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Rola Sport Series Roof Rack Installation - 2006 Kia Sedona

Today on our 2006 Kia Sedona we'll be test fitting the Rola Sport Series Roof Rack with RBU Mounting System for Raised Factory Side rails, part number 59899. To being our test fit we'll slide our front crossbar onto the front of our roof. We'll then measure from a fixed point on our raised side rails to get the front crossbar perpendicular to the roof.We'll measure this on the both the passenger and driver's side of the vehicle. Once we've established this position we can turn the black T-handles that tighten down the claws to secure the front crossbar to the raised side rails of our vehicle. We'll then push in the T-bolts and using the key lock them inside of the claw.We'll then place our rear crossbar onto the rear of our roof and measure the crossbar spread. The crossbar spread is the measurement from the center of the front crossbar to the center of the rear crossbar.



Rola Sport Series Roof Rack Review - 2006 Kia Sedona

Today on our 2006 Kia Sedona we'll be test fitting the Rola Sport Series Roof Rack with RBU Mounting System for Raised Factory Side Rails, part number 59898. To begin our test fit we'll place the front crossbar onto the roof of our vehicle. We'll slide the jaws onto the raised side rails and measure from a fixed point on the side rail to make sure that the crossbar is equal from that side point on both sides ensuring the crossbar is perpendicular to the roof of our Sedona.We'll measure this on both the passenger and driver's side of the vehicle. Once we've established this position we can turn the black T-handles to tighten down the jaws to our factory raised side rails. Once we got them all tight we can push them in and use the key to lock them in place.We'll now load our rear crossbar onto the rear of our roof, slide the brackets onto the raised side rails and measure the crossbar spread. The crossbar spread is the measurement from the center of the front crossbar to the center of the rear crossbar.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2006 Kia Sedona

Today, on this 2006 Kia Sedona, we're going to install Part Number 118410 from Tow Ready. This is our T-One Wiring Harness. To start off our install, we're going to open up the back hatch and then we're going to remove the tail lights. There's three screws in each side and then we can go ahead and remove the tail light by pulling it off to the side. We'll hold the tail lights, so we can see the mounting points on the side, but you can see how the tail lights attach to the vehicle. To disconnect the wire harness, there's a small tab on the wire harness that we push down to release it then we can go ahead and pull it apart.



Rain-X Fusion Wiper Blades Installation - 2012 Kia Sedona

Today on our 2012 Kia Sedona, well be installing the Rain-X Fusion Windshield Wiper Blades using part number RX880009 and part number RX880003. Now well begin the installation by removing the old wiper blade here on the driver side. Well simply lift it up away from the windshield; push on the tab here releasing it from the J-Hook where well remove it from the J-Hook on the wiper arm. With it removed, well take our new Rain-X Fusion wiper blade, slide it onto the J-Hook and clip down the clip holding it in place. Well then allow it to lie back down on the windshield, which will complete the installation of the driver side. We can then move over to the passenger side where well repeat the same process using the 18 inch blade.



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2003 Kia Sedona

Today on our 2003 Kia Sedona well be installing the ETBC7 brake controller install kit and our Tekonsha Prodigy P3 brake controller, part number 90195. Well first need to disassemble the interior of the vehicle to gain access to the wiring. Our first step will be removing the rear threshold. To do this well remove the fastener caps. Once we have the fastener caps out of the way we can then go ahead and remove the Phillips screws fastening the rear threshold. Once we have those out of the way well go ahead and set the threshold aside for reinstallation later.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Kia Sedona - Curt

Today, on our 2006 Kia Sedona were going to install part number C13345 from Curt. This is what the hitch looks like when its installed on the vehicle. Next, well give you some measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories such as a ball mount, bicycle rack, or a cargo carrier. From top of receiver opening down to the ground will be 12-1/4 inches, and from center of the hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper is going to be about 5-1/2 inches. Now Ill go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed.First thing we want to do is go ahead and point out the mounting locations from the hitch. Looking at the drivers side frame rail, therere three threaded holes.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Kia Sedona - Hidden Hitch

Today on this 2006 Kia Sedona were going to install part number 70761 from Hidden Hitch. This is what the hitch looks like when its installed on the vehicle. Next well give you some measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories, such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper is going to be about four and a half inches, and from the top of the receiver opening down to the ground will be about 12 inches. Now well go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. The first thing well do, well go ahead and show you where the mounting points are on the frame.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2012 Kia Sedona - Curt

Today on this 2012 Kia Sedona were going to install part number c13345 from Curt. This is what the hitch looks like when its installed on the vehicle. Next well go ahead and give you some measurements that will help out in selecting some accessories such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack, or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground will be 12-1/4 inches and from the hitch pin hole to the edge of the bumper will be 5-1/2 inches. Now well go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. First thing we are going to do is go ahead and lower the exhaust and get it out of the way.



