Kia Soul: Opening the hood - Hood - Features of your vehicleKia Soul: Opening the hood

Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner's Manual / Features of your vehicle / Hood / Opening the hood

1.Pull the release lever to unlatch the hood. The hood should pop open slightly.

1.Pull the release lever to unlatch the hood. The hood should pop open slightly.

Open the hood after turning off the engine on a flat surface, shifting the shift lever to the P(Park) position for automatic transaxle and to the 1st(First) gear or R(Reverse) for manual transaxle, and setting the parking brake.

2.Go to the front of the vehicle, raise the hood slightly, pull the secondary

2.Go to the front of the vehicle, raise the hood slightly, pull the secondary latch inside of the hood center and lift the hood.

3.Pull out the support rod from the hood.

3.Pull out the support rod from the hood.
4.Hold the hood open with the support rod.

WARNING - Hot parts

Grasp the support rod in the area wrapped in rubber. The rubber will help prevent you from being burned by hot metal when the engine is hot.

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    Closing the hood
    1. Before closing the hood, check the following: • All filler caps in the engine compartment must be correctly installed. • Gloves, rags or any other combustible material must be removed from th ...

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