Kia Sorento: Windshield Glass Removal - Exterior - Body (Interior and Exterior) - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2022 Service ManualKia Sorento: Windshield Glass Removal

Second Generation XM (2011-2022) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2022 Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Exterior / Windshield Glass Removal

Put on gloves to protect your hands.
Use seat covers to avoid damaging any surfaces.
Remove the following parts.
Front pillar trim
Inside rear view mirror
Rain sensor
(Refer to "Rain Sensor" in BE group)
LDWS unit
(Refer to "LDWS Unit" in BE group)
Auto defog sensor
(Refer to "Auto Defog Sensor " in HA group)
Wiper arm
Cowl top cover
Windshield glass deicer connector
(Refer to "Windshield Deicer" in BE group)
Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the windshield moulding (A).

Cut out the sealant using the sealant cutting tool (09861-31100).

Remove the windshield glass (B) carefully using the glass holder (A).

Windshield Glass Components
1. Windshield side moulding 2. Windshield glass ...

Windshield Glass Installtion
1. With a knife, scrape the old adhesive smooth to a thickness of about 2mm (0.08 in.) on the bonding surface around the entire windshield opening flange : ...

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