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
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    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 ...

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