Kia Soul: Head Lamps Repair procedures - Lighting System - Body Electrical SystemKia Soul: Head Lamps Repair procedures

Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / Body Electrical System / Lighting System / Head Lamps Repair procedures

Removal
   
Head lamps become very hot during use; do not touch them or attach any hardware immediately after turning them off.
   
The head lamp bulb should not be removed from the head lamp assembly until just before installing a new bulb.
Leaving the head lamp bulb removed for an extended period of time may degrade the head lamp bulb performance.
Contaminants may enter the head lamp assembly where they can settle on the lens and reflector.
Never turn on the head lamps with the bulb removed from the head lamp assembly.
1.
Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
2.
Remove the front bumper cover.
(Refer to Body - "Front Bumper Cover")
3.
Loosen the mounting bolts (3EA) of head lamp. Remove the head lamp assembly (B) after disconnecting the lamp connectors (A).
[LH]

[RH]

   
Be careful not to damage the retaining clips (A).

Installation
1.
Install the head lamp bulbs.
2.
Reassemble the head lamp bulb covers.
3.
Reassemble the head lamp assembly after connecting the lamp connector.
Replacement
Head Lamp Low Beam (Bulb)
1.
Turn the head lamp switch off.
2.
Disconnect the power connector from the lamp.
3.
Remove the dust cap (A).

4.
Remove the socket (A) from the head lamp assembly.

5.
Remove the bulb (A) from the connector.

6.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
Head Lamp High Beam (Bulb)
1.
Turn the head lamp switch off.
2.
Disconnect the power connector from the lamp.
3.
Remove the dust cap (A).

4.
Disconnect the connector (A) from the bulb.

5.
Remove the head lamp high beam bulb (A).

6.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
Head Lamp Aiming Instructions
The head lamps should be aimed with the proper beam-setting equipment, and in accordance with the equipment manufacturer''s instructions.
   
If there are any regulations pertinent to the aiming of head lamps in the area where the vehicle is to be used, adjust so as to meet those requirements.
Alternately turn the adjusting gear to adjust the head lamp aiming. If beam-setting equipment is not available, proceed as follows:
1.
Inflate the tires to the specified pressure and remove any loads from the vehicle except the driver, spare tire, and tools.
2.
The vehicle should be placed on a level ground.
3.
Draw vertical lines (Vertical lines passing through respective head lamp centers) on the screen.
4.
With the head lamp and battery in normal condition, aim the head lamps so the brightest portion falls on the vertical lines.
A : Low/High beam vertical

Front Fog Lamp Aiming
The front fog lamps should be aimed in the same manner as the head lamps.
With the front fog lamps and battery in normal conditions, aim the front fog lamps by turning the adjusting screw hole (A) with a screwdriver.

Head Lamp And Fog Lamp Aiming Point

General / Europe
1.
Head Lamp (Low beam)
Turn the low beam on without driver aboard.
The cut-off line should be projected in the cut-off line shown in the picture.

2.
Turn the front fog lamp on without the driver aboard.
The cut-off line should be projected in the allowable range (shaded region)

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