Kia Sportage: Fuel Tank: Repair procedures - Fuel Delivery System - Engine Control / Fuel System - Kia Sportage SL Service & Repair ManualKia Sportage: Fuel Tank: Repair procedures

Third generation SL (20102016) / Kia Sportage SL Service & Repair Manual / Engine Control / Fuel System / Fuel Delivery System / Fuel Tank: Repair procedures

Removal
1.
Release the residual pressure in fuel line (Refer to the Fuel Delivery System - Repair Procedures - "Release Residual Pressure in Fuel Line").
2.
Remove the rear seat cushion (Refer to Seat in BD group).
3.
Remove the fuel pump service cover (A).

4.
Disconnect the fuel pump connector (A) and the fuel tank pressure sensor connector (B).
5.
Disconnect the fuel feed tube quick connector (C).

6.
Remove the rear - LH wheel & tire.
7.
Lift the vehicle and support the fuel tank with a jack.
8.
Remove the center muffler assembly (Refer to Intake And Exhaust System in EM group).
9.
Remove the propeller shaft (Refer to Propeller Shaft Assembly in DS group) [4WD].
10.
Disconnect the fuel filler hose (A) and the ventilation hose (B).

11.
Disconnect thd canister close valve connector (A).

12.
Disconnect the vapor tube quick-connector (A).

13.
Remove the under cover (A).

14.
Remove the fuel tank from the vehicle after removing the fuel tank band (A).

   
When removing the fuel tank, the fuel tank must be tilted because of interfering with coupling.
Installation
1.
Installation is reverse of removal.

Fuel tank band installation nut:
39.2 ~ 54.0 N.m (4.0 ~ 5.5 kgf.m, 28.9 ~ 39.8 lb-ft)

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