Kia Soul: Condition of ISG system operation - ISG (Idle stop and go) system - Driving your vehicleKia Soul: Condition of ISG system operation

Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / ISG (Idle stop and go) system / Condition of ISG system operation

The ISG system will operate under the following condition:

- The driver’s seat belt is fastened.
- The driver’s door and engine hood are closed.
- The brake vaccum pressure is adequate.
- The battery is sufficiently charged.
- The outside temperature is more than 28.4°F (-2°C).
- The outside temperature is under 89.6°F (32°C).
- The engine coolant temperature is not low.

  • If the ISG system does not meet the operation condition, the ISG system is deactivated. The light on the ISG OFF button will illuminate and a message “Auto Stop Deactivated” will appear on the LCD display (if equipped).
  • If the light or notice comes on continuously, please check the operation condition.
    Auto start
    To restart the engine from idle stop mode • Release the brake pedal. or • Move the shift gear to the R (Reverse) position or the sports mode while depressing the brake pedal. The engine will ...

    ISG system deactivation
    If you want to deactivate the ISG system, press the ISG OFF button. The light on the ISG OFF button will illuminate and a message “Auto Stop off” will appear on the LCD display (if equi ...

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