Open the driver's door and pry out the side mirror cover on the upper right of the door panel.
Pop the covers of the screw out on the armrest and inner door handle. Use a prying tool or screwdriver to pop them out.
Remove the screws on the armrest and inner door handle using a screwdriver.
Unlock all the tabs holding the door panel, pry out the edge of the door panel.
Pull the door panel up and hold it up.
Disconnect the door cables and electrical connectors on the door panel by pushing the tab and pulling it out of the door panel.
Fully remove the door panel out and set it aside.
To reinstall the door panel, carry the door panel near the door. Then reconnect the cables and electrical connectors to the back of the door panel.
Line up the door panel back to the door and push all the edges to lock the tabs back to the door panel.
Reinstall the screw and covers on the armrest and inner door handle.
How to Remove the Door Panel on a Kia Optima 2016-2020 What you will need
Prying tool or Plastic removal tool
Door panel (Kia Optima)
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