Kia Sportage 2005-06

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Remove the rear seat cushion frame hinge bolts, and then lift the cushion.
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  7. Remove the service cover under the carpet.
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  9. Disconnect the fuel sender wiring connector.
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  11. Disconnect the suction hose.
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  13. Remove the fuel sender plate mounting bolts.
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  15. Remove the fuel sender assembly.
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  17. Cover or seal the fuel tank until installing the fuel pump assembly.
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To install:

  1. Inspect the fuel sender seal for cracks or other signs of damage and replace if necessary.
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  3. Remove the temporary covering or seal that was used to protect the tank.
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  5. Install the fuel sender into the fuel tank and secure with the mounting bolts.
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  7. Connect the suction hose.
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  9. Connect the fuel sender electrical connector.
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  11. Install the service cover and rear seat cushion.
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  13. Connect the negative battery cable.

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    Fig. Fuel pump and fuel gauge sender identification



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    Fig. Fuel gauge sender connection points

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