Kia Soul: Description - Ignition System - Engine Electrical System - Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Description

Second generation PS (2014-2019) / Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Engine Electrical System / Ignition System / Description

Ignition timing is controlled by the electronic control ignition timing system.
The standard reference ignition timing data for the engine operating conditions are pre-pro grammed in the memory of the ECM (Engine Control Module).
The engine operating conditions (speed, load, warm-up condition, etc.) are detected by the various sensors. Based on these sensor signals and the ignition timing data, signals to interrupt the primary current are sent to the ECM.
The ignition coil is activated, and timing is controlled.
    On-vehicle Inspection
    Inspect ignition coil assembly and Perform spark test 1. Check for DTCs.    ...

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