Your Kia driver's side door might not unlock because of a damaged linkage between the inside door handle and the latch itself. You might also have a problem with the fuse that controls the electronic locks.
The 2003 Kia drivers side door panel is held in place with two retaining clips and 10 retaining clips. Pry outward on each retaining clip and remove the retaining bolts.
I have a 2002 Sedona - after opening the drivers door turn your side lights back on you can then close and lock your car with the side lights on. Hope this helps.
There should be a lever on the drivers door, myn is 2001 Kia Optima
Under dash drivers side
What could cause a rattling at t he drivers side back tire..
33 psi its on the drivers door frame
Above the brake pedal drivers side
IN the fues box drivers side
SAME AS U DO THE PASSENGER SIDE
Clutch shares fluid reservoir with brake system, open drivers door and pull off small plastic panel at side of dashboard.
should be drivers side under dash.
The fuse panel is located in either the drivers end of the dash behind a panel, or behind the door on the drivers side that opens like an ashtray. There is a diagram on the inside of the panel showing the location of the stereo fuse.
lower left below steering wheel there is a door marked fuses. also under the hood next to left fender (drivers side) (about the center)
underneath the car on the left side drivers side just before the rear wheel.
inside drivers door there is a label that states correct tire pressure.
The 2001 Kia diagnostic socket can be found on the bottom of the drivers side dashboard. The diagnostic socket will be on the left-hand side of the steering column.
If your dome light does not come on when the door is open and you have checked the bulb it is probably the diode. It is located in a bundle of wires near the fuse box in panel under drivers side dash board.
on the 01 spectras the fuse is located in the drivers side kick panel by the floor
This is available from your local Kia dealer or you can also search the internet for many other retailers. Cardone provides a remanufactured one without the regulator.
I have solved the problem thankyou.
snugged tight to the radiator on the drivers side in front of the battery
Under the hood on the drivers side near the passanger compartment
the answer is on this same page before yours