Kia Sportage: Rear Door / Rear Door Outside Handle Repair procedures

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2021) Service Manual / Body (Interior and Exterior) / Rear Door / Rear Door Outside Handle Repair procedures

Replacement
  
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
  
Use a plastic panel removal tool to remove interior trim pieces without marring the surface.
Take care not to bend or scratch the trim and panels.
1.
Remove the rear door trim.
(Refer to Rear Door - "Rear Door Trim")
2.
Remove the rear door outside handle cover (A) after loosening the mounting bolt.
Tightening torque :
6.9 - 10.8 N·m (0.7 - 1.1 kgf·m, 5.1 - 8.0 lb·ft)

3.
Remove the rear door outside handle (A) by sliding it rearward.

4.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
  
Be sure to install the outside handle pad (A) between the outside handle and the door panel.

Make sure that the connector is connected properly.
Make sure that the door locks/unlocks and opens/closes properly.
Rear Door Outside Handle Components and components location
Component Location 1. Rear door outside handle ...

Rear Door Latch Components and components location
Component Location 1. Rear door latch ...

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