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  1. Hunt at idle and power loss

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Ello ello all. Hope you all are well and safe. Hoping you can help, I've had a look and tried looking myself but no luck :( My dear reliable Soul has started to hunt at idle and drops power when driving. It is a 2013, 1.6 petrol, manual. with 195000 km on it. (121000 miles). It just went in for...
  2. Erratic Idle (2011 1.6l 5spd)

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hi all, I have searched this forum for answers but I found nothing that could describe the issue I have. So my car is manual with 145k on the clock. It did this over month ago but the problem went away. Over month ago: I would start the car in the morning or after noon it did the same. cold...
  3. Bad/Rough idle P050D: Cold Start Rough Idle/ Please Help!

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Hello everyone, I drive a 2014 Kia Soul 1.8 L 104k miles. I recently had a P050D: Cold Start Rough Idle code come up on my dash. I figured it was my throttle body.Removed the negative battery cable and I replaced the throttle body unit. Thought it would reset the code but it's still there and...
  4. 2011 KIA SOUL PLUS tire vibration when accelerating and idle

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hi all, I have a vibration issue with my 2011 Kia Soul Plus. Vibration is felt at idle/park in right front tire. When hands are placed on top of tire, a vibration is felt through the tire while running, in park. All other tires have no vibration. Also, vibration is felt through the floor and...
  5. HI from NYS & rough idle

    New Member Introductions
    Hi you all reason join forum saw post byr google search of kia engine rough idle and hestation. Wife wanted to get another car cheapest lowest price in town. First she wanted Rio but told her i don't fit.. so dealer says soul is same thing but "SUV" I fit in well.Very comfy ride...
  6. Vibration at idle (2015 base auto)

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Hey soul friends, I’ve had this soul for a couple weeks now and it has about 26000 miles on it. I now noticed while idle (in drive, park and neutral) there is a vibration that is noticeable. This also only happens when the engine warms up. I never feel it when I first start driving at any...
  7. 2014 Kia Soul Base Model - Rough Idle, Intermittent Hard Start

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    I had some hard-starting issues with my 2014 Soul 1.6l with 60,000 miles. I replaced the battery and, because the hard starting only seemed to happen when the car was warm, I also replaced the coolant temperature sensor. This seemed to do the trick at first, but the hard-start problem has...
  8. revs and humming at idle?

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Howdy soul peeps! I have to take my Soul to the dealership as my spoiler fell off, and when I do, I want to mention another issue ive been having. Before I do that and sound crazy wanted to run it by y'all first (looking crazy online is better than in person, apparently)and see if I just need...
  9. Rough Idle

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Hello - I have a 2016 1.6L Soul. Currently 6,600 miles. Ever since I bought it new - Dec 2016, I noticed odd RPM idle fluctuation issues under various conditions. Basically, the idle dips similar to what I equate when you turn on the AC in most cars. However, my RPM dips when I roll any...
  10. Vibration when idle

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Hey everyone! I had read a few posts on here about this issue but they all seemed to have more miles or a different type of soul (mostly plus model). Anyway, i?ve Had my 2017 base soul for 5 days and it has 300 miles on it...I?ve noticed in the past 2 days when sitting at a light or stop sign my...
  11. 2012 Soul + / 2.0 L - Rough idle at startup

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    When I say rough I mean it was like an earthquake. Went away after about 5 seconds. It was about 65 degrees outside. 28K miles. First time it happened. I have read the other rough idle threads on this forum. Does anyone have any new information? I will be taking it in to the dealer but...
  12. Stalling at idle

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hey there. I have a 2011 base model manual soul and recently began having issues keeping her running. Changed a bad ignition coil, ran great for a couple of days but now I'm stalling put when idling into a stop. Engine dies, electrical still functioning and I have to wait a few minutes before...
  13. 2016 Kia Soul High Idle

    New Member Introductions
    Hello from Texas. I purchased my 2016 Kia Soul last February. The past few weeks, I've noticed that it idles high in cold or warm weather at start-up, stops and in park never idles down. Someone suggested using so type of fuel additive. Is something like covered by the basic warranty. Thanks!
  14. 2014 Camshaft Sensor Question - Rough Idle

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Our 2014 Kia Soul recently got a very bad idle issue after returning from a long trip. I did a bit of reading and replaced the Purge Valve and one of the crank sensors that was getting a bit of a low volt reading. Neither of these helped the issue so I purchased a camshaft sensor online. I am...
  15. Rough Idle Revisited ("all carboned up")

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I posted a few weeks back about my rough idle http://www.kiasoulforums.com/10-soul-problems/79018-am-i-just-asking-trouble.html and asked about the logic of taking it to the dealer with only a "rough idle" complaint. I decided not to take it in, the rough idle smoothed out and I figured it was...
  16. Idle Issue

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    So today I noticed when I would slow down and almost at a stop my 2013 kia soul would jump as I watched the RPM at the light it would drop below 1000 and come back up this is a constant change. Its almost like the car is fighting not to die. I had the codes read only thing they said was a map...
  17. Occasional ROUGH idle

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Purchased a used 2013 Kia Soul in June of this year with only 12000 miles from Kia dealer. It ran GREAT for the first week or so then we noticed that it was idling rough in gear with the A\C on. We brought it to the dealer still being under the bumper to bumper and they found NOTHING or least...
  18. 2015 soul 2.0 rough idle on cold start up

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Hi. I have a 2015 soul 2.0 engine with 500 miles. About a week ago i been experiencig rough idle at cols start up. Once it reach the running temperature its goes away. I have no check engine light whatsoever but is kind of anoying comming from a brand new car. I was wondering if anyone...
  19. Idle problem

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    My soul sometimes will Idle high when I put it into park. I notice the problem more when it is hot out say over 100 degrees. Here are some links to videos of this. https://youtu.be/n_oe3JwlyWw https://youtu.be/Mkevg3hH0WI https://youtu.be/4inz3ek5MXE Kia dealer told me they can find a...
  20. 2015 Rough Idle

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    I saw this thread over in the Gen1 topics but didn't see anything for Gen2 (so forgive me in advance if this is a duplication). My Soul is a day over a week old today. I hopped into her about 30 minutes ago to run to the pharmacy and noticed while sitting at a light waiting to turn that she was...
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