Question about 1996 Kia Sportage
Where is the fuel filter for a 1996 Kia Sportage 4x4 located.
Its on the left side of the engine under the intake..its a bit of a squeeze but it can be removed without removing other pieces
Posted on Mar 18, 2009
In the fuel line just above the injectors
Posted on Feb 25, 2009
I change my fuel filter an my car still want start it will run as long as i got my foot on the pedal it will stay running but when i take my foot off it will go dead
Posted on Sep 12, 2009
The fuel filter is bolted to the frame rail below right of the battery. It is cylinder shaped and has a fuel line at each end.
Procedure for removing it:
Find the fuel tank access plate under the rear seat. With the engine idling disconnect the fuel pump wiring harness and let the engine stall. This relieves the fuel pressure.
The lines on the fuel filter itself are "quick connect" fittings. Depress the tabs on the fuel line and push TOWARDS the filter. The line should pop off. It's difficult to depress the tabs and you CAN use a pair of pliers but be careful or you'll damage the fitting.
Reverse to install new filter. Reconnect fuel pump, start the engine, and check for leaks.
Posted on Aug 14, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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