Kia Soul: Use high quality ethylene glycol coolant - Winter driving - Driving your vehicleKia Soul: Use high quality ethylene glycol coolant

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / Winter driving / Use high quality ethylene glycol coolant

Your vehicle is delivered with high quality ethylene glycol coolant in the cooling system. It is the only type of coolant that should be used because it helps prevent corrosion in the cooling system, lubricates the water pump and prevents freezing. Be sure to replace or replenish your coolant in accordance with the maintenance schedule in section 7. Before winter, have your coolant tested to assure that its freezing point is sufficient for the temperatures anticipated during the winter.

    Snowy or icy conditions
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    Check battery and cables
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