Kia Soul: Normal maintenance schedule - Maintenance - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Owner ManualKia Soul: Normal maintenance schedule

Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Owner Manual / Maintenance / 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.

7,500 miles or 6 months

  • Inspect air cleaner filter
  • Inspect air conditioning compressor, air conditioner refrigerant and performance (if equipped)
  • Inspect cooling system
  • Inspect drive shaft and boots
  • Inspect visually the following items.

1) Battery condition
2) Brake fluid / clutch(if equipped) fluid
3) Brake lines, hoses and connections
4) Brake pedal and operation
5) Chassis/body nuts and bolts
6) Drum brake and linings (if equipped)
7) Disc brakes and pads(if equipped)
8) Exhaust pipe and muffler
9) Front suspension ball joints
10) Fuel tank, cap, lines and hoses
11) Lubricate all locks and hinges
12) Parking brakes
13) Steering operation and linkage
14) Suspension mounting bolts

  • Replace engine oil and filter (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)
  • Add fuel additive (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)
  • Rotate tires - including tire pressure and tread wear (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)

15,000 miles or 12 months

  • Inspect air cleaner filter
  • Inspect air conditioning compressor, air conditioner refrigerant and performance (if equipped)
  • Inspect cooling system
  • Inspect drive shaft and boots
  • Inspect visually the following items

1) Battery condition
2) Brake fluid / clutch(if equipped) fluid
3) Brake lines, hoses and connections
4) Brake pedal and operation
5) Chassis/body nuts and bolts
6) Drum brake and linings (if equipped)
7) Disc brakes and pads(if equipped)
8) Exhaust pipe and muffler
9) Front suspension ball joints
10) Fuel tank, cap, lines and hoses
11) Lubricate all locks and hinges
12) Parking brakes
13) Steering operation and linkage
14) Suspension mounting bolts

  • Replace climate control air filter (if equipped)
  • Replace engine oil and filter (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)
  • Add fuel additive (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)
  • Rotate tires - including tire pressure and tread wear (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)

30,000 miles or 24 months

  • Inspect air conditioning compressor, air conditioner refrigerant and performance (if equipped)
  • Inspect cooling system
  • Inspect drive shaft and boots
  • Inspect fuel filter
  • Inspect fuel line, hoses and connection
  • Inspect fuel tank air filter
  • Inspect manual transaxle fluid (if equipped) (Every 37,500 miles (60,000 km) or 48 months)
  • Inspect vapor hose and fuel filler cap
  • Inspect visually the following items

1) Battery condition
2) Brake fluid / clutch (if equipped) fluid
3) Brake lines, hoses and connections
4) Brake pedal and operation
5) Chassis/body nuts and bolts
6) Drum brake and linings (if equipped)
7) Disc brakes and pads (if equipped)
8) Exhaust pipe and muffler
9) Front suspension ball joints
10) Fuel tank, cap, lines and hoses
11) Lubricate all locks and hinges
12) Parking brakes
13) Steering operation and linkage
14) Suspension mounting bolts

  • Replace air cleaner filter
  • Replace climate control air filter (if equipped)
  • Replace engine oil and filter (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)
  • Add fuel additive (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)
  • Rotate tires - including tire pressure and tread wear (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)

45,000 miles or 36 months

  • Inspect air cleaner filter
  • Inspect air conditioning compressor, air conditioner refrigerant and performance (if equipped)
  • Inspect cooling system
  • Inspect drive shaft and boots
  • Inspect visually the following items

1) Battery condition
2) Brake fluid / clutch (if equipped) fluid
3) Brake lines, hoses and connections
4) Brake pedal and operation
5) Chassis/body nuts and bolts
6) Drum brake and linings (if equipped)
7) Disc brakes and pads (if equipped)
8) Exhaust pipe and muffler
9) Front suspension ball joints
10) Fuel tank, cap, lines and hoses
11) Lubricate all locks and hinges
12) Parking brakes
13) Steering operation and linkage
14) Suspension mounting bolts

  • Replace climate control air filter (if equipped)
  • Replace engine oil and filter (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)
  • Add fuel additive (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)
  • Rotate tires - including tire pressure and tread wear (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)

