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  1. Front signal light works for a moment then fades off?

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Hi - My front signal light was out, got a new one (pretty sure it's correct as the store owner went and got it for me...). Now it blinks for about 5 seconds then fades off? Wondering what kind of issue this could be? Did they get me the wrong bulb (possible i guess)? Or fuse, wiring issues...
  2. Cranky Door sound from front end. 2010 Soul

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Well, Back in November, I had my Sway bar links, Passenger side Control arm and ball joint, and all the pads and rotors done on my car. The Brakes have had to be REDID, and now the Control Arm and Ball joint had to be redone as well. Lesson Learned, NEVER let a used car lot do the work on...
  3. Changing the Front Wheel Bearings

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    At almost 270,000 miles, the front end started getting loud. I jacked it up and the only issue I could detect was a lot of slop in the inner right CV Joint. So I replaced both front axels. I couldn't detect any play and the rotors turned smooth with the axles out. But the noise didn't go...
  4. Hole in front bumper

    Soul Problems (Gen 3)
    So, as is typical with me and new cars, I had it 6 weeks and received damage. Unlike my Fusion, this is not 9k+ in damage from a woman who was snapchatting and rear ended me at a stop sign. I saw something fly across the freeway from the slow lane and heard a thump. Found this on the front...

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    This is getting crazy. Has anybody had issues with the oem cheap plastic strut bearings? I have had 3 installed in the last 6 months, only to get a single pop noise when sitting still and slightly turning left or right. the noise is a single snap type noise from the driver front suspension...
  6. 2015 front amber light problem.

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    I have a 2015 Soul, the driver side amber light does not work. I have changed the bulb. Still does not come on. It is causing the left turn signal to flash rapidly. Has anyone else had this problem and gotten it figured out?
  7. No sound in the front

    ICE & Communication (Gen 1)
    Soul1 UK base model - 6-speaker audio. When I move the fade to the fronts, I realise there is no sound from the dash tweeters, and a very faint tinny sound from the woofers in the doors. The rear door speakers work fine and supply all the sound. [No subwoofer fitted, or centre speaker at base...
  8. Front and Back Right Side Blinkers Hyperflashing

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Both front and back blinkers on the right side are intermittently flashing fast. I've replaced all bulbs (with regular, not LED), and it's still happening. What next? Any ideas?
  9. Grinding Noise Coming from Driver Side Front Wheel During Hard Right turn.

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Hi folks! I did a quick search and could not find anything and I am hoping to pick y'all's brains. I took the wife's 2012 Kia Soul in to get the throw out bearing replaced. It is currently at 90k miles. As you may or may not know, this is a heck of job to do so I took it to a mechanic that...
  10. Front Axle Replacement - Need Help asap!

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    hello all, just found out that my left front cv axle inner joint is leaking (fun, wow) i need a replacement axle and the dealership is crazy priced at list $648 for one axle! I have exhausted my resources even online and cant get an oem for under $300. Has anyone used a quality...
  11. Front struts on a 2011 Soul - how to

    How To / DIY (Gen 1)
    Well, it was a while since I did anything to my wife's Kia Soul (2011 Exclaim, but I this will be identical probably on 2nd gen too). Driving it it seemed that the front was a little "loose" and she also confirmed that is "bouncy". Since previously I just replaced the rear shocks (easy job) with...
  12. Does 2012 Front Headlights work on 2010 model?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    So i was wondering... does the restyle front headlights fit the first gen Kia Soul? Does anyone tryed that adaptation? They seem to bolt on in the same places... My questions is how about the connector? They seem very diferent and the restyle was DRL's with blink function... A friend of mine...
  13. Front left 12v socket wiring access.

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    I just had an aftermarket speaker system installed in my 2017 soul + and am very happy with the results but have had a Minor electrical issue I'm hoping to fix myself. The 12v power socket on the driver's side is not working. The right side works so I suspect the installer must have unplugged...
  14. 2014-2019 Weathertech Visors | Front & Rear (Dark)

    For sale / Trade / Wanted
    2014-2019 Weathertech Window Deflectors | Front & Rear (Dark) These in-channel window deflectors/rain guards were installed for a year. They have some light surface scratches, but are in excellent condition. The rear visors come with the supplied clips. These do a wonderful job of keeping rain...
  15. squeeky front end

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    a friend has a 20 14 soul acclaim with 110,000 miles and when he rides over bumps or gravel he hears a squeak in the front. and when turning sharp into a driveway he hears something like a popping sound ANY ideas ???
  16. Carfield Enterprise Front Tower Strut Bar Review

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 2)
    Good day gentlemen (and ladies) of the forum. Here is my review of the Carfield Enterprise front tower strut bar for the 2nd generation Kia Soul models. (2014-2019) Please note, I am not paid to write this review, I bought this product with my own hard saved money (took me over 6 months to save...
  17. Key unlocks every door except front driver's side door

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    2011 Kia Soul Hi, let me try and give all the details of what's going on. My key fob (sometimes) only unlocks 3 doors on my Soul. That would be all of them except the front driver's side door. This happens whether using the key fob remotely or the key in the door. I usually go into the...
  18. My 2017 front brakes feel "grabby"

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    It's felt this way since we bought the car a year ago. Almost as if the balance/adjustment between the front and rear brakes is off. Does any one else feel their front brakes grab too much in normal stopping? I'm sure Kia would not have released the car for sale if the brake balance was off but...
  19. 2015 base manual front grill question

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    I just bought a new to me 1.6 manual shift Soul. I noticed the front grill has only a few horizontal rows of open air flow holes at the top and bottom with most of the center holes closed off. I was just curious as to why this is set up this way. Why not all open for max air flow?
  20. What 35% Tint Looks Like On Front Windows (2015 Black Manual)

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 2)
    For anyone who wants to know what 35% tint looks like. The guy at the tint shop had a light meter that measured the rears at 28%, and once the fronts were installed they were 31%. (Windows are slightly tinted from factory so installing 35% ends up being 31%)