Kia Forte: Body Side Molding / Rear Spoiler

Kia Forte 2019-2023 (BD) Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Body Side Molding / Rear Spoiler

Components and components location
Component Location

1. Rear spoiler

Repair procedures

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.

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


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


Disconnec the rear stop lamp connector (A)


Remove the rear spoiler plug hole (A).


Loosen the mounting nuts and remove the rear spoiler (A).

Tightening torque :

5.9 - 6.4 N·m (0.6 - 0.65 kgf·m, 4.3 - 4.7 lb·ft)


Remove the rear washer nozzle (A).


To install, reverse removal procedure.


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

Make sure the connector is connected properly.

Body Side Molding

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