Kia Optima Hybrid: Exterior / Body Side Moulding Repair procedures

Replacement
Roof Moulding Replacement
   
When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
Take care not to scratch the body surface.
1.
Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the roof moulding (A).

2.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
   
Replace any damaged clips.
Fender Garnish Replacement
   
When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
Take care not to scratch the body surface.
1.
Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the fender garnish (A).

2.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
   
Replace any damaged clips.
C Pillar Moulding Replacement
   
When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
Take care not to scratch the body surface.
1.
Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the C pillar moulding (A).

2.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
   
Replace any damaged clips.
Front Wheel Guard And Mud Guard Replacement
   
When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damaged
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
Take care not to scratch the body surface.
1.
Remove the front tire.
2.
After loosening the mounting clips and screws, then remove the front wheel guard (A), mud guard (B).

3.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
   
Replace any damaged clips.
Rear Wheel Guard And Mud Guard Replacement
   
When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damaged
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
Take care not to scratch the body surface.
1.
Remove the rear tire.
2.
After loosening the mounting clips and nut, then remove the rear wheel guard (A) and mud guard (B)
[RH]

[LH]

3.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
   
Replace any damaged clips.
Side Sill Moulding Replacement
   
When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
Take care not to scratch the body surface.
1.
Loosen the mounting screws.
2.
Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the side sill moulding (A).
3.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
   
Replace any damaged clips

Rear Door Repair procedures

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Panoramaroof Components and Components Location

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