2003 Kia Spectra replacing alternator belt

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LYNN TOMLIN
  • 2003 KIA SPECTRA


2003 Kia Spectra 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic

Need to know how to remove the power steering belt in order to replace the alternator belt. Can you help me?

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Wednesday, September 15th, 2010 AT 5:09 PM

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Hey LYNN

I found this diagram for you and instructions,

Loosen pivot bolt (A), bracket nut (C), and locknut (B).
Turn adjusting bolt (D) to release belt tension.
Remove belt.
Install a new drive belt and adjust deflection.

Remove A/C and P/S drive belt, if equipped.
NOTE: Refer to section 11.

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)

Install A/C and P/S drive belt, if equipped, and adjust to specification.

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

Please let me know if you need anything else.

Best, Ken

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Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 AT 8:01 AM
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BENDIAZ23
  • 2002 KIA SPECTRA
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Air Conditioning problem
2002 Kia Spectra 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 120000 miles

How do I change the A/C belt? Where are the main bolts/Screws?

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Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 AT 8:02 AM
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JACOBANDNICKOLAS
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Does your vehicle have a seperate belt for the AC or is it a one belt system?

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Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 AT 8:02 AM
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NATGONZ09
  • 2006 KIA SPECTRA
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Air Conditioning problem
2006 Kia Spectra Front Wheel Drive Automatic

Yes, my question is that I am in the process of changing the belts on my car and I am stuck on how to finish. I already took out the ac belt but I am having difficulty putting the new one back on. So my question is what is the process of placing the new belt back on? Thanks and any answer would be helpful.

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Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 AT 8:02 AM
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Loosen bolt in center of tensioner pully back off adjusting bolt position belt tighten adj. Bolt till belt deflecys 1/2 " tighten pully bolt

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Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 AT 8:02 AM
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SHEFFIELD734
  • 2005 KIA SPECTRA
  • 4 CYL
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
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How do you change the air conditioner belt on a 2005 Kia Spectra?

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Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 AT 8:02 AM
Tiny
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Yes there is a tensioner that will need to be released. Here is a guide that will let you know what you are in for when changing the belt.

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

here is a video

https://youtu.be/Q_Wn9c0Bvh0

Let me know how to goes, we are here to help.

Best, Ken

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Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 AT 8:02 AM
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JIM4DEFENSE
  • 2003 KIA SPECTRA
  • 65,000 MILES
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Replace 2003 kia spectra ac and alternator belts (2 different belts)

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Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 AT 8:02 AM
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Hi:

It's not that bad of a job other than tight spaces. Refer to our homepage under the DIY section and look up belt routing. There will be schematics for your vehicle that will indicate where the tensioners are located and how the belts are to be routed.

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Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 AT 8:02 AM
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MARFAK1
  • 2001 KIA SPECTRA
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Engine Mechanical problem
2001 Kia Spectra 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 62000 miles

How do I change the alternator belt and fly wheel belt. I have loosen the screws which I thought were the tensioners on both and the tension remains the same. Am I missing something; NEED HELP.

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