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Ineed a diagram to show me the timing marks on a 1999 2.0 kia sportage

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  • jill pittman May 11, 2010

    my 99 kia sportage won't start and it smells like it's flooded. i changed the plugs and set the timing.



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Here is a diagram .. I would appreciate a FixYa rating .. Thanks.. Crayz

Posted on Mar 09, 2009

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    Jay Glendenning Mar 09, 2009

    How did that work for you?



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1999 kia sportage timing marks

dfd3ea1.gif Crankshaft match marks

Align marks on timing belt pulley and pump body.

Camshaft pulley alignment marks
  1. Align marks on camshaft pulleys with alignment marks on seal plate.
  2. Install timing belt. NOTE: No looseness should exist on the tension side and at the camshaft pulleys.
  3. Loosen tensioner lock bolt.
  4. Turn crankshaft 2 revolutions in direction of rotation and check that timing marks are still in alignment.
  5. Tighten timing belt tension lock bolt to 27-38 ft lb (32-52 Nm).
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