Kia Soul: Hands Free Switch Repair procedures - Hands Free System - Body Electrical SystemKia Soul: Hands Free Switch Repair procedures

Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / Body Electrical System / Hands Free System / Hands Free Switch Repair procedures

Inspection
1.
Check for resistance between terminals in each switch position.
[Voice + Bluetooth]

[Voice + Bluetooth]
Switch
Connector terminal
Resistance
(±5%)
Output voltage
(± 0.22)
Voice
2-4
10.71 k?
3.5 V ± 0.22
Call off
2-4
18.91 k?
4.0 V ± 0.22
Call
2-4
40.91 k?
4.5 V ± 0.22

Removal
1.
Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
2.
Remove the driver airbag module.
(Refer to the RT group)
3.
Remove the steering wheel.
(Refer to the ST group - "Steering column & shaft")
4.
Loosen the mounting screws from the rear steering wheel cover.

5.
Separate the upper steering wheel remote control switch (A) from the steering wheel.
[LH]

[RH]

6.
Remove the upper steering wheel control switch (B) by disconnecting the connector (A).
[LH]

[RH]

7.
Separate the lower steering wheel control switch (A) by loosening the mounting screws.
[LH]

8.
Remove the lower steering wheel control switch (B) by disconnecting the connector (A).
[LH]

Installation
1.
Install the remote control switch on the steering wheel.
2.
Install the steering wheel.
3.
Reconnect the remote control switch connector and airbag connectors.
   
Make sure that the switch connector is plugged in properly.
4.
Install the driver airbag module.
5.
Connect the negative (-) battery terminal.
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