Kia Soul: Battery Description - Charging System - Engine Electrical SystemKia Soul: Battery Description

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Engine Electrical System / Charging System / Battery Description

1.
The CMF(Closed Maintenance Free) battery is, as the name implies, totally maintenance free and has no removable battery cell caps.
2.
The CMF(Closed Maintenance Free - Openable Type) battery does not require water replenishment for the maintenance, but there are the cell caps to be able to add distilled water if necessary.
3.
The battery is completely sealed, except for small vent holes in the cover.

  
After disconnecting then reconnecting the battery negative cable, reset some parts that require the reset procedures.
(Refer to Body Electrical System – "General Information")
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