Kia Soul: Speakers Repair procedures - Audio - Body Electrical SystemKia Soul: Speakers Repair procedures

Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / Body Electrical System / Audio / Speakers Repair procedures

Inspection
1.
Troubleshooting for Speaker
(1)
Basic inspection of speaker
Inspect the sound from speaker after verifying that the speaker mounting screws is removed and the wiring connector is connected precisely to remove vibration transmitted from body trims and surrounding parts.

(2)
Case Troubleshooting
No.
Case
Inspection/Remedy
1
Trembling sound
1)
Before replacing the speaker, inspect that the mounting screw is installed normally.
2)
After re-installing the speaker, verify that no trembling sound is heard.
3)
When hearing a trembling sound again, replace the speaker with new one.
2
Noise
1)
Check if the wiring connector is connected normally. If not, reconnect the wiring connector.
2)
In case of radio static, check if there is a noise from CD player.
3)
When a noise is heard on turning radio and CD on, replace the speaker with new one.
   
In case there is only radio static, this causes from poor radio reception. Thus the speaker needs no repair and replacement.
3
Poor working
Inspection of the wiring connection between the battery and the speaker
1)
Before replacing the speaker, inspect the wiring and connections in the speaker circuit.
2)
Check the supplying power to the speaker and the resistance, and then inspect the sound quality.

3)
If the speaker works poorly, replace it with new one.

   
When handling the speaker :
Dropping or rough handling of the speaker can cause damage.
Be careful not to spill water or oil on the speaker.
Caution when dealing with speaker because the diaphragm is paper and can be easily torn by impact and external force.
Electrical mishandling of speakers is not covered by manufacturers warranty.
Removal
   
Put on gloves to protect your hands.
   
When prying with a flat-tip screwdriver, wrap it with protective tape, and apply protective tape around the related parts, to prevent damage.
Use a plastic panel removal tool to remove interior trim pieces to protect from marring the surface.
Take care not to bend or scratch the trim and panels.
Front Speaker
1.
Remove the front door trim.
(Refer to Body - "Front Door Trim")
2.
Remove the front speaker (A) after loosening the screws.

Rear Speaker
1.
Remove the rear door trim.
(Refer to Body - "Rear Door Trim")
2.
Remove the rear speaker(A) after loosening the screws.

Tweeter Speaker
1.
Using a screwdriver or remover (A), remove the speaker grill (B) from the side air vent.

2.
Separate the tweeter speaker (A) after loosening the mounting screws.

3.
Remove the tweeter speaker (B) after disconnecting the connector (A).

Center Speaker
1.
Using a screwdriver or remover, remove the center air vent assembly (A).

2.
Disconnect the hazard switch connector (A) from the center air vent assembly.

3.
Remove the center speaker grill (A) from the crash pad.

4.
Remove the center speaker (A) from the crash pad after loosening the mounting screws.

5.
Remove the center speaker (B) after disconnecting the connector (A) from the speaker.

Subwoofer Speaker
1.
Remove the luggage side trim (RH).
(Refer to Body - "Trunk Trim")
2.
Remove the subwoofer speaker (A) after disconnecting the connector (B) and bolts.

Installation
Front Speaker
1.
Install the front speaker.
2.
Install the front door trim.
Rear Speaker
1.
Install the rear speaker.
2.
Install the rear door trim.
Tweeter Speaker
1.
Connect the connector.
2.
Install the tweeter speaker and tweeter speaker grill.
Center Speaker
1.
Connect the connector.
2.
Install the center speaker.
3.
Install the center speaker grill and center air vent assembly.
Subwoofer Speaker
1.
Install the subwoofer speaker and connect the connector.
2.
Install the luggage side trim (RH).
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