How do I change the serpentine belt on 04 Kia.

Tiny
THARK13
  • 2004 KIA AMANTI

How do I change the serpentine belt on 04 kia amanti? And what tools will I need? And is there any tips you can offer?

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Monday, December 31st, 2012 AT 12:54 PM

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Basic handtools.

Belt Rreplacement

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 & 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
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MARC CHRISTOPHER
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This was great, However I'm 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
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2CARPROS 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

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