2005 kia altima

Asked by Mar 18, 2017 at 10:27 PM about the 2005 Kia Amanti STD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Left rear door will not open from the inside or outside and
is stuck in the closed position. Cannot remove door panel
door is closed . Any suggestions .

3 Answers

73,055

Its not fun, but with the other door open, you'll have to remove the rear seat and get the door panel off to get at the latch. Your door handles must be broken. Did you try unlocking the door by hand?

I was going to go to the junkyard and see if they have this year and model get the door panel with a couple other things and if I do find the door panel I will perform surgery just to get at the mechanism and then replace then remove the rest of the panel and replace the door panel. Are you sure I'll be able to get the panel off with the seats removed?

73,055

Yes, you have to. You may find once you get the door panel off that a linkage rod just came off from the latch or door handle, and just need a new clip to hold it in place. You will not know until the door panel is off what the problem is. Try one more time operating the door lock, and try pulling on the handle from inside the car, and outside and try putting your body weight slamming on the inside of the door. Pull harder on the handle, not so hard that the door handle will break. Sometimes the linkage gets stretched inside the door. Maybe you'll get lucky...I hope so.

Your Answer

Amanti

Looking for a Used Amanti in your area?

CarGurus has 5 nationwide Amanti listings starting at $2,190.

Postal Code:

Kia Amanti Experts

  • #1
    littlehorn
    Reputation
    330
  • #2
    BoholMark
    Reputation
    180
  • #3
    Christopher Taza
    Reputation
    120
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Kia Optima
41 Great Deals out of 751 listings starting at $6,495
Used Honda Accord
73 Great Deals out of 1,119 listings starting at $748
Used Kia Sorento
157 Great Deals out of 2,184 listings starting at $1,200
Used Kia Sportage
81 Great Deals out of 1,280 listings starting at $1,950
Used Kia Sedona
7 Great Deals out of 476 listings starting at $3,995
Used Kia Rio
50 Great Deals out of 695 listings starting at $990
Used Hyundai Sonata
42 Great Deals out of 1,290 listings starting at $1,781
Used Toyota Camry
42 Great Deals out of 1,590 listings starting at $1,700

Used Cars For Sale

2008 Kia Amanti For Sale
3 listings starting at $2,190

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.