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Power steering belt installation 2004 optima 4 cyl.

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SOURCE: 2004 kia serpintine belt routing diagram

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SOURCE: 2004 KIA Optima Timing Belt Installation

I have never heard of a "timed oil pump" but there can be a first. Also the timing belt is supposed to be tight. Alot of cars are "interferance" motors. Which means if the timing belt goes all the rods stop where they are and the pistons continue there rotation resulting in smashed rods and valves. It should be very tight to get on, try wrenching on the tensioner when you put on the belt. Even get another person to do one while you do the other. Good luck.

Posted on May 17, 2009

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SOURCE: I need instructions on replacing the timing belt

Which engine? 4 cylinder or V6: Here's procedure for 4 cylinder:

DISASSEMBLY 1. Remove the alternator belt. 2. Remove the coolant pump pulley. 3. Remove the power steering belt and airconditioner belt. 4. Remove the crankshaft pulley. kckd107a.gif 5. Remove the timing belt cover. kckd105a.gif kckd108b.gif 6. Remove the timing belt tensioner pulley. kckd109a.gif note_icon_eng.gif If the timing belt is reused, make an arrow indicating the turning direction (or the front of the engine) to make sure that the belt is reinstalled in the same direction as before. 7. Remove the timing belt. kckd109b.gif

Posted on May 31, 2009

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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

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SOURCE: power steering belt diagram for 2004 sebring 4

the diagram should be posted on the core support in front of the radiator or even under the hood of the vehicle have you looked to your owners Manuel as well however it should clearly be posted under the hood or on one of the strut towers along the side at some point

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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.

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I need a diagram for a 2004 kia optima 4 cyl. serpentine belt please

look around under the hood they have a schematic picture on most cars and trucks.

May 27, 2010 | 2004 Kia Optima

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2002 kia optima,,, whining noise that stops when turning left

power steering pump probably went out.. if you can easily get at the belt and are any kind of mechanically inclined, remove the drive belt to the p/s pump and then start the car if the noise is gone then its probably part of the power steering pump

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Crank timing marks

the marks are usually on the pulleys where the timing belt goes.

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I need instructions on replacing the timing belt

1. Remove the Alternator Belt.
2. Remove the Water Pump Pulley
3. Remove the Air Conditioner Belt and Power Steering Belt.
4. Remove the Crankshaft Pulley.
5. Remove the timing belt cover
6. Remove the timing belt tensioner pulley.
7. Remove the Timing Belt.
8. (If Replacing) Remove Idler Pulley.
Installation is reverse of removal. Keep a close eye on the timing marks on the cam sprockets to make sure you don't knock anything out of whack.

I would strongly recommend replacing the water pump while you are replacing the timing belt. (The water pump usually comes in the timing belt kit.) Otherwise you are going to have to do this all over again when your water pump goes out. Good Luck.

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