Kia Sportage 1998-02

Fuel Rail (Supply Manifold) & Injectors


Removal & Installation

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

    Negative battery cable
    Air intake hose assembly
    Breather hoses from the air intake duct
    Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor electrical connector
    Air intake hose bracket
    Accelerator cable
    Vacuum hose from the intake manifold to the vacuum pipe
    Throttle Position (TP) sensor and Idle Air Control (IAC) valve electrical connectors
    Coolant hoses from the throttle body
    Clamp and hoses from the IAC valve
    Brake booster vacuum hose from the dynamic chamber
    Cruise control vacuum hose, if equipped
    Bracket from the dynamic chamber
    Manifold bracket
    heater inlet hose
    Dynamic chamber
    Fuel hose from the pressure regulator
    Fuel injector rail clips
    Fuel rail
    Fuel injector insulators
    Pressure regulator
    Fuel injectors


To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Fuel injectors to the fuel rail
    New insulators
    New injector clips
    Fuel rail
    Clamps and air hose to the fuel rail
    Fuel hose to the pressure regulator
    Dynamic chamber with a new gasket. Torque the bolts to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm)
    IAC valve bracket bottom bolt
    IAC valve and TP sensor electrical connectors
    Heater inlet hose
    Cruise control hose, if equipped
    Vacuum hose to the pressure regulator
    Air hose and clamp to the air rail
    IAC valve vacuum hose
    Manifold bracket bolts
    Coolant hoses to the throttle body
    Vacuum hose to the vacuum pipe
    MAF sensor bracket
    MAF sensor electrical connector
    Accelerator cable
    Breather hoses
    Negative battery cable

  3. Fill the cooling system.
  5. Start the vehicle and check for leaks, repair if necessary.