Kia Soul: Head Lamp Leveling Actuator Inspection with GDS - Auto Head Lamp Leveling Device - Body Electrical System - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Head Lamp Leveling Actuator Inspection with GDS

Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service Manual / Body Electrical System / Auto Head Lamp Leveling Device / Head Lamp Leveling Actuator Inspection with GDS

Initialization and diagnosis sequence by using GDS equipment.
Below content summarize the procedure for A/S using GDS.
No.
Procedure
1
Locate vehicle to flat plane
2
Tire check
3
IGN1 ON
4
Head lamp Low Beam ON
5
Connection with diagnostic tool
6
Initial command by diagnostic tool
7
Clear DTC Code
8
IGN1 OFF → ON
9
Re- Connection with diagnostic tool
10
Checking of HLLD output value as 15% and DTC Code
11
HLLD actuating by diagnostic tool command
12
Head lamp mechanical Initial Aiming

  
1.
There’s no loads in vehicle and vehicle should be on flat plane.
2.
Should check of HLLD output value(15%) after initial setting.
3.
Should do first electrical initial setting by diagnostic tool and then mechanical aiming afterward.
1.
Select the vehicle model and "Head lamp leveling".

2.
GDS can operates actuator forcefully, input/output value monitoring and self diagnosis.

3.
To perform functional test on AHLS outputs, select "Actuation Test".

4.
Select " Parameter setting & Zero position Initial".

5.
Confirm that AHLS operate forcefully in "Head lamp leveling" menu.

6.
To check the DTC of the head lamp leveling system, select "Diagnostic trouble codes"
    Component Location
    1. Head lamp leveling unit and sensor 2. Head lamp leveling actuator ...

    See also:

    Coolant Replacement And Air Bleeding
       Never remove the radiator cap when the engine is hot. Serious scalding could be caused by hot fluid under high pressure ...

    Parking Brake Lever. Removal
       The parking brake cables must not be bent or distorted. This will lead to stiff operation and premature failure. ...

    Spark Plug Cleaning
    The combustion temporarily becomes unstable, due to the aged fuel and the carbon deposits accumulated on the spark plug(s) after long-term storage. [1st Method] 1. ...