Mechanics

SQUEALING BELT

2005 Kia Optima

Noises problem
2005 Kia Optima 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 55000 miles

One of my belts is slipping when it is wet, How do I tighten the belts
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Davids88
March 9, 2009.



BELT ADJUSTMENT
Generator & Coolant Pump
Loosen generator nut "A" and adjuster lock bolt "B". See Fig. 4 .


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Adjust generator to set belt tension to specified deflection.
Tighten generator nut "A" and adjuster lock bolt "B" to specification.Recheck belt deflection after cranking engine over one or more revolutions and readjust as necessary.

Power Steering & A/C Compressor
Loosen tension pulley adjustment bolt "A". See Fig. 5 .


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/266999_5_9.jpg


Turn adjusting bolt "B" to set belt tension to specified deflection.
Tighten tension pulley adjustment bolt "A" to specification.
Recheck belt deflection after cranking engine over one or more revolutions and readjust as necessary.


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Dave H
Mar 10, 2009.