Kia Soul: Operating door locks from outside the vehicle - Door locks - Features of your vehicleKia Soul: Operating door locks from outside the vehicle

Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner's Manual / Features of your vehicle / Door locks / Operating door locks from outside the vehicle

  • Turn the key toward the front of the vehicle to unlock and toward the rear of the vehicle to lock.
  • If you lock the driver’s door with a key, all vehicle doors will lock automatically.
  • From the driver’s door, turn the key to the left once to unlock the door and once more within 4 seconds to unlock all doors.
  • Doors can also be locked and unlocked with the transmitter.
  • Once the doors are unlocked, they may be opened by pulling the door handle.
  • When closing the door, push the door by hand. Make sure the doors are closed securely.

✽ NOTICE

  • In cold and wet climates, door lock and door mechanisms may not work properly due to freezing conditions.
  • If the door is locked/unlocked multiple times in rapid succession with either the vehicle key or door lock switch, the system may stop operating temporarily in order to protect the circuit and prevent damage to system components.

  • To lock a door without the key, push the inside door lock button (1) or central door lock switch (2) to the “Lock” position and close the door (3).
  • If you lock the door with the central door lock switch (2), all vehicle doors will lock automatically.

Always remove the ignition key, firmly engage the parking brake, close all windows and lock all doors when leaving your vehicle unattended.

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