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I have a 2002 kia sportage 2.0 4 cylinder I replaced the

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I have a 2002 kia sportage 2.0 4 cylinder I replaced the timing belt with a complete timing belt kit. when I started the car new new timing belt is really noisy. whats wrong
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  john aka eauto replied 1 year ago.

did you check the idler pulleys? is it rubbing on the cover?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
pulleys are new not rubbing against cover.
Expert:  john aka eauto replied 1 year ago.

did you change the belt only? did the pulleys spin freely?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
how much tention do I put on the belt just the amount the spring is pulling. All parts are new pulleys spin free
Expert:  john aka eauto replied 1 year ago.

what type of noise ? you positive its the belt?