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How to change a timing belt on 2004 kia optima

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SOURCE: 2004 KIA Optima LX timing belt/water pump

The thing is your doing the timing belt the water pump is right their with it . it should cost you much more at all besides the cost of the water pump. When doing a timing belt I have a rule that I go by The timing belt/seals =cam , crank , any pulley & tensioner & water pump all get replaced at the same time. I did a t-belt on a Audi A-8 very complex whole front of car has to come off as well, he didnt want to do w-pump & thermostat his thermostat was their as well not even a month later the water pump gave out he had to pay double the price because he didnt want to do it when I had it apart the first time. And make sure mechanic is ase certified . good luck

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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SOURCE: How do I replace the timing belt and the crankshaft sensor ?

if you have never done one take it to a shop because if you have the timing off a little you take a chance of bending valves then you would need a new head

Posted on Jul 23, 2009

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SOURCE: i need the diagram to repalce a serpentine belt on a 2004 kia opt

You need a service and repair manual for that vehicle, about 15 or 20 bucks at any parts store, and some librarys.

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How to change timing belts - kia optima


If you have never done timing don't try it ....but you can get a book for that model car and read carefully as a mistake will cost you an engine

Jan 20, 2014 | 2004 Kia Optima

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How many belts does a 2004 Kia Optima have?


i assume 2.4 lire, you have timing belt, power steering a/c belt, and alternator belt

Oct 09, 2012 | 2004 Kia Optima

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I have a 2004 KIA optima I changed timing belt now there's no fire going to coils I changed crank and cam sensor.


Go to the engine compartment fuse relay box and check the fuse ECU fuse right next to it is the main fuse make sure those 2 fuses are not open,for some reason you dont have power

Mar 23, 2012 | 2004 Kia Optima

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Need how to set timing belt on kia optima


I had 2006 kia optima 2.4 liter LX, I drove 150000 miles plus, it was over 100,000 miles I changed timing belt, and AC belt, alternator belt is still ok, but it was my fault, I did not change crank shaft balance belt, it next to timing belt, this very important, timing belt and crank shaft balance belt must change same time, you set all mark the same positions, you can see all clear marked
if you had OBD2 scanner is helpful to read all faulty codes if you do it your self repair
if you have any problems about KIA optima, please post on any websites, to share some ideas to other KIA optima owners, like me, I change oil every 2500 miles to make my optima runs smoother
automatic transmission fluid change every year if you put high mileage on your car, optima had hard time to find it own part some time, radiator hoses are still good condition and had hard time to find in any auto part stores in my home town, good luck and thanks for sharing.

Jul 27, 2011 | 2006 Kia Optima

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I bought used Optima 2004 with mileage around 120k, i'm worried about the timing belt. Should I change it now? When should we make second or third change after the 60k timing belt change.


to be on the safe side id change the belt every 55,000 to 65;000 miles make sure u change the belt tensioner as well they fail more than the belt

Feb 23, 2011 | 2004 Kia Optima

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My car stopped a dead stop


If you were driving and your Kia Optima just turned off. Your timimg belt broke and you will also need a crank shaft sensor too. There is a total of two belts inside the motor area (timing belt and balance belt) I would change out the ac and power steering belt as well so their is a total of four belts on the KIA 2004 OPTIMA.

Feb 15, 2011 | 2004 Kia Optima

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Where is the crankshaft sensor located on a 2004 kia optima


I just replaced the crankshaft sensor back in November. It is a bit of work to access, but you will find it on the inner crankshaft sprocket. This is under the lower timing belt cover. It is just a black sensor that partially covers the sprocket. You will need to remove the serpentine belts and outer crankshaft sprocket to access it. At the time I needed to change it, I also happened to be changing the timing belts as well so if you need those done soon, this would be a good time to get them done.

Feb 14, 2011 | 2004 Kia Optima

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HOW MANY MILES BEFORE YOU CHANGE TIMING BELT ON 2004 KIA OPTIMA


most manufactures recommend changing timing belt at or around 60,000, if the belt breaks while operating the car it could cause serious engine damage

Oct 12, 2010 | 2005 Kia Optima

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2004 KIA Optima LX timing belt/water pump


The thing is your doing the timing belt the water pump is right their with it . it should cost you much more at all besides the cost of the water pump. When doing a timing belt I have a rule that I go by The timing belt/seals =cam , crank , any pulley & tensioner & water pump all get replaced at the same time. I did a t-belt on a Audi A-8 very complex whole front of car has to come off as well, he didnt want to do w-pump & thermostat his thermostat was their as well not even a month later the water pump gave out he had to pay double the price because he didnt want to do it when I had it apart the first time. And make sure mechanic is ase certified . good luck

Jul 02, 2009 | 2004 Kia Optima

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