Mechanics

CHANGING A BELT

2003 Kia Spectra

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2003 Kia Spectra 6 cyl Wheel Drive Type unknown Automatic 100000 miles

Trying to change alternator and a belt. Unable to
shift gear to neutral to take off belt.
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Wyonatw
December 28, 2007.




REMOVAL
Remove negative battery cable.
Open B terminal cover cap.
Remove B terminal nut.
Remove B terminal lead.
Disconnect generator L and S terminal connectors.
Loosen pivot bolt and tensioner mounting bolt. Do not remove.
Relieve tension on drive belt by rotating adjustment bolt.
Remove drive belt from generator pulley.
Remove tensioner mounting bolt and belt tensioner.
Remove generator pivot bolt.
Loosen bolt at base of adjusting bracket and rotate the bracket up.
Lift generator from engine compartment.

Dave H
Apr 11, 2009.


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