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D/S DOOR WILL NOT OPEN, DOOR IS NOT LOCKED - 2005 Kia Optima

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I had this same problem and we had to put key into lock turn to right and pull on door hard several times. It came open. then had to take the door apart and lock was in a bind

Posted on Jun 27, 2009

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I had the same problem..... had to turn the key and pull on door handle 2 - 4 times..... good news it was covered under my warranty from the dealer!

Posted on Aug 14, 2009

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This is done using the RENAULT Card; see the "RENAULT Card" information in Section 1.
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- vehicle located in a high electromagnetic radiation zone.
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