Question about 2005 Kia Sportage

1 Answer

Service advisor tells me to change my timing belt om 2005 Sportage. 6 cyl. with 24000 miles. does this sound right to you?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Kia Master
  • 6,826 Answers

I know on Honda they recommend a change of the timing belt every 80,000 mi.

The following is a lot of work to go through every 24,000 mi.

I checked autozone.com and it says to service and inspect every 30,000 mi.

It doesn't say to replace it every 24,000 mi. so I would say that he is incorrect.

If the timing belt shows signs of falling apart at the 30,000 mi. intervals then I would change it.

I think that 80,000 mi. is probably a good interval to actually go ahead and change the belt, based on my Honda experience, even though I don't have too much experience with the Kia timing belts.
lol.

Posted on Oct 13, 2010

  • Duane Wong
    Duane Wong Oct 13, 2010

    Thanks for the rating!

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
New users get 2 Free calls (no credit card required) and instant help on almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, appliances, handyman, and even pets).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I do have ml350 year 2005. Do I have to do timing belt service?


not normally most mercs have a chain timing belt so dont need doing its only need replacing if its worn which in most cases you can here a rattle from the engine dont let any one tell you they need changing every so many thousand miles as this is rubbish mine has 176000 miles and still has originall chain hope this helps

May 01, 2015 | 2005 Mercedes-Benz ML 350

1 Answer

90,000 engine service what do u change


In a word...everything!

First and foremost replace the timing belt, all of the Galant engines are interference engines meaning that if it fails you will sustain severe damage to the engine. If your at 90K miles your over by about 20K. Since your going to be in there go ahead and replace the water pump.

Also needing replacing, Serpentine belt, Spark plugs, Spark plug wires, anti-freeze, Transaxle fluid, Air filter, Radiator hoses.

If you have a 4 cyl most you can do most of this yourself at very little cost. Don't try the Timing belt unless your an above average do it yourself mechanic.

If its a 6 cyl I'd just have a shop do it all at the same time, the plugs and wires are a pain.

Jan 21, 2011 | 2005 Mitsubishi Galant

1 Answer

When is the timing belt need to be replaced in a kia sportage 2005?


The books say every 60,000 miles for all but California cars which can go 105,000 miles. I recomend you bring it in to the dealer to change that belt it goes on your record as routine mait in the case something severe happens trans prob engine prob you are more likly to have those items repaired or replaced for free under warrenty because you show routine maitnance done. If not could void your warrenty all together and latter down the road with sever engine issues or trans issues you will foot the bill due to no mait record how ever if you insist on changing the belt your self go to www.kgis.com for step by step instructions. There is alot of detail to these belts including removing pullys engine mounts tensioners pluss knowing exactly where the cam is set after you remove the covers remember if you do the belt yourself one notch is out of time techs on that vehical after ward to reset the time can tell whether or not it was performed by kia or not.

Nov 23, 2010 | 2005 Kia Sportage

1 Answer

90,000 miles on my sportage how long should timming belt last


TIMING BELT HAS TO BE CHANGED AT 105000 BUT IT HAS TO BE SERVICE AND INSPECT AT 90000 MILES.

Nov 15, 2010 | 1999 Kia Sportage

1 Answer

2002 Kia Sportage overheating My mom has a


Please tell your Mom not to buy this car. These vehicles are poorly designed, and are prone to frequent failures. A Toyota RAV4 or a Honda CR-V would be a far better choice.

Sep 19, 2010 | 2002 Kia Sportage

2 Answers

How do you set the timing on a Plymouth Voyager ? I have to repace a broken timing belt. I was also told to replace the water pump is that true.


It is recommended because if you have to change the water pump belt change since you have to remove it and you save work in the future as we recommend changing the camshaft seals and crankshaft as it saves time and money

Feb 03, 2010 | 1992 Plymouth Voyager

3 Answers

Does the 2005 Kia Sportage 4cyl timing belt need to be replaced at 40,000 miles?


No I beleive that the recommended interval is 60,000 miles.

Dec 09, 2009 | 2005 Kia Sportage

3 Answers

How many miles on a 2005 hyudai sonata 6 cyl to replace timing belt


It is 60 thousand for recommended swap but, there is a slight window. You can stretch it between 60 to 75 thousand.

Jun 24, 2009 | 2005 Hyundai Sonata

1 Answer

Timing belt


The timing belt should be changed every 60.000 Miles (100,000 Km). If it breaks, you will have a LARGE repair bill to repair the bent valves.

If yours has 85,000 Miles on it, you're lucky it hasn't broken yet. Get it done ASAP!

Apr 02, 2009 | 2001 Kia Sportage

Not finding what you are looking for?
2005 Kia Sportage Logo

Related Topics:

90 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Kia Experts

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22219 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76630 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8516 Answers

Are you a Kia Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...