Kia Sedona: Cowl Cross Bar Assembly Repair procedures - Crash Pad - Body (Interior and Exterior) - Kia Sedona YP Service ManualKia Sedona: Cowl Cross Bar Assembly Repair procedures

Third generation YP (2014-2023) / Kia Sedona YP Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Crash Pad / Cowl Cross Bar Assembly Repair procedures

Put on gloves to protect your hands.
When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
Use a plastic panel removal tool to remove interior trim pieces to protect from marring the surface.
Take care not to bend or scratch the trim and panels.
Remove the cowl top cover.
(Refer to "Cowl Top Cover")
Remove the both front seats.
(Refer to Front Seat - "Front Seat Assembly ")
Remove the main crash pad assembly.
(Refer to Crash Pad - "Main Crash Pad Assembly")
Disconnect the steering column connectors.
(Refer to Steering System - "Steering Column and Shaft")
Down the steering column after loosening the mounting bolts.
(Refer to Steering System - "Steering Column and Shaft")
Disconnect the passenger compartment junction box connectors (A).

Disconnect the multi box connectors (A).


Disconnect the airbag control module (SRSCM) connector (A).

Disconnect the wiring mounted fastener.

Disconnect the connector (A) and the mounting clips (B) in the front pillar.


Disconnect the smart key antenna connector (A).

Loosen the nut and remove the antenna (A).

Loosen the screw and remove the air duct (A).

Disconnect the heater and blower unit connector.
Disconnect the cluster Ionizer (A), FET (B), evaporator temperature sensor (C), and mode adjust actuator (D).

Disconnect the auto defogging actuator connector (A), intake actuator connector (B), and the wiring mounted fastener.

Disconnect the photo sensor wiring fastener (A).

Disconnect the mode control actuator (A), temperature control actuator (B) and then remove the wiring fastener.

Loosen the bolt and separate the smart key unit (A).

After loosening the mounting bolts and nuts, remove the cowl cross bar assembly (A).


Loosen the nuts and remove the cowl cross bar assembly (B) from air conditioning unit (A).

Install in the reverse order of removal.
Make sure that the crash pad fits onto the guide pins correctly.
Before tightening the bolts, make sure that the crash pad wire harnesses are not pinched.
Make sure that the connectors are plugged in properly, and the antenna lead is connected properly.
Enter the anti-theft code for the radio, and then enter the customer`s radio station presets.
Cowl Cross Bar Assembly Components and Components Location
Component Location 1. Cowl cross bar assembly ...

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