Kia Soul: Opening the hood - Hood - Features of your vehicleKia Soul: Opening the hood

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Owner's Manual / Features of your vehicle / Hood / Opening the hood

1. Pull the release lever to unlatch the hood. The hood should pop open slightly.

1. Pull the release lever to unlatch the hood. The hood should pop open slightly.

WARNING

Open the hood after turning off the engine on a flat surface, shifting the shift lever to the P (Park) position for automatic transaxle and to the 1st (First) gear or R (Reverse) for manual transaxle, and setting the parking brake.

2. Go to the front of the vehicle, raise the hood slightly, pull the secondary

2. Go to the front of the vehicle, raise the hood slightly, pull the secondary latch (1) inside of the hood center and lift the hood (2).

3. Raise the hood. It will completely rise by itself after it has been raised about halfway.

    Hood
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    Closing the hood
    1. Before closing the hood, check the following: All filler caps in the engine compartment must be correctly installed. 2. Lower the hood halfway and push down to securely lock in place. WARNING ...

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