Kia Soul: Features of your vehicle / Defroster

Kia Soul (SK3) 2020-2021 Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Defroster

CAUTION

To prevent damage to the conductors bonded to the inside surface of the rear window, never use sharp instruments or window cleaners containing abrasives to clean the window.

NOTICE

If you want to defrost and defog the front windshield, refer to “Windshield defrosting and defogging” on page 4-134.

Rear window defroster

Kia Soul. Defroster

The defroster heats the window to remove frost, fog and thin ice from the rear window, while the engine is running. To activate the rear window defroster, press the rear window defroster button. The indicator on the rear window defroster button illuminates when the defroster is ON.

If there is heavy accumulation of snow on the rear window, brush it off before operating the rear defroster.

The rear window defroster automatically turns off after approximately 20 minutes or when the ignition switch is turned off. To turn off the defroster, press the rear window defroster button again.

Outside rearview mirror defroster

If your vehicle is equipped with the outside rearview mirror defrosters, they will operate at the same time you turn on the rear window defroster.

NOTICE

The rear window defroster may turn off in the below conditions.

• Engine temperature is less than 25° C and the vehicle speed is from 1 ~ 10 km/h with the gear position in “D” or “R” If the vehicle stops or the vehicle speed is over 10 km/h, the rear window defroster turns on again.

Glove box lamp
The glove box lamp comes on when the glove box is opened. CAUTION To prevent unnecessary charging system drain, close the glove box securely after using the glove box. ...

Manual climate control system
1. Fan speed control knob 2. Air intake control button 3. Mode selection knob 4. Rear window defroster button 5. Temperature control knob 6. Air conditioning button CAUTION Operating the blower when the ...

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