Kia Soul: Steering gear box, linkage & boots/lower arm ball joint - Explanation of scheduled maintenance items - MaintenanceKia Soul: Steering gear box, linkage & boots/lower arm ball joint

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Owner's 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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    Disc Brakes and Pads Repair procedures
    Inspection Check the pads for excessive wear, discs for run out and wear, and calipers for fluid leakage. Front Brake Front Brake Disc Thickness Check 1. Check the brake pads for wear and fad ...

    Odometer (km or mi.)
    Type A Type B The odometer indicates the total distance the vehicle has been driven. You will also find the odometer useful to determine when periodic maintenance should be performed. ...

    Sunshade
    To open the sunshade Press the sunshade open button (1). To stop the sliding at any point, press the sunshade control switch momentarily. To close the sunshade when the sunroof glass is closed ...