Kia Forte: Interior Trim / Center Pillar Trim

Kia Forte 2019-2022 (BD) Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Interior Trim / Center Pillar Trim

Components and components location
Component Location

1. Center pillar lower trim
2. Center pillar upper trim

Repair procedures
Replacement

[Center pillar lower trim]

  

Put on gloves to prevent hand injuries.

  

When removing with a flat - tip screwdriver or remover, wrap protective tape around the tools to prevent damage to components.

When removing the interior trim pieces, use a plastic panel removal tool not to damage the surface.

Take care not to bend or scratch the trim and panels.

1.

Carefully remove the front door body side weatherstrip.

2.

Carefully remove the rear door body side weatherstrip.

3.

Remove the front door scuff trim.

(Refer to Interior Trim - "Door Scuff Trim")

4.

Remove the rear door scuff trim.

(Refer to Interior Trim - "Door Scuff Trim")

5.

Remove the seat belt (A) from the EFD system by using the SST (0K888-D4200).

6.

Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the center pillar lower trim (A).

7.

To install, reverse the removal procedure.

  

Replace any damaged clips (or pin - type retainers).

[Center pillar upper trim]

  

Put on gloves to prevent hand injuries.

  

When removing with a flat - tip screwdriver or remover, wrap protective tape around the tools to prevent damage to components.

When removing the interior trim pieces, use a plastic panel removal tool not to damage the surface.

Take care not to bend or scratch the trim and panels.

1.

Remove the center pillar lower trim.

(Refer to Interior Trim - "Center Pillar Trim")

2.

Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the center pillar upper trim (A).

3.

To install, reverse the removal procedure.

  

Replace any damaged clips (or pin - type retainers).

Front Pillar Trim
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Rear Pillar Trim
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