Kia Amanti 2004-06

Crankshaft Damper (Balancer)

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Engine cover

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    Fig. Removal of engine cover

     

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  5. Using a 16mm wrench, rotate the tensioner arm clockwise (about 14°) and remove the accessory drive belt from the pulleys.
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  7. Remove bolt and washer from crankshaft damper and pulley.
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  9. Remove crankshaft damper and pulley from crankshaft using a suitable puller.

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    Fig. Crankshaft pulley (with damper) and components

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To install:

  1. Press crankshaft pulley and damper onto crankshaft end.
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  3. Torque bolt to specification: 130-137 ft. lbs. (177-186 Nm).
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  5. Install drive accessory belt.
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  7. Using a 16mm wrench, rotate the tensioner arm counterclockwise (about 14°) and check the tension on the accessory drive belt.

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    Fig. Accessory drive belt routing with component listing

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  9. Use a tensioner gauge to measure the adjustment of the accessory drive belt.
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  11. Turn the adjusting bolt (Q) clockwise or counterclockwise until a tension of 22 lb. (98 N) is measured.

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    Fig. Belt tension adjusting bolt

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