Kia Optima: Removal - Fuel Tank. Repair procedures - Fuel Delivery System - Engine Control/Fuel System - Kia Optima TF 2011-2021 Service ManualKia Optima: Removal

1. Release the residual pressure in fuel line (Refer to Release Residual Pressure in Fuel Line in this group).
2. Remove the fuel pump service cover (A) in the trunk.

3. Disconnect the fuel pump connector (A) and the fuel tank pressure sensor connector (B).
4. Disconnect the fuel feed tube quick connector (C).

5. Lift the vehicle and support the fuel tank with a jack.
6. Remove the center muffler assembly (Refer to Intake And Exhaust System in EM group).
7. Disconnect the fuel filler hose (A).

8. Disconnect the vapor hose quick-connector (A).

9. Remove the parking brake line (A).

10. Remove the fuel tank band installation nuts (A).

11. Remove the fuel tank after removing the fuel tank band (A) as below.


Fuel Tank. Repair procedures
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Installation
1. Installation is reverse 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) ...

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Chart 2
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General Safety Information and Caution
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