Kia Soul: Starter Relay Inspection - Starting System - Engine Electrical SystemKia Soul: Starter Relay Inspection

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Engine Electrical System / Starting System / Starter Relay Inspection

1.
Turn ignition switch OFF and disconnect the negative (-) battery cable.
2.
Remove the fuse box cover.
3.
Remove the starter relay (A).

4.
Check for continuity between the terminals (30 and 87) using an ohmmeter.
Terminal
Resistance
Measure
30 - 87
1MΩ or higher
If there is continuity between the terminals, replace the relay.

5.
Apply 12V to the terminal 85 and ground to the terminal 86 and then check for continuity between the terminals (30 and 87).
Terminal
Resistance
Measure
30 - 87
1Ω or less
If there is no continuity between the terminals, replace the relay.

6.
Install the starter relay.
7.
Install the fuse box cover.
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