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K. Wiggins
K. Wiggins, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Kia
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Experience:  Asian Import Specialist, AA in automotive Technology, 15+ years in the trade
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Kia spectra 2006 inside driver door cable keeps popping out

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kia spectra 2006 inside driver door cable keeps popping out when i try to open the passenger door
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Kia
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
what part do i need to fix it?
Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 6 months ago.

Hello, is it the white piece circled in the picture below that's broken?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
It must be gecause all i see there is a pinkish plastic flat piecewith a hole in the center not the white piece
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Can i send a pic
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I attached an image i think
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
the pink part by the spring is where the cable keeps popping out so can i get the whie part to fix it
Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 6 months ago.

Thanks, ***** ***** replacement clips for these in a veiety pack Most parts stres carry them I'll post a link below

Click here

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Is there a specfic one to order or do all of them come in the package
Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 6 months ago.

There are several sizes that come in the package. You could also take the handle with you to make sure it has the proper one if needed.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
The website says it doesnt fit my model of car
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Id have to remove it and the cables. But i can try it. Have you fixed one that way before
Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 6 months ago.

Yes, The HELP! kit is generic and not vehicle specific

Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 6 months ago.

At the parts store there will be a section with HELP! branded products, there are a couple of different sized variety packs.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Okay thank you. Do i pop out the broken one and then pop in the other ine or is it more complicated than that
Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 6 months ago.

That's it. Pop in new one, insert the rod and roatate the clip so it locks over the rod. Using the HELP! clip is much cheaper than replacing the whole handle.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Thank you
Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 6 months ago.

You're welcome, it's my pleasure to help.