Kia Forte: Drive Belt System / Idler

Kia Forte 2019-2021 (BD) Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Drive Belt System / Idler

Components and components location

1. Idler

Repair procedures
Removal and Installation

Remove the drive belt.

(Refer to Drive Belt System - "Drive Belt")


Remove the idler (A).

Tightening torque :

42.2 - 53.9 N·m (4.3 - 5.5 kgf·m, 31.1 - 39.8 lb·ft)


Install in the reverse order of removal.


Check the idler for grease leak, abnormal rotation and vibration. Replace if necessary

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