Kia Soul: Relay Box (Engine Compartment) Repair procedures - Fuses And Relays - Body Electrical SystemKia Soul: Relay Box (Engine Compartment) Repair procedures

Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / Body Electrical System / Fuses And Relays / Relay Box (Engine Compartment) Repair procedures

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

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

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

3.
Remove 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 that there are no loose fuse holders and that the fuses are held securely.
2.
Is the fuse capacity correct for each circuit?
3.
Are there any blown fuses?
If a fuse is to be replaced, be sure to use a new fuse of the same capacity. At all times, determine the cause of blown fuse and eliminate the problem before installing a new fuse.
Multi Fuse

   
Multi fuse (A) needs to be replaced en bloc even if only one fuse is damaged.
When replacing the multi fuse, refer to and precisely follow the "Engine compartment-component location" diagram.
Use the specified multi fuse capacity for each circuit.
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