Kia Sportage 1998-02

Locks & Lock Systems

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Power Door Locks



Removal & Installation
Door Lock Motor
Front
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the inner mirror garnish trim.
  4.  
  5. Remove the inner glass weatherstrip.
  6.  
  7. Remove the one screw at the bottom of the front door trim.
  8.  
  9. Unfasten the front door trim using an appropriate trim removal tool.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect the inside door handle from door lock assembly as follows:
    1. Reach behind the door trim.
    2.  
    3. Disconnect the inside door handle rod from the inside door handle.
    4.  

  12.  
  13. Remove one screw on the inside door handle.
  14.  
  15. Remove the inside door handle.
  16.  
  17. Remove the front door trim by lifting it up and over the door lock knob.
  18.  
  19. Remove two screws on the pull handle bracket.
  20.  
  21. Remove the pull handle bracket.
  22.  
  23. Remove the speaker as follows:
    1. Remove four screws on the door speaker.
    2.  
    3. Unfasten the harness connector from the door frame.
    4.  
    5. Pull out the speaker and disconnect the connectors.
    6.  

  24.  
  25. Carefully peel off the plastic door screen so that it can be reused by pulling it away gradually from the door frame.
  26.  
  27. Disconnect the door lock motor rod from the door lock motor.
  28.  
  29. Remove two mounting nuts on the door lock motor.
  30.  
  31. Pull out the door lock motor from the access hole and disconnect the door lock motor electrical connector.
  32.  

To install:

  1. Connect the door lock motor electrical connector.
  2.  
  3. Position the door lock motor through the access hole and install with the two mounting nuts.
  4.  
  5. Install the plastic door screen as follows:
    1. Fasten the plastic door screen.
    2.  
    3. Pull out the electrical harness connector.
    4.  
    5. Pull out the remote control rod for the inner door handle.
    6.  

  6.  
  7. Install the speaker with four mounting screws.
  8.  
  9. Install the pull handle bracket with two mounting screws.
  10.  
  11. Place the front door trim over the door lock knob.
  12.  
  13. Install the inside door handle.
  14.  
  15. Install the screw on the inside door handle.
  16.  
  17. Connect the inside door handle with the inside door handle rod of the door lock assembly.
  18.  
  19. Press in the front door trim.
  20.  
  21. Install one screw at the bottom of the door trim.
  22.  
  23. Install the inner glass weatherstrip.
  24.  
  25. Install the inner mirror garnish.
  26.  
  27. Connect the negative battery cable.

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    Fig. Remove inner mirror garnish as shown



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    Fig. Front door panel lower retaining screw location



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    Fig. Disconnect the inside door handle rod from the inside door handle as shown



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    Fig. Disconnect the door lock motor rod from the door lock motor as shown - Front door shown

  28.  

Rear
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the inner glass weatherstrip.
  4.  
  5. Unfasten the rear door trim using an appropriate trim removal tool.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect inside door handle from door lock assembly as follows:
    1. Reach behind the door trim.
    2.  
    3. Disconnect the inside door handle rod from the inside door handle.
    4.  

  8.  
  9. Remove one screw on the inside door handle.
  10.  
  11. Remove the inside door handle.
  12.  
  13. Remove the rear door trim by lifting it up and over the door lock knob.
  14.  
  15. Carefully peel off the plastic door screen so that it can be reused by pulling it away gradually from the door frame.
  16.  
  17. Disconnect the door lock motor rod from the door lock motor.
  18.  
  19. Remove two mounting nuts on the door lock motor.
  20.  
  21. Pull out the door lock motor from the access hole and disconnect the door lock motor electrical connector.
  22.  

To install:

  1. Connect the door lock motor electrical connector.
  2.  
  3. Position the door lock motor through the access hole and install with the two mounting nuts.
  4.  
  5. Install the plastic door screen as follows:
    1. Fasten the plastic door screen.
    2.  
    3. Pull out the electrical harness connector.
    4.  
    5. Pull out the remote control rod for the inner door handle.
    6.  

  6.  
  7. Place the rear door trim over the door lock knob.
  8.  
  9. Install the inside door handle.
  10.  
  11. Install one screw on the inside door handle.
  12.  
  13. Connect inside door handle with the inside door handle rod of the door lock assembly.
  14.  
  15. Press in the rear door trim.
  16.  
  17. Install inner glass weatherstrip.
  18.  
  19. Connect the negative battery cable.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the rear door assembly



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    Fig. Rear door trim removal

  20.  

Door Lock Switch
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the inner mirror garnish trim.
  4.  
  5. Remove the inner glass weatherstrip.
  6.  
  7. Remove the one screw at the bottom of the front door trim.
  8.  
  9. Unfasten the front door trim using an appropriate trim removal tool.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect the inside door handle from door lock assembly as follows:
    1. Reach behind the door trim.
    2.  
    3. Disconnect the inside door handle rod from the inside door handle.
    4.  

  12.  
  13. Remove one screw on the inside door handle.
  14.  
  15. Remove the inside door handle.
  16.  
  17. Remove the front door trim by lifting it up and over the door lock knob.
  18.  
  19. Remove two screws on the pull handle bracket.
  20.  
  21. Remove the pull handle bracket.
  22.  
  23. Remove the speaker as follows:
    1. Remove four screws on the door speaker.
    2.  
    3. Unfasten the harness connector from the door frame.
    4.  
    5. Pull out the speaker and disconnect the connectors.
    6.  

  24.  
  25. Carefully peel off the plastic door screen so that it can be reused by pulling it away gradually from the door frame.
  26.  
  27. Disconnect the wire harness and remove the door lock switch.
  28.  

To install:

  1. Connect the wire harness and install the door lock switch.
  2.  
  3. Install the plastic door screen as follows:
    1. Fasten the plastic door screen.
    2.  
    3. Pull out the electrical harness connector.
    4.  
    5. Pull out the remote control rod for the inner door handle.
    6.  

  4.  
  5. Install the speaker with four mounting screws.
  6.  
  7. Install the pull handle bracket with two mounting screws.
  8.  
  9. Place the front door trim over the door lock knob.
  10.  
  11. Install the inside door handle.
  12.  
  13. Install the screw on the inside door handle.
  14.  
  15. Connect the inside door handle with the inside door handle rod of the door lock assembly.
  16.  
  17. Press in the front door trim.
  18.  
  19. Install one screw at the bottom of the door trim.
  20.  
  21. Install the inner glass weatherstrip.
  22.  
  23. Install the inner mirror garnish.
  24.  
  25. Connect the negative battery cable.

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    Fig. Remove inner mirror garnish as shown



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    Fig. Front door panel lower retaining screw location



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    Fig. Disconnect the inside door handle rod from the inside door handle as shown



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    Fig. Disconnect the door lock motor rod from the door lock motor as shown - Front door

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