Kia Optima: Inspection - Timing Chain. Repair procedures - Timing System - Engine Mechanical System - Kia Optima TF 2011-2019 Service ManualKia Optima: Inspection

Sprockets, Chain Tensioner, Chain Guide, Chain Tensioner Arm

1. Check the camshaft sprocket and crankshaft sprocket for abnormal wear, cracks, or damage. Replace as necessary.
2. Inspect the tensioner arm and chain guide for abnormal wear, cracks, or damage. Replace as necessary.
3. Check that the tensioner piston moves smoothly when the ratchet pawl is released with thin rod.
Drive belt, Idler, Pulley
1. Check the idler for excessive oil leakage, abnormal rotation or vibration. Replace if necessary.
2. Check belt for maintenance and abnormal wear of V-ribbed part. Replace if necessary.
3. Check the pulleys for vibration in rotation, oil or dust deposit of V-ribbed part. Replace if necessary.

Removal
Х Use fender covers to avoid damaging painted surfaces. Х To avoid damage, unplug ...

Installation
1. Install the balance shaft chain. (Refer to Lubrication system in this group) 2. Install the crankshaft chain sprocket (B) and the timing chain oil jet (A). ...

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Auto door lock/unlock feature (if equipped)
All doors will automatically lock when the transaxle shift lever is shifted out of P (Park). All doors will automatically unlock when the transaxle shift lever is shifted into P (Park). ...

Floor mat anchor(s)
When using a floor mat on the front floor carpet, make sure it attaches to the floor mat anchor(s) in your vehicle. This keeps the floor mat from sliding forward. WARNING The following must be ...

Remote Fuel Filler Lid Release
Depress on the release button located on the driverТs door to open the fuel filler lid. WARNING To avoid injury from sharp objects, it is recommended that protective gloves be worn when o ...

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