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Fuel Tank Leak

(2000 Kia Sportage)
in Woodhaven, NY on April 03, 2010
I have a 2000 Kia Sportage Ex and I was told there was a recall regarding this problem. Now my mechanic says I need a new tank with everything. How much will this cost? Is it covered in the recall? Should I just by a new car? Is it worth repairing at this point?
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on April 03, 2010
First of all, I suggest you immediately take your Kia to a Kia dealer.
I do not think it is necessary to replace the whole tank. I do not know for sure because i have never seen it. If there is a hole in your fuel tank and it is not covered by the recall, then you can buy a patch kit for $10.00. If the leak is because of a broken seal, then you can simply replace the seal. I DO NOT THINK that it is necessary to replace the whole tank.
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