Rain-X Latitude Wiper Blades Installation - 2012 Kia Sedona

Today on this 2012 Kia Sedona were going to do a test fit of part number rx5079281 from Rain-X. This is a latitude windshield wiper blade; this is designed to be all weather replacement blade for use of rain, snow, and sleet. It has a bean style design that gives even pressure across the windshield and the rubber squeegee also has UV inhibitors to help protect it from the sunlight. The first step is go ahead and remove your original windshield wiper blades, well go ahead and push on the small tab here and well slide them off, once its removed you can see we have a J-arm style connection. Now well take our new latitude windshield wiper blade, well line up the arm with the attachment point and well slide it in place. Well go ahead and lower your windshield and see how it contours to the shape.





Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains Review - 2012 Kia Sedona

Today on our 2012 Kid Sedona well be test fitting the Glacier cable snow tire chains, part number PW1038, with tire size P225/70/R16s. Now to begin our test fit well need to lay the chains out on the ground and make sure we get any kinks or knots out of the chains. With that done well identify the correct way to mount the chains to the tire. Youll notice that on the side cable here where the cross chain attaches, in other words tire side. Well make sure that these face the tire when we mount our cable chains. Well now drape them over the tire and make sure that our cross chains are centered with our tire tread.



Thule Apex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Kia Sedona

Today on our 2012 Kia Sedona, we'll be test fitting the Thule Apex 4 Bike Carrier, part number TH9025. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the opening of the hitch, line up our pin holes, and insert the spring loaded pin into the pin hole. We'll then turn the black knob located at the base of the carrier to engage our anti-rattle device. Now, let's go over some clearance measurements to see how the bike carrier and this vehicle will fit together. There is about 11 inches of ground clearance. The closest part of the vehicle to the closest part of the carrier is about 2 inches.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2012 Kia Sedona

Today, on this 2012 Kia Sedona, we're going to install part number 118410 from Tow Ready. First thing we need to do is go ahead and open the tail gate and get access to the tail lights to remove both of them. They'll be three screws in each light, so to remove the tail light you will pry the light away from the vehicle. We'll disconnect the wire harness from the tail light. There will be a small tab that you have to push down and then we can go ahead and release the light from the wire harness. Next, we will go ahead and take the four pole wire and run it down between the bumper cover and the body of the vehicle.



Rain-X Weatherbeater Wiper Blades Installation - 2012 Kia Sedona

Today on this 2012 Kia Sedona were going to do a test fit of part number RX30226 from Rain-X. This is a weather beater windshield wiper. A few things to know about this windshield wiper blade that its designed to be OEM replacement. This also has a frame style design with multiple pressure points that helps give it even pressure across the windshield. It has all natural rubber edge with built in UV inhibitors to help protect the squeegee from damaging effects of the sun. To start off our test fit well go ahead and remove the original windshield wiper blades.



Pro Series Q-Slot Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Kia Sedona

Today on this 2012 Kia Sedona were going to do a test fit of part number PS63134. A few things to know about this bicycle rack is that it will work with inch and a quarter receiver hitches, both Class I and Class II. This will also work with two inch receiver hitches with the included spacer. Thats what well be working with today. Well start off our test fit by installing the bike rack into the hitch, then installing the pin and clip. Then well go ahead and get some clearance measurements.



Thule Hitching Post Pro Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Kia Sedona

Today on this 2012 Kia Sedona were going to do a test fit of part number TH934XTR from Thule. One thing to know about this bicycle rack is that when you use it with a class one receiver hitch remember to carry just two bicycles. Now to start off our test fit well go ahead and put the bicycle rack into the hitch and then well go ahead and tighten down the anti-rattle bolt. Then well go ahead and get some clearance measurements. From the bumper to the security cable loop on the bike rack the minimum clearance is going to be 5 inches. Ground clearance is going to be about 9 inches.



