Kia Soul: Normal maintenance schedule - Scheduled maintenance service - Maintenance - Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner ManualKia Soul: Normal maintenance schedule

First generation AM (2010–2013) / Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner Manual / Maintenance / Scheduled maintenance service / Normal maintenance schedule

The following maintenance services must be performed to ensure good emission control and performance. Keep receipts for all vehicle emission services to protect your warranty. Where both mileage and time are shown, the frequency of service is determined by whichever occurs first.

*1 lnspect "Water Pump" when replacing the drive belt or timing belt.
*2 Fuel filter & Fuel tank air filter are considered to be maintenance free but periodic inspection is recommended for this maintenance schedule depends on fuel quality. If there are some important safety matters like fuel flow restriction, surging, loss of power, hard starting problem etc, replace the fuel filter immediately regardless of maintenance schedule and consult an authorized Kia dealer for details.
*3 Inspect for excessive tappet noise and/or engine vibration and adjust if necessary.
*4 The drive belt should be replaced when cracks occur or tension is reduced excessively.
*5 When replacing coolant, use only a qualified coolant additive for your vehicle and never mix hard water in the coolant filled at the factory. An improper coolant mixture can result in serious malfunction or engine damage.
*6 If TOP TIER Detergent Gasoline is not available, one bottle of additive is recommended. Additives are available from your authorized Kia dealer along with information on how to use them. Do not mix other additives.

Scheduled maintenance service
Follow the Normal Maintenance Schedule if the vehicle is usually operated where none of the following conditions apply. If any of the following conditions apply, follow the Maintenance Under Sever ...

7,500 miles or 6 months
❑ Inspect air cleaner filter ❑ Inspect air conditioning compressor, air conditioner refrigerant and performance (if equipped) ❑ Inspect cooling system *1 ❑ Inspect dri ...

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Heater Unit Replacement
1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. Recover the refrigerant with a recovery/recycling/charging station. 3. ...

Installation
1. Remove the ignition key from the vehicle. 2. Disconnect the battery negative cable and wait for at least thirty seconds. ...

Water pump Installation
1. Install the new gasket and water punp(A). Tightening torque : 9.8 ~ 11.8 N.m (1.0 ~ 1.2 kgf.m, 7.2 ~ 8.7 lb-ft) ...