Kia Soul: Necessary inspections - Before driving - Driving your vehicleKia Soul: Necessary inspections

Kia Soul 2009-2013 AM Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / Before driving / Necessary inspections

Fluid levels, such as engine oil, engine coolant, brake fluid, and washer fluid should be checked on a regular basis, with the exact interval depending on the fluid. Further details are provided in section 7, “Maintenance”.

WARNING - Distracted driving

Focus on the road while driving. The driver's primary responsibility is in the safe and legal operation of the vehicle. Use of any handled devices, other equipment or vehicle systems that distract the drive should not be used during vehicle operation.

    Before entering vehicle
    Be sure that all windows, outside mirror(s), and outside lights are clean. Check the condition of the tires. Check under the vehicle for any sign of leaks. Be sure there are no obstacles behi ...

    Before starting
    Close and lock all doors. Position the seat so that all controls are easily reached. Buckle your seat belt. Adjust the inside and outside rearview mirrors. Be sure that all lights work. C ...

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    Repair procedures
    Adjustment Glass Adjustment     • Check the glass run channel for damage or deterioration, and replace if necessary. 1. Remove the front door trim. (Refe ...

    Seatback angle
    To recline the seatback: 1. Lean forward slightly and lift up the seatback recline lever. 2. Carefully lean back on the seat and adjust the seatback of the seat to the position you desire. 3. R ...

    Power Door Mirror Switch Components and Components Location
    Components ...