Kia

Kia troubleshooting questions? Ask a mechanic

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Kia Sedona seat latch is stuck in closed position
, I…

Customer Question
Kia Sedona seat latch...

Kia Sedona seat latch is stuck in closed position

Mechanic's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

I had removed the seat last month, and when I try to put it back in, the back latch won't catch the bar on the floor of the car because the latch is in the closed position

Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Kia
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Kia Question
Answered in 8 hours by:
1/29/2016
Kia Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician  replied 2 years ago
Ron
Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Kia
Satisfied Customers: 38,284
Experience: 35 years as an automotive tech
Verified

Hello, my name is ***** ***** I am a professional here at Just Answer. I have noticed that your question was not getting a response and thought I would see if you still need help with this.I apologize for the delay and I hope I can still assist you with this here.

In order to be able to try and help you with your latch we need to know what model and year your Kia is. If you can post back with complete details I will look at the diagrams and see if we can determine the cause of the problem you are having.

Ask Your Own Kia Question
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Thanks, ***** ***** a 2007 Kia Sedona LX minivan. I have taken the plastic cover off the back of one of the rear catches on the seat (2nd row bucket set) to get a better look at it, but I still can't figure out how to get the catch back into the unlocked position so that it can latch on to the rear anchor in the minivan. Seems like it should flip around or something, but I haven't been able to figure it out.
Kia Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician  replied 2 years ago

Well it come out of the lock position if you hold the release in the unlock position?

Ask Your Own Kia Question
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
No, it remains in the locked position when I tried that.
Kia Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician  replied 2 years ago

Unfortunately I am not find any information on the latch assembly for the rear seat. I am going to open the post back up for you in hopes another may have the information you need. If the can help you they will respond.

Ask Your Own Kia Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a kia mechanicLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Ron Your Own Question
Ron
Ron
Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Kia
Satisfied Customers: 38,284
38,284 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 35 years as an automotive tech

Ron is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Kiatech

Kiatech

Kia Master Technician

210 satisfied customers

30+ years experience,ASE certified,KIA certified Master Technician,Ford factory trained

George H.

George H.

ASE Certified Technician

667 satisfied customers

Hyundai Certified and 15+ years as an ASE Maser Tech

Chris (aka- Moose)

Chris (aka- Moose)

Technician

495 satisfied customers

16 years of experience

Ron Z.

Ron Z.

- Kia Tech -

479 satisfied customers

18+yrs experience. State Inspector & Kia Diagnostics/Repair

K. Wiggins

K. Wiggins

ASE Certified Technician

433 satisfied customers

ASE Certified Technician, Associates Degree in Automotive Technology, 15+ years in the trade

Dave Nova

Dave Nova

ASE Technician

331 satisfied customers

ASE Master Certification. 25 yrs experience

Mike Kelly

Mike Kelly

Mechanic

250 satisfied customers

17 years experience as an auto mechanic, foreign and domestic. 5 years running my own repair business.

< Previous | Next >

Related Kia Questions
Have a serious accelerator hesitation poblem. 2015 Kia Soul.
Only had the car for about three months. Has 44K miles.… read more
Eric
Eric
Auto Technician
589 satisfied customers
Kia rio 2007, wont start, brakes are stiff, multiple warning
kia rio 2007, wont start, brakes are stiff, multiple warning lights came on and the odometer/ mile tracking display wigged out then just went to showing current mileage? … read more
Eric
Eric
Auto Technician
589 satisfied customers
Is there a known fault for Kia Sportage Platinum with
Hi is there a known fault for Kia Sportage Platinum with reversing lights? Bulbs and fuses are fine … read more
Eric
Eric
Auto Technician
589 satisfied customers
Overheating. Has coolant and not leaking. 2006 spectra5. I
overheating JA: Have you checked the coolant? Have you checked for a leak in the cooling system? Customer: has coolant and not leaking JA: What is the model/year of your Kia? Customer: 2006 spectra5 J… read more
David Craig
David Craig
OWNER/MECHANIC
Associates
5,460 satisfied customers
Idk, I heard a pop sound while driving my truck Friday then
Second opinion] idk, I heard a pop sound while driving my truck Friday then later while driving the truck shout off. then I had it put on a machine and the IAC code came up and that was replaced and t… read more
eric remington
eric remington
FORMER SHOP OWNER/TECHNICIAN/INSPECTOR
associates degree
697 satisfied customers
Actually blows cold for 10-15 minutes then warm air. It is
Actually blows cold for 10-15 minutes then warm air … read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
495 satisfied customers
Starter has to be replaced. Just a click. 2014 Kia forte
starter has to be replaced JA: When you turn the key, do you get a single loud click, or a series of rapid ones? Customer: just a click JA: What is the model/year of your Kia? Customer: 2014 Kia forte… read more
Eric
Eric
Auto Technician
589 satisfied customers
My 2011 KIA Forte has a Error code that reads (P200A) and
My 2011 KIA Forte has a Error code that reads (P200A) and when I try to start it up the emergency lights keep flashing and the horn goes off constantly for about 3 minutes. … read more
Chad Farhat
Chad Farhat
Owner
Associate Degree
5,290 satisfied customers
Can my Kia Sorento be unlocked by someone else with another
Can my Kia Sorento be unlocked by someone else with another Kia remote? Or is each remote truly unique? … read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
14,436 satisfied customers
My brake pedal lost all pressure in a matter of 60 seconds.
My brake pedal lost all pressure in a matter of 60 seconds. I assume master cylinder and or slave cylinder. I realize a ruptured caliper or ruptured brake line could also be at fault. I'm curious what… read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
495 satisfied customers
My dauhjter has a 2005 kia sedona ex 3.5 v6. The van wont
My dauhjter has a 2005 kia sedona ex 3.5 v6. The van wont start. All the normal lights come on but nothing. I checked starter and it was bad. I had the starter rebuilt but still the same. I checked re… read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
495 satisfied customers
Idk, I hard a pop sound while driving my truck Friday then
idk, I hard a pop sound while driving my truck Friday then later while driving the truck shout off. then i had it put on machine and the IAC code came up and that was replace and the truck still doesn… read more
AMEDEE
AMEDEE
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
9,105 satisfied customers
The exhaust solenoid where is it location on a 2010 kia
the exhaust solenoid where is it location on a 2010 kia forte … read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
14,436 satisfied customers
2015 kia sorento manufactured in 2014. Top led lights and
2015 kia sorento manufactured in 2014. Top led lights and back up warning not working with an ESC light on all the time. Code C2130 comes up with scanner … read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
Where is the low pressure cut out switch for my air
Where is the low pressure cut out switch for my air conditioning located on my 2007 Kia rondo … read more
Eric
Eric
Auto Technician
589 satisfied customers
Recently I have had a click or clunking noise in my sterring
Hi Chris, Recently I have had a click or clunking noise in my sterring column. Especially when I hit bumbs. Fluid levles are good and I check all fluids everytime I hit the road. Worried the maybe a g… read more
Expert
Expert
30 satisfied customers
A/C not working. Put in new compressor, and low pressure
A/C not working. Put in new compressor, and low pressure switch. Gages read way high on low side 100 lbs plus. Way low on high side about 75 lbs. Makes no sense.… read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
495 satisfied customers
I have a 2159 engine code. I have replaced both speed
I have a 2159 engine code. I have replaced both speed sensors to no avail. The car drives better but the code is still there. I don't have an ABS module. The wiring is good. … read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
495 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x