Kia Soul: Tire traction - Tires and wheels - MaintenanceKia Soul: Tire traction

Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner's Manual / Maintenance / Tires and wheels / Tire traction

Tire traction can be reduced if you drive on worn tires, tires that are improperly inflated or on slippery road surfaces. Tires should be replaced when tread wear indicators appear. Slow down whenever there is rain, snow or ice on the road to reduce the possibility of losing control of the vehicle.

    Wheel replacement
    When replacing the metal wheels for any reason, make sure the new wheels are equivalent to the original factory units in diameter, rim width and offset. A wheel that is not the correct size may adv ...

    Tire maintenance
    In addition to proper inflation, correct wheel alignment helps to decrease tire wear. If you find a tire is worn unevenly, have your dealer check the wheel alignment. When you have new tires instal ...

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    Highway driving
    Tires Adjust the tire inflation pressures to specification. Low tire inflation pressures will result in overheating and possible failure of the tires. Avoid using worn or damaged tires which may r ...

    Replacement
       • Be careful not to damage the fender and body. ...

    Smart Key Diagnostic Inspection
    Self Diagnosis With GDS Smart key system defects can be quickly diagnosed with the GDS. GDS operates actuator quickly to monitor, input/output value and self diagnosis. The followi ...