Kia Amanti 2004-06

Timing Belt Front Cover

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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 the power steering pump pulley, idler pulley, tensioner pulley, and crankshaft pulley.

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    Fig. Accessory drive belt routing with component listing

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  9. Remove the upper and lower timing belt covers.

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    Fig. Upper and lower timing belt covers

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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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  3. Use a tensioner gauge to measure the adjustment of the accessory drive belt.
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  5. 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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