Kia Soul: Drive Belt Inspection - Timing System - Engine Mechanical SystemKia Soul: Drive Belt Inspection

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 ...

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    Audio remote control
    The steering wheel audio remote control button is installed to promote safe driving. Do not operate the audio remote control buttons simultaneously. VOLUME ( / ) (1) • Push up the lever to incr ...

    120,000 miles or 96 months
    ❑ Inspect air conditioning compressor, air conditioner refrigerant and performance (if equipped) ❑ Inspect cooling system *1 ❑ Inspect drive belt *4 (First 60,000 miles or 72 ...

    Turn signals and lane change signals
    The ignition switch must be on for the turn signals to function. To turn on the turn signals, move the lever up or down (A). The green arrow indicators on the instrument panel indicate which t ...