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  1. Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    I recently had my clutch serviced (throw out bearing, pressure plate and disc) .... the clutch pedal feels funny and the transmission shifts stiffly .... the clutch disengages when the pedal is rather close to the firewall .... the mechanic thinks I should rebuild or replace the clutch master...
  2. Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Have had Kia Soul 2011 since new and never waxed it, simply use a brushless car wash when needed. I now have 69000km and car still looks like new
  3. Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Getting ready to do the first brake job at 73k miles on my 2011 Soul ! sport. The mechanic is telling me that I will "probably need rotors". I asked why since the brakes just started to squeak and he said something about "these new brakes tend to last longer before the first change, but you...
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  5. CARiD.com
    We get used to upgrade our vehicles with aftermarket parts, to add performance and style. But when it comes to the moment, when something needs to be repaired or replaced, we get lost. Fortunately, 2 leading manufacturers in this area – Dorman and Replace solved this problem and created a wide...
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    Woke up 6am wash car, clay bar car, wash car, wax car, wash car, spray wax car
  7. How To / DIY (Gen 1)
    With over 130,000 miles, I suppose 2 front brake jobs is OK ! And the 1st was only pads @ about 70K miles. At that time rears were still in excellent shape. This time around I replaced Rotors too, well needed at this point (pictures) Rears are still good @ only Aprox 20% usage ( Yes 130,000...
  8. Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I picked up my new 2013 Soul on Tuesday, they cleaned it all up and detailed it. Today after I washed it I noticed brown splatter marks all along the bottom panel and even a little higher. I took it back to the dealer and they said it was the tire shine they put on and they will redo my clear...
  9. Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    first job change the cabin filter look how nasty that was :drool
  10. Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I just had my 2011 Soul in at the dealership for my service #2 (oil change/tire rotation) and they told me I need a brake job done as there is some rust and wear on the brakes. Knowing nothing about cars, this seems a bit soon to me as I only have 24,000 km on the car. I asked the technician...
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  12. How To / DIY (Gen 1)
    I'm sure I'll be having to do a brake pad/rotor replacement soon on my 2010 Soul 4u. Has anyone else here done one and if so, are there any tricks involved or is it a simple swap? Lastly...are the caliper pistons the type that can be squeezed with a c-clamp or do they have to be twisted with...
  13. Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Dunno, why I am exited enough to post a topic or thread about this. I guess just to tell other soul owners theres a soul out there that will always be clean. My sister works at a decent high end car wash and detailing. Her boss usually calls me in every now and then for pc tech work for his...
  14. Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    Hey all! So after taking a break about thinking about what I want to do, I want to pursue it now. I had posted a thread about having a scratch :( on my poor baby, and someone had mentioned take it to the dealer and have them quote it. 1. Do you think going to the dealer would be a major rip...
  15. Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Has anyone come up with a nice 2-tone paint job idea that they would like to share? I have been trying to come up with an idea for my Base White-looks like a mini delivery van. Thanks
  16. Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Comparing to other new/newer cars year 2000+ what would you guys say about the Kia Soul's factory paint job. Do you think they did a good job or poor job?
  17. Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Totally washed and waxed my Soul today for the first time. My first time ever in fact since this is the first car worthy of waxing. I always bought used cars that wasn't worth a wax job. I gotta say it gives you a workout. My arms feel like they are about to fall off. I had to go over the...
  18. Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Hey everyone, Not sure how many other people have run into this, but it looks like the clear coat on my Kia Soul Sport is already getting beaten up by the unusually hot weather here in the Pacific NW. I see spider-thread scratches all over in the red paint already, and I have only had the...
  19. How To / DIY (Gen 1)
    I'm thinking of putting mudflaps on my white Soul. Have any of you done that, and is it a relatively easy do it yourself job?
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