Kia Soul: Timing Chain Installation - Timing System - Engine Mechanical SystemKia Soul: Timing Chain Installation

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Timing System / 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 sprockets with the upper surface of the cylinder head to make No.1 cylinder be positioned at TDC.

3.
Install the new O-rings (A).

4.
Install the timing chain guide (A) and the timing chain (B).

Tightening torque :
9.8 ~ 11.8 N.m (1.0 ~ 1.2 kgf.m, 7.2 ~ 8.7 lb-ft)

  
When installing a timing chain, align the timing marks on the sprockets with paint marks of the chain.
Order : Crankshaft sprocket → Timing chain guide → Intake CVVT sprocket → Exhaust CVVT sprocket.
5.
Install the chain tensioner arm (A).

Tightening torque :
9.8 ~ 11.8 N.m (1.0 ~ 1.2 kgf.m, 7.2 ~ 8.7 lb-ft)

6.
Install the hydraulic tensioner (A) and remove the pin (B).

Tightening torque :
9.8 ~ 11.8 N.m (1.0 ~ 1.2 kgf.m, 7.2 ~ 8.7 lb-ft)

  
Recheck the top dead center (TDC) marks on the crankshaft and camshaft.
7.
Install the timing chain cover.
    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. Repl ...

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