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Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / General Information / Warning And Caution Labels / General Information

Warning And Caution Labels

1. Reservoir cap caution
2. Cooling fan caution
3. Auxiliary 12V auxiliary battery caution
4. High voltage caution


Auxiliary battery Caution Label

Warning / Caution Label (Cont''d)
A.
Keep lighted cigarettes and all other flames or sparks away from the auxiliary battery.

B.
Wear eye protection when charging or working near a battery. Always provide ventilation when working in an enclosed space.
When lifting a plastic-cased auxiliary battery, excessive pressure may result in personal injury as acid may leak. Lift with a battery carrier or with hands by holding opposite corners.
Never attempt to change the auxiliary battery when the auxiliary battery cables are connected.
The electrical ignition system works on high voltage.
Never touch these components with the engine running or the ignition switched on.

C.
Keep batteries out of the reach of children as batteries contain highly corrosive SULFURIC ACID. Do not allow auxiliary battery acid to contact your skin, eyes, clothing or paint finish.

D.
If any electrolyte gets into your eyes, flush your eyes with clean water for at least 15 minutes and get immediate medical attention. If possible, continue to apply water with a sponge or cloth until medical attention is received.
If electrolyte gets on your skin, thoroughly wash the contacted area. If you feel a pain or a burning sensation, get medical attention immediately.

E.
Always read the following instructions carefully when handling a auxiliary battery.

F.
Hydrogen, a highly combustible gas, is always present in battery cells and may explode if ignited.

G.
An improperly disposed auxiliary battery can be harmful to the environment and human health.
Always follow(check) local regulations for auxiliary battery disposal.

Handling And Storing The Battery
Auxiliary battery Itself
Auxiliary batteries should be stored in cool, dry (27 degrees Celsius) places and out of direct sunlight.
MF batteries are tightly sealed to prevent acid leakage.
However, tilting the auxiliary battery to an angle of 45 degrees can cause acid to leak through the vents on the sides. Therefore, auxiliary batteries should always be stored in their upright positions. Prevent placing any aqueous or solid (i.e. conductors) bodies on top of the auxiliary battery.
It is extremely dangerous to use tools, such as hammers, on the auxiliary battery terminals when connecting cables to the mounted auxiliary battery.
Auxiliary battery on Vehicle
When storing the vehicle for a long period of time, make sure to remove the memory fuse in the junction box to prevent natural discharging.
Also, if the memory fuse hasn''t been removed at the time of storing the vehicle, run the motor within a month to chare the auxilary battery.
If the memory fuse has been removed at the time of storing the vehicle, run the motor within 3 months to charge the auxiliary battery.

   
After reconnecting or recharging a discharged auxiliary battery, the ESC OFF indicator may illuminate.
In this case, turn the handle half way to the left and right whilst the ignition switch is in the ON position.
Then, restart the motor after the ignition is OFF.
The ESC OFF indicator may turn OFF.
If the ESC OFF indicator does not turn OFF, have the system checked according to DTC.
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