(Covers Model Years 2002 to
In This Article:
Various screws are removed and then the door panel is pried away. Electrical connectors are disconnected to separate the panel from the door.
Skill Level: 2-3 (Basic to Intermediate)
Time Taken: About 15 Minutes
By Jim Wilk, Licensed Auto Body Technician
This is the door
panel for a Kia Sedona, 2005 and later.
The arrows point to the 4 phillips head
screws that hold the door panel to the door
This just popped off with a
bit of prying.
This plastic cover overlaps
the door panel and must be removed for the door
panel to come off.
Using a very
small screwdriver, I pried off the plastic cap
that was in the center of the door handle cover.
Then I removed the Phillips
I pulled the door handle
outward and slid the cover off.
Then I removed this Phillips
screw in the center of the door pull cup.
Down at the bottom I removed a
screw at the other end.
Finally, I used door panel
tool to pry the panel away from the metal door
I pulled the
door panel straight up to separate it from the
Before I could
completely remove the door panel, I had to
disconnect the wires from the power window and
door lock switches.
I also removed
this marker light by rotating it a quarter-turn
and pulling it out.
Then the door
panel was separated from the car.
Once the door
panel was removed, I could peel back the dust
cover (the sheet of plastic) to gain access to
the power window mechanism, the power door
locks, the door handle, etc.
Putty Knife or Door
Panel Removal Tool
Pry Bar or Flat
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Written October 30, 2007