Kia Forte: Front Seat / Front Seat Frame Assembly

Kia Forte 2019-2023 (BD) Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Front Seat / Front Seat Frame Assembly

Components and components location
Component Location

1. Front seat back frame assembly
2. Front seat cushion frame assembly

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 back cover.

(Refer to Front Seat - "Front Seat Back Cover")

2.

Remove the front seat cushion cover.

(Refer to Front Seat - "Front Seat Cushion Cover")

3.

Remove the side airbag (SAB) module.

(Refer to Airbag Module - "Side Airbag (SAB) Module")

4.

Remove the lumbar support assembly.

(Refer to Body Electrical System - "Lumbar Support Unit")

5.

After loosening the mounting bolts, detach the front seat back frame assembly (A) from the front seat cushion frame assembly (B).

Tightening torque :

44.1 - 53.9 N·m (4.5 - 5.5 Kgf·m, 32.5 - 39.8 lb·ft)

6.

To install, reverse the removal procedure.

  

For the seat equipped with side airbag, remove the side airbag from the seat frame assembly.

(Refer to Restraint - "Side Airbag (SAB) Module")

Before service, be fully aware of precautions and service procedure relevant to air bag.

(Refer to Restraint - "Side Airbag (SAB) Module")

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

Rear Seat
Components and components location Components [Rear seat bench type] 1. Rear seat headrest 2. Rear seat headrest guide 3. Rear seat back frame & Pad 4. ...

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