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  1. Bluetooth Audio Sync Issue

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    2013 Soul + UVO Audio package w/ backup camera SW ver. 1.MP.9.014 Samsung A10 phone Android 10 When I first purchased this vehicle in May, I was overjoyed to be able to sync up my phone to the Bluetooth. Calls were made, audio was streamed, it was great. About 2 months after purchase, when...
  2. 2010 KIA Soul (!) w/ Factory AMP & SUB issues

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    I have a 2010 KIA Soul ! (Exclaim) w/ Factory AMP & Subwoofer. When I bought the car a month ago it has the sound of all the speakers being blown. I thought maybe the factory head unit needed a firmware upgrade but that only changed some fot he Xm radio stuff. So I bought an aftermarket head...
  3. Audio "clipping"

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Hi there, I'm hoping someone will have some insight into a longstanding audio issue with my second-gen Kia Soul Mixx (bought new in 2015). It had the large colour screen with everything built in, not the smaller monochrome one. From day one, the Soul's (otherwise excellent) audio system...
  4. Drivers of Soul Plus with Primo and Audio pkgs

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    How have you liked the added functions of the Primo and Audio packages? How are the ventilated seats? How are the safety features? Do you regret getting a full spec'd Plus? I'm looking to buy a 2019 Soul Plus with Primo and Audio while they are on sale with the 2020 going on sale and wanted to...
  5. Hello everyone! Proud owner of a 2019 Shadow Black Base Kia Soul

    New Member Introductions
    Hey folks! Just posting to say hey here, as per the rules. I just got myself a 2019 shadow black base manual Soul. Was driving my friend's and it seemed like the perfect fit between good gas mileage and cargo hauling capability. I got the base model because, sadly, it's the only one that...
  6. 2011 Soul's battery kept dying. I pulled out the 10 amp fuse for the audio IT WORKED

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I'm not a mechanic or electrician but have common sense. Once I realized my audio system's light was the only thing dimming when I tried to start my 2011 Kia Soul. So I unplugged the fuse and now it's starts great, runs better and the lights seems brighter but NO RADIO././ Any suggestions...
  7. 2013 Soul Base Audio Problem

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hi All, I'm having a problem with the audio in my 2013 Base. I have the standard audio, with no amplifier (I took off the rear trim to be certain). Occasionally, and intermittently, the audio output level is suddenly greatly reduced (but never altogether eliminated). In this state, I need to...
  8. Bluetooth Audio TERRIBLE(sometimes)

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    To make it short and to the point, sometimes when i start the car, phone connects instantly, bluetooth(music) audio is fine. Sometimes, car takes about 10 seconds to connect, and then the bluetooth audio sounds like garbage. like its low quality. i'm using Spotify and i thought that was the...
  9. Audio CD's in a Soul

    ICE & Communication (Gen 2)
    I miss having a CD player in my 2016. Is it feasible to plug in a USB CD player into the ipod usb slot and expect it to run? I have an IMAC with a usb CD player that I could try but am hesitant to try in case it would cause some strange problem? Walt
  10. 2016 Kia Soul Tweeter Replacement Suggestions?

    New Member Introductions
    Hello all! I'm basically new to the forum, though I've been reading several posts over the last few months. I just did an audio system overhaul in my 2016 Kia Soul+. I kept the stock deck (for now) but replaced the door speakers and added a sub. My only gripe is that I have the stock tweeters...
  11. 2012 Soul Problems: Speakers don't have audio, window controls and cruise control

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hey guys, I'm new here but have been a member for a few years. I'm basically having three issues, all recent in the past two months. First: Audio via UVO Infinity Sound System Audio isn't working anymore. I've seen this mentioned in a few areas on the forum and was wondering what it would cost...
  12. Where to put an audio crossover? Kia Soul 2009

    ICE & Communication (Gen 1)
    I've replaced the factory speakers by new and better ones from Hertz. The front speakers come with two woofers, two tweeters and two audio crossovers. Everything is installed and ready, except for the audio crossovers. I've hoped to find the location where cables coming from the radio split to...
  13. Building a car audio system in stages

    ICE & Communication (Gen 2)
    So you want to upgrade you car stereo, but you don't have the funds or time to do it all at once. What do you do? You plan and build or have it professionally installed in stages!!! I'll let the good folks at Crutchfield explain it. They can do a much better job of it than I can. You don't...
  14. Aftermarket Car Audio.

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    Good evening everyone! First real post here. Lol So I have a 2011 Kia Soul, just got it about 3 months ago, already put 10k on it. Haha. But with all this driving, I really need to up the ante on its audio. The factory sub and amp isn't cutting it. I ordered a Rockville 12" powered subwoofer...
  15. Tips on removing the centre fascia / audio surround?

    How To / DIY (Gen 2)
    I'd like to remove this panel, and I'm a bit stumped how to do it without damage. I've read this page a few times, and studied the little illustrations: Kia Soul: Center Fascia Panel Replacement - Crash Pad - Body (Interior and Exterior) - Kia Soul 2014-2017 PS Service Manual It shows where...
  16. Sticky for Audio Information

    ICE & Communication (Gen 2)
    Moderators. We should have a sticky here for Gen 2 audio information like speaker sizes, wiring diagrams, wiring harnesses etc. (Just info, no chatting) I'll start with speaker harnesses (connects to factory connector so you don't have to cut speaker wires) Door Speakers: Metra 72-7300...
  17. Kia Soul 2010 owner, looking for latest audio firmware

    New Member Introductions
    Hi all! As per requested in the welcome email, I am posting an introduction post. My main reason for being here is to figure out where I can download the latest audio firmware for Kia Soul 2010. I would like to update the firmware on my radio. I've searched throughout the forum, and saw a few...
  18. What audio/stereo system? 2015 kia soul plus. Looking to upgrade.

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 2)
    Hi y'all, I am trying to find out what audio system my 2015 Kia Soul Plus came with. What speakers, as well. Is there an easy way to find out? The system in my car has USB and an aux port, no cd/DVD drive. I'd like to upgrade to a unit with GPS and a cd player with Sirius xm. Any...
  19. Moto G Play 4G pairs fine but not audio thru the car speakers -

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Hi - I didn't find any recent posts on this so here goes. I'm in the middle of a 2 week trial with a Moto G Play 4th generation phone from Republic. I've paired my old simple phone no problem so I think I understand that part OK... This new phone pairs right up, and downloads the contacts, and...
  20. 2016 Kia Soul + Is the Audio Package worthwhile / comments

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, I am new to the forum. I have decided to purchase a new Soul + and looking for comments on the Audio Package option. The only component for which I am considering this package is due to the larger 8in LCD instead of the default 4.3. Please send me your comments if the standard display...
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