Kia Forte: Front Seat / Front Seat Back Cover

Kia Forte 2019-2022 (BD) Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Front Seat / Front Seat Back Cover

Components and components location
Component Location

1. Front seat back cover


Repair procedures
Replacement
  

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.

Use a plastic panel removal tool to remove interior trim pieces without marring the surface.

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

1.

Remove the front seat assembly.

(Refer to Front Seat - "Front Seat Assembly")

2.

Remove the front seat shield outer cover.

(Refer to Front Seat - "Front Seat Shield Outer Cover")

3.

Remove the front seat shield inner cover.

(Refer to Front Seat - "Front Seat Shield Inner Cover")

4.

Push the lock pin, remove the front seat headrest (A).

5.

Remove the front seat back board (A).

(1)

Seperate the upper back cover by pushing the lock pin in the direction of the arrow.

(2)

Remove the front seat back cover by lifting in the direction.

6.

Turn the front seat back cover inside out. Then pull out the headrest guides (A) while pinching both side of the lower part of the guides, and remove them.

7.

Disconnect the seat back heater connector (A).

8.

Disconnect the front air ventilation duct (A).

[Upper]

[Lower]

9.

Remove the protector (A) from the front seat back frame.

10.

Remove the front seat back cover (A) from the front seat back frame.

11.

After removing the velcro tape (A) and hog - ring clips (B) inside the front seat back cover, remove the seat back covering (C).

  

Be careful not to allow the sponge insert wire to separated in its place.

12.

To install, reverse the removal procedure.

  

Make sure that the connectors are connected completely

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

To prevent wrinkles, make sure that the cover (B) is stretched evenly before connecting the hog - ring clips (A).

Replace the hog-ring clips with new ones using special tool (C) (09880 - 4F000).

Front Seat Shield Inner Cover
Components and components location Component Location 1. Front seat shield inner cover Repair procedures Replacement ...

Front Seat Cushion Cover
Components and components location Component Location 1. Front seat cushion cover Repair procedures Replacement ...

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