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Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Owner Manual / Features of your vehicle / LCD display (if equipped) / Warning Messages

Shift to "P" position (for smart key system and automatic transaxle)

  • This warning message illuminates if you try to turn off the engine without the shift lever in P (Park) position.
  • At this time, the Engine Start/Stop Button turns to the ACC position (If you press the Engine Start/Stop Button once more, it will turn to the ON position).

Low Key Battery (for smart key system)

  • This warning message illuminates if the battery of the smart key is discharged when the Engine Start/Stop Button changes to the OFF position.

Press brake pedal to start engine (for smart key system and automatic transaxle)

  • This warning message illuminates if the Engine Start/Stop Button changes to the ACC position twice by pressing the button repeatedly without depressing the brake pedal.
  • It means that you should depress the brake pedal to start the engine.

Press clutch pedal to start engine (for smart key system and manual transaxle)

  • This warning message illuminates if the Engine Start/Stop Button changes to the ACC position twice by pressing the button repeatedly without depressing the clutch pedal.
  • It means that you should depress the clutch pedal to start the engine.

Key not in vehicle (for smart key system)

  • This warning message illuminates if the smart key is not in the vehicle while the door is opened or closed with the ignition switch in the ACC position or engine is running.
  • It means that you should always have the smart key with you.

Key not detected (for smart key system)

  • This warning message illuminates if the smart key is not detected when you press the Engine Start/Stop Button.

Press start button again (for smart key system)

  • This warning message illuminates if you can not operate the Engine Start/Stop Button when there is a problem with the Engine Start/Stop Button system.
  • It means that you could start the engine by pressing the Engine Start/ Stop Button once more.
  • If the warning illuminates each time you press the Engine Start/Stop Button, have your vehicle inspected by an authorized Kia dealer.

Press start button with smart key (for smart key system)

  • This warning message illuminates if you press the Engine Start/Stop Button while the warning message “Key not detected” is illuminating.
  • At this time, the immobilizer indicator light blinks.

Check fuse "BRAKE SWITCH" (for smart key system and automatic transaxle)

  • This warning message illuminates if the brake switch fuse is disconnected.
  • It means that you should replace the fuse with a new one. If that is not possible, you can start the engine by pressing the Engine Start/Stop Button for 10 seconds in the ACC position.

Shift to "P" or "N" to start engine (for smart key system and automatic transaxle)

  • This warning message illuminates if you try to start the engine with the shift lever not in the P (Park) or N (Neutral) position.

✽ NOTICE

You can start the engine with the shift lever in the N (Neutral) position. But, for your safety, we recommend that you start the engine with the shift lever in the P (Park) position.

Door Open

  • It means that any door is open.

Tailgate Open

  • It means that the tailgate is open.

Sunroof Open (if equipped)

  • The warning message illuminates if you turn off the engine when the sunroof is open.

Turn on "FUSE SWITCH" (if equipped)

  • This warning message illuminates if the fuse switch on the fuse box is OFF.
  • It means that you should turn the fuse switch on.
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