Kia Soul: Air cleaner - MaintenanceKia Soul: Air cleaner

Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner's Manual / Maintenance / Air cleaner

Filter replacement

It must be replaced when necessary, and should not be washed.

It must be replaced when necessary, and should not be washed.

You can clean the filter when inspecting the air cleaner element.

Clean the filter by using compressed air.

1. Loosen the air cleaner cover attaching clips and open the cover.

1. Loosen the air cleaner cover attaching clips and open the cover.

2. Wipe the inside of the air cleaner.

2. Wipe the inside of the air cleaner.
3. Replace the air cleaner filter.
4. Lock the cover with the cover attaching clips.

Replace the filter according to the Maintenance Schedule.

If the vehicle is operated in extremely dusty or sandy areas, replace the element more often than the usual recommended intervals. (Refer to “Maintenance under severe usage conditions” in this section.)

CAUTION - Air filter maintenance

  • Do not drive with the air cleaner removed; this will result in excessive engine wear.
  • When removing the air cleaner filter, be careful that dust or dirt does not enter the air intake, or damage may result.
  • Use a Kia genuine part. Use of non-genuine parts could damage the air flow sensor.
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