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  1. A/C Blower

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    2010 Kia w/112,000 miles. Blower works intermittent - dealer said it has a short. Is this hard to track and repair? Also, passenger power window won't roll down. Dealer states this is a switch. Just wondering if this will be expensive. It's my daughter's who is in college so doing repairs...
  2. It's damn hot and I'm cranky. - A/C question

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    I've got a '14 Base MT with 92k on the odo. I live in the Valley of the Sunburn, AZ, and I'm getting sick and tired of the A/C dropping out under acceleration. It's literally 110*F outside, and 130-140*F INSIDE my car when I get in it after work. I don't care if I'm down a bit on power when...
  3. A/C Issues and Questions

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Hey all,we have a 2014 with the 2.0 engine. The A/C just started blowing warm air and does not get cold. It wasn't gradual, but more sudden. it is normal to have to recharge these or do they quit? I am wondering what anyone else's experience might be. Thanks!
  4. 2016 kia soul base A/C

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    The car is brand new, I have had it for a couple of weeks and tried to use the AC for the first time yesterday and it was blowing but not cold. It was only 68 degrees outside but the air was not coming out cold. Any thoughts? I contacted my dealer and they are getting me in on Friday and...
  5. A/C Cleaning Kit - What are the options?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Well, I have apparently fallen victim to the musty A/C syndrome and seems I need to do an A/C flush to try and correct it. Quite pathetic IMO given my Soul is only two years old with just 5k miles on it. I have studied the TSB about the KIA "AC refresher kit" but am still left wondering a few...
  6. A/C Musty Smell Mystery ... A Possible Cause

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Before I forget, wanted to share this.... So, the only real complaint I've had about the Soul is that the cabin air intake system defaults to outside air and won't retain it's setting if changed over to recirculate. This quirk is really bad for hot, humid climates since the outside air setting...
  7. Blower intermittent issues - Maybe A/C

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hello, My blower won't work from time to time. Last night it didnt work but all of a sudden it came back on after a while. Same thing this morning. After driving for 10 minutes the blower started working again. When the blower works the A/C is fine, so I'm not sure if it is the A/C system or...
  8. Vinegar Odor a/c

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Hi, folks. I did a search and only found a thread discussing a mildew smell. Mildew doesn't smell like vinegar to me, so I'm posting a separate thread, assuming I'm not smelling mildew. For a couple weeks now, I'm getting blasted in the face with an odor when I start my car. It smells just like...
  9. More A/C questions

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    what else besides refrigerant and compressor will cause warm air to blow.
  10. A/C odor - musky smell

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I purchased a 15 Soul in 11/2014. Just rolled over 26k miles. Soul has developed a musky odor coming out of the cooling/heating vents. On the last visit the dealership add a deodorizer to the A/C system but I couldn't tell it at all...no change in the smell. Before turning the car off I turn...
  11. A/C code

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    If your air conditioner compressor dies will it throw a code.
  12. Horrible odor coming from A/C

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I got my 2011 Kia Soul serviced just regular oil and a small filter replacement. Now I have a HORRIBLE coming from the A/C vents when I turn the A/C on. Has anyone had that problem?
  13. 2010 soul 4u a/c

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    What type of refrigerant does the Kia Soul use? I think it is 134a. How much refrigerant does the system hold? What should the pressure be on the low side a/c connection.
  14. A/C bypass for more power

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 2)
    One of the best ways to get more power is to either order a vehicle without air conditioning (two Porsche models offer this), or to later modify a vehicle not to have the need for the air conditioning. Think of it this way... Ever notice how the engine performance is significantly effected with...
  15. 2010 - 2013 Soul manual to auto A/C (heater) controls

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    I have a 2011 Kia Soul which has manual A/C controls and I want to put auto A/C controls on it, but the problem is that the conections are different, do someone knows how to solve it? Kia soul manual A/C controls(mine has this): Kia soul auto A/C controls:
  16. A/C condenser got hit by a rock and blew the charge!

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    About a week and a half ago, I was cruising to work and a truck started dropping debris in front of me. I heard a couple ticks impact the front before I could back off and move over, and I continued on my way to work. That afternoon on my way home I fired up the A/C (its been in the 80's around...
  17. 2011 Soul A/C Blower Motor works part of the time out of warranty please helP

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    2011 Soul with a manual control a/c and heater. Some time when I go to turn on the heat or air the blower motor doesn't come on, it makes no noises and most of the time I can get it to come on by hitting the passenger side of dash where the radio sets in its den. The blower never makes any...
  18. A/C issues

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Has anyone else had any issues with the condenser getting a hole due to what the dealer says is general wear and tear? Another mechanic said it was a poor design flaw. Please help me if you have had this same issue. Moved to correct forum ~ Buzz
  19. smelly A/C

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    it started a week ago with my 2013 Soul base. When I start the engine and the aircon is on, it pushes a hefty/smelly push of air into my face, that actually causes immediate headaches. It is less when the setting is on outside air, more when it is on inside air. Only happens when the car has...
  20. Poor a/c design

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I have a 2012 Soul and the air conditioning has gone out. The local service center wants to do a diagnostic at 120.00 to tell me a rock hit something and fluid has all leaked out. Poor design is going to cost me $$ less than 50,000 miles and already having issues!
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