Kia Forte: Rear Bumper Cover Replacement - Rear Bumper - Body (Interior and Exterior) - Kia Forte TD 2014-2019 Service ManualKia Forte: Rear Bumper Cover Replacement

Second generation YD (2014-2019) / Kia Forte TD 2014-2019 Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Rear Bumper / Rear Bumper Cover Replacement

(4Door)
  
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Put on gloves to protect your hands.
  
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When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
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Use a plastic panel removal tool to remove interior trim pieces to protect from marring the surface.
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Take care not to bend or scratch the trim and panels.
1.
Remove the luggage side trim [LH].
(Refer to "Trunk Trim")
2.
Disconnect the rear bumper main connector (A).

3.
Remove the rear combination lamp cover [RH] (A).

4.
Disconnect the connector (A), and then loosen the rear combination lamp mounting nuts.

5.
Remove the rear combination lamp (A).

6.
Loosen the rear bumper upper mounting screw and clip.

7.
Loosen the rear bumper lower mounting clips.

8.
Loosen the mounting bolts.

9.
After loosening the mounting clip and screws, then remove the rear mud guard (A).

10.
After loosening the rear bumper side's mounting screw, then disconnect the side's.

11.
Remove the rear bumper cover (A).

12.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
  
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Make sure the connector is plugged in properly.
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Replace any damaged clips.
(2Door)
  
Х
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
  
Х
When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
Х
Use a plastic panel removal tool to remove interior trim pieces to protect from marring the surface.
Х
Take care not to bend or scratch the trim and panels.
1.
Remove the rear combination lamp cover (A).

2.
Disconnect the connector (A), and then loosen the rear combination lamp mounting nuts.

3.
Remove the rear combination lamp (A).

4.
Loosen the rear bumper upper mounting screw and clip.

5.
Loosen the rear bumper lower mounting clips.

6.
Loosen the mounting bolts.

7.
After loosening the rear bumper side's mounting screws and cilp, then disconnect the side's.
  
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Remove the rear bumper by pulling up the side of the rear bumper and then pull it out.
  
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When you pull out the rear bumper, the side part of the rear bumper could be damaged by the projection.

8.
Remove the rear bumper cover (A).

9.
Disconnect the rear bumper main connector (A).

10.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
  
Х
Make sure the connector is plugged in properly.
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Replace any damaged clips.
(5Door)
  
Х
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
  
Х
When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
Х
Use a plastic panel removal tool to remove interior trim pieces to protect from marring the surface.
Х
Take care not to bend or scratch the trim and panels.
1.
After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the rear combination lamp (A).

2.
Disconnect the rear combination lamp connector (A).

3.
Loosen the rear bumper upper side mounting screw and clip.

4.
Loosen the rear bumper lower side mounting clips.
[LH]

[RH]

5.
Loosen the rear bumper lower side mounting bolts.

6.
After loosening the rear bumper side's mounting screws, then disconnect the side's.
  
Х
Remove the rear bumper by pulling up the side of the rear bumper and then pull it out.
  
Х
When you pull out the rear bumper, the side part of the rear bumper could be damaged by the projection.

7.
Remove the rear bumper cover (A).

8.
Disconnect the rear bumper main connector (A).

9.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
  
Х
Make sure the connector is plugged in properly.
Х
Replace any damaged clips.
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