Fuel Filter Replacement 2002 Kia Rio - Kia Forum Dec 04, 2005Let the car run until it stalls. This way the pressure in the fuel system is removed and you won't get sprayed when you remove the hoses from the filter. The fuel filter is located at the rear on the driver's side. I jacked up the the left rear and put it on a jack stand to make access easier to the filter.Location of Fuel FilterDec 16, 2011Bad fuel filter symptoms - Hope this helps somebody - KiaMay 02, 2010Fuel Filter Replacement - Kia ForumFeb 12, 2006Kia Forum - Fuel Filter Replacement 2002 Kia Rio See more results 2002 Kia Rio Replacement Fuel Filters – CARiD Kia Rio 2002, Fuel Filter by Beck Arnley®. For one hundred years, Beck/Arnley has been providing premium OE quality parts for vehicles. Beginning with motorcycle parts in 1914 and transitioning to import vehicles in the 1950’s, brand..