60,000 miles or 48 months

  • Inspect air conditioning compressor, air conditioner refrigerant and performance (if equipped)
  • Inspect cooling system
  • Inspect drive belt (First, 60,000 miles or 72 months after every 15,000 miles or 24 months)
  • Inspect drive shaft and boots
  • Inspect fuel filter
  • Inspect fuel line, hoses and connection
  • Inspect fuel tank air filter
  • Inspect vapor hose and fuel filler cap
  • Inspect visually the following items

1) Battery condition
2) Brake fluid / clutch (if equipped) fluid
3) Brake lines, hoses and connections
4) Brake pedal and operation
5) Chassis/body nuts and bolts
6) Drum brake and linings (if equipped)
7) Disc brakes and pads (if equipped)
8) Exhaust pipe and muffler
9) Front suspension ball joints
10) Fuel tank, cap, lines and hoses
11) Lubricate all locks and hinges
12) Parking brakes
13) Steering operation and linkage
14) Suspension mounting bolts

  • Replace air cleaner filter
  • Replace climate control air filter (if equipped)
  • Replace engine oil and filter (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)
  • Add fuel additive (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)
  • Rotate tires - including tire pressure and tread wear (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)

75,000 miles or 60 months

  • Inspect air cleaner filter
  • Inspect air conditioning compressor, air conditioner refrigerant and performance (if equipped)
  • Inspect cooling system
  • Inspect drive belt (First 60,000 miles or 72 months after every 15,000 miles or 24 months)
  • Inspect drive shaft and boots
  • Inspect manual transaxle fluid (if equipped) (Every 37,500 miles (60,000 km) or 48 months)
  • Inspect visually the following items

1) Battery condition
2) Brake fluid / clutch (if equipped) fluid
3) Brake lines, hoses and connections
4) Brake pedal and operation
5) Chassis/body nuts and bolts
6) Drum brake and linings (if equipped)
7) Disc brakes and pads (if equipped)
8) Exhaust pipe and muffler
9) Front suspension ball joints
10) Fuel tank, cap, lines and hoses
11) Lubricate all locks and hinges
12) Parking brakes
13) Steering operation and linkage
14) Suspension mounting bolts

  • Replace climate control air filter (if equipped)
  • Replace engine oil and filter (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)
  • Add fuel additive (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)
  • Rotate tires - including tire pressure and tread wear (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)

90,000 miles or 72 months

  • Inspect air conditioning compressor, air conditioner refrigerant and performance (if equipped)
  • Inspect cooling system
  • Inspect drive belt (First 60,000 miles or 72 months after every 15,000 miles or 24 months)
  • Inspect drive shaft and boots
  • Inspect fuel filter
  • Inspect fuel line, hoses and connection
  • Inspect fuel tank air filter
  • Inspect valve clearance (Engine 1.6) (Every 90,000 miles or 72 months)
  • Inspect vapor hose and fuel filler cap
  • Inspect visually the following items

1) Battery condition
2) Brake fluid / clutch (if equipped) fluid
3) Brake lines, hoses and connections
4) Brake pedal and operation
5) Chassis/body nuts and bolts
6) Drum brake and linings (if equipped)
7) Disc brakes and pads (if equipped)
8) Exhaust pipe and muffler
9) Front suspension ball joints
10) Fuel tank, cap, lines and hoses
11) Lubricate all locks and hinges
12) Parking brakes
13) Steering operation and linkage
14) Suspension mounting bolts

  • Replace air cleaner filter
  • Replace climate control air filter (if equipped)
  • Replace engine oil and filter (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)
  • Add fuel additive (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)
  • Rotate tires - including tire pressure and tread wear (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)

105,000 miles or 84 months

  • Inspect air cleaner filter
  • Inspect air conditioning compressor, air conditioner refrigerant and performance (if equipped)
  • Inspect cooling system
  • Inspect drive belt (First 60,000 miles or 72 months after every 15,000 miles or 24 months)
  • Inspect drive shaft and boots
  • Inspect manual transaxle fluid (if equipped) (Every 37,500 miles (60,000 km) or 48 months)
  • Inspect visually the following items

1) Battery condition
2) Brake fluid / clutch (if equipped) fluid
3) Brake lines, hoses and connections
4) Brake pedal and operation
5) Chassis/body nuts and bolts
6) Drum brake and linings (if equipped)
7) Disc brakes and pads (if equipped)
8) Exhaust pipe and muffler
9) Front suspension ball joints
10) Fuel tank, cap, lines and hoses
11) Lubricate all locks and hinges
12) Parking brakes
13) Steering operation and linkage
14) Suspension mounting bolts

