Kia Sportage 1998-02

Fuel Pump

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Removal & Installation



  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. Release the catch for the back seat and tilt the seat out of the way.
  6.  
  7. Move the carpet behind the seat that covers the fuel pump access panel.
  8.  
  9. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Fuel pump electrical connectors
     
    Bolt securing the ground wire
     
    Fuel pump access panel
     
    Hose clamps connecting the fuel hoses to the fuel pump
     
    Hoses from the fuel pump
     
    Screws securing the fuel pump to the fuel tank
     
    Gradually lift the fuel pump from the tank
     
    Plastic retaining bracket from the fuel pump assembly
     
    Fuel hose from the fuel pump
     
    Fuel tank pressure sensor
     

  10.  
  11. Wrap the fuel pump assembly in a rag before removing the assembly from the vehicle.
  12.  
  13. Cover or seal the fuel tank until installing the fuel pump assembly.
  14.  


    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Removing the fuel pump through the access panel


To install:



Click image to see an enlarged view

Fig. Exploded view of the fuel pump assembly


NOTE
The fuel pump is part of the assembly and is replaced as a complete unit.

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Plastic mounting bracket to the fuel pump and secure the bracket to the pump with 4 screws
     
    Fuel hose to the pump and secure with a new clamp
     
    Fuel pump into the access port on top of the fuel tank
     
    Twist the fuel pump as necessary to properly position it in the fuel tank
     
    8 screws around the top surface of the fuel pump
     
    Fuel hoses to the pump and secure with clamps
     
    Fuel tank pressure sensor
     
    Fuel pressure sensor electrical connector
     
    Ground wire and fuel pump electrical connector
     
    2 halves of the fuel pump electrical connector
     
    Access plate and reposition the carpet at seat
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

  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. Release the catch for the back seat and tilt the seat out of the way.
  6.  
  7. Move the carpet behind the seat that covers the fuel pump access panel.
  8.  
  9. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Fuel pump electrical connectors
     
    Bolt securing the ground wire
     
    Fuel pump access panel
     
    Hose clamps connecting the fuel hoses to the fuel pump
     
    Hoses from the fuel pump
     
    Screws securing the fuel pump to the fuel tank
     
    Gradually lift the fuel pump from the tank
     
    Plastic retaining bracket from the fuel pump assembly
     
    Fuel hose from the fuel pump
     
    Fuel tank pressure sensor
     

  10.  
  11. Wrap the fuel pump assembly in a rag before removing the assembly from the vehicle.
  12.  
  13. Cover or seal the fuel tank until installing the fuel pump assembly.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Removing the fuel pump through the access panel

  14.  

To install:

Click image to see an enlarged view

Fig. Exploded view of the fuel pump assembly


NOTE
The fuel pump is part of the assembly and is replaced as a complete unit.

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Plastic mounting bracket to the fuel pump and secure the bracket to the pump with 4 screws
     
    Fuel hose to the pump and secure with a new clamp
     
    Fuel pump into the access port on top of the fuel tank
     
    Twist the fuel pump as necessary to properly position it in the fuel tank
     
    8 screws around the top surface of the fuel pump
     
    Fuel hoses to the pump and secure with clamps
     
    Fuel tank pressure sensor
     
    Fuel pressure sensor electrical connector
     
    Ground wire and fuel pump electrical connector
     
    2 halves of the fuel pump electrical connector
     
    Access plate and reposition the carpet at seat
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure.
  4.  
  5. Release the catch for the back seat and tilt the seat out of the way.
  6.  
  7. Move the carpet behind the seat that covers the fuel pump access panel.
  8.  
  9. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Fuel pump electrical connectors
     
    Bolt securing the ground wire
     
    Fuel pump access panel
     
    Hose clamps connecting the fuel hoses to the fuel pump
     
    Hoses from the fuel pump
     
    Screws securing the fuel pump to the fuel tank
     
    Gradually lift the fuel pump from the tank
     
    Plastic retaining bracket from the fuel pump assembly
     
    Fuel hose from the fuel pump
     
    Fuel tank pressure sensor
     

  10.  
  11. Wrap the fuel pump assembly in a rag before removing the assembly from the vehicle.
  12.  
  13. Cover or seal the fuel tank until installing the fuel pump assembly.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Removing the fuel pump through the access panel

  14.  

To install:

Click image to see an enlarged view

Fig. Exploded view of the fuel pump assembly


NOTE
The fuel pump is part of the assembly and is replaced as a complete unit.

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Plastic mounting bracket to the fuel pump and secure the bracket to the pump with 4 screws
     
    Fuel hose to the pump and secure with a new clamp
     
    Fuel pump into the access port on top of the fuel tank
     
    Twist the fuel pump as necessary to properly position it in the fuel tank
     
    8 screws around the top surface of the fuel pump
     
    Fuel hoses to the pump and secure with clamps
     
    Fuel tank pressure sensor
     
    Fuel pressure sensor electrical connector
     
    Ground wire and fuel pump electrical connector
     
    2 halves of the fuel pump electrical connector
     
    Access plate and reposition the carpet at seat
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

 
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