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  1. Hey there! 1 month old 2019 with door lock issues ...

    New Member Introductions
    Hi folks! I'm actually posting for a friend who just bought his first Kia Soul where he lives in the suburbs of Toronto. He likes the car, but is having weird issues along the lines of, when he unlocks the doors with the remote, then opens the driver's door to get something out of it, then...
  2. newbie looking for help with issues

    New Member Introductions
    going to be looking for some help with an issue with my kia soul!!
  3. Serious Electrical Issues - car is possessed at this point

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    So I am experiencing some serious electrical issues with my 2012 Soul + now and I'm a little lost on what happened here. I'm starting to think the cabin fuse/junction box is at fault, but I'd like to get some opinions. I'm the second owner and have had the car since 61K miles and I have kept up...
  4. Bluetooth connection issues

    Soul Problems (Gen 3)
    Hey all, Recently picked up a 2020 Soul EX, with the upgraded UVO system. I'm having an issue with my cars system not remembering my phone after I pair it. It pairs initially without an issue, but after I turn the car off and leave it for any amount of time it is not saved in the Bluetooth menu...
  5. 2012 Soul Electrical Issues

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    SOLVED! Recently I've been having some electrical issues with my 2012 Base Soul (1.6L | M/T | 105k miles) My blower stopped working, so I replaced the blower motor and blower resistor. Then a few weeks/months later, the high speed of the fan blower controls would sometimes cutout. I could...
  6. Sunroof issues

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Any advice on 2010 model sunroof? Stuck in the tilt position. Service mechanic for Kia has told me one of the arms is broken in half and stuck. He’s going to have to replace the left and right side guide and link parts. Looking at about just under $1k. TIA.
  7. 2010 Kia Soul Radio Unit Issues

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hey y'all, my cigarette charge port lighters in my 2010 soul work fine but my aux port has become very faulty and my USB port does not work at all anymore. I wanted to replace the stereo anyway because I want a touchscreen with built in navigation, car-play, etc, so I wanted to ask you all which...
  8. Sound System Issues

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Bought a 2010 Soul! About a month later, the left side speakers stopped working. Asked around, was told it was the amp. It was not the amp. Other advice is check the radio. I see there was a speaker wiring recall on some of these; I checked the local dealer and they said the recall work was...
  9. 2012 Soul Base AUX port issues

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I've seen many posts about problems with the AUX port for the stereo system, but have not been able to come up with a solid answer. So, I have a 2012 Soul Base with the 1.6L 6-speed manual. I purchased the car not knowing the AUX wasn't operating like it should. Once I found out it wasn't...
  10. 2014 Kia Soul... CRAZY issues. I'm stumped.

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Hi everyone! Please have patience with me for the tale I'm going to type! Replaced old, 4.3 yrs old, battery. Said battery died less than 10 days later, got a jump. Returned from Colorado, after 6 weeks, dead again, jumped again, got Pep B to give a new battery. Things go fine....until I...
  11. Waze and Google Maps on CarPlay; Microphone issues?

    ICE & Communication (Gen 2)
    Hello! With the iOS 12 update comes Waze and Google Maps on CarPlay. In my 2014 Soul (updated for Android Auto and CarPlay) I've noticed that the microphone function doesn't work, even after granting microphone access in both apps. Has anyone else run into this problem? Apple Maps'...
  12. 2012 Plus Door Lock Issues

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Can't see a similar problem after searching, so posting here. Yesterday, my door lock functionality started acting funny. I can unlock my driver side door with my key fob but double tapping the button no longer unlocks the other doors. When I attempt to use the unlock button in the car, this...
  13. Weird Battery/Charging issues, hoping for advice before alternator replacement

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Car details: Kia Soul 2014+ Bought from Enterprise with 20k miles on it, Now has 67k miles on it after 3.5 years of ownership. Very regular maintenance, newish tires, newish brakes, brand new battery. Hi there, I've been having weird issues with my Kia Soul 2014+ going dead and so far the...
  14. Site issues.....

    Hello, just wanted to update everyone on the site issues after the transition to the Google Cloud. The administrators are working on all the issues we are seeing, please be patience as this is a huge task and will take some time to complete. Thanks for understanding! Buzz :onthego:
  15. Speedometer issues

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I have a 2013 Kia Soul Base 1.6L Manual Transmission. One day while driving, I discovered I lost speedometer, odometer, and trip meter readings. After testing fuses, I replaced the vehicle speed sensor. It worked perfectly for a day, and now I have no speedometer, odometer, or trip meter...
  16. 2012 soul loss of power issues

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, Thanks for letting me join. I recently picked up our soul that has approximately 40k for mileage. On our cross country trip my wife noticed it lost power going up a hill. We pulled over and I didn't find anything obviously wrong. After a short break we proceeded with no other...
  17. A/C Issues and Questions

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Hey all,we have a 2014 with the 2.0 engine. The A/C just started blowing warm air and does not get cold. It wasn't gradual, but more sudden. it is normal to have to recharge these or do they quit? I am wondering what anyone else's experience might be. Thanks!
  18. Noise issues

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    I have a 2015 KIA Soul base manual with less than 55000 mile. I've started noticing that a majority of the time I'm shifting gears, it sounds like plates being stacked. The car has slipped out of gear a few times(less than 5) since I've owned it and it is usually when I shift. The performance is...
  19. Brake Issues

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Anyone have to replace front brakes within 6000 miles? I brought a 2016 Kia Soul + with 3000 Miles. I noticed grinding last week,. The vehicle has 9122 Miles now. Took it back to the dealership (had major problems with the purchase) I was told the two front pads were needing replacement. LF=1...
  20. Oil change warranty issues?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Has anyone experienced any issues with warranty when changing their own oil? The local dealerships REALLY suck (REALLY!), and I'd rather just change it myself, but I don't want them to blame me for warranty issues later. Beuford