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This guide provides instructions on how to replace the interior door handle on Hyundai vehicles. 

Table of Contents

The pictures and video clips in this guide are from a 2015 Hyundai Elantra. Owners of Hyundai Accent, Santa Fe, Sonata may also find these instructions helpful. 


  • Hyundai interior door handle may break.
  • Cable from the door handle to latch may break. 

What you will need


  1. Remove the door panel. Remove the door panel from the vehicle. One screw is behind the interior door handle. Plastic retainers are installed around the perimeter of the door panel. Unplug all the electrical connectors from the door panel. 

  2. Remove the door handle. Remove the screws from the door handle to remove it. 

  3. Install the door handle. Install a new door handle. Connect the door handle cables.

  4. Install Door Panel. Reinstall the door panel. If any of the plastic retainers broke, replace them.