2005 Kia Optima squealing belt

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  • 2005 KIA OPTIMA
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 55,000 MILES
One of my belts is slipping when it is wet, How do I tighten the belts
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Monday, March 9th, 2009 AT 2:22 PM

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Tiny
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BELT ADJUSTMENT
Generator & Coolant Pump
Loosen generator nut "A" and adjuster lock bolt "B". See Fig. 4 .


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/266999_4_12.jpg


Adjust generator to set belt tension to specified deflection.
Tighten generator nut "A" and adjuster lock bolt "B" to specification.Recheck belt deflection after cranking engine over one or more revolutions and readjust as necessary.

Power Steering & A/C Compressor
Loosen tension pulley adjustment bolt "A". See Fig. 5 .


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/266999_5_9.jpg


Turn adjusting bolt "B" to set belt tension to specified deflection.
Tighten tension pulley adjustment bolt "A" to specification.
Recheck belt deflection after cranking engine over one or more revolutions and readjust as necessary.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/266999_AAA2_168.png

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Tuesday, March 10th, 2009 AT 7:42 PM

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