Kia Soul: Wheel replacement - Tire and wheels - MaintenanceKia Soul: Wheel replacement

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Owner's Manual / Maintenance / Tire and wheels / Wheel replacement

When replacing the metal wheels for any reason, make sure the new wheels are equivalent to the original factory units in diameter, rim width and offset.

WARNING

A wheel that is not the correct size may adversely affect wheel and bearing life, braking and stopping abilities, handling characteristics, ground clearance, body-to-tire clearance, snow chain clearance, speedometer and odometer calibration, headlight aim and bumper height.

    Tire replacement
    If the tire is worn evenly, a tread wear indicator will appear as a solid band across the tread. This shows there is less than 1/16 inch (1.6 mm) of tread left on the tire. Replace the tire wh ...

    Tire traction
    Tire traction can be reduced if you drive on worn tires, tires that are improperly inflated or on slippery road surfaces. Tires should be replaced when tread wear indicators appear. Slow down when ...

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    Smooth cornering
    Avoid braking or gear changing in corners, especially when roads are wet. Ideally, corners should always be taken under gentle acceleration. If you follow these suggestions, tire wear will be he ...

    Opening the tailgate
    The tailgate is locked or unlocked when all doors are locked or unlocked with the key, transmitter, smart key or central door lock/unlock switch. Only the tailgate is unlocked if the tailgat ...

    Antenna Removal
    1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. Disconnect the roof antenna connectors (A). 3. Disc ...