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I know this is a well known issue, the handle is hanging off, previous owner tried to glue it back on.
I'm trying to get a replacement and it's not going well to the point where ive got through every link for 3 pages of google.
I've found an odd 1 or 2 on ebay but I keep getting messed around.

Has anyone any idea where I can get one?

They seem to want around 200 for a new one. Which is barbaric for some plastic. I just picked up a turbo for half that :|
Any advice would be appreciated, I've put in requests with half the scrappies in wales at this point.
 

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Have a look on ebay for Ceed Breaking
Find a suitable Car and ask for a price on the Handle

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🤣 Believe me I've been trying. Scrappies seem to be the most unreliable people going. Out of the 15 odd i've enquired about I have had 0. I've had refunds with no explanation. I've been told countless times "no trim". My old man has even been looking as well and he was being strung along. Or they want 90+ for a 2nd hand one.
I take it there's no Kia parts specialists lurking around then.
At this rate im tempted to see if I can 3d print one at a makersyard.
Or just wash my hands of kia and go buy a banger in vag group. 😅
 

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Have you tried the Breaker SItes?

Enter what you want and Breakers will contact you with a Price if they have one in Stock


I don't think Kia are any or much worse for Spares Prices than other Manufacturers.
Items like this always seem expensive.
 

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Yeah tried a few of these too. Only had 1 get back to me. I'm not being lazy here guys Ive been putting in the work before coming here. Honestly I've had the car a matter of weeks and I've never had such a bad experience, the rear doors have rotten. I can barely get in the boot. The turbo is shagged. 2 previous owners, elderly at that, and it's the the youngest car I've ever owned. I've never had a car test me quite like this Korean krapper.
 

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How many Miles has it done?
My old 2008 1.6 Diesel is with a Colleague on 210K
Original Turbo and Clutch. Very few problems with it. Turbo had been whistling a bit for the last 70K
A few Owners have had the Turbo replaced 150Kish

Presume the Rear Doors have gone at the top inside? Known problem.
Some Owners have had them replaced under Warranty.

For the Rear Handle, you may have to wait or bite the bullet and pay £90.
Not familiar with how they fail. Definitely not fixable?

They are not the most exciting Car but usually pretty decent.
Did you know about the problems when you bought it?
 
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