TIMING BELT FOR KIA SEPHIA 2001

  • Tiny
  • Jack Halbleib
  • 2001 Kia Sephia
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • manual
  • 86,400 miles

2001 Kia Sephia std engine (4cy, DOHC). Is this an "interference" engine and how often should the timing belt be replaced?

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Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 AT 8:37 PM

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MANUFACTURER'S SUGGESTED SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE

On California models, the manufacturer recommends inspecting the belt at 60,000 miles, 90,000 miles, and replacing belt at 105,000 miles.

For all other models, the manufacturer recommends the belt be replaced every 60,000 miles.

This application is an interference engine.

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