Kia Soul: Automatic transaxle Replacement - Power Train - Maintenance - Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Automatic transaxle Replacement

Second generation PS (2014-2019) / Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Maintenance / Power Train / Automatic transaxle Replacement

1.
Remove the under cover.
(Refer to Engine Mechanical System - "Engine Room Under Cover")
2.
Remove the drain plug (A) and drain the ATF totally and then reinstall the drain plug.
  
Must be replaced with new gasket when installing the drain plug.

Drain plug tightening torque:
33.3 ~ 43.1 N.m (3.4 ~ 4.4 kgf.m, 24.6 ~ 31.8 lb-ft)

3.
Remove the air cleaner assembly.
(Refer to Engine Mechanical System - "Air cleaner")
4.
Remove the eyebolt (A).

Tightening torque :
2.9 ~ 4.9 N.m (0.3 ~ 0.5 kgf.m, 2.2 ~ 3.6 lb-ft)

5.
Fill the fluid about 5 liters through injection hole.
6.
Perform the fluid level check.
(Refer to Hydraulic System - "Fluid")
    Automatic transaxle Inspection
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    Battery Inspection
    Battery Terminal 1. Move back and forth to check that the battery terminals (A) are loose or corroded. If the terminals are corroded, clean them. ...

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    Inspection
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    Winter driving
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