Kia Soul: Engine coolant - Maintenance - Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner ManualKia Soul: Engine coolant

First generation AM (2010–2013) / Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner Manual / Maintenance / Engine coolant

The high-pressure cooling system has a reservoir filled with year round antifreeze coolant. The reservoir is filled at the factory.

Check the antifreeze protection and coolant level at least once a year, at the beginning of the winter season, and before traveling to a colder climate.

WARNING - Cooling fan

Use caution when working near the blade of the cooling fan. The electric motor

Use caution when working near the blade of the cooling fan. The electric motor (cooling fan) is controlled by engine coolant temperature, refrigerant pressure and vehicle speed. It may sometimes operate even when the engine is not running.

Changing the engine oil and filter
Have engine oil and filter changed by an authorized Kia dealer according to the Maintenance Schedule at the beginning of this section. WARNING - California proposition 65 Engine oil contains chemi ...

Checking the coolant level
Check the condition and connections of all cooling system hoses and heater hoses. Replace any swollen or deteriorated hoses. The coolant level should be filled between F and L marks on the side o ...

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Front Seat Assembly Replacement
1. Loosen the front seat assembly mounting bolts (A). Tightening torque : 34.3 ~ 53.9N.m (3.5 ~ 5.5kgf.m, 25.3 ~ 39.8lb-ft) ...

Key operations
Type A Type B Used to start the engine. Used to lock and unlock the doors. Type B To unfold the key, press the release button then the key will unfold automatically. To fold the key, f ...

When Handling Refrigerant
1. R-134a liquid refrigerant is highly volatile. A drop on the skin of your hand could result in localized frostbite. When handling the refrigerant, be sure to wear gl ...