Kia Soul: Check battery and cables - Winter driving - Driving your vehicleKia Soul: Check battery and cables

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / Winter driving / Check battery and cables

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.

    Use high quality ethylene glycol coolant
    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
    In some climates it is recommended that a lower viscosity "winter weight" oil be used during cold weather. See section 8 for recommendations. If you aren't sure what weight oil you s ...

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    Removal
    1. Disconnect the battery (-) cable. 2. Disconnect the ignition lock switch and clutch switch connector (A). 3 ...

    Components
    1. Telematics unit (TMU) 2. Roof Antenna (GPS) 3. AUX jack 4. Audio head unit 5. Mic ...

    Rocking the vehicle
    If it is necessary to rock the vehicle to free it from snow, sand, or mud, first turn the steering wheel right and left to clear the area around your front wheels. Then, shift back and forth betwe ...