Kia Soul: Maintenance / Battery

Kia Soul (SK3) 2020-2021 Owners Manual / Maintenance / Battery

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Kia Soul. Battery

NOTICE

Basically equipped battery is maintenance free type. If your vehicle is equipped with the battery marked with LOWER and UPPER on the side, you can check the electrolyte level. The electrolyte level should be between LOWER and UPPER. If the electrolyte level is low, it needs to add distilled (demineralized) water (Never add sulfuric acid or other electrolyte). When refill, be careful not to splash the battery and adjacent components. And do not overfill the battery cells. It can cause corrosion on other parts. After then ensure that tighten the cell caps. We recommend that you contact an authorized Kia dealer.

WARNING

Battery dangers

Kia Soul. BatteryAlways read the following instructions carefully when handling a battery.

Kia Soul. BatteryKeep lighted cigarettes and all other flames or sparks away from the battery.

Kia Soul. BatteryHydrogen, a highly combustible gas, is always present in battery cells and may explode if ignited.

Kia Soul. BatteryKeep batteries out of the reach of children because batteries contain highly corrosive SULFURIC ACID. Do not allow battery acid to contact your skin, eyes, clothing or paint finish.

Kia Soul. BatteryIf any electrolyte gets into your eyes, flush your eyes with clean water for at least 15 minutes and get immediate medical attention. If electrolyte gets on your skin, thoroughly wash the contacted area. If you feel a pain or a burning sensation, get medical attention immediately.

Kia Soul. BatteryWear eye protection when charging or working near a battery. Always provide ventilation when working in an enclosed space.

Kia Soul. BatteryAn inappropriately disposed battery can be harmful to the environment and human health. Dispose the battery according to your local law(s) or regulation.

Kia Soul. BatteryThe battery contains lead. Do not dispose of it after use. Please return the battery to an authorized Kia dealer to be recycled.

Failure to follow the above warnings can result in serious bodily injury or death.

CAUTION

If you use unauthorized electronic devices, the battery may be discharged. Never use unauthorized devices.

Blade replacement
When the wipers no longer clean adequately, the blades may be worn or cracked, and require replacement. CAUTION To prevent damage to the wiper arms or other components, do not attempt to move the wipers ...

Battery capacity label (see the example)
❈ The actual battery label in the vehicle may differ from the illustration. 1. CMF60L-BCI: The Kia model name of battery 2. 12V: The nominal voltage 3. 60Ah(20HR): The nominal capacity (in Ampere hours) ...

Other information:

Kia Soul (SK3) 2020-2021 Owners Manual: Self-diagnosis


When you shift the gear to the R (Reverse) position and if one or more of the below occurs you may have a malfunction in Reverse Parking Distance Warning system. • You don't hear an audible warning sound or if the buzzer sounds intermittently. • is displayed. (if equipped) If this occurs, have ...

Kia Soul (SK3) 2020-2021 Owners Manual: Smart Cruise Control switch


CRUISE: Turns cruise control system on or off. RES+ : Resumes or increases cruise control speed. SET- : Sets or decreases cruise control speed. : Sets vehicle-to-vehicle distance. CANCEL: Cancels cruise control operation. ...

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