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  1. Sport mode gets me a little hot......

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 3)
    ...No not like that. On the occasions that I need to turn it on, I've accidentally hit the seat heater once or twice "ERMERGERD, I'm flying! So much that my tookus is getting a little toasty! err wait, wth....". I'm just hoping I never accidentally hit the ignition button. I'm kind of...
  2. It's damn hot and I'm cranky. - A/C question

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    I've got a '14 Base MT with 92k on the odo. I live in the Valley of the Sunburn, AZ, and I'm getting sick and tired of the A/C dropping out under acceleration. It's literally 110*F outside, and 130-140*F INSIDE my car when I get in it after work. I don't care if I'm down a bit on power when...
  3. She's HOT!

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 3)
    For a long time, I've used a "Scan Gauge II" on my car, to allow me to monitor the water temp in my engine (among other things) and the highest temp I've ever seen was on my 2013 Soul when I'd work it really hard. Then I might see a water temp of 200 degrees F. A few moments of rest with that...
  4. Ignition key sometimes warm or very hot when removed.

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I notice in the Kia forum, there have been some posts regarding this problem but not here in the Kia Soul Forum. It happens to me - not everytime - but sometimes I will turn off the ignition, remove the key and . . . it will be very hot. It is not related to accessories or length of trip. Today...
  5. Hot Soul !

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Longest day of the year, June 20th, can trigger some record breaking temperatures here. :drool :drool :drool This was take about 4pm, on my way to my night shift . .
  6. How does the kia soul paint stand in hot climates ?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    would like to know how does the paint in hot climates stand? in other word does the color witholds or does it fade ? does the paint chips out or peels ? does the clear coat withhold this climates ? does it need any paint protector when in hot climates ? asking because a friends car is all day...
  7. Which engine oil to choose for hot weather

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Hello all. I live in Baghdad and the temperature here is extremely hot. At this of year it's reaching 40c (104F).... Recently I did an oil change and the guy put on for me 5w30. For some reason I started to hear knocking sounds when taking off. Although not much. So I asked around and they...
  8. Hot wire a H7 bulb

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    this is the bulb, it's the hi beam on the 2012 Soul any ideas how to get the bulb to illuminate while it's out of the headlight? I hooked 12v power to one terminal and a ground to the other and nothing. I used a battery charger. The charger lights up the 921 bulb I have and also a H11B LED...
  9. Leather Seats got hot on me tonight

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Hello all, I have a 2016 kia soul + with the signature package 2.0. I work nights so tonight when I was driving home my driver seat was cooking my back side as well as my lower back. I have leather seats in the car but there is no heated option. I was little sweaty from working as I work on...
  10. 2012 Kia Soul!... Engine knock on HOT restarts

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hello everyone! I have a 2012 Kia Soul!, 2.0 liter engine, automatic, with 58k miles. On cold starts, the engine is quiet, but if I get the engine up to operating temp, shut it off and let it sit for 15-30 minutes or so, when I restart the engine, I get a loud engine knock for a couple seconds...
  11. 2014 Exclaim- Dash goes crazy in hot sun?

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    We have had the Soul Exclaim about a year and a half now and last summer a couple times we noticed the dash going crazy when we parked outside here in Phoenix. This summer it is doing it again. Doesn't matter if we put a windshield shade up or not or if the dash is in the sunlight or not but...
  12. rotor hot spots and brake pad repair

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Router hot spots and brake pads Hello, I bought a used kia soul from the lexus valencia dealership with 36k miles on september 30th. I noticed loud squeeking noise from my brakes 2 weeks later so I took the car back to the lexus dealership on october 18th. They said that the brakes had glaziing...
  13. Running hot

    Help! First time I haven't had my oil changed at Kia, and, now my car is running hot. I made sure to use the correct oil, and, I've checked to make sure I'm not leaking anywhere. Anyone else have this problem? Or know what could be causing this issue?
  14. 2014 Exclaim Air Conditioning blowing hot!

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Has anyone had problems with their 2014 air conditioning/climate control? This past weekend it was 102 degrees here in Phoenix and it was miserable in the car. We pulled out of our climate controlled garage and drove about 25 continous miles to a Drs. appt. By the time we got there I could not...
  15. Hot Engine?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Hello, It seems like the engine gets pretty hot, especially with the ECO button on. I took my car to the car wash and the hood was steaming! Is that normal?
  16. Viva Hot Vegas ...

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    And it's not even noon yet (when I snapped this). :)
  17. Red Hot Latina 2010 Soul

    Owners Photo Gallery
    Holaa to all Soul Owner, Im Fie from Singapore & would love to share my Soul on what I've done for the past few years & months! First, completely stock! So I had the wheel changed after 8 months. TE37SL, 18" x 8JJ with 38 offset Bride Vios Bucket Seats So.. custom a short ram with K&N...
  18. Kia kash hot shot hammy

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
  19. 2012 Shadowboxer Hot Rod

    Owners Photo Gallery
    I finally got my 2012 Shadow Exclaim! I had at least 5 dealers trying to find me a Shadow !. Here are the pics.
  20. Hot Import Nights returns DEC 3

    Come see the Hottest Cars, Models, and Music for one night only! Saturday, Dec. 3rd, 2011 > Los Angeles Convention Center > 4pm to 11pm * Hundreds of show cars * Top Industry Cover Models * Three (3) stages of entertainment * Aftermarket Exhibitors * Full Lighting Displays...