  • Replace climate control air filter (if equipped)
  • Replace engine oil and filter (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)
  • Add fuel additive (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)
  • Replace spark plugs (iridium coated)
  • Rotate tires - including tire pressure and tread wear (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)

120,000 miles or 96 months

  • Inspect air conditioning compressor, air conditioner refrigerant and performance (if equipped)
  • Inspect cooling system
  • Inspect drive belt (First 60,000 miles or 72 months after every 15,000 miles or 24 months)
  • Inspect drive shaft and boots
  • Inspect fuel filter
  • Inspect fuel line, hoses and connection
  • Inspect fuel tank air filter
  • Inspect vapor hose and fuel filler cap
  • Inspect visually the following items

1) Battery condition
2) Brake fluid / clutch (if equipped) fluid
3) Brake lines, hoses and connections
4) Brake pedal and operation
5) Chassis/body nuts and bolts
6) Drum brake and linings (if equipped)
7) Disc brakes and pads (if equipped)
8) Exhaust pipe and muffler
9) Front suspension ball joints
10) Fuel tank, cap, lines and hoses
11) Lubricate all locks and hinges
12) Parking brakes
13) Steering operation and linkage
14) Suspension mounting bolts

  • Replace air cleaner filter
  • Replace climate control air filter (if equipped)
  • Replace engine coolant (First, 120,000 miles or 120 months after every 30,000 miles or 24 months)
  • Replace engine oil and filter (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)
  • Add fuel additive  (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)
  • Rotate tires - including tire pressure and tread wear (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)

135,000 miles or 108 months

  • Inspect air cleaner filter
  • Inspect air conditioning compressor, air conditioner refrigerant and performance (if equipped)
  • Inspect cooling system
  • Inspect drive belt (First 60,000 miles or 72 months after every 15,000 miles or 24 months)
  • Inspect drive shaft and boots
  • Inspect visually the following items

1) Battery condition
2) Brake fluid / clutch (if equipped) fluid
3) Brake lines, hoses and connections
4) Brake pedal and operation
5) Chassis/body nuts and bolts
6) Drum brake and linings (if equipped)
7) Disc brakes and pads (if equipped)
8) Exhaust pipe and muffler
9) Front suspension ball joints
10) Fuel tank, cap, lines and hoses
11) Lubricate all locks and hinges
12) Parking brakes
13) Steering operation and linkage
14) Suspension mounting bolts

  • Replace climate control air filter (if equipped)
  • Replace engine oil and filter (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)
  • Add fuel additive (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)
  • Rotate tires - including tire pressure and tread wear (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)

150,000 miles or 120 months

  • Inspect air conditioning compressor, air conditioner refrigerant and performance (if equipped)
  • Inspect cooling system
  • Inspect drive belt (First 60,000 miles or 72 months after every 15,000 miles or 24 months)
  • Inspect drive shaft and boots
  • Inspect fuel filter
  • Inspect fuel line, hoses and connection
  • Inspect fuel tank air filter
  • Inspect manual transaxle fluid (if equipped) (Every 37,500 miles (60,000 km) or 48 months)
  • Inspect vapor hose and fuel filler cap
  • Inspect visually the following items

1) Battery condition
2) Brake fluid / clutch (if equipped) fluid
3) Brake lines, hoses and connections
4) Brake pedal and operation
5) Chassis/body nuts and bolts
6) Drum brake and linings (if equipped)
7) Disc brakes and pads (if equipped)
8) Exhaust pipe and muffler
9) Front suspension ball joints
10) Fuel tank, cap, lines and hoses
11) Lubricate all locks and hinges
12) Parking brakes
13) Steering operation and linkage
14) Suspension mounting bolts

  • Replace air cleaner filter
  • Replace climate control air filter (if equipped)
  • Replace engine coolant (First 120,000 miles or 120 months after every 30,000 miles or 24 months)
  • Replace engine oil and filter (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)
  • Add fuel additive (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)
  • Rotate tires - including tire pressure and tread wear (Every 7,500 miles or 12 months)
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