Kia Soul: Introduction - If you have a flat tire (tire mobility kit, if equipped) - What to do in an emergency - Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Owner ManualKia Soul: Introduction

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With the Tire Mobility Kit you stay mobile even after experiencing a tire puncture.

With the Tire Mobility Kit you stay mobile even after experiencing a tire puncture.

The system of compressor and sealing compound effectively and comfortably seals most punctures in a passenger car tire caused by nails or similar objects and reinflates the tire.

After you ensured that the tire is properly sealed you can drive cautiously on the tire (distance up to 200 km (120 miles)) at a max. speed of (80 km/h) in order to reach a service station or tire dealer for the tire replacement.

It is possible that some tires, especially with larger punctures or damage to the sidewall, cannot be sealed completely.

Air pressure loss in the tire may adversely affect tire performance.

For this reason, you should avoid abrupt steering or other driving maneuvers, especially if the vehicle is heavily loaded or if a trailer is in use.

The Tire Mobility Kit is not designed or intended as a permanent tire repair method and is to be used for one tire only.

This instruction shows you step by step how to temporarily seal the puncture simply and reliably.

Read the section "Notes on the safe use of the Tire Mobility Kit".

    If you have a flat tire (tire mobility kit, if equipped)
    For safe operation, carefully read and follow the instructions in this manual before use. (1) Compressor (2) Sealant bottle The Tire Mobility Kit is a temporary fix to the tire and the tire shou ...

    Notes on the suggested use of the Tire Mobility Kit
    Park your car at the side of the road so that you can work with the Tire Mobility Kit away from moving traffic. To be sure your vehicle will not move, even when you're on fairly level g ...

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