Kia Soul: Relay Box (Engine Compartment) Inspection - Fuses And Relays - Body Electrical System - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Relay Box (Engine Compartment) Inspection

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1.
Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
2.
Pull out the relay from the engine compartment relay box.
Power Relay (Type A)
  
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Do not use pliers.
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Pliers will damage the relays, which could cause the engine to stall or not start.
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Carefully remove the relay using the relay puller.
Check for continuity between the terminals.
A : Start relay
B : A/C relay
C : Cooling fan relay 2
1.
There should be continuity between the No.30 and No.87 terminals when power and ground are connected to the No.85 and No.86 terminals.
2.
There should be no continuity between the No.30 and No.87 terminals when power is disconnected.

Power Relay (Type C)
Check for continuity between the terminals.
A : Cooling fan relay 1
1.
There should be continuity between the No.30 and No.87 terminals when power and ground are connected to the No.85 and No.86 terminals.
2.
There should be no continuity between the No.30 and No.87 terminals when power is disconnected.

Replacement of EMS box
1.
Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
2.
Loosen the mounting nut (A) and bolt (B).

3.
Reomve the engine room fuse & relay box from the hole (A).

4.
Separate the engine room upper box (A) and lower cover (B).

5.
Remove the wire cover (A) on the engine room lower box.

6.
Disconnect the connectors (A) from the EMS box.

Fuse
1.
Be sure there is no play in the fuse holders, and that the fuses are held securely.
2.
Are the fuse capacities for each circuit correct?
3.
Are there any blown fuses?
If a fuse is to be replaced, be sure to use a new fuse of the same capacity. Always determine why the fuse blew first and completely eliminate the problem before installing a new fuse.
Multi Fuse

  
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Multi fuse (A) is needed to replace in the mass when it damaged only one fuse.
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When replace the multi fuse, refer to the "Engine compartment - component location" diagram exactly.
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Use the multi fuse capacities for each circuit correctly.
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