Hyundai Sonata: Front Pillar Trim Repair procedures - Interior Trim - Body (Interior and Exterior)Hyundai Sonata: Front Pillar Trim Repair procedures

Replacement
   
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
   
When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver or use a prying trim tool, 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.
1.
Remove the front pillar trim.
(1)
To remove the front pillar trim, the below fastener remover (A) must be used.

(2)
Slightly spread open the front pillar trim and then place the tool on the mounting clip (A) like the picture below.
   
Once the front pillar trim has been removed, replace the clips to new ones.

(3)
Remove the front pillar trim (A).

   
Front Pillar Trim Mounting Method

   
Once the front pillar trim has been removed, replace the clip (A) to new ones.

2.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
   
Replace any damaged clips.
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