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  1. How would my 2012 2.0L Soul do towing a 4x8 trailer through Colorado?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    I'm moving from Kansas to California on Tuesday. How would my 2012 2.0L Soul do towing a 4x8 uhaul trailer? It's the smallest one I could find. I would be driving from Kansas to Colorado Springs to moab Utah, Vegas and then LA.
  2. How Fast? or What'll she do?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 3)
    Years ago, whenever I'd get a new car, all my gear-head friends would ask, "What'll she do?". That was just standard procedure. That seems to be one more thing that has gone the way of the Dynaflow. No-one asks me that anymore. I may not ask that question, but I'm still curious, "What'll she...
  3. How many Turbo Soul owners on this forum?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Just curious how many people on this forum chose the Turbo version of the Soul? I had messaged one of the forum moderators about adding a section just for the Turbo and he replied that its still to new and there are not that many on the forum yet. But that the Turbo could get its own section in...
  4. How to chnge MPG readout?

    How To / DIY (Gen 2)
    Can MPG readout on my '14 be changed to run long term rather than zeroing each fill up?
  5. How is this possible? Clutch ate transmission?!

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Got a call from the shop. They said not only did the clutch go, but it took my transmission with it. How is that possible? other than the gearshift rattled in fourth gear once in a great while, everything was fine. I'm so confused. Can anyone please give me insight into what might have happened...
  6. 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...
  7. Soul Turbo Boost - How much boost?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    So I traded up my 2014 2.0L for a new Turbo. The car does feel more powerful, and I am not unhappy with it (the new transmission does take a lot to get used to especially on slippery winter roads, but that's another separate thread). I do have a question for the other turbo owners that someone...
  8. How do the body side moldings attach?

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I took our 12 + in for bodywork, and when I picked it up, the front door BSM seemed loose, while I couldn't budge any of the others. I also noticed what appeared to be black weatherstrip adhesive oozing out of one end. It's pretty clear that they didn't replace it properly. They claim they...
  9. How much mp3 storage does the 2019 base stereo have,

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    My 2015 had about 600MB
  10. How much mp3 storage does the 2019 base stereo have,

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 3)
    My 2015 had about 600MB
  11. How to replace a rear brake bulb on 2013 Kia Soul

    How To / DIY (Gen 1)
    Just did this today and it was exactly as this video showed - https://youtu.be/SCu62tOIUG8 PN: Sylvania 2357 (not LED).
  12. How to: Drain and Fill 2013 Soul 1.6L auto transmission (w/ pictures)

    How To / DIY (Gen 1)
    Album: https://imgur.com/a/XI2gMOs You're welcome! Dealer wanted 200+ to do it, I did it myself over the course of an hour and a half for $50ish. Be sure to check out that drain bolt.. there's no way I'd let this car go on the same fluid for it's "lifetime", whatever "lifetime" means. Car had...
  13. How much did you pay for your 30K service?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    So my car just hit 29K miles & will be in need of the 30K major service...called some dealerships here in the San Diego area, prices ranged from $400-$620, they were all willing to knock off $60 since I do my own air/cabin filters (drive in the desert a lot). How much did you pay for yours...
  14. How to get Android Auto in 2014 Soul with NAV?

    ICE & Communication (Gen 2)
    Just purchased a 2014 Soul+ with the NAV package and I've been trying to figure out what's required in order to use Android Auto. I did some searching and found lots of conflicting information about it from a couple years ago, but couldn't find any clear answers. I have downloaded the UVO app...
  15. DIY - How to change steering coupler

    How To / DIY (Gen 1)
    My 2012 Kia Soul + 2.0 L needs new steering (MDPE) coupler. I have bought the coupler from dealer and tried to replace it myself. I have watched some videos of Sonata and Forte replacements.. but could not find any for Kia Soul. I have removed 2 nuts under the steering but could not drop the...
  16. How to take apart and reassemble 2016 keyless entry switchblade key fob?

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Over 30 minutes of fiddling and I can't figure out how to get this open without breaking the plastic casing. Already found the small screw behind the KIA logo but that still didn't make a difference in pulling it apart. My key was bent and after bending it back the switchblade button no...
  17. How to remove rear bumper insert on 14 Redzone?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    This is the lower area of the rear bumper of our 14 Redzone. I want to remove the black insert to put in graphics decal. Or to modify the insert and re-install. Goal is to have fake exhaust graphic like nascar. Or to modify insert to add exhaust tips.
  18. How to disassemble driver-side air vent on 2016 soul

    How To / DIY (Gen 2)
    Hi, I'm trying to disassemble the air vent on the driver side since a piece of plastic fell into the vent and has been rattling for months. Here's how far i've gotten: I've pried off the grill (held by 3 pins that insert into the rectangular holes you see). I unscrewed 4 large(ish) black...
  19. 2019 Exclaim, 3000mi so far. How often should I beat on it?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Enjoying the ride so far, no complaints. The seats are comfortable, the controls work great, hey I'm NOT fussy! The power is a lot of fun as well. My one question is, does it harm things if it's driven around town lightly too much? With the DI valve carbon issue, should it be taken to redline...
  20. How to remove door panel carrier

    ICE & Communication (Gen 2)
    Hi all, I'm trying to remove my door panel carrier to put sound-deadening material throughout the door. I;m being held back by what looks to be metal round rivets or something. Any idea how I can get this panel carrier off? Thanks
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