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  1. Shift button occasionally won’t push in

    New Member Introductions
    I’ve had my 2018 Kia Soul for a year now. And as of recently my shift button won’t push in to let me shift from park, to reverse or drive. It doesn’t always happen but it shouldn’t be happening. I hate the service department at the Kia dealership I bought the car from and would like to try and...
  2. 2012 Kia Soul + - cruise control set button unreliable

    How To / DIY (Gen 1)
    I've noticed in the last two years that the "set -" function on my cruise control has been flaky. Meaning that it takes multiple down pushes to get the CC to set. Lately pushing on the Set button (to decrease speed) discontinues the speed that was set. Button needs to be replaced? How hard...
  3. Flip Key Horn Button

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    My 2019 Soul has sounded its horn on numerous occasions when parked in the driveway and when the key fob is in my pocket. There's a horn button (alarm) on the flip key fob which somehow gets actuated if I'm working out in the driveway. In the most recent occurrence, the car was parked in a...
  4. key fob - trunk release button not working?

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Hi everyone Brand new Kia Soul owner - just over 24 hours. Read my manual cover to cover. Yet...can't find anything that explains why, when I press and 'hold' the trunk release doesn't open..(??) Only way for me to open the trunk is to press the unlock the ALL DOORS button, I...
  5. Clicking when pushing shift button on automatic

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    So today when I left for work I noticed pushing the button to release the auto shifter made a clicking noise (very noticeable) but I never noticed this on my 2014 or before today. Is this something normal or should I take it in to be checked at the dealership? Forgot to mention. 2017 +
  6. 2013 dash trip button, does it light up?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Just got this 2013 ! Really like it and still learning it, As my subject line asks should the trip button light up, seems it should all the others do but it doesnt, I hope not, as it looks like a bear to change and im way too OCD not to fix it if it should light up, Thanks Bats
  7. Single Button 2-way Remote Starter

    Soul Accessories (Gen 2)
    I want to add remote start to the Soul and I just want the single button variety. The problem I am running into is that I like the 2-way feature so you get a notification that the car has started/running, however, most kits I have seen come with two remotes but only one of them is 2-way. Can...
  8. tailgate wont open

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hi, I have a 2010 soul 2 UK model, everything was fine up until about a week ago when the tailgate would no longer open. I have checked the 15 amp fuse and it is working fine, also when pressing the button on the boot handle I can hear the relay clicking. I bought a new actuator incase that...
  9. Touch Screen Buttons not turning green

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hi Everyone, So i have a 2013 Kia Soul ! All of a sudden when changing stations on the satelite radio, If you click a station, it does change to that station but it does not change the button e.g. there a 6 radio stations displayed on the touch screen 3 over 3, turn on the car and the top left...
  10. button on dash

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Just bought a 2013 Soul. On the left side of the dash near the air vent is a button, Sometimes it's off other times it's lite up red. It can be depressed. Owners manual gives me no clue to what it is. Also have had trouble with horn alarm going off when we unlock or lock the doors. thanks for...
  11. Remote door unlock alarm button

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    I found a lot of post on here about getting a spare key, I should be able to do that locally. What about the remote door unlock/lock alarm button? I only got one of those and one key. Where can we get them, or maybe I don't need a spare one.
  12. so whats this door button?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    still getting familiar with my 2012 I picked up jan 2...pretty much common sense with the dashboard controls but can't seem to figure out what that "door" button between the two front interior lights is for...needless to say pressed it with no manual came with the car...will...
  13. REC button

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    I can't figure out what the REC button does. It's in UVO in the list of presets and only on the top 6 or so. Anyone know what it does?
  14. Disable the key fob alarm button?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    I can't think of a single instance where I will ever need to use this button. All it serves is to startle me when I accidentally bump it. Is there anyway to disarm this feature?
  15. Mute Button for Radio

    ICE & Communication (Gen 2)
    I have looked into the manuals, called KIA customer service and asked the salesman and no one can give me an answer. The question is....Is there a way to mute the radio? There isn't a button for mute on the steering wheel and there isn't a button around the nav screen etc. KIA customer...
  16. 2015 Keyless Entry Driver Door Handle Button Not Working

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    My keyless entry 'smart key' drivers side door handle button has stopped working. Passenger side works just fine. Dealer says they will check it and have to order a new handle if the button is kaput. First issue with my new Soul. I don't mind as it's all covered under warranty. I just get...
  17. ECO button, change of mind?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    I have been a proponent of keeping the ECO button OFF while driving as my experience has been that it does not contribute much. Recently my driving habits have changed from a 80/20 mix of city to highway to a 95/05 mix. I am doing a lot more stop and go, and back roads driving on hilly and...
  18. Hazard Button Flashing

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hi. We have a 2010 Soul with about 52K miles on it. We love this car. This morning the hazard button began to flash erratically. I had not touched the button. Any ideas as to what might be causing this? Are we looking at a possible major electrical problem? In the meantime we have decided...
  19. ESC control button

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    I was just wanting some information on the ESC button on the dash. It's supposed to help your traction when it get slick. Looked in the manual and didn't really see any detailed information. So I was wondering how it works. Does it lock the front wheel for better traction when it gets slick...
  20. Phone button on unit not functioning

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    My iPhone lost Bluetooth connection. I checked the settings and it discovers the Kia Soul (I input "0000" in the iPhone) when trying to pair but when I press the "PHONE" button on the unit to pair, nothing changes on the screen. It's as if the button has no functionality. The unit's firmware...