Kia Sportage 1998-02

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions at the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Fuel pump connector
     
    Fuel hoses from the fuel filter
     
    Fuel filter from the bracket
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Fuel filter in the bracket
     
    Fuel filter. Torque the bolts to 95 ft. lbs. (129 Nm).
     
    Fuel hoses on the filter and make certain that the hoses are seated properly
     
    Fuel pump connector
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Start the engine and check for fuel leaks, repair if necessary.
  4.  


    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Fuel filter underhood mounting location


  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Fuel pump connector
     
    Fuel hoses from the fuel filter
     
    Fuel filter from the bracket
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Fuel filter in the bracket
     
    Fuel filter. Torque the bolts to 95 ft. lbs. (129 Nm).
     
    Fuel hoses on the filter and make certain that the hoses are seated properly
     
    Fuel pump connector
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Start the engine and check for fuel leaks, repair if necessary.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Fuel filter underhood mounting location

  4.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Fuel pump connector
     
    Fuel hoses from the fuel filter
     
    Fuel filter from the bracket
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Fuel filter in the bracket
     
    Fuel filter. Torque the bolts to 95 ft. lbs. (129 Nm)
     
    Fuel hoses on the filter and make certain that the hoses are seated properly
     
    Fuel pump connector
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Start the engine and check for fuel leaks, repair if necessary.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Fuel filter underhood mounting location

  4.  

 
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