Kia Soul: Drive Belt Inspection - Timing System - Engine Mechanical System - Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Drive Belt Inspection

Second generation PS (2014-2019) / Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Timing System / Drive Belt Inspection

Drive Belt Inspection
Visually check the belt for excessive wear, frayed cords etc.
If any defect has been found, replace the drive belt.
  
Cracks on the rib side of a belt are considered acceptable. If the belt has chunks missing from the ribs, it should be replaced.

    Drive Belt Removal
    1. Disconnect the battery negative terminal. 2. Loosen the alternator tension adjusting bolt (A) to loosen tension. ...

    Drive Belt Adjustment
    Drive belt tension measurement and adjustment Belt tension measurement Measure the belt tension using a mechanical tension gauge or a sonic tension meter. Tensi ...

    See also:

    Hands Free Switch Circuit Diagram
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    Removal
    1. Remove the clutch pedal mounting nuts (A). 2. Separate the push rod (C) after remove the pin (A) and washer (B). ...

    Automatic heating and air conditioning
    1. Push the AUTO button. It is indicated by AUTO on the display. The modes, fan speeds, air intake and air-conditioning will be controlled automatically by temperature setting. 2. Push th ...