Checking drive belts

Drive belts should be checked periodically for


Drive belts should be checked periodically for proper tension and adjusted if necessary. At the same time, belts should be examined for cracks, wear, fraying or other evidence of deterioration and replaced if necessary.

Belt routing should also be checked to be sure there is no interference between the belts and other parts of the engine. After a belt is replaced, the new belt should be adjusted again after two or three weeks to eliminate slack resulting from initial stretching after use.

    See also:

    120,000 miles (192,000 km) or 96 months
    ❑ Inspect vacuum hose ❑ Inspect air conditioning refrigerant ❑ Inspect brake hoses and lines ❑ Inspect drive shafts and boots ❑ Inspect electronic throttle contr ...

    Cruise Indicator (If Installed)
    The indicator light illuminates when the cruise control system is enabled. The cruise indicator light in the instrument cluster is illuminated when the cruise control ON/OFF button on the steeri ...

    40 MPG - AN 18 PERCENT IMPROVEMENT IN FUEL ECONOMY
    The 2012 Hyundai Accent's highway fuel economy of 40 mpg is an 18 percent improvement over its predecessor's 34 mpg highway manual transmission fuel economy rating. Hyundai Accent's fuel economy ...