Kia Soul: Ignition Coil Description - Ignition System - Engine Electrical System - Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Ignition Coil Description

Second generation PS (2014-2019) / Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Engine Electrical System / Ignition System / Ignition Coil Description

An ignition coil is an induction coil in an engine's ignition system which transforms the battery's low voltage to the high voltage needed to create an electric spark in the spark plugs to ignite the fuel. Coils have an internal resistor while others rely on a resistor wire or an external resistor to limit the current flowing into the coil from the battery 12 V supply.
    On-vehicle Inspection
    Inspect ignition coil assembly and Perform spark test 1. Check for DTCs.    ...

    Ignition Coil Specification
    Item Specification Primary Coil Resistance (Ω) 0.79 ± 15% [20°C (68°F)] Secondary Coil Resistance (kΩ) 5.9 ± 15% [20°C ( ...

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    Warnings and indicators
    All warning lights are checked by turning the ignition switch ON (do not start the engine). Any light that does not illuminate should be checked by an authorized Kia dealer. After starting the en ...

    Driving your vehicle
    Be sure the exhaust system does not leak. The exhaust system should be checked whenever the vehicle is raised to change the oil or for any other purpose. If you hear a change in the sound of the ex ...