Mechanics

ALTERNATOR BELT

2002 Kia Spectra

Engine Mechanical problem
2002 Kia Spectra 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 95000 miles

I need to know how to change an alternator belt on a 2002 Kia Spectra. Any advice would be great. Thank you.
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Johnathonh811
April 5, 2009.



REMOVAL:
Remove the A/C and power steering pump belt, if equipped.
Loosen the alternator mounting bolt and adjusting bolt.
Remove the alternator belt.


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INSTALLATION:
Install the alternator belt and adjust, as outlined earlier.
Tighten the bolts, as follows:
Mounting bolt: 27-38 ft. lbs. (37-52 Nm)
Adjusting bolt: 14-18 ft. lbs. (19-26 Nm)
Install the A/C and power steering pump belt, if equipped.
Check the belt tension and adjust as necessary.

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