how i get door open will not open inside or out on driver side

Asked by Jun 08, 2012 at 12:19 PM about the 2004 Kia Optima EX V6

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Take the inside door panel off, and the window has to be up. There should be two bolts that are holding the outside handle. Follow the metal linkage to the were the door latch is were the door latches on to. Take the screws/bolts out and you might have to replace it.

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this should have been a recall as evryone of them does it , what I have to do . go outside and put key in and flip it back and forth till it releases...Mine is passengers side.. As well as remotes quit working, these cars are a piece of crap.Would never buy another one

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