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How to Replace Mirror Switch on Kia Optima 2016-2020

DIY Cost: $ 10 - 20
Est. Time: 30 mins - 1 hour
Difficulty: Easy

Summary

Step-by-step instructions on how to replace the side mirror control switch on a 2016-2020 Kia Optima.

What you will need

Procedure

  1. Unlock the vehicle and open the driver's door.
  2. Remove the covers on the side mirror, inner door handle and, armest. Use a prying tool or plastic removal tool to pop out the covers.Prying out the side mirror cover.Removing the covers of the door panel.

     

  3. Remove the screws on the inner door handle and armrest and pry out the edges of the door panel. Then carry the door panel and disconnect the electrical connectors on the other side of the door panel.Removing the screws on the door panel.Removing the door panel of the 2016-2020 Kia Optima.

     

  4. On the other side of the door panel, locate the window switch and remove it by unlocking the tabs holding it.Removing the window switch.Removing the window switch.

     

  5. Locate the mirror switch and disconnect the connector on it by pushing the clip and pulling it out.Removing the electrical connector of the mirror switch.

     

  6. Unlock the tabs on the mirror control switch using a flat screwdriver and pull the switch out from the door panel.Removing the mirror switch on the door panel.

     

  7. Line up the new control mirror switch to the door panel and push it in to lock the tabs on it.Installing the new mirror switch on the door panel.

     

  8. Reconnect the electrical connector to the mirror switch and reinstall the window switch back to the door panel.Reconnecting the electrical connector back to the mirror switch.

     

  9. Reconnect the electrical connectors into the door panel and check the new control mirror switch by pushing the buttons of the mirror switch.Reinstalling the door panel back to the door.

     

  10. Reinstall the door panel and the cover's back to the door.Installing the door panel back to the door.Reinstalling the door panel back to the door.

     

How to Replace Mirror Switch on Kia Optima 2016-2020 What you will need Prying tool or plastic removal tool Philips screwdriver Flat screwdriver Side mirror control switch (Kia Optima) Procedure <