Kia Soul: Battery Inspection - Power Train - MaintenanceKia Soul: Battery Inspection

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Maintenance / Power Train / Battery Inspection

Battery Terminal
1.
Move back and forth to check that the battery terminals (A) are loose or corroded.
If the terminals are corroded, clean them.

  
If battery positive connection is loose, disconnect ground(GND) cable first before attempting to remove or tighten plus connection, to prevent personal injury.
2.
If the battery clamp on battery positive (+) terminal is not seated securely:
(1)
Turn ignition switch OFF and disconnect the battery negative (-) terminal.
(2)
Tighten battery clamp (A) on battery positive (+) terminal

Battery (+) terminal:
7.8 ~ 9.8 N.m (0.8 ~ 1.0 kgf.m, 5.8 ~ 7.2 lb-ft)

3.
If the battery clamp on battery negative (-) terminal is not seated securely:
(1)
Tighten battery clamp (A) on battery negative (-) terminal.

Battery (-) terminal:
4.0 ~ 6.0 N.m (0.4 ~ 0.6 kgf.m, 3.0 ~ 4.4 lb-ft)

Battery Condition
Check the battery for damage or deformation. If severe damage, deformation or leakage is found, replace the battery.
    Automatic transaxle Replacement
    1. Remove the under cover. (Refer to Engine Mechanical System - "Engine Room Under Cover") 2. Remove the drain plug (A) and dr ...

    Cooling System Inspection
    Radiator hoses 1. Check radiator hoses for the following (1) Improper attachment (2) ...

    See also:

    Rear Glass Defogger Printed Heater Inspection
       Wrap tin foil around the end of the voltmeter test lead to prevent damaging the heater line. Apply finger ...

    Fog Lamps Installation
    1. Install the front fog lamp bulb. 2. Connect the front fog lamp connector. 3. Insta ...

    TJ Joint Components
    [LH] 1. BJ assembly 2. BJ circlip 3. BJ boot band 4. BJ boot 5. Shaft 6. TJ boot band 7. TJ boot 8. Spider assembly 9. Snap ring 10. TJ h ...