Kia Forte: Rear Seat / Rear Seat Back Cover

Kia Forte 2019-2023 (BD) Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Rear Seat / Rear Seat Back Cover

Components and components location
Component Location

1. Rear seat back cover [RH]
2. Rear seat back cover [LH]

Repair procedures
Replacement

(Bench back type)

1.

Remove the rear seat back assembly.

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

2.

Push the lock pins, and remove the rear seat headrest (A).

3.

Pull out the rear seat headrest guides (A) while pinching both sides of the lower part of the guides, and remove them.

4.

After loosening the mounting bolts and screws, remove the rear back armrest (A).

5.

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

[Front]

[Rear]

6.

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).

(6:4 folding type)

[LH]

  

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 rear seat assembly [LH].

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

2.

Push the lock pins, and remove the rear seat headrest (A).

3.

Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the rear seat back covering (A).

4.

Pull out the rear seat headrest guides (A) while pinching both sides of the lower part of the guides, and remove them.

5.

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

6.

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).

[RH]
  

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 rear seat assembly [RH].

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

2.

Remove the rear back armrest.

(Refer to Rear Seat - "Rear Back Armrest")

3.

Push the lock pins, and remove the rear seat headrest (A).

4.

Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the rear seat back covering (A).

5.

Pull out the rear seat headrest guides (A) while pinching both sides of the lower part of the guides, and remove them.

6.

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

7.

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).

Rear Seat Assembly
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