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Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / General Information / Important Safety Notice / General Information

Important Safety Notice
Proper service methods and repair procedures are essential for safe, reliable operation of all motor vehicles as well as personal safety of the operator. The service procedures and descriptions in this shop manual provide general directions for a service and repair.
Procedure, techniques, tools, and parts for service including the skill of the technician vary. It is impossible to provide advice or caution as to each case in this manual.
Accordingly, anyone who intends to use a replacement part, service procedure, or tool, which is not recommended by the vehicle manufacturer, must first assure thoroughly that neither their personal safety nor the safe operation of the vehicle will be jeopardized by the replacement part, service procedure, or tool they chose to use.
   
Reminds you to be especially careful in those areas where carelessness will cause death or serious injury.
   
Reminds you to be especially careful in those areas where carelessness may cause death or serious injury.
   
Reminds you to be especially careful in those areas where carelessness may cause personal injury.
   
Gives you information that will prevent you from making errors that could damage the vehicle.
   
Gives you added information that will help you complete a particular procedure.
The following list contains some general WARNINGS that you should follow while working on a vehicle.
Always wear safety glasses for eye protection.
Use safety stands whenever a procedure requires you to be under the vehicle.
Make sure that the ignition switch is always in the OFF position, unless otherwise required by the procedure.
Set the parking brake when working on the vehicle. If you have an automatic transaxle, set in park unless instructed otherwise for a specific operation.
Place support against the front and rear surfaces of the tires to help prevent the vehicle from moving.
Do not smoke while working on a vehicle.
To avoid injury, always remove rings, watches, loose hanging jewelry, and loose clothing before beginning to work on a vehicle.
When it is necessary to work under the hood, keep hands and other objects clear of the electric fanblades! Care should betaken be taken to ensure that the electric fan motor is completely disconnected when working under the hood.
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