Kia Soul: Starter Description - Starting System - Engine Electrical System - Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Starter Description

Second generation PS (2014-2019) / Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Engine Electrical System / Starting System / Starter Description

The starting system includes the battery, starter, solenoid switch, ignition switch, inhibitor switch (A/T), clutch pedal switch (M/T), ignition lock switch, connection wires and the battery cable.
When the ignition key is turned to the start position, current flows and energizes the starter motor's solenoid coil.
The solenoid plunger and clutch shift lever are activated, and the clutch pinion engages the ring gear.The contacts close and the starter motor cranks.
In order to prevent damage caused by excessive rotation of the starter armature when the engine starts, the clutch pinion gear overruns.

1. Magnet switch assembly
2. Brush holder assembly
3. Armature assembly
4. Over running clutch assembly

    Troubleshooting
       • The battery must be in good condition and fully charged for this troubleshooting. ...

    Starter Specification
    Item Specification Rated voltage 12 V, 0.9 kW The number of pinion teeth 10 Performance [No-load, 11.5 V] Ampere Max ...

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