Kia Soul: Brake fluid - Maintenance - Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Owner ManualKia Soul: Brake fluid

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Checking the brake/clutch fluid level

Check the fluid level in the reservoir periodically. The fluid level should be

Check the fluid level in the reservoir periodically. The fluid level should be between MAX and MIN marks on the side of the reservoir.

Before removing the reservoir cap and adding brake/clutch* fluid, clean the area around the reservoir cap thoroughly to prevent brake/clutch fluid contamination.

CAUTION - Proper fluid

Only use brake fluid in brake system. Small amounts of improper fluids (such as engine oil) can cause damage to the brake system.

If the level is low, add fluid to the MAX level. The level will fall with accumulated mileage. This is a normal condition associated with the wear of the brake linings and/or clutch disc (if equipped). If the fluid level is excessively low, have the brake/clutch* system checked by an authorized KIA dealer.

WARNING - Loss of brake/clutch  fluid

In the event the brake/clutch system requires frequent additions of fluid, the vehicle should be inspected by an authorized Kia dealer.

WARNING - Loss of brake/clutch  fluid

In the event the brake/clutch system requires frequent additions of fluid, the vehicle should be inspected by an authorized Kia dealer.

CAUTION - Brake/clutch   fluid

Do not allow brake/clutch  fluid to contact the vehicle's body paint, as paint damage will result.

Brake/clutch  fluid, which has been exposed to open air for an extended time should never be used as its quality cannot be guaranteed. It should be disposed of properly.

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