Kia Soul: Before entering vehicle - Before driving - Driving your vehicle - Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner ManualKia Soul: Before entering vehicle

First generation AM (2010–2013) / Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner Manual / Driving your vehicle / Before driving / Before entering vehicle

  • Be sure that all windows, outside mirror(s), and outside lights are clean.
  • Check the condition of the tires.
  • Check under the vehicle for any sign of leaks.
  • Be sure there are no obstacles behind you if you intend to back up.
    Necessary inspections
    Fluid levels, such as engine oil, engine coolant, brake fluid, and washer fluid should be checked on a regular basis, with the exact interval depending on the fluid. Further details are provided i ...

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    Engine oil and filter Inspection
    Engine Oil Level    Be sure the vehicle is on level ground. 1. Warm up and stop the engine, ...

    Front Washer Motor Installation
    1. Reassemble the washer reservoir. Tightening torque: 6.9 ~ 10.8Nm (0.7 ~ 1.1, kgf.m, 5.0 ~ 7.9 lb-ft) ...

    Checking the coolant level
    WARNING Removing radiator cap Never attempt to remove the radiator cap while the engine is operating or hot. Doing so might lead to cooling system and engine damage and could result in seriou ...