Kia Soul: Auto start - ISG (Idle stop and go) system - Driving your vehicleKia Soul: Auto start

Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / ISG (Idle stop and go) system / Auto start

To restart the engine from idle stop mode

• Release the brake pedal.
or
• Move the shift gear to the R (Reverse) position or the sports mode while depressing the brake pedal.

The engine will start and the green AUTO STOP indicator (on the instrument cluster will go out.) on the instrument cluster will go out.

The engine will also restart automatically without the driver’s any actions if the following occurs:

- When a certain amount of time has passed with the climate control system on.
- When the front defroster is on.
- The brake vaccum pressure is low.
- The battery charging status is low.
- The vehicle speed exceeds 1 MPH (1 km/h).
- The fan speed is in the highest position when the air conditioning is on.
- Engine is turned off by Auto Stop for a long time.
- If you unfasten the seat belt or open the driver's door while depressing the brake pedal.

The green AUTO STOP indicator (on the instrument cluster will blink for 5 seconds and a message “Auto Start” will) on the instrument cluster will blink for 5 seconds and a message “Auto Start” will appear on the LCD display (if equipped).

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