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  1. Hello There, I Have a Blown Head Gasket

    New Member Introductions
    Hello Friends. I'll make this as condensed as possible as your time is valuable. About a year ago, I bought a used 2013 Soul from a Hyundai dealer locally with about 59K on it. With 63K on it, I've been told it has a blown head gasket by my very honest mechanic. Not only that but the vehicle...
  2. Going from a blown up '12 Forte5 to a Soul

    New Member Introductions
    Hello all! Glad to become a member here. Though I'm not technically a Soul owner yet I soon will be once I test drive a couple and decide which engine I want. So, a little backstory here... I currently own a 2012 Forte5 SX that has been sitting at the dealer waiting on a new engine since it...
  3. Need Some Kia Blown Engine Advice

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Just received a call two hours ago from my wife who is 150 miles away near Greenville, SC and her 2011 Forte has blown it's engine. Had it towed from the side of the interstate to a mechanic and they looked at it and said "seized and blown". Don't know why yet but we are the second owners and...
  4. 2014 Kia Soul Blown Clutch at 15K

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Howdy folks, I bought a 2014 kia soul base manual trans. last may. This morning the clutch blew out- the car has around 15k miles on it. I had to towed to the dealer and of course they said it was a normal wear item and wanted $2,100 to fix it. I've owned several manuals and i think the only one...
  5. Factory Speakers Just Screwed the Pooch. Help!

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    So I have a 2011 Kia Soul ! with a little over 100,000 miles. At around 101K, the driver side front door speaker crapped out and started getting really fuzzy with the bass and then cut out completely. Now, I'm just over 105K and the other side did the same. Does anyone know if this is a...
  6. Purchased a new 2013 Kia Soul - Within days it won't start and speaker blown

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hi Everyone, I Purchased a new 2013 Kia Soul 2U - Automatic 2.0 I am hoping someone can reassure me that what I have gone through is a fluke and I will soon be very happy with my new Soul! On Dec 31st 2013 I picked up my new car from the KIA dealer in St-Eustache Quebec. I first noticed that...
  7. 2011 Kia Soul -BLOWN SUB !

    I have a 2011 kia soul with a blown 8" 2 ohm dual voice coil 40 watt "factory installed"sub woofer , what would be the best sub, without modifications , to install in its place so it wont happen again.? I have attached a photo of the blown speaker ! Thanks in advance to all that can help, Gooner.
  8. Door locks have a blown fuse...

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Yesterday 5/12/13, I started my car like normal (cold start) and I heard a loud pop through my stereo. Normally I hear this from time to time. So I went to the store and tired to lock my doors. It didnt lock. So I was assuming it was from the pop. I go to the auto store and buy some new mini...
  9. Blown Head Gasket

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    anybody else had a blown head gasket.. Granted I put a lot of miles on ... of course i just hit 62,000, and had noticed my temp gauge go up.. checked water level, it was low.. I change oil regularly at oil change places.. no one mentioned issues.. it heated up again. still no engine light just...
  10. Front left dash speaker blown out

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I just hit 70k miles on my Soul... A couple of months a go I noticed a slight rattling from the driver side dash speaker, now it is completely blown out. Anyone know where to get a replacement.... On a side note Max volume with really heavy bass isn't good on the dash speakers.
  11. Blown Speakers replaced by PYLE

    ICE & Communication (Gen 1)
    Put my Rockford/fosgate speaker box in the Soul just recently, I've had the speaker box for years & years, Drivin by a sony mosfet amp, age finally took it toll, speaker became brittle & I drove so hard it fell to piece's . . . . - - - - - - Broke/blown speaker - - - - - . - - - - - So I...
  12. Compressor blown

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    No airconditioning since Wednesday. Took it in under warranty and they the compressor is blown. They don't have any in stock as it is not common to have it go. They are replacing it tomorrow.
  13. What does a blown speaker sound like?

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Anyone know what a blown speaker sounds like? I seem to have developed this sound coming from my speaker(s). Sounds like wind being blown into a speaker is the best I can describe it. Before I call the dealer today anyone know if the speakers are covered in the warranty? Personally not sure...