Kia Soul: Keys / Key operations

Kia Soul (SK3) 2020-2022 Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / Keys / Key operations

Folding key

Kia Soul. Key operations

To unfold the key, press the release button then the key will unfold automatically.

To fold the key, fold the key manually while pressing the release button.

CAUTION

Do not fold the key without pressing the release button. This may damage the key.

Smart key

Kia Soul. Key operations

To remove the mechanical key, press and hold the release button and remove the mechanical key.

To reinstall the mechanical key, put the key into the hole and push it until a click sound is heard.

WARNING

Ignition key (Smart key)

Leaving children unattended in a vehicle with the ignition key (smart key) is dangerous even if the key is not in the ignition switch or start button is ACC or ON position.

Children copy adults and they could place the key in the ignition switch or press the start button. The ignition key (smart key) would enable children to operate power windows or other controls, or even make the vehicle move, which could result in serious bodily injury or even death. Never leave the keys in your vehicle with unsupervised children, when the engine is running.

WARNING

Kia recommends to use parts for replacement from an authorized Kia dealer/service partner. If an aftermarket key is used, the ignition switch may not return to ON after START. If this happens, the starter will continue to operate causing damage to the starter motor and possible fire due to excessive current in the wiring.

Keys
Record your key number The key code number is stamped on the key code tag attached to the key set. Should you lose your keys, Kia recommends to contact an authorized Kia dealer/service partner. Remove ...

Immobilizer system
Your vehicle may be equipped with an electronic engine immobilizer system to reduce the risk of unauthorized vehicle use. Your immobilizer system is comprised of a small transponder in the ignition key ...

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Kia Soul (SK3) 2020-2022 Owners Manual: Special driving conditions


Hazardous driving conditions When hazardous driving conditions are encountered such as water, snow, ice, mud, sand, or similar hazards, follow these suggestions: Drive cautiously and allow extra distance for braking. Avoid sudden braking or steering. When braking with non-ABS brakes pump the brake pedal ...

Kia Soul (SK3) 2020-2022 Owners Manual: REAR VIEW MONITOR (RVM) system


Rear View Monitor system will activate when the back-up light is ON with the ignition switch ON and the shift lever in the R (Reverse) position. This system is a supplemental system that shows behind the vehicle through the navigation display while backingup. WARNING • This system is a supplementary ...

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