Kia Soul: Steering gear box, linkage & boots/lower arm ball joint - Explanation of scheduled maintenance items - Maintenance - Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Owner ManualKia Soul: Steering gear box, linkage & boots/lower arm ball joint

Second generation PS (2014-2019) / Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Owner Manual / Maintenance / Explanation of scheduled maintenance items / Steering gear box, linkage & boots/lower arm ball joint

With the vehicle stopped and engine off, check for excessive free-play in the steering wheel.

Check the linkage for bends or damage. Check the dust boots and ball joints for deterioration, cracks, or damage. Replace any damaged parts.

    Suspension mounting bolts
    Check the suspension connections for looseness or damage. Retighten to the specified torque. ...

    Power steering pump, belt and hoses (if equipped)
    Check the power steering pump and hoses for leakage and damage. Replace any damaged or leaking parts immediately. Inspect the power steering belt (or drive belt) for evidence of cuts, cracks, exce ...

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    Front Seat Shield Inner Cover Component Location
    1. Front seat shield inner cover ...

    Interior light bulb replacement
    Map lamp Room lamp Luggage room lamp Glove box lamp Sunvisor lamp 1. Using a flat-blade screwdriver, gently pry the lens from the interior light housing. 2. Remove the bulb by pullin ...

    Outside rearview mirror
    Be sure to adjust the mirror angles before driving. Your vehicle is equipped with both left-hand and right-hand outside rearview mirrors. The mirrors can be adjusted remotely with the remote switch ...