Kia Soul: Changing the coolant - Engine coolant - MaintenanceKia Soul: Changing the coolant

Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner's Manual / Maintenance / Engine coolant / Changing the coolant

Have the coolant changed by an authorized Kia dealer according to the Maintenance Schedule at the beginning of this section.

Put a thick cloth around the radiator cap before refilling the coolant in order to prevent the coolant from overflowing into engine parts such as the alternator.

    Checking the coolant level
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    Brake/clutch fluid
    Checking the brake/clutch* fluid level Check the fluid level in the reservoir periodically. The fluid level should be between MAX and MIN marks on the side of the reservoir. Before removing the ...

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