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Kia Sorrento Front Speaker Removal and Replacement
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Kia Sorrento Speaker Removal, Replacement and Install

Kia Sorrento Removing and Replacing Front Door Panel Speaker

Removing, Replacing and Installing Speakers 1.1) Remove plastic screw from front lower edge of door panel.

NOTE - These plastic screws and anchors may be tricky to remove. Apply little forward pressure to screw to remove. You may also find the plastic screw base may spin while attempting to remove. Apply pressure to the base to keep it from spinning.

Kia Sorrento Speaker Removal, Replacement and Install 2.1) Remove plastic screw from anchor.
Removing, Replacing and Installing Speakers 3.1) Remove move plastic screw anchor from door.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Removal, Replacement and Install NOTE - For reinstallation of plastic screw and anchor

4.1) Push anchor into opening on door panel.

Removing, Replacing and Installing Speakers 5.1) Place screw into opening on anchor, push into place.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Removal, Replacement and Install 6.1) Remove screw and anchor from front upper edge of door panel.
Removing, Replacing and Installing Speakers 7.1) Remove screw and anchor rear lower edge of door panel.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Removal, Replacement and Install 8.1) Remove screw and anchor rear upper edge of door panel.
Removing, Replacing and Installing Speakers 9.1) Gently pry small cover from door handle cavity.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Removal, Replacement and Install 10.1) Remove small cover and set to side.
Removing, Replacing and Installing Speakers 11.1) Remove exposed screw from door handle cavity.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Removal, Replacement and Install 12.1) Push door handle frame trim panel toward back of door panel.
Removing, Replacing and Installing Speakers 13.1) Release front edge of door handle frame trim panel away from door.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Removal, Replacement and Install 14.1) Feed door dandle frame trim panel over door open handle to remove and set to side.
Removing, Replacing and Installing Speakers 15.1) Gently lift edge of rubber insert at bottom of hand hold on arm rest.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Removal, Replacement and Install 16.1) Remove rubber insert and set to side.
Removing, Replacing and Installing Speakers 17.1) Remove exposed screw at bottom of hand hold cavity.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Removal, Replacement and Install 18.1) Grasp door panel control panel at hand hold. Pull slightly from door panel and rock back edge up. This will loosen the plastic control panel from sticking to the door panel.
Removing, Replacing and Installing Speakers 19.1) Gently pry back edge of control panel from arm rest releasing clips. All clips release with pressure.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Removal, Replacement and Install 20.1) Lift back edge of control panel up releasing all clips.
Removing, Replacing and Installing Speakers 21.1) Lift control panel from arm rest.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Removal, Replacement and Install 22.1) Release triggers on connectors to disconnect.
Removing, Replacing and Installing Speakers 23.1) Remove control panel and set to side.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Removal, Replacement and Install 24.1) Gently pry top edge of tweeter panel from door releasing clip.
Removing, Replacing and Installing Speakers 25.1) Pull top edge of tweeter panel from door.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Removal, Replacement and Install 26.1) Lift tweeter panel straight up to release from behind door panel.
Removing, Replacing and Installing Speakers 27.1) Release trigger on connector to disconnect.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Removal, Replacement and Install 28.1) Tweeter is mounted to panel, remove tweeter and/or set panel to side.
Removing, Replacing and Installing Speakers 29.1) Grasp front edge of door panel and pull to release clips.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Removal, Replacement and Install 30.1) Work your way around to bottom of door panel releasing clips.
Removing, Replacing and Installing Speakers 31.1) Work your way across bottom of door panel and up back edge releasing all clips.
Removing, Replacing and Installing Speakers 32.1) With door panel loose, there are two ways to attempt the following four steps. ONE, reach into front of control panel cavity and locate wires to rear hatch open switch.

TWO, after removing door panel, pull top edge forward for access to back of panel and connectors.

Kia Sorrento Speaker Removal, Replacement and Install 33.1) Release trigger on connector to disconnect.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Removal, Replacement and Install 34.1) Reach into back of control panel cavity to locate connector for courtesy light on door.
Removing, Replacing and Installing Speakers 35.1) Release trigger on connector to disconnect.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Removal, Replacement and Install 36.1) Grasp door panel and pull lower edge away from door to allow door handle to pass through opening on door panel.
Removing, Replacing and Installing Speakers 37.1) Lift back edge of door panel up out of window jam followed by leading edge of door panel.

