Kia Soul: Troubleshooting - Clutch SystemKia Soul: Troubleshooting

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Clutch System / Troubleshooting

Symptom
Suspected Area
Remedy
Clutch grabs/chatters
Engine mounting (Loose)
Tighten the Engine mounting.
Clutch disc assembly (Excessive runout)
Inspec the clutch disc.
Clutch disc assembly (Oily)
Inspec the clutch disc.
Clutch disc assembly (Worn out)
Replace the clutch disc.
Clutch disc torsion spring (Damaged)
Replace the clutch disc.
Clutch disc assembly (Glazed)
Inspec the clutch disc.
Diaphragm spring (Out of alignment)
Replace the clutch disc.
Clutch pedal spongy
Clutch line (Air in line)
Perform the air bleeding.
Master cylinder (Damaged)
Replace the master cylinder.
Release cylinder (Damaged)
Replace the release cylinder.
Clutch noisy
Clutch release bearing assembly (Worn, dirty or damaged)
Repair or replace to release bearing.
Clutch slips
Clutch disc assembly (Oily)
Inspec the clutch disc.
Clutch disc assembly (Worn out)
Replace the clutch disc.
Diaphragm spring (Damaged)
Replace the clutch disc.
Pressure plate (Distorted)
Replace the clutch disc.
Flywheel (Distorted)
Replace the flywheel.
Clutch does not disengage
Clutch line (Air in line)
Perform the air bleeding.
Master cylinder (Damaged)
Replace the master cylinder.
Release cylinder (Damaged)
Replace the release cylinder.
Clutch disc assembly (Out of line)
Replace the clutch disc.
Clutch disc assembly (Excessive runout)
Replace the clutch disc.
Clutch disc assembly (Lining broken)
Replace the clutch disc.
Clutch disc assembly (Dirty or burned)
Repair or replace to release bearing.
Clutch disc assembly (Oily)
Inspect the clutch disc.
Clutch disc assembly (Lack of spline grease)
Apply the grease to spline.

    Special Service Tools
    Tool Name / Number Illustration Description Clutch disc guide 09411-1P000 Installation of the clutch disc. ...

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