kia Shuma Timing Belt Replacement

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Replacement of timing belt for Kia Shuma ii 16 valve 1600cc 2003 model. Step by step.

Lose the power steering lock bolts and nuts accordingly and remove tension from Power Steering (P/S) and/or Air Conditioning (A/C) compressor drive belt.

Loosen generator mounting bolts and adjusting bolt.

Remove generator bolts.

Remove water pump pulley.

Remove upper and lower timing belt covers.

Remove crankshaft pulley and timing belt guide plate.

Turn crankshaft so that timing mark on timing belt pulley is aligned with timing mark on engine.

Check that “I” mark on intake camshaft pulley is aligned with mark on cylinder head cover and “E” mark on exhaust camshaft pulley is aligned with mark on cylinder head cover.

Loosen tensioner pulley lock bolt.

Protect timing belt with a rag.

Remove tensioner pulley.

Remove timing belt. (Mark the direction of timing belt rotation for proper reinstallation).

Replace timing belt if the belt is uneven wear, fraying, peeling, cracking and hardening.

Also Read: 2005 Kia Sedona Water Pump Replacement.

Also Read: 2005 Kia Sorento Timing Belt Replacement.

Pull tensioner pulley to its furthest point and tighten lock bolt.

Check that timing mark on timing belt pulley is aligned with timing mark on engine. (Check that “I” mark on intake camshaft pulley on cylinder head cover and “E” mark on exhaust camshaft pulley on cylinder head cover).

Make sure that there is no looseness in belt between idler pulley and exhaust camshaft pulley or between intake and exhaust camshaft pulleys.

Loosen tensioner pulley lock bolt and allow tensioner spring to apply tension to timing belt.

Tighten tensioner pulley lock bolt to specified torque. (Tightening “normal”).

Install timing belt guide plate and crankshaft pulley.

install generator belt and adjust the tension.

Install P/S and/or A/C drive belt and adjust the tension.

Rotate the engine (from crankshaft bolt). Check that “I” mark on intake camshaft pulley and “E” mark on exhaust camshaft pulley are aligned with marks on cylinder head cover. Then start the engine and allow it to steam at least 40mins.

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