Kia Troubleshooting Questions? Ask a Mechanic
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The tank has to be dropped partially to access the tank unit. Then you remove that and put a siphon hose in there to drain it. It can't be done from the fill nozzle. You would be much better off to also flush out the tank to get ALL that fuel out of there. You don't want that running through your fuel system.
The car needs to be up in the air and a stand is used to hold the tank in place once it's dropped down from the tank brackets. This is NOT a job you can do in your driveway, if the tank slips on you and drops and sparks, it's all over.
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