Video how to change alternator belt (including removal of power steering belt) on a 1999 Kia Sephia

Tiny
KNOJAM44
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  • 1999 KIA SEPHIA
  • 15,000 MILES
Do I need to take tire off? PLEASE show pictures if you aren't able to show me a video tutorial. THANK YOU!
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Thursday, January 12th, 2012 AT 2:31 AM

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Tiny
KEN
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Hey KNOJAM44,

Here is a guide on how to replace the belts.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/replace-serpentine-belt

Remove A/C and P/S drive belt, if equipped.
Loosen generator mounting bolt and adjusting bolt.
Remove generator belt. Install new generator belt and adjust to specification.
Tighten all bolts to specified torque.
Tightening torque
Mounting bolt:
27-38 lb-ft (37-52 N.m, 3.8-5.3 kg-m)

Adjusting bolt:
14-18 lb-ft (19-26 N.m, 1.9-2.6 kg-m)

Please let me know if you need anything else.

Best, Ken
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Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 AT 11:06 AM
Tiny
VASQUEZ209
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  • 1998 KIA SEPHIA
  • 4 CYL
  • AUTOMATIC
Does anyone know how to replace drivebelts for a 1998 kia sephia? They both fell off so I have no idea the direction of the belts. I do have a kia book and it does give some examples but it doesnt say which way to put them on.
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Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 AT 11:07 AM (Merged)
Tiny
SATURNTECH9
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There you go I posted a diagram of how the belt's run around the pulley's.
Adjustment

1. Loosen the generator mounting bolt and adjusting bolt.
2. Deflect the generator to achieve the specified deflection.
3. Tighten all bolts and recheck the tension.

Replacement

1. Remove the A/C and P/S drive belt, if equipped.
2. Loosen the generator mounting bolt and adjusting bolt.
3. Remove the generator belt.
4. Install the new generator belt and adjust it to specification.
5. Tighten all bolts to the specified torque.

Tightening torque:

Mounting bolt:
27-38 ft-lb (37-52 Nm)
Adjusting bolt:
14-19 ft-lb (19-25 Nm)

6. Install the A/C and P/S drive belt, if equipped, and adjust to specification.
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Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 AT 11:08 AM (Merged)
Tiny
VASQUEZ209
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Thank you so much! This will help tremendously!
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Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 AT 11:08 AM (Merged)
Tiny
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That's what were here for glad it help's.
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Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 AT 11:08 AM (Merged)
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FREDUNO
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  • 2001 KIA SEPHIA
  • 4 CYL
  • 4WD
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  • 57,400 MILES
Air Conditioning problem
2001 Kia Sephia 4 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 57400 miles

i need to locate where my ac belt '' is ; so I can replace it. Thank you
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Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 AT 11:08 AM (Merged)
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DAVE H
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The belt is on the A/C compressor under the hood !
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