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My kia spectra won't open from the inside drivers side door

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You are going to have to remove the panel on the inside of the door and look for a linkage that has become disconnected. Likely the plastic linkage end connection has broken and the link fell out of the hole.

Posted on Apr 12, 2014

Testimonial: "yeah i did remove the panel door but i couldn't get to that area cause the window was in the way?"

  • Ron Seidl Apr 13, 2014

    You will need to roll up the window and try to reach through the openings.

  • Troy Covey
    Troy Covey May 02, 2014

    i did roll up the window but i need a step by step what to do next since i never worked on a spectra 5?

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This is probably a broken spring on the door latch. Remove the driver's door inner panel, put the window fully up look at the lock mechanism and linkages and with the lock unlocked maneuver the lock linkages to open the door.

However you need to clarify if you mean open the door or unlock the door. It sounds like you mean unlock the door. First I think you probably need a new key. When the door is locked and you are inside the car. Pull on the inside door handle. That is supposed to unlock all the doors. the second time you pull on the handle it should open the door. If you can't get anything to work by pressing down on the knob in the door you probably need a new lock acatuator. You can't swap left to right. it doesn't work that way. the lock actuator is a rectangular black box that clips onto the top of the lock. Try disconnecting the wires to it and see if that helps.

If you can't open the door by using either handle or key, the actuator and likely the lock mechanism will need replacing because it is the lock mechanism that hooks into the door handle.Furthermore, if you can't open the door with the key, then the door handle components or just the tumbler is likely not lubricated enough. You may also need a new tumbler for the door handle. This doesn't need to be drilled out. Its actually pretty easy to swap tumblers once you get the handle out of the car.


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