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K. Wiggins, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Kia
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Experience:  Asian Import Specialist, AA in automotive Technology, 15+ years in the trade
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Kia sorento: ***** ***** belt on 05 kia sorento had timing

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replacing timing belt on 05 kia sorento had timing marks lined up put on cam locks when i took belt off right bank side moved 6-7 teeth off crankshaft and camshaft left bank are still at tdc cant budge cam sprockets that moved how do i get everything lined up again dohc engine
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 1 year ago.
Hello, if the crank and other bank cams are all lined up you will need to remove the cams from the bank that will not move so you can set them in properly so they line up. They will not rotate due to one or more valves hitting a piston. I'll post the procedures below.