Kia Niro: Drive Belt System / Drive Belt Tensioner Repair procedures

Removal and Installation
1.

Remove the drive belt.

(Refer to Drive Belt System - "Drive Belt")

2.

Remove the mechanical tensioner (A).

Tightening torque :

18.6 - 23.5 N·m (1.9 - 2.4 kgf·m, 13.7 - 17.4 lb·ft)

3.

Remove the hydraulic tensioner.

(1)

Check that the hydraulic tensioner spring is compressed.

(2)

Unfasten the hydraulic tensioner mounting bolt (A).

(3)

Unfasten the hydraulic tensioner center bolt (B).

(4)

Remove the hydraulic tensioner mounting bolt (A).

(5)

Remove the hydraulic tensioner (C).

Tightening torque :

27.5 - 31.4 N·m (2.8 - 3.2 kgf·m, 20.3 - 23.1 lb·ft)

4.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

Inspection

Check the belt tensioner for excessive dust, crack, and damage. Replace if necessary.

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