Swagman Titan Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Kia Sedona

Alright, today on a 2012 Kia Sedona were going to do a test fit of part number S63410 from Swagman. This is their titan bicycle rack. A few things to know about this bicycle rack that it will work off an 1-1/4 receiver hitches, both class 1 and class 2 and this will also work with 2 inch receiver hitches with the included spacer and thats what were working with today. Well start off our test fit by installing the bike rack into the hitch and then well tighten down the anti-rattle bolt and put the safety pin on the other side. Then well get some clearance measurements. From the bike rack to the bumper will be about 6 inches as closest point.



SportRack Escape 3 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2012 Kia Sedona

Today on this 2012 Kia Sedona were going to do a test fit of part number A30403 from Sportrack. All right a couple things to know about this bike rack is it will work with an inch and quarter receiver hitches, class two only. This will also work with two inch receiver hitches with the included spacer and thats what well be working with today. Now install for test fit by taking the bicycle rack installing it into the hitch then tighten down the anti-rattle bolt and installing the clip on the other side. Now well go ahead and get some clearance measurements. From the bike rack to the bumper at its closest point will be about two inches.



Hidden Hitch Ball Mount with 6 Inch Drop Review - 2012 Kia Sedona

Today on this 2012 Kia Sedona were going to do a test fit of part number 80240 from Hidden Hitch. To start off well get a reference point. Well measure from the top of the receiver opening down to the ground. This will be 11-3/4 inches. Alright, now well take our ball mount and hold it in place to the hitch pin and well get some measurements. From where the ball mounts on to the ball mount down to ground is going to be about 6 inches.



Draw-Tite Ball Mount Review - 2012 Kia Sedona

Today on this 2012 Kia Sedona were going to do a test fit of part number 2923 from Draw-Tite. Before we begin our test fit were going to get a measurement of our hitch on our vehicle right now. That measurement will be 11 3/4. Now well take our ball mount and well go ahead and install it in the hitch. Well secure it with a hitch pin and well get some clearance measurements. First well measure the ball mount in the rise position.



Curt Tri-Ball Mount Review - 2012 Kia Sedona

Today on this 2012 Kia Sedona were going to do a test fit of part number C45001 from Curt. Were going to start off our test fit by getting a measurement from the top of the receiver tube down to the ground for reference point. Our measurement is going to be 11 inches. Well take our ball mount and go ahead and install it in the hitch and secure it with a hitch pin. Since our ball mount is going to have the same height as the hitch measurement because its straight. Well get a measurement on top of the hitch ball and also ground clearance measurement as well.



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2008 Kia Sedona

Today, on our 2008 Kia Sedona, well be installing the Draw-Tite Brake Controller, part number 5100. Well be connecting with our ETBC-7 install kit. Well also be using the Tow-Ready Universal Mounting Bracket, part number 18136. Our first step will be assembling the 7-pole mounting bracket to the 7-pole connector. Well be using the hardware provided with our install kit. With that completed, we can now go ahead and connect the 7-pole bracket to the tow ready universal mounting bracket.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2010 Kia Sedona

Today on our 2012 Kia Sedona well be installing part #: 118410 from Tow Ready, the T1 vehicle wiring harness. Well start by removing our taillights. We have three fasteners to remove. To remove our taillight wiring harness well push down this tab right here, we can pull it apart. Were going to take our purple wire and put it between the bumper and the body and run it all the way out towards the bottom. Now there are some supports in there that you have to work it around so it may take some practice.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2010 Kia Sedona - Curt

Today in this 2010 Kia Sedona were going to install part number c13345 from Curt. Alright this is what the hitch looks like once installed on the vehicle. Next well give you some measurements that will help you out in selecting some accessories. From the center of the hitch pin opening to the edge of bumper were looking at five and three quarter inches and from the top to the receiver opening down to the ground is 11 inches. No well go ahead on how the hitches installed and the hitches install some frame here, here and here. Let me just thread a holes on the frame but we need some time up to clean.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2012 Kia Sedona - Draw-Tite

Today on this 2012 Kia Sedona we're gonna install part number 75421 from Draw-Tite. Alright! This is what the hitch looks like when it's installed on the vehicle. Next we'll give you some measurements that will help you out in selecting some accessories such as a bike rack or a cargo carrier. From the center of our hitch pin hole to the outside edge of the bumper is going to be 4-1/2 inches and from the top of the receiver opening down to the ground will be 12 inches. Now we'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed. The first step in our install is to go ahead and get the exhaust out of the way so we can see the one, two, three attachment points for the hitch.





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