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How often should the timing belt of 2005 Kia Optima be changed?

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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

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SOURCE: 2005 kia sorento timing belt

just dont crank the motor

Posted on Jul 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Diagram of Kia Optima timing Belt

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http://www.2carpros.com/car_repair_information/year/2002/make/kia/model/optima/2002_kia_optima_timing_belt_diagram_marks.htm

Posted on Mar 07, 2010

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Click on the link below to view the serpentine belt diagram for your 2004 Kia Optima

http://www.2carpros.com/car_repair_information/year/2004/make/kia/model/optima/2004_kia_optima_drive_belt_routing_diagram.htm

Click on this link to view tips on how to change the serpentine belt
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_do_you_change_the_serpentine_belt_on_a_2005_KIA_Optima


Click on this link below to view the timing belt diagram for your 2004 Kia Optima
http://www.2carpros.com/car_repair_information/year/2004/make/kia/model/optima/2004_kia_optima_timing_belt_diagram_marks.htm

Posted on Apr 15, 2010

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