Kia Soul: TPMS Sensor Removal - Tire Pressure Monitoring System - Suspension System - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service ManualKia Soul: TPMS Sensor Removal

Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service Manual / Suspension System / Tire Pressure Monitoring System / TPMS Sensor Removal

1.
Remove the tire.
(Refer to Tires/Wheels - "Tire")
2.
Remove the screw with torx driver (A).
  
When installing the bead brake, make sure that it does not come in contact with the TPMS sensor.
Be careful not to damage the TPMS sensor when installing the bead brake near the TPMS sensor.

 

3.
Remove the sensor body (A) from the valve (B) in the direction of the arrow.

 

4.
Use the valve mounting tool to pull out the valve until it is entirely out of the lower hole.

 

  
Cut the rubber at the bottom of valve with a knife.

 

5.
Apply lubricant to the surface of the valve, and then mount it through the valve hole of the wheel.
  
We recommend using regular soapy water as lubricant.

 

  
The TPMS sensor valve bottom is not properly sealed if it is not fully mounted on the wheel, as shown in the following figure:

 

Make sure that the valve body is pulled entirely through the hole.

 

6.
Apply soapy water or lubricant to the upper/lower bead section of the tire.

7.
In order to mount lower the beads, place the TPMS sensor at 5 o'clock, starting from the head of the tire replacement equipment.

 

8.
Rotate the rim clockwise and press tire towards 3 o'clock to mount the lower beads.
  
Mount the tire on the wheel. Make sure that the beads touch the edge of the rim behind the sensor (towards 6 o'clock).

9.
In order to mount the upper beads, press the tire towards 3 o'clock and turn the rim clockwise.

10.
Inject air into the tire until the beads are in the correct position.

11.
Adjust the tire pressure according to the recommended tire pressure for the vehicle.
12.
If the TPMS sensor malfunctions, you must perform TPMS sensor learning. Replace any faulty sensors and perform TPMS sensor learning.
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