Kia Soul: Maintenance under severe usage conditions - Scheduled maintenance service - MaintenanceKia Soul: Maintenance under severe usage conditions

Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner's Manual / Maintenance / Scheduled maintenance service / Maintenance under severe usage conditions

The following items must be serviced more frequently on cars normally used under severe driving conditions. Refer to the chart below for the appropriate maintenance intervals.

R : Replace
I : Inspect and, after inspection, clean, adjust, repair or replace if necessary

SEVERE DRIVING CONDITIONS

SEVERE DRIVING CONDITIONS

A - Repeatedly driving shorts distanse of less than 5miles in normal temperature or less than 10miles in freezing temperature
B - Extensive engine idling or low speed driving for long distances
C - Driving on rough, dusty, muddy, unpaved, graveled or salt-spread roads
D - Driving in areas using salt or other corrosive materials or in very cold weather
E - Driving in sandy areas
F - Driving in heavy traffic area over 90°F (32°C)
G - Driving on uphill, downhill, or mountain road
H - Towing a Trailer, or using a camper, or roof rack
I - Driving as a patrol car, taxi, other commercial use or vehicle towing
J - Driving over 100 MPH
K - Frequently driving in stop-and-go conditions

    150,000 miles or 120 months
    ❑ Inspect air conditioning compressor, air conditioner refrigerant and performance (if equipped) ❑ Inspect cooling system *1 ❑ Inspect drive belt *4 (First 60,000 miles or 72 ...

    Explanation of scheduled maintenance items
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