Kia Soul: Power steering pump, belt and hoses (if equipped) - Explanation of scheduled maintenance items - Maintenance - Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Owner ManualKia Soul: Power steering pump, belt and hoses (if equipped)

Second generation PS (2014-2019) / Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Owner Manual / Maintenance / Explanation of scheduled maintenance items / Power steering pump, belt and hoses (if equipped)

Check the power steering pump and hoses for leakage and damage. Replace any damaged or leaking parts immediately. Inspect the power steering belt (or drive belt) for evidence of cuts, cracks, excessive wear, oiliness and proper tension. Replace or adjust it if necessary.

    Steering gear box, linkage & boots/lower arm ball joint
    With the vehicle stopped and engine off, check for excessive free-play in the steering wheel. Check the linkage for bends or damage. Check the dust boots and ball joints for deterioration, cracks ...

    Drive shafts and boots
    Check the drive shafts, boots and clamps for cracks, deterioration, or damage. Replace any damaged parts and, if necessary, repack the grease. ...

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    Power Window Switch Inspection
    Power Window Main Switch Inspection 1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. Remove the front door trim. ...

    Alternator Description
    The Alternator has eight built-in diodes, each rectifying AC current to DC current. Therefore, DC current appears at alternator "B" terminal. In addition, the charging voltage ...

    Installation
    1. Install in the reverse order of removal. ...