Kia Soul: Changing the engine oil and filter - Engine oil - MaintenanceKia Soul: Changing the engine oil and filter

Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner's Manual / Maintenance / Engine oil / Changing the engine oil and filter

Have engine oil and filter changed by an authorized Kia dealer according to the Maintenance Schedule at the beginning of this section.

WARNING - California proposition 65

Engine oil contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects and reproductive harm. Used engine oil may cause irritation or cancer of the skin if left in contact with the skin for prolonged periods of time. Always protect your skin by washing your hands thoroughly with soap and warm water as soon as possible after handling used oil.

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    Specifications
    Specifications ItemSpecificationTypeMDPS(Motor Driven Power Steering)Steering gearTypeRack & PinionRack stroke154 ± 1mmSteering angle (Max.)Inner37.6° (+0.5°/-1.5°)Outer31.3° Tighteni ...