Kia Amanti 2004-06

Removal & Installation

Print


CAUTION
Observe all applicable safety precautions when working around fuel. Whenever servicing the fuel system, always work in a well ventilated area. Do not allow fuel spray or vapors to come in contact with a spark or open flame. Keep a dry chemical fire extinguisher near the work area. Always keep fuel in a container specifically designed for fuel storage; also, always properly seal fuel containers to avoid the possibility of fire or explosion.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Relieve the fuel system pressure. Gain access to the service cover located in the trunk.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Service cover in trunk compartment



    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Fuel pump connector and hoses

  4.  
  5. Disconnect the fuel pump electrical connector.
  6.  
  7. Start the engine and wait until the fuel in the fuel line is exhausted.
  8.  
  9. After the engine stalls, turn the ignition switch to the OFF position and disconnect the negative (-) terminal from the battery.
    NOTE
    Be sure to reduce the fuel pressure before disconnecting the fuel feed hose, otherwise fuel may spill out.

  10.  
  11. Disconnect the fuel supply and return hoses from the top of the fuel pump assembly.
  12.  
  13. Remove the 6 mounting bolts and remove the fuel pump assembly from the fuel tank.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Fuel pump assembly

  14.  
  15. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  16.  
  17. Remove the main muffler.
  18.  
  19. Remove the fuel tank cover.
  20.  
  21. Remove the fuel filler hose, the fuel hose (connecting the fuel tank with the canister) and the fuel leveling hose.
  22.  
  23. Remove the fuel tank band mounting bolts and remove the fuel tank.
  24.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
  2.  
  3. Tighten fuel tank mounting bolts to 29-40 ft. lbs. (39-54 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Fill the tank with fuel and check for proper fuel pump operation.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Fuel Delivery System

  6.  

 
label.common.footer.alt.autozoneLogo