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  1. Factory Recall

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Sorry if there is already a thread on this. Searched but did not find. I have a 2015 1.6 manual trans, and just got a letter in the mail from the mother ship concerning a possible catalytic converter overheating issue. Let's discuss.
  2. Factory Radio (2011 Kia Soul Sport)

    Soul Accessories (Gen 1)
    So Ive been going back and fourth on upgrading to an Apple Car Play Receiver but since Im so Froogle I just can't do it.. So my question - I saw somewhere you can use the USB Port and the Aux in and it will Utilize your steering wheel controls. You would need to use an older gen iPod though...
  3. Factory Camera w/ Aftermarket Android Radio

    ICE & Communication (Gen 2)
    So i had a 2017 base and now a 2018. Neither had uvo or navi. My 2018 has auto climate control which i hate. Both harnesses are the same in regards to hooking up an aftermarket radio. I have an android 6.0 head unit from Kunfine. I would not recommend anyone buy feom Kunfine becaise their...
  4. Weather Tech or Factory? Window Visors

    Soul Accessories (Gen 2)
    I've had two sets of factory visors and they worked well. One came loose, the dealer fixed it when I drove in with the part flapping. I've got a set of Weather Tech but am having second thoughts. We got the front pair in, the back has clips and is a bit more complex. Your experience? Thanks...
  5. To sell or not to sell...that is the question (Factory Rims)

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    As many of you may know, I recently changed out the factory rims on my 2016 + for some black 17x7.5 Liquid Metal rims. I kept the factory rims but I'm not sure what to do with them. Because I live in the south I don't have a need for summer and winter rims/tires like people up north do. The...
  6. Horns: Factory Vs. HELLA Supertone/Sharptone

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 2)
    I am considering replacing my factory horn with either a HELLA Supertone or a HELLA Sharptone dual horn kit. Does anyone have any experience with either of them? Nothing is wrong with my factory horn, I just feel like it is lacking in the attention-getting department. Supertone: Sharptone:
  7. Factory Reset UVO radio

    ICE & Communication (Gen 2)
    What's the procedure for a full factory reset on the Infinity UVO radio? This is on a 2015 with the premium audio/nav package. I tried holding the reset button for 10 seconds and nothing changed. I also looked under settings and system but there is no factory reset button. The problems I'm...
  8. Replacing factory speakers 2016 base model.. suggestions?

    New Member Introductions
    I trying to cheaply upgrade sound & thinking speakers are a good start. Any suggestions for upgrades?
  9. Factory Waranty

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    I recently purchased a 2013 Soul Exclaim. It has 43,000 miles on it. Is the factory warranty transferable? If so, is it automatic or do i have to go to a Kia dealership to do it?
  10. Aftermarket Amp Install W/Infinity W/Nav - No Cutting Factory Wires

    ICE & Communication (Gen 2)
    I'm going do this in parts as it's kind of long. Here it goes! Kia Soul Friends, PART 1 - Connectors Over the last several weeks I have been working to install an aftermarket amplifier in my car without cutting any factory wires and without removing the original equipment manufacturer (OEM)...
  11. Factory Tint on 2017 +

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    In case anyone is wondering. I had a local shop match the factory tints on my 2017. They used a machine to scan the factory tint on the front and rear windows. Windshield is 70% Front windows are 70% Rear windows are 26% I asked them to match up the fronts with the rears. Here is a before and...
  12. Steel wheels vs factory aluminum rim

    Soul Tire & Wheel (Gen 2)
    I recently bought a set of steel rims to put winter tires on. I was wondering what the difference in weight is between the stock aluminum rims and the steel rims. I don't want to be putting any undue stress on the steering and suspension components.
  13. Adding factory central locking to 2016 Base.

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    I searched before posting and see where people installed Viper alarms. While it's cheap and gets the job done, I would like to use factory parts and not splice into the cars wire harness if at all possible. Anyone know what the specifics are to add factory central locking. Thanks in advance.
  14. Factory battery Inadequate

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    After having a handful of mystery problems with my 2015 Soul base model the first year, Kia tested the original battery finding it defective and replaced it. The new battery runs like it did new again, but I can already notice little indicators that Kia is putting under powered batteries in the...
  15. 5 Things You Need to Know About Kia’s New Factory in Mexico

    Homepage News
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  16. factory style fender flairs/molding???

    Soul Accessories (Gen 2)
    Has anyone seen or used these? They look like the factory ones another member from Canada got from germany. If its the same, thats a hell of a lot cheaper then shipping from over seas. Dawn Enterprises Black 4 PC Protective Body Side Molding for 2014 2015 Kia Soul | eBay
  17. Need help installing factory HID headlamps on 2015 Base

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 2)
    Hi all, tried to do as much research as I could before posting but I've read all I could find with not much to go on. Anyways, my father bought a wrecked 2015 Soul base with A/T and it needed both headlights replaced. I thought we could go ahead and see if the factory HIDs were plug and play. So...
  18. Anyone add the factory spoiler to a 2nd generation themselves?

    Soul Accessories (Gen 2)
    I really want to add the spoiler to my 2014. Would be willing to pay the $270 for the "official" KIA version from my local dealer (unless the spoilers sold for $100 on ebay actually ARE the OEM in disguise). But wondering if I can save some cash by installing it myself. All I know is the hatch...
  19. My DIY of adding factory fog lights to my 2015 Base Soul

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 2)
    I've added Fog Lights to my 2015 Base Kia Soul. I do see a noticeable difference with visibility having them activated. I disliked the ugly push button that comes with the Wiring Harness so I decided to do some self modifications to make it look more professional. I wish I had taken the time...
  20. Kia Factory Rails and Rack?

    Soul Accessories (Gen 2)
    2015 Soul + here, about to travel CT to AZ and back, loaded with gear. Thinking of getting the official Kia rails and rack (Yakima). Wondering if anyone here actually owns these on a Gen II and can give feedback? Need lockable because we'll be overnight parked at hotels several nights each...