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  1. Beware of Rats/Rodents

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Monday, after coming back from picking up mail, noticed the ABS and Traction lights were on. Opened hood and yep there it was-a rats nest. Had it happen once before on a company car. Dropped car off at KIA dealer and they just called back and said need new main harness at the tune of...
  2. Beware the OEM hood deflector

    Soul Accessories (Gen 1)
    Well we just went out and bought a OEM hood deflector to put on the Soul, get it home and read the instructions and it says that it needs a minimum of 20C for at least 24 hours, so basically its uninstallable unless you have a heated garage, even in the summer we don't get a full 24 hours ofr...
  3. Beware kai

    Soul Accessories (Gen 1)
    If anyone is thinking of ordering from Kia Auto Imports (Sherwood Automotive) beware. On Aug 16 I placed an order online. After not hearing anything regarding my order I contacted them to see what was up. They told me they had to change suppliers and everything would be back on track in 2-3...
  4. Beware 2012 KIA Soul Owners!

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    The rings on my 2012 KIA Soul+ blew out at 45,000 miles. Ever since I purchased this vehicle it has made a harsh rattling sound at start-up which lasted a second or two. I never thought this was normal and from what I understand, this noise is a common complaint with my model year. Every time...
  5. Beware Hood Release Problem

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I have my Soul at the dealers because while driving home my engine hood released and flew back on my windsheild and there was no notice of a problem before this.I took it to the dealer and was told it was my fault it happened because I didnt have it lubricated by them every oil change.Well I...
  6. Beware high ethanol content fuel

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    It may negate your warranty. My manual says no higher than 10%.
  7. Beware!! Contacts erased from phone

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I have had my Kia Soul ! for a little over a month and the blue tooth has now erased ALL my contacts on my Samsung Flight Cell Phone.:eek: BUYER BEWARE!! If you have a Samsung Cell Phone - I would be very careful about using the blue tooth on your Soul. It takes your contact names (ie. "Transfer...
  8. BEWARE when using Magic Tree Air Freshners

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hi there My Soul recently went to a local valeters for a clean and they hung me one of those magic tree air fresheners on the mirror. I was initially concerned with anything hanging in my field of vision, so I removed it and laid it inside the circular holdall area on the top of the dash. I...
  9. Buyer beware! Look at problem thread--engine overheating!

    New Member Introductions
    Before deciding to buy one of these cool little cars, look at my thread under soul problems. I am so dissatisfied with the dealer and the quality of the product.
  10. Beware the back windscreen!

    ICE & Communication (Gen 1)
    Short and sweet.....and I don't wanna post any pic, it's embarrassing. Pay attention if you put a fourth-order bandpass box back there.....I had the whole back windscreen come down while blasting the Opening sequence to Phantom Of the Opera on my Telarc "Chillers" CD. The whole thing came down...
  11. Beware the SOUL Patrol

    Kia Soul News