Kia Soul: Heating and air conditioning - Climate control system  - Features of your vehicle - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Owner ManualKia Soul: Heating and air conditioning

Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Owner Manual / Features of your vehicle / Climate control system  / Heating and air conditioning

1. Start the engine.

2. Set the mode to the desired position.

For improving the effectiveness of heating and cooling;

- Heating:- Cooling:
- Cooling:3. Set the temperature control to the desired position.

3. Set the temperature control to the desired position.

4. Set the air intake control to the outside (fresh) air position.

5. Set the fan speed control to the desired speed.

6. If air conditioning is desired, turn the air conditioning system (if equipped) on.

Mode selection

Mode selection

The mode selection knob controls the direction of the air flow through the ventilation

The mode selection knob controls the direction of the air flow through the ventilation system.

Air can be directed to the floor, dashboard outlets, or windshield. Five symbols are used to represent.

Vent mode (B, D)

Air flow is directed toward the upper body and face. Additionally, each outlet

Air flow is directed toward the upper body and face. Additionally, each outlet can be controlled to direct the air discharged from the outlet.

Vent-Floor mode (B, D, C, E)

Air flow is directed towards the face and the floor.

Air flow is directed towards the face and the floor.

Floor mode (C, E, A, D)

Most of the air flow is directed to the floor, with a small amount of the air

Most of the air flow is directed to the floor, with a small amount of the air being directed to the windshield and side window defrosters.

Floor/Defrost mode (A, C, E, D)

Most of the air flow is directed to the floor and the windshield with a small

Most of the air flow is directed to the floor and the windshield with a small amount directed to the side window defrosters.

Defrost mode (A, D)

Most of the air flow is directed to the windshield with a small amount of air

Most of the air flow is directed to the windshield with a small amount of air directed to the side window defrosters.

Instrument panel vents

The outlet vents can be opened or closed separately using the thumbwheel.

The outlet vents can be opened or closed separately using the thumbwheel.

Also, you can adjust the direction of air delivery from these vents using the vent control lever as shown.

Temperature control

The temperature control knob allows you to control the temperature of the air

The temperature control knob allows you to control the temperature of the air flow from the ventilation system.

To change the air temperature in the passenger compartment, turn the knob to the right position for warm air or left position for cooler air.

To operate the MAX A/C, turn the temperature knob to extreme left. Air flow is

To operate the MAX A/C, turn the temperature knob to extreme left. Air flow is directed toward the upper body and face.

In this mode, the air conditioning and the recirculated air position will be selected automatically.

Air intake control

The air intake control is used to select the outside (fresh) air position or

The air intake control is used to select the outside (fresh) air position or recirculated air position.

To change the air intake control position, press the control button.

Recirculated air position

With the recirculated air position selected, air from the passenger compartment

With the recirculated air position selected, air from the passenger compartment will be drawn through the heating system and heated or cooled according to the function selected.

Outside (fresh) air position

With the outside (fresh) air position selected, air enters the vehicle from outside

With the outside (fresh) air position selected, air enters the vehicle from outside and is heated or cooled according to the function selected.

Prolonged operation of the heater in the recirculated air position (without air conditioning selected) may cause fogging of the windshield and side windows and the air within the passenger compartment may become stale.

In addition, prolonged use of the air conditioning with the recirculated air position selected will result in excessively dry air in the passenger compartment.

WARNING - Recirculated air

Continuous use of the climate control system in the recirculated air position can cause drowsiness or sleepiness, and loss of vehicle control. Set the air intake control to the outside (fresh) air position as much as possible while driving.

WARNING - Reduced visibilty

Continued use of the climate control system in the recirculated air position may allow humidity to increase inside the vehicle which may fog the glass and obscure visibility.

Fan speed control

The ignition switch must be in the ON position for fan operation.

The ignition switch must be in the ON position for fan operation.

The fan speed knob allows you to control the fan speed of the air flow from the ventilation system. To change the fan speed, turn the knob to the right for higher speed, or left for lower speed. To turn the fan speed control off, turn the knob to the У0Ф position.

To turn off the blowers

To turn off the blowers, turn the fan speed control knob to the "0" position.

To turn off the blowers, turn the fan speed control knob to the "0" position.

Air conditioning (if equipped)

Press the A/C button to turn the air conditioning system on (indicator light

Press the A/C button to turn the air conditioning system on (indicator light will illuminate). Press the button again to turn the air conditioning system off.

    Climate control system 
    1. Fan speed control knob 2. Air intake control button 3. Mode selection knob 4. Rear window defroster button 5. Temperature control knob 6. Air conditioning button (if equipped) ...

    System operation
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