Kia Sorento: Fuel Tank Removal - Fuel Delivery System - Engine Control / Fuel System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2021 Service ManualKia Sorento: Fuel Tank Removal

Second Generation XM (2011-2021) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2021 Service Manual / Engine Control / Fuel System / Fuel Delivery System / Fuel Tank Removal

1.
Release the residual pressure in fuel line.
(Refer to the Fuel Delivery System - Repair Procedures - "Release Residual Pressure in Fuel Line")
2.
Remove the rear seat assembly.
(Refer to Body - Rear Seat Assembly")
3.
Remove the fuel pump service cover (A).

4.
Disconnect the fuel pump connector (A) and the fuel tank pressure sensor connector (B).
5.
Disconnect the fuel feed tube quick connector (C).

6.
Remove the rear - LH wheel & tire.
7.
Lift the vehicle and support the fuel tank with a jack.
8.
Remove the center & rear muffler assembly.
(Refer to Engine Mechanical System - Muffler) [4 WD]
9.
Remove the propeller shaft.
(Refer to Driveshaft and axle - Propeller Shaft) [4WD]
10.
Disconnect the fuel filler hose (A) and the ventilation tube quick-connector (B).

11.
Disconnect the ventilation tube quick-connector (A).
12.
Disconnect the vapor tube quick-connector (B).

13.
Remove the fuel tank (B) from the vehicle after removing the fuel tank band (A).

  
When removing the fuel tank, the fuel tank must be tilted because of interfering with coupling.
Release Residual Pressure in Fuel Line
   Whenever the high pressure fuel pump, fuel pipe, delivery pipe, or injector is removed immediately after shutting off th ...

Fuel Tank Installation
1. Install in the reverse order of removal. Fuel tank band installation bolt: 44.1 ~ 58.8 N.m (4.5 ~ 6.0 kgf.m, 32.6 ~ 43.4 lb-ft) ...

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