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I have a 04 kia optima LX 2.4l 16v I just replaced the timing belt. Before I replaced the timing belt i was drive up on the freeway and it died. like someone just pulled the plug. I was told it was the timing belt so i replaced it the old timing belt was still on it but it had about 12 teeth missing not all together about three together and then another three and and about two and the two was alittle still on. how do you reset the check engine light. turned it over but didn't start pulled a plug
The engine light will not disable the engine. Clearing the code/s will not reset the car and allow you to start it.Go back and look over what you touched. Check everything twice.Check the oil level, antifreeze, check/inspect everything th ... Kia Optima
Kia optimus timing belt replacement
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Should an idler pulley have been replaced with timing belt?? we have a 2003 kia sedona with 117000 miles. The a/c compressor went up. We took it to the dealer for replacement, and they told us we should have the timing belt replaced for $500. we said ok. then they said we should have the crank sensor replaced at the same time for $150. we said ok. When got home could feel a "thud" or "hesitation" while driving. called service dept. and was told since we replaced the battery sometimes it need
Hi!!\015\012\015\012If you take your vehicle to the dealer and thay installed a timing belt and crank sensor, it meant that the belt tensioner(s) was working perfectly, it is their job to make sure that no defective parts are installed, U ... 2003 Kia Sedona
I HAVE A 2005 KIA RIO THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT CAME ON TOOK TO THE KIA SERVICE AND THE CODE SAID CYLINDER MISFIRE TOOK IT BACK 3 TIMES AND THEY STILL COULD NOT FIX THE PROBLEM, ENGINE RUNS ROUGH AFTER DRIVING AND WANTS TO CUT OFF. IT HAS 80,000 MILES REPLACE TIMING BELT. DONT KNOW WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT , I HAD THE FUEL INJECTOR CLEANED, HAD MECHANIC REPLACE BRAIN BOX, TO NO SUCCESS, KIA SERVICE TECHS REPLACE COILS WORK FIND WHEN THEY TEST DROVE IT, WHEN I DROVE THE CAR CHECK ENGINE LIGHT CA
Take it to another shop and have them do a compression check. If the compression is low, you have found the problem. If the compression is the same as the other cylinders, trade the fuel injector at that cylinder with another cylinder and see if th ... 2005 Kia Rio
2003 kia sorento timing belt replacement. My crankshaft bolt broke about a mile later car quit running thought it might have got out of time so i opened it up and replaced timing belt, tensioner, and water pump wouldnt start thought maybe crankshaft sensor may have been damaged so replaced it. still wont start. any ideas
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Kia sportage 2002 2wd broken timing belt . I replace the timing belt and it creeps over and rub the ening wall. Took it apart again replaced the timing belt, tensioner and the pulley but still looks like it's going to creep over what wrong?
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Timing belt i had a timing belt changed 6 months ago with the kit. a friend bought my kia she went to get a muffler,they recommed the timing belt to be changed when they changed the belt could they tell if this was a new part already replaced. They said you could not possiable tell if it was changed or not, is this true. pam
The only true way is if on drive side has all of the marking on it or if someone had a receipt for a timing belt, so a true Mechanic would know if it had been replace recently or not ... 2000 Kia Sportage
Kia spotage timing belt snaped back firing even after replaceing a new belt on my kia sportage 20l engine iam told to replace the compter box and cylinder head where a new engine?
No remove the head then remove the camshaft ,turn the head upside down and fill the combustion chambers with oil and make sure the valves are sealing ,i do fell you only have bent valves ... 1995 Kia Sportage
Am doing some maintenance work on my cousins 2003 Kia Rio. One of the maintenance items on the 60,000 mile checklist is to replace the timing belt. I have done plenty of repair and maintenance jobs on cars before. Alternators, struts, cv joints, etc. I've even torn out an old VW bug motor, reset the valves, and place the engine back in and got it running. Is the timing belt on the KIA RIO some thing I should be able to do easily?
Loosen power steering lock bolts and nuts accordingly and remove tension from power steering (P/S) and/or (A/C) compressor drive belt. Remove P/S and/or A/C drive belt.Loosen generator mounting bolts and adjusting bolt.Remove genera ... Kia Rio
I have a 2002 Kia sportage 2wd the timing belt broke I replaced it my self. Engine started no knocks or anything but the timing belt creeps backward on the cams and rub the wall of the cover. What did I do wrong why is the timing belt creeping?
