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1997 kia sephia rs i am trying to change the power steering and alternator belt

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3 14mm bolts on power stering pump than loosen the 12 mm adjuster bolt 2 bolts on alt. one 14mm on bottom one on adjuster than loosen the adjuster

Posted on Jul 07, 2009

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SOURCE: I need to rplace tke power steering hose on a 2000 kia sephia

yes put some thread tape around the thread of the new hose before screwing in for much tighter seal since under fairly high pressure and when taking old hose off have clean rags ready to block the fluid from pouring out everywhere and when you have replaced hose start car check power steer oil level and look at hose to make sure not leaking if it is tighten hoses just a little at a time until leak stops

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SOURCE: replacing the alternator belt on 2001 kia spectra

Then you don't take anything off. There will be a spring loaded idler that tensions the serpentine belt. Take a socket or long 12 point wrench and attach to the center bolt of the tensioner, then rotate the idler wheel away from the belt, take the belt off. Slowly release the spring tension of the idler.
The 2nd belt should be set up the same way.

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

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SOURCE: HOW TO REPLACE A POWERSTEERING BELT ON A 1997 ISUZU RODEO

If it is like a 94, the power steering belt is either middle or front, You might be able to sneak it past the fan, not sure, usually you have to take the fan off, Not the four bolts up front but the 3 bolts into the block holding the bracket. take the fan shroud out,2 srews/ bolts, and clips, getting the top radiator hose out of the way helps. Loosen the tension nut up front, and I believe you have a square hole for a half inch drive breaker bar, use it to move the pump left and right to loosen and tighten the belt. Then tighten the nut back up, put every back, you are all set. If the belt is in the middle, you have to take off the ac belt first. Loosen the tensioner on this belt, and wind it down, Then back up when you are done. Hope this helps.

Posted on Jan 29, 2009

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SOURCE: Change Belts on 1997 Kia Sportage

This is the KIA tech site. Free to register and use. It lists the repair tech manuals, Sevice Bulletins, How-to's, and troubleshooting guides the factory trained repair guys use:
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Posted on May 18, 2009

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SOURCE: i need a new timming belt on a 01 kia sephia how

Hi there,

Below are the procedures to remove the timing belt...

1. Disconnect negative battery cable.

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2. Loosen power steering lock bolts and nuts accordingly and remove tension from power steering (P/S) and/or air conditioning (A/C) compressor drive belt. 3. Remove P/S and/or A/C drive belt.

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4. Loosen generator mounting bolts and adjusting bolt. 5. Remove generator bolts.


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6. Remove water pump pulley.

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7. Remove crankshaft pulley and timing belt guide plate.



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8. Remove upper and lower timing belt covers.


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


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10. 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.


Do not move camshaft or crankshaft once timing marks have been correctly positioned.



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11. Loosen tensioner pulley lock bolt.
12. Protect timing belt with a rag.
13. Remove tensioner pulley.


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14. Remove timing belt.



Regards,
Jeep Brainy

Posted on Sep 20, 2009

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SOURCE: 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Power Steering Pump/Pulley/Belt

I see this is a two part question...
In replacing the alternator, there is no reason at all to be messing with the pulley on the power steering. That pulley is pressed on and though you could remove it with a puller it is far more difficult to re-install without the proper tools. (it is not hammered on). Power steering pulleys don't just fall off. They are so tightly pressed onto the shaft that they don't even require a retaining bolt to hold them on.
Without the benefit of being able to examine it myself, I'd have to guess that either you originally had a mis-match of pulley to pulley shaft and the pulley was sliding on the shaft (so remote a concept that you may be hit by a meteorite if you buy that) Or someone removed it for an unknown reason and did not properly re-install it.

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      Fig. Using a tension gauge to measure the alternator belt tension - 1.8L engines (click HERE for zoom)


  2. Using the deflection method, apply moderate pressure (about 22 lbs) halfway between the pulleys, and compare with the following specifications.
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      Fig. Adjusting the alternator belt-1.8L engines

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1.8L Engine
  1. Using a belt tension gauge, measure the drive belt tension and compare with the following specifications:
    1. Alternator belt (new): 86-103 lbs. (383-461 N)
    2. Alternator belt (used): 68-86 lbs. (304-383 N)
    3. A/C compressor and power steering pump belt (new): 110-132 lbs (491-589 N)
    4. A/C compressor and power steering pump belt (used): 95-110 lbs. (422-491 N)

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      Fig. Using a tension gauge to measure the alternator belt tension - 1.8L engines (click image for zoom)


  2. Using the deflection method, apply moderate pressure (about 22 lbs) halfway between the pulleys, and compare with the following specifications.
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    2. Alternator belt (used): 0.35-0.39 in. (9-10mm)
    3. A/C compressor and power steering pump belt (new): 0.31-0.35 in. (8-9mm)
    4. A/C compressor and power steering pump belt (used): 0.35-0.39 in. (9-10mm)
  3. If the specifications fall outside the ranges given, adjust the belt as follows:
    1. Loosen the alternator mounting bolt and adjusting bolt.
    2. Adjust the alternator to get the specified belt deflection.
    3. Tighten the bolts, then recheck the tension.

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      Fig. Adjusting the alternator belt-1.8L engines


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Hello lubyamanda and thank you for asking your question here on fixya.com.

I have actually written a general information article that will walk you through the general process of changing the fan belt on your
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