NOTE - You can pull back top edge of door panel for access to above two connectors from control panel cavity to disconnect.

37.2) Remove door panel and set to side.

Kia Sorrento Speaker Removal, Replacement and Install 38.1) Check door for any remaining door panel clips.
Removing, Replacing and Installing Speakers 39.1) Pry clips from door to remove.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Removal, Replacement and Install 40.1) Slide clips back into opening on door panel ready for reinstallation.
Removing, Replacing and Installing Speakers 41.1) Remove screws securing speaker to door and remove.

Tech Help Note - for determining aftermarket installation polarity of speaker wires for correct hook up see Speaker Phasing above.

Kia Sorrento Speaker Removal, Replacement and Install NOTE - When reinstalling plastic screws and anchors back onto door panel, there are two sizes. Short anchors and screws to front of door panel. Long anchors and screws to back of door panel.
   
Kia Sorrento Rear Speaker Remove and Replace
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Kia Sorrento Removing and Replacing Rear Door Panel Speaker

Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 1.1) Remove plastic screw from front lower edge of door panel. Remove anchor from door panel.

NOTE - These plastic screws and anchors may be tricky to remove. Apply little forward pressure to screw to remove. You may also find the plastic screw base may spin while attempting to remove. Apply pressure to the base to keep it from spinning.

Kia Sorrento Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install NOTE - For reinstallation of plastic screw and anchor

2.1) Push anchor into opening on door panel.

Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 3.1) Place screw into opening on anchor, push into place.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 4.1) Remove screw and anchor from front upper edge of door panel.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 5.1) Remove screw and anchor rear lower edge of door panel.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 6.1) Remove screw and anchor rear upper edge of door panel.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 7.1) Gently pry small cover from door handle cavity.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 8.1) Remove small cover and set to side.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 9.1) Remove exposed screw from door handle cavity.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 10.1) Push door handle frame trim panel toward back of door panel.
10.2) Release front edge of door handle frame trim panel away from door.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 11.1) Feed door dandle frame trim panel over door open handle to remove and set to side.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 12.1) Gently lift edge of rubber insert at bottom of hand hold on arm rest.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 13.1) Remove rubber insert and set to side.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 14.1) Remove exposed screw at bottom of hand hold cavity.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 15.1) At pry opening at bottom of door pull handle, gently pry insert cover from door handle releasing clips. All clips release with pressure.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 16.1) Work your way up side of insert cover releasing clips.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 17.1) Remove insert cover and set to side.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 18.1) Remove one exposed screw at bottom of door handle cavity.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 19.1) Remove one exposed screw at top of door handle cavity.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 20.1) Grasp door panel control panel at hand hold. Pull slightly from door panel and rock back edge up. This will loosen the plastic control panel from sticking to the door panel.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 21.1) Gently pry back edge of control panel from arm rest releasing clips. All clips release with pressure.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 22.1) Lift back edge of control panel up releasing all clips then front edge. Lift control panel from arm rest.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 23.1) Release trigger on connector to disconnect.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 24.1) Remove control panel and set to side.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 25.1) Gently pry front leading edge of door panel from door releasing clips.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 26.1) Work your way around to bottom of door panel and up back edge releasing clips.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 27.1) Grasp door panel and pull lower edge away from door to allow door handle to pass through opening on door panel.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 28.1) Lift back edge of door panel up out of window jam followed by leading edge of door panel.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 29.1) Pull top edge of door panel back for access to courtesy light connector on door panel.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 30.1) Release trigger on connector to disconnect, set door panel to side.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 31.1) Check door for any remaining door panel clips.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 32.1) Pry clips from door to remove.
Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers 33.1) Slide clips back into opening on door panel ready for reinstallation.
Kia Sorrento Speaker Replacement, Removal and Install 34.1) Remove screws securing speaker to door and remove.

Tech Help Note - for determining aftermarket installation polarity of speaker wires for correct hook up see Speaker Phasing above.

Replacing, Removing and Installing Speakers NOTE - When reinstalling plastic screws and anchors back onto door panel, there are two sizes. Short anchors and screws to front of door panel. Long anchors and screws to back of door panel.
   

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