Fuel Filter Replacement Frequency? - Kia Forte Forum May 21, 2014The fuel filter is considered to be a maintenance free but periodic inspection is recommended. Depends on fuel quality. If there are some important safety matters like fuel flow restriction, surging, loss of power, hard start problem etc, replace the fuel filter immediately regardless of maintenance schedule and consult an authorized KIA dealer for details.Sched. maintenance - Kia Forte Forum : Sedan / KoupMay 15, 2017Fuel Filter LocationFeb 28, 2017Kia Forte 2 Engine Discussion [Archive] - Kia Forte Kia Forte Forum : Sedan / Koup / Forte5 Forums - Fuel See more results Kia Forte: Fuel Filter Removal - Fuel Delivery System Kia Forte: Fuel Filter Removal. Second generation YD (2014-2019) / Kia Forte TD 2014-2019 Service Manual / Engine Control / Fuel System / Fuel Delivery System / Fuel Filter Removal. 1. Remove the fuel pump (Refer to “Fuel Pump” in this group). 2.