Kia Sorento: PTG Spindle Removal - Power Tailgate Module - Body Electrical System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2019 Service ManualKia Sorento: PTG Spindle Removal

Second Generation XM (2011-2019) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2019 Service Manual / Body Electrical System / Power Tailgate Module / PTG Spindle Removal

1.
Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
2.
Remove the tailgate trim and Luggage side trim.
(Refer to the Body - "Tailgate")
3.
Disconnect the power PTG spindle connector (A).

4.
Using a screwdriver (A), lift up slightly the socket clips (B) of both ends on the lifer (D), and then remove the PTG spindle from the bracket (C).
  
Take care not to be closed the tail gate, when removing the lift.

5.
If it is necessary, remove the nuts and replace the PTG spindle bracket (A).

Tightening torque :
6.9 ~ 10.8N.m (0.7 ~ 1.1kgf.m, 5.1 ~ 8.0 lb-ft)

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