Kia Forte: Rear Bumper / Rear Bumper Assembly

Kia Forte 2019-2021 (BD) Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Rear Bumper / Rear Bumper Assembly

Components and components location
Component Location

[4 Door]

1. Rear bumper assembly


[5 Door]

1. Rear bumper assembly



Repair procedures
Replacement

[4 Door]

  

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 combination lamp cover (A).

2.

Disconnect the mounting nuts and rear combination lamp connector (A).

3.

Remove the rear combination lamp (A).

4.

Loosen the mounting clips and nuts, remove the rear bumper retainer cover (A).

5.

Loosen the mounting bolts.

6.

Disconnect the rear bumper connector (A).

7.

After loosening the pin - type retainers and screws on the side of rear bumper assembly detach the side part of rear bumper assembly.

  

When you pull out the front bumper assembly, the side part of the front bumper assembly could be damaged by the projection.

8.

Loosen the rear bumper upper mounting clips and screws.

9.

To install, reverse the removal procedure.

  

Make sure the connector is plugged in properly.

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

[5 Door]

  

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.

Loosen the mounting screws and remove the rear combination lamp (A).

2.

Press the lock pin and separate the rear combination lamp connector (A).

3.

Loosen the mounting screws and retainer on the side of rear bumper (A), detach the side part of rear bumper.

  

Be careful not to damage the tabs on the side part of front bumper.

4.

Loosen the rear bumper lower mounting clips.

5.

Loosen the rear bumper lower mounting bolts.

[LH]

[RH]

6.

Loosen the mounting clips and screws, remove the rear bumper assembly (A).

7.

Press the lock pin and separate the rear bumper main connector (A).

8.

To install, reverse removal procedure.

  

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

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