Kia Optima: Body (Interior and Exterior) / Quarter Fixed Glass

Kia Optima DL3 2019-2020 Service and Repair Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Quarter Fixed Glass

Components and components location
Component Location

1. Quarter fixed glass


Repair procedures
Removal
  

When removing with a flat-tip screwdriver or remover, wrap protective tape around the tools to prevent damage to components.

Put on gloves to prevent hand injuries.

  

Be careful not to damage the trim and panel.

Take care not to damage the paintwork of the body.

1.

Remove the rear door pillar trim.

(Refer to Interior Trim - "Rear Pillar Trim")

2.

Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the C Pillar garnish (A).

3.

Loosen the mounting nuts and remove the quarter fixed glass (A).

Tightening torque :

3.9 - 4.4 N.m (0.4 - 0.45 kgf.m, 2.9 - 3.3 lb-ft)

4.

Cut the quarter fixed glass sealant using a cutter knife.

Installtion
1.

Using a knife, scrape the remaining sealant around the body panel leaving about 2mm-thick sealant (0.0079 in.).marks on the quarter fixed glass and the body.

  

If the paintwork is damaged, apply a repair paint or an antiseptic.

2.

Clean the edges of the body panel and the quarter fixed glass.

3.

Apply a body primer to the edge of the body panel.

  

Be careful not to touch the surface covered with the primer because touching it may lead to water leaks after installing the windshield glass.

Do not apply the body primer to the glass.

Remove any foreign materials from the primer-covered surface.

4.

Install the quarter fixed glass (A).

5.

Refit the quarter fixed glass mounting nuts.

Tightening torque :

3.9 - 4.4 N·m (0.4 - 0.45 kgf·m, 2.9 - 3.3 lb·ft, 34.7 - 39.1 lb·in)

6.

Install the C Pillar garnish (A).

7.

Install the rear door pillar trim.

(Refer to Interior Trim - "Rear Pillar Trim")

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