Kia Soul: Changing the coolant - Engine coolant - Maintenance - Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner ManualKia Soul: Changing the coolant

First generation AM (2010–2013) / Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner Manual / Maintenance / Engine coolant / Changing the coolant

Have the coolant changed by an authorized Kia dealer according to the Maintenance Schedule at the beginning of this section.

Put a thick cloth around the radiator cap before refilling the coolant in order to prevent the coolant from overflowing into engine parts such as the alternator.

    Checking the coolant level
    Check the condition and connections of all cooling system hoses and heater hoses. Replace any swollen or deteriorated hoses. The coolant level should be filled between F and L marks on the side o ...

    Brake/clutch fluid
    Checking the brake/clutch* fluid level 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 ...

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