A pulley or the tensioner isnt straight. Maybe why the old one broke?? you want to replace anything the belt touches while you have it apart. pulleys, tensioner, water pump. ... Kia Sportage
Hi, can someone pls help ?? KIA Lantra 2000 SW 2.0Lt (Please note: This is Australian model) Recently had all belts replaced inc Internal timing belt. Now 2 weeks after this the engine is making ticking noise, I suspect that the noise is coming from the valves. Could this relate to the belts replacement ?? loose or too tight belt, or even misaligned belts?? Thanks in advance, Salih
First of all it can be misaligned,or have miss one teeth of the belt if so the engine will never start,you are right the ticking noise came mainly from the valve,how long have you have adjusted the valve clearance ?I think you must check the valve ad ... 2000 Kia Amanti
I have a Kia Sportage 4wd 2002 with under 60000 miles. I lost power steering and when I took to mechanic they said I threw a belt(which they replaced with great difficulty) due to a bent or warped harmonic balancer. The dealer replaced my timing belt 10 months ago so they were the last to take off this belt. Either they bent the harmonic balancer removing the belt or it is defective. Shouldn't the harmonic balancer be covereed under the 100000 mile 10 yr warranty or their mistake? As I understan
I got stuck paying dealer for new crank pulley not harmonic balancer as mechanic said. I am driving as little as possible until part comes in and can br put on. Hopefully, I will not damage the crank shaft or throw a belt. ... 2002 Kia Sportage
The crankshaft pulley on my 2004 kia sedona came loose. I had a non Kia Dealeer mechanic replace the timing belt 26000 miles ago. Now the dealer says that will not honor any repairs, even though theynhave had it in for engine light problems two tiomes since then. They have adjusted the timing two times. Thats what they said. can the timing be adjusted without removing the crankshaft pulley? What I am getting at is was it my fault or did they nnot tighten the pulley bolt the correct way those two
The timing can be adjusted without removing the crankshaft pully, its done by turning the distributor and aiming a timing gun light and setting the timing marks outside around the pully. The original mechanic did tighten everything correctly because ... 2004 Kia Sedona
I have a 2001 KIA Sephia I've had within the last 2 months the timing belt replaced, the fuel filter, pump & relay switch replaced, alternator and a new battery put in and it seems like I'
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Brother replaced water pump and took timing belt off and accidentaly moved gears...now water pump and timing belt is all back together and car wont start because timing gears are off....What are the gears suppose to be on for a 2000 kia Sephia?...a diagram showed up e and i...and we tried it and did not work...What to do now?
Call a professional mechanic as you will bend all the valves and possibly make a hole in a piston ,IF YOU HAVENT DONE SO ALREADY ... Kia Sephia
Regarding Timing belt marks on the Kia Sportage 1998 model, DOHC. Is the letter S which is stamped on the cam sprockets, relevant to the timing when replacing the timing belt. Or just the i & E marks
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Need help replacing the timing belt on a 04 kia Amanti. The belt goes around the engine mount bracket. Is it possible to replace the belt without lowering the engine? If so what is the best way to do it?
You can disconnect the mount and raise it slightly to slide the belt out between the mount and the body work. Alternately you can take the weight of the engine on supports and remove the mount completely which will give you more room to work in, sup ... 2005 Kia Amanti
2001 kia sportage need to get info on how to change the timing belt, 2.0 motor forward facing motor, needs power steering replaced, timing belt.
Hi there,\015\012\015\012Below are the steps..\015\012\015\012Disconnect the negative battery cable.\015\012\015\012Remove the two fresh air duct mounting bolts on the radiator.\015\012\01 ... 2001 Kia Sportage
I have a 04 Kia Sadona with a V'6.. I've had the timing belt replaced and it ran fine for about 400 miles and then started missing out.. rough idle but runs out ok.. fuel mileage is low and it's throwing codes 300 301 303 305 .. could the timing belt be out of alignment causing these many code's.
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Heatng Problem! I replaced the timing belt of my car. I also replaced the water pump. Once done, I started the car and it runs perfect. The problem I made was to break the electric pin for the temp sensor. So I fitted a brand new sensor. Now I find my Kia heaing up. The temp guage is always at the 3/4 point. The guage drops at time but fluctuates in the 3/4 level. What could be my problem??
Check for proper thermostat operation and make sure coolant is topped of..Make sure ther is no air in cooling system... ... 2000 Kia Sportage
I am replacing the timing belt on my 2000 kia sportage. I want to know how to line up the timing belt on the gears. thanks walter
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Recently bought 2000 kia sportage has sat for sometime 95,000 miles replaced timing belt as preventative, also air filter, valve cover gasket. driving fine, and then started running rough between shifting(manuel) then would catch up check engine light came on at same time, code was knock sensor, misfire on 3rd cylinder, replace knock sensor, now after engine warmed up it will lose power as if not getting any fuel it will die, but will start right back up maybe drive fine for a minute or so then
Did it come with remotes?if so replace batteries and reset alarm/immobiliser..first step. ... 2000 Kia Sportage
The timing belt on my 2002 Kia spoertage has broken, what other damage may this have done please or can I just get the timing belt replaced
Valves can hit pistons resulting in very big $$$$$$ foe rebuild of engine!\015\012but you may just be lucky!\015\012I hope so \015\012Cheers & good luck Rob ... 2002 Kia Sportage
How do i get instructions on how to re-line a timing belt on a 2003 kia rio. just replaced the timing belt and now i need to know wht to do next
Didnt you paint some marks on?? ,crank TDC can be found by taking no1 plug out and use a stray to locate TDC then look on back of cam with rocker cover off and look for a flat on the back of the camshaft ,or no1 cylinder valves closed and no4 on the ... 2003 Kia Rio
The timing belt on my 99 kia sephia has apparently broken...is there any way to tell whether it damaged the pistons and valves before I spend money replacing the timing belt and water pump?
No there no way way of knowing without replacing the timing belt, cylinder compression test at this point would not work due to valve's open at wrong time, this engine is a INTERFERENCE ENGINE, but you might get luckly where it did not damage valve' ... 1999 Kia Sephia