Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Hi, after how many KM do I need to replace the motor belt?

asked by on

I have Veloster 2013 and I need to know after how many KM should I replace the belt?

Thank you and best regards,

My car has 40000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

The Hyundai / Kia 1.6 ltr GDI engine has a timing chain and not a timing belt. Under normal conditions, it should last the life of the engine. It does not have a recommended replacement interval. Your vehicle is equipped with an accessory belt to drive the a/c compressor, water pump, alternator and power steering pump. This belt also does not have a recommended replacement interval. It is more of a "replace as needed" when it shows signs of wear,

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: I put 2 small cans of Freon and not cold? Was somewhat cold? Is there a leak?

Q: Muffler dragging on ground

The location of the components along the exhaust system makes them prone to very bad rusting. Rusting is ever worse in colder climates due to the use of salt and sand on the roads when winterizing. In addition, rubber hangers...

Q: I have a 2016 Hyundai Veloster, im over an oil change by 3,000 miles. Recently the car started to throw white smoke out the exhaus

Hi there. With less than 20,000 miles on your vehicle, I would highly recommend calling the Hyundai dealership where you purchased this vehicle, as it's likely under a powertrain warranty (which would cover this type of issue in most cases)....

Related articles

What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.