Serpentine belt replacement

Tiny
THARK13
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  • 2004 KIA AMANTI
How do I change the serpentine belt on my car? And what tools will I need? Are there any tips you can offer?
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Monday, December 31st, 2012 AT 12:54 PM

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Tiny
KHLOW2008
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Basic handtools.

Belt replacement

Power steering

1. Loosen hinge bolt "A" and flange nut "B". See Fig. 4.
2. Turn adjusting bolt "C" to loosen the belt for removal.
3. Turn adjusting bolt "C" to set belt tension after reinstallation. See Fig. 4 and Fig. 5.
4. Tighten hinge bolt "A" and flange nut "B" to specification.

Alternator and Air Conditioning Compressor

1. Loosen pulley lock nut "A". See Fig. 6.

2. Turn adjustment bolt "B" to loosen belt for removal. See Fig. 6 and Fig. 7.

3. Turn adjustment bolt "B" to set belt tension to specified deflection.

4. Tighten pulley lock nut "A" to specification.

5. Start engine and turn A/C on.

6. Allow vehicle to run until normal operating temperature is reached.

7 Turn engine off, recheck belt deflection after operation and readjust belt tension as necessary.
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Monday, December 31st, 2012 AT 1:37 PM
Tiny
MARC CHRISTOPHER
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This was great. However, I am having trouble getting tools on the nuts to effectively loosen A and B. Do you have any suggestions?
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Friday, August 4th, 2017 AT 8:57 PM
Tiny
KEN
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Hello,

Can you upload a picture of what you are trying to do so I can guide you?

Please get back to us.

Cheers, Ken
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Monday, August 7th, 2017 AT 11:01 AM
Tiny
KILLERBOYFRESH
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  • 2004 KIA AMANTI
Six cylinder front wheel drive automatic.

I m trying to change my water pump and steering belt. I took it off but cannot fit them back on.
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Monday, May 28th, 2018 AT 12:06 PM (Merged)
Tiny
DAVE H
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What is the reason you cannot get them back on?


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/266999_am_1.jpg

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