Fuel filter location?

Tiny
SARAB1992
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  • 2010 KIA RIO
  • 1.6L
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
Hi, my car is stop working be cause a fuel pump quit working. I changed a fuel pump to another one. I tested a fuel pump it is working good. But now my car is working but after 1 or 2 minute is going of again. I don't know why and don't know where is a gasoline filter? Every one tell me my car does not have a gasoline filter. This is right?
or if it does where is it located?
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Monday, June 8th, 2015 AT 3:28 AM

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Tiny
JACOBANDNICKOLAS
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Hi,

It has a fuel filter that is in the fuel tank. Here are the directions for replacement. You will need to remove the fuel pump. The attached pics correlate with the directions.

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2010 Kia Rio L4-1.6L
Removal and Replacement
Vehicle Powertrain Management Fuel Delivery and Air Induction Fuel Filter Service and Repair Removal and Replacement
REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT
REMOVAL (INCLUDING FUEL FILTER AND FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR)

1. Preparation
(1)Remove the rear seat cushion /
(2)Remove the service cover (A).

Pic 1

(3)Disconnect the fuel pump connector (A).

Pic 2

(4)Start the engine and wait until fuel in fuel line is exhausted.
(5)After engine stalls, turn the ignition switch to OFF position.
2. Disconnect the fuel feed line (A) and canister hoses (B).

Pic 3

3. Unscrew the fuel pump mounting bolts (C) and remove the fuel pump assembly.

Pic 4

INSTALLATION

Install the Fuel Pump according to the reverse order of REMOVAL procedure.

Tightening Torques
Fuel pump installation bolts/nuts: 2.0 - 2.9Nm (0.2 - 0.3kg-m, 1.4 - 2.2lb-ft)

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I hope this helps. Let me know if you have other questions.

Take care,
Joe
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