Kia Rio: Maintenance / Drive Belt

Kia Rio 2017-2021 YB Service Manual / Maintenance / Drive Belt

Repair procedures
Inspection
1.

Check belt for maintenance and abnormal wear of V-ribbed part. Replace if necessary.

  

Do not bend, twist or turn the drive belt inside out.

Do not allow the drive belt to come into contact with oil, water and steam.

2.

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.

Removal and Intallation
1.

Remove the engine room under cover.

(Refer to Engine Mechanical System - "Engine Room Under Cover")

2.

Remove the drive belt.

[Kappa 1.0 T-GDI]

(1)

To release the tension, turn the drive belt tensioner (A) clockwise and then remove the drive belt (B).

[Kappa 1.2 MPI, 1.4 MPI]

(1)

Using the wrench, turing the auto tensioner pulley (A) counterclockwise and then insert a stopper pin (B) into the hole.

(2)

Remove the drive belt (A).

[U-2 1.4 TCI]

(1)

Using the hexagon wrench, turn the tensioner (A) counterclockwise and loosen. Then remove the drive belt (B).

3.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

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