The lever is a secondary release mechanism that almost never gets used. Once pulled, it probably bound up in the release position. So first question -- has the white lever returned to the 'home' position where it points straight (let's call it perpendicular to the right/left sides of the car? If not, it's definitely still bound in the release position.
You should be able to manually rotate the latch mechanism by gently pressing a screwdriver on the right side of the latch, and using your fingers to finish the rotation of the latch. It should REMAIN in the latched position afterward. If not, the interior release lever should still be in the 'release' position as well.
Just thought I would give you all an update on a job I did a couple weeks ago. I replaced the transfer case/rear diff oil. I believe the owners' manual says you can go 120 000 km before replacing this oil, but based on what I saw, I would not recommend that. I changed it at 75 000...
Hello -- on our 2016 Sorrento SX, I recently had the CEL (check engine light) come on, so I got out my ODB2 reader and scanned the codes.
I replaced the O2 sensor which was indicated as bad, cleared the codes, but it threw the same code immediately.
About the same time, the hatch actuator...
I've had my 2019 EX AWD V6 for three weeks or so and I'm still adjusting. I have prepared to get out of the car four times and realized it was still running when the radio didn't turn off when I opened the door. This is my 3rd. car in a row with push button start and the 2nd of them where the...
Just bought it a month ago
Very clean and looks well maintained
A week after owning it it would randomly no start and starter stays engaged til you hit the button again.
Battery is good
Researched and found a recall from previous years on the brake switch.
Got a new Kia switch and...