp leveling device is equipped, adjust the headlamp leveling device switch with 0 positions.
  7. With the headlamps and battery in normal condition, aim the headlamps so the brightest portion falls on the horizontal and vertical lines.

Front Fog Lamp Aiming Point

Front Fog Lamp Aiming Point

Bulb Type

Bulb Type

  1. Turn the front fog lamp on without the driver aboard.
  2. The cut-off line should be projected in the allowable range (shaded region).

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