Kia Soul: ENGINE START/STOP button position - Engine start/stop button - Driving your vehicle - Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner ManualKia Soul: ENGINE START/STOP button position

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OFF

Not illuminated

Not illuminated

Х With manual transaxle

To turn off the engine, stop the vehicle then press the ENGINE START/STOP button with the ENGINE START/STOP button ON.

Х With automatic transaxle

To turn off the engine (START/RUN position) or vehicle power (ON position), press the ENGINE START/STOP button with the shift lever in the P (Park) position. When you press the ENGINE START/STOP button without the shift lever in the P (Park) position, the ENGINE START/STOP button will not change to the OFF position but to the ACC position.

Before leaving the driver's seat, always make sure the shift lever is engaged in P (Park), set the parking brake fully and shut the engine off.

In an emergency situation while the vehicle is in motion, you are able to turn the engine off and to the ACC position by pressing the ENGINE START/STOP button for more than 2 seconds or 3 times successively within 3 seconds. If the vehicle is still moving, you can restart the engine without depressing the brake pedal by pressing the ENGINE START/STOP button with the shift lever in the N (Neutral) position.

ACC(Accessory)

Orange indicator

Orange indicator

Х With manual transaxle

Press the ENGINE START/STOP button when the button is in the OFF position without depressing the clutch pedal.

Х With automatic transaxle

Press the ENGINE START/STOP button while it is in the OFF position without depressing the brake pedal. If the ENGINE START/STOP button is in the ACC position for more than 1 hour, the button will automatically turned off to prevent battery discharge.

ON

Green indicator

Green indicator

Х With manual transaxle

Press the ENGINE START/STOP button when the button is in the ACC position without depressing the clutch pedal.

Х With automatic transaxle

Press the ENGINE START/STOP button while it is in the ACC position without depressing the brake pedal. The warning lights can be checked before the engine is started. Do not leave the ENGINE START/STOP button in the ON position without the engine running for an extended time because the battery may discharge.

START/RUN

Not illuminated

Not illuminated

Х With manual transaxle

To start the engine, depress the clutch pedal and brake pedal, then press the ENGINE START/STOP button with the shift lever in the N(Neutral) position.

Х With automatic transaxle

To start the engine, depress the brake pedal and press the ENGINE START/ STOP button with the shift lever in the P (Park) or the N (Neutral) position. For your safety, start the engine with the shift lever in the P (Park) position.

If you press the ENGINE START/STOP button without depressing the clutch pedal on manual transaxle vehicles or without depressing the brake pedal on automatic transaxle vehicles, the engine will not start and the engine start/stop button changes as follows:

OFF ➔ ACC ➔ ON ➔ OFF

If you leave the ENGINE START/ STOP button in the ACC or ON position for a long time, the battery will discharge.

WARNING - Starting vehicle

Never press the ENGINE START/STOP button while the vehicle is in motion. This would result in loss of directional control and braking function, which could cause an accident.

    Illuminated ENGINE START/STOP button
    Whenever the front door is opened, the ENGINE START/STOP button will illuminate for your convenience. The light will go off after about 30 seconds when the door is closed. ...

    Starting the engine
    1.Carry the smart key or leave it inside the vehicle. 2.Make sure the parking brake is firmly applied. 3.Place the transaxle shift lever in P (Park). Depress the brake pedal fully. You can also sta ...

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