Kia Soul: Reduction Gear Oil Repair procedures - Power Train - MaintenanceKia Soul: Reduction Gear Oil Repair procedures

Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / Maintenance / Power Train / Reduction Gear Oil Repair procedures

Inspection
1.
Lift the vehicle.
2.
Remove the under cover.
(Refer to Traction Motor System - "under cover")
3.
Remove the oil filler plug (A).

4.
Check the oil condition and then oil level (A).

   
If the oil level is low, supplement the oil up to filler plug hole.
5.
Install the oil filler plug (A).

   
Must replace with new gasket when installing the drain plug.
Replacement
   
Gear differential unit system does not need to be replaced for Normal Usage. If the vehicle is used for any of the Severe Usage conditions listed below, replace the 120,000 miles. Severe usage is defined as
Driving in rough road (Bumpy, Gravel, Snowy, Unpaved road, etc)
Driving in mountain road, ascent/descent
Repetition of short distance driving
More than 50% operation in heavy city traffic during hot weather above 32°C(89.6°F) .
Police, Taxi, Commercial type operation or trailer towing, etc
1.
Using the lift raise the car.
2.
Remove the under cover.
(Refer to Traction Motor System - "under cover")
3.
Remove the drain plug (A) and drain the oil totally and then reinstall the drain plug.

   
Must replace with new gasket when installing the drain plug.
4.
Remove the oil filler plug (A).

5.
Supplement up to oil filler plug hole.

6.
Install the oil filler plug (A).

7.
Install the under cover.
(Refer to Traction Motor System - "under cover")
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