Body shop Manual
This Body Shop Manual illustrates body structures and service
procedures for the SORENTO.
This manual illustrates the replacement of major body
panels, plastic parts, body dimensions, sealing
treatment etc., in a systematic manner which is
necessary for effective and lasting body repairs.
You are encouraged to become familiar with this
manual and understand each section in order to
perform proper repair procedures. Keep this manual in
a convenient location so that it is readily available.
All information in this manual including specifications,
data and illustrations is made based on the vehicles
built at the time the manual was printed.
Information regarding the removal/replacement of
components not specifically covered in this manual can be
found in the SORENTO Service Manual. Information
regarding electrical harness routing/connections, etc. can be
found in the SORENTO Electrical Troubleshooting Manual.
The descriptions and specifications contained in this
manual were in effect at the time this manual was
approved for printing. Kia Motors Corporation reserves
the right to discontinue models at any time, or change
specifications or design without notice and without
Kia Motors Corporation
Copyright 2002, Kia Motors Corporation
Printed in Korea, October 2002
Pub. No.: A3EB-EG2OB(English)
REPLACING BODY PANELS
WATERPROOFING AND RUSTPROOFING
BODY MODIFICATION TOOLS
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transmitted in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of Kia Motors Corporation.