Kia Optima: Fuel Tank Repair procedures - Fuel Delivery System - Engine Control/Fuel SystemKia Optima: Fuel Tank Repair procedures

Removal
1.
Release the residual pressure in fuel line (Refer to “Release Residual Pressure in Fuel Line”).
2.
Lift the vehicle.
3.
Remove the front side cover (A) and rear side cover (B).


4.
Disconnect the fuel feed tube hose (A), leveling hose (B) and vapor hose quick-connector C).


5.
Remove rear muffler (Refer to Engine Mechanical System – “Muffler”).
6.
Disconnect the fuel pump & fuel tank pressure sensor extension connector (A).


7.
After supporting the fuel tank with a jack, remove the fuel tank band (A).


8.
Disconnect the fuel feed tube quick-connector (A).


9.
Remove the fuel tank.
Installation
1.
Install in the reverse order of removal.

Fuel tank band installation nut:
39.2 ~ 54.0 N.m (4.0 ~ 5.5 kgf.m, 28.9 ~ 39.8 lb-ft)

Repair procedures
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