Kia Soul: Check battery and cables - Winter driving - Driving your vehicle - Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Owner ManualKia Soul: Check battery and cables

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Winter puts additional burdens on the battery system. Visually inspect the battery and cables as described in section 7. The level of charge in your battery can be checked by an authorized Kia dealer or a service station.

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    Your vehicle is delivered with high quality ethylene glycol coolant in the cooling system. It is the only type of coolant that should be used because it helps prevent corrosion in the cooling syst ...

    Change to "winter weight" oil if necessary
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