Kia Soul: Push-starting - Emergency starting - What to do in an emergencyKia Soul: Push-starting

Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner's Manual / What to do in an emergency / Emergency starting / Push-starting

Vehicles equipped with automatic transaxle and manual transaxle vehicles equipped with clutch lock system cannot be push-started.

Follow the directions in this section for jump-starting.

WARNING - Tow starting vehicle

Never tow a vehicle to start it because the sudden surge forward when the engine starts could cause a collision with the tow vehicle.

    Jump starting
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