Question about 2003 Kia Optima
How do I replace the timing belt and the crankshaft sensor on kia 2004 optima?
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
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Hi, Please follow below steps :
-. Jack up front wheel and remove the tires
-. Remove the Motor Mount next to the Power Steering Pump and timing belt cover
-. Loosen the Alternator/Water Pump belt.
-. Loosen the Power Steering/AC/Tensioner belt by loosening the Tensioner Bolt first.
-. Remove the power steering pump bracket.
Leave the pump attached to the bracket.
-. Remove the Water Pump Pulley.
-. Now it's time to remove the Crank Pulley.
-. Remove the Timing Cover bolts.
-. Remove and replace the crankshaft sensor
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