Kia Sportage: Drive Belt System / Drive Belt Repair procedures

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2020) Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Drive Belt System / Drive Belt Repair procedures

Removal
1.
Remove the RH front wheel.
(Refer to Suspension System - "Wheel")
2.
Remove the engine room under cover.
(Refer to Engine and Transaxle Assembly - "Engine Room Under Cover")
3.
For release the tension, turn the drive belt tensioner (A) counterclockwise then remove the drive belt (B).

4.
Remove the water pump belt.
(1)
Insert the SST (09252-C1000) between the water pump pulley and the water pump belt.
(2)
Remove the water pump belt (A) by turning the damper pulley clockwise.

Inspection
1.
Visually check the belt for excessive wear, frayed cords etc.
If any defect has been found, replace the drive belt.
  
Cracks on the rib side of a belt are considered acceptable. If the belt has chunks missing from the ribs, it should be replaced.

Installation
1.
Install the water pump belt.
(1)
Insert the SST (09252-C1000) between the water pump pulley and the water pump belt
(2)
Install the water pump belt (A) by turning the damper pulley clockwise.

  
Install the water pump belt while being careful not to damage the water pump belt caused by water pump pulley mounting bolt.
2.
For release the tension, turn the drive belt tensioner (A) counterclockwise then install the drive belt (B).

3.
Install the other parts in the reverse order of removal.
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