Kia Sorento: Drive Belt Inspection - Timing System - Engine Mechanical System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2021 Service ManualKia Sorento: Drive Belt Inspection

Second Generation XM (2011-2021) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2021 Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Timing System / Drive Belt Inspection

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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.

Drive Belt Removal and Installation
1. For release the tension, turn the drive belt tensioner counterclockwise then remove the drive belt (A). 2. Install the drive be ...

Idler Removal and Installation
1. Remove the drive belt. (Refer to Timing System - "Drive Belt") 2. Remove the idler(A). Tightenin ...

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Photo Sensor Description
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Ignition switch (models without “keyless access with push-button start system”)
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