Kia Soul: Description and Operation - VESS(Virtual Engine Sound System) - Body Electrical SystemKia Soul: Description and Operation

Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / Body Electrical System / VESS(Virtual Engine Sound System) / Description and Operation

The VESS (Virtual engine sound system) generates engine sound when you start the hybrid system.
This sound is a safety measure that allows pedestrians to hear the approaching vehicle sound as there is no engine sound in hybrid vehicle.
VESS operates between the vehicle speed of 0 - 20 km/h (0 - 12 mph).
    Components and Components Location
    Component Location 1. Virtual engine sound system unit2. Virtual engine sound speaker ...

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