Kia Sorento: Windshield Glass Removal - Exterior - Body (Interior and Exterior) - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2023 Service ManualKia Sorento: Windshield Glass Removal

Second Generation XM (2011-2023) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2023 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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Front Body C
* These dimensions indicated in this figure are actual-measurement dimensions. [ Unit : mm (inch) ] ...

Smart key unit Removal
Smart Key Unit 1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. Remove the glove box housing (A). (Refer to Body - "Crash pa ...

Vehicle load limit
Tire and loading information label The label located on the driver's door sill gives the original tire size, cold tire pressures recommended  for your vehicle, the number of people tha ...

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