Kia Soul: LCD display / LCD display messages

Kia Soul (SK3) 2020-2021 Owners Manual / Features of your vehicle / LCD display / LCD display messages

Driving info display

Kia Soul. LCD display messages

At the end of each driving cycle, the Driving Info message is displayed.

This display shows the trip distance (1), average fuel economy (2), driving time (3).

This information is displayed for a few seconds when you turn off the vehicle, and then goes off automatically. The information is calculated for each time the vehicle is turned on.

NOTICE

Door, hood, tailgate open

Kia Soul. LCD display messages

• This warning is displayed indicating which door, or the hood, or the tailgate is open.

Sunroof open

Kia Soul. LCD display messages

• This warning is displayed if you turn off the engine when the sunroof is open.

Lights mode

Kia Soul. LCD display messages

This indicator displays which exterior light is selected using the lighting control.

You can activate or deactivate Wiper/ Lights Display function from the User Settings mode in the cluster LCD display.

Wiper mode

Kia Soul. LCD display messages

This indicator displays which wiper speed is selected using the wiper control.

You can activate or deactivate Wiper/ Lights Display function from the User Settings mode in the cluster LCD display.

Engine has overheated

• This warning message illuminates when the engine coolant temperature is above 120°C (248°F). This mean that the engine is overheated and may be damaged.

Low key battery (for smart key system)

• This warning message illuminates if the battery of the smart key is discharged when the Engine Start/Stop Button changes to the OFF position.

Press START button while turning wheel (for smart key system)

• This warning message illuminates if the steering wheel does not unlock normally when the Engine Start/Stop Button is pressed.

• It means that you should press the Engine Start/Stop Button while turning the steering wheel right and left.

Steering wheel unlocked (for smart key system)

• This warning message illuminates if the steering wheel does not lock when the Engine Start/Stop Button changes to the OFF position.

Check steering wheel lock system (for smart key system)

• This warning message illuminates if the steering wheel does not lock normally when the Engine Start/Stop Button changes to the OFF position.

Press clutch pedal to start engine (for smart key system and manual transaxle)

• This warning message illuminates if the Engine Start/Stop Button changes to the ACC position twice by pressing the button repeatedly without depressing the clutch pedal.

• It means that you should depress the clutch pedal to start the engine.

Key not in vehicle (for smart key system)

• This warning message illuminates if the smart key is not in the vehicle when you press the Engine Start/ Stop Button.

• It means that you should always have the smart key with you.

Key not detected (for smart key system)

• This warning message illuminates if the smart key is not detected when you press the Engine Start/Stop Button.

Shift to P or N to start engine (for smart key system)

• This warning message illuminates if you try to start the engine with the shift lever not in the P (Park) or N (Neutral) position.

Press brake pedal to start engine (for smart key system)

• This warning message illuminates if the Engine Start/Stop Button changes to the ACC position twice by pressing the button repeatedly without depressing the brake pedal.

• It means that you should depress the brake pedal to start the engine.

Battery discharging due to external electrical devices (if equipped)

The vehicle can detect self-discharge of the battery due to over-current that is generated by unauthorized electrical devices such as black box mounting during parking.

Please note that functions such as ISG are limited and battery discharge problems may occur.

If the warning continues even after external electrical devices are removed, have your vehicle inspected by a professional workshop. Kia recommends to contact an authorized Kia dealer/service partner.

Press start button again (for smart key system)

Press start button with key (for smart key system)

Check DAW System (if equipped)

This warning message is displayed if there is a problem with the Driver Attention Warning system. In this case, have the vehicle inspected by a professional workshop. Kia recommends to visit an authorized Kia dealer/service partner.

❈ For more information, refer to “Driver Attention Warning (DAW)” on page 6-125.

Check BCW system (if equipped)

This warning message is displayed if there is a problem with the Blind- Spot Collision Warning (BCW) system. In this case, have the vehicle inspected by a professional workshop. Kia recommends to visit an authorized Kia dealer/ service partner.

❈ For more information, refer to “Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW)” on page 6-108.

Icy road warning

Kia Soul. LCD display messages

This warning is to warn the driver the road may be icy.

When the following conditions occur, the warning light (including Outside Temperature Gauge) blinks 5 times and then illuminates, and also warning chime sounds once.

- The temperature on the Outside Temperature Gauge is below approximately 4°C (40°F).

NOTICE

If the icy road warning appears while driving, you should drive more attentively and safely refraining from over-speeding, rapid acceleration, sudden braking or sharp turning, etc.

Service mode
Service in It calculates and displays when you need a scheduled maintenance service (mileage or days). If the remaining mileage or time reaches 1,500 km (900 mi.) or 30 days, “Service in” message is ...

Warning lights
NOTICE Warning lights Make sure that all warning lights are OFF after starting the engine. If any light is still ON, this indicates a situation that needs attention. ...

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