Kia Sorento: Hood Replacement - Exterior - Body (Interior and Exterior) - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2021 Service ManualKia Sorento: Hood Replacement

Second Generation XM (2011-2021) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2021 Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Exterior / Hood Replacement

Hood Assembly Replacement
  
When removing and installing the hood, an assistant is necessary.
Take care not to damaged the hood and body.
When removing the clips, use a clip remover.
1.
Using a screwdriver, lift the socket clips (A) up slightly on both ends of the lifter (B).

2.
After loosening the hood hinge (B) mounting bolts, remove the hood assembly (A).

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

3.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
  
Make sure the hood opens properly and locks securely.
Adjust the hood alignment.
Hood Insulator Pad Replacement
  
Take care not to scratch the hood panel.
1.
Using a clip remover, detach the clips, and remove the hood insulator pad (A).

2.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
  
Replace any damaged clips.
Hood Seal Weatherstrip Replacement
1.
Detach the clips, then remove the hood weatherstrip(A).
  
Take care not to scratch the hood seal weatherstrip.

2.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
  
Replace any damaged clips.
Hood Weatherstrip Replacement
1.
Remove the hood weatherstrip (A).
  
Be careful not to scratch the hood weatherstrip.

2.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
Hood Latch Release Handle Replacement
1.
Using a socket (B), remove the hood release handle (A).

2.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
  
Make sure the hood latch release cable is connected properly.
Make sure the opens securely
Hood Latch Replacement
1.
Loosen the hood latch (A) mounting bolts.
2.
Disconnect the hood latch cable (B) and release cable (C).

Tightening torque :
7.8~11.8 N.m (0.8~1.2 kgf.m, 5.8~8.7 lb-ft)

3.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
  
Make sure the hood latch release cable is connected properly.
Make sure the hood locks securely.
Adjust the latch alignment.
Hood Lift Replacement
  
When removing and installing the hood lifter, an assistant is necessary.
When removing the clips, use a clip remover.
1.
Using a screwdriver (A), lift the socket clip (B) up slightly on both ends of the lifter (D), and then remove the lifter from the bracket (C).

2.
Push the socket of the lifter into the bracket for installation.
  
Make sure the hood locks/unlocks and opens/closes properly.
Fender Replacement
   When removing and installing the hood, an assistant is necessary. ...

Hood Adjustment
Adjust Hood 1. After loosening the hinge (A) mounting bolt, adjust the hood (B) by moving it up or down, or right or left. 2. Adjust th ...

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