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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    Change to "winter weight" oil if necessary
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