Kia Optima: Crash Pad / Steering Column Shroud Panel

Kia Optima DL3 2019-2021 Service and Repair Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Crash Pad / Steering Column Shroud Panel

Components and components location
Component Location

1. Steering column shroud lower panel
2. Steering column shroud upper panel

Repair procedures
Replacement

[Steering column shroud upper panel]

  

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

Use a plastic panel removal tool to remove interior trim pieces without marring the surface.

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

Put on gloves to prevent hand injuries.

1.

Lower the steering wheel.

2.

Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the crash pad side cover [LH] (A).

3.

Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the steering column shroud upper panel (A).

4.

After loosening the mounting screw, remove the crash pad garnish [LH] (A).

5.

To install, reverse removal procedure.

  

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

[Steering column shroud lower panel]

1.

Remove the crash pad lower panel.

(Refer to Crash Pad - "Crash Pad Lower Panel")

2.

Loosen the mounting screws by turning the steering wheel to the left and right, and remove the steering column shroud lower panel (A).

3.

To install, reverse removal procedure.

  

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

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