Kia Soul: Timing Chain Inspection - Timing System - Engine Mechanical System - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Timing Chain Inspection

Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Timing System / Timing Chain Inspection

Sprockets, Hydraulic Tensioner, Chain Guide, Tensioner Arm, Timing Chain
1.
Check the CVVT sprocket, crankshaft sprocket teeth for abnormal wear, cracks or damage. Replace if necessary.
2.
Check a contact surface of the chain tensioner arm and guide for abnormal wear, cracks or damage.
Replace if necessary.
3.
Check the hydraulic tensioner for its piston stroke and ratchet operation. Replace if necessary.
4.
Check the timing chain for its elongation, abnormal wear or damage. Replace if necessary.
    Timing Chain Removal
    1. Turn the crankshaft pulley clockwise, and align its groove with the timing mark of the timing chain cover. 2. Remove the timing ...

    Timing Chain Installation
    1. Dowel pin of crankshaft should be positioned at 3° in relation to vertical center line. 2. Align the TDC marks (A) of the CVVT s ...

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