Kia Soul: Windshield washers - Wipers and washers - Features of your vehicleKia Soul: Windshield washers

Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner's Manual / Features of your vehicle / Wipers and washers / Windshield washers

In the OFF position, pull the lever gently toward you to spray washer fluid on

In the OFF position, pull the lever gently toward you to spray washer fluid on the windshield and to run the wipers 1-3 cycles.

Use this function when the windshield is dirty.

The spray and wiper operation will continue until you release the lever.

If the washer does not work, check the washer fluid level. If the fluid level is not sufficient, you will need to add appropriate non-abrasive windshield washer fluid to the washer reservoir.

The reservoir filler neck is located in the front of the engine compartment on the passenger side.

CAUTION - Washer pump

To prevent possible damage to the washer pump, do not operate the washer when the fluid reservoir is empty.

WARNING - Obscured visibility

Do not use the washer in freezing temperatures without first warming the windshield with the defrosters; the washer solution could freeze on the windshield and obscure your vision.

CAUTION - Wipers& windshields

  • To prevent possible damage to the wipers or windshield, do not operate the wipers when the windshield is dry.
  • To prevent damage to the wiper blades, do not use gasoline, kerosene, paint thinner, or other solvents on or near them.
  • To prevent damage to the wiper arms and other components, do not attempt to move the wipers manually.
    Windshield wipers
    Operates as follows when the ignition switch is turned ON. MIST : For a single wiping cycle, push the lever upward and release it with the lever in the OFF position. The wipers will operate conti ...

    Rear window wiper and washer switch
    The rear window wiper switch is located at the end of the wiper and washer switch lever. Turn the switch to the desired position to operate the rear wiper and washer. ON - Normal wiper operation ...

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