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

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS 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, at the exact interval depending on the fluid. Further details are provided in chapter 7, “Maintenance”.

WARNING

Driving while distracted can result in a loss of vehicle control, that may lead to an accident, severe personal injury, and death. The driver’s primary responsibility is in the safe and legal operation of a vehicle, and use of any handheld devices, other equipment, or vehicle systems which take the driver’s eyes, attention and focus away from the safe operation of a vehicle or which are not permissible by law should never be used during operation of the vehicle.

    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. Adjust the inside and outside rearview mirrors. Be sure that all lights work. Check all gauges. Check ...

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    Rocking the vehicle
    If it is necessary to rock the vehicle to free it from snow, sand, or mud, first turn the steering wheel right and left to clear the area around your front wheels. Then, shift back and forth betwe ...

    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 i ...