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  1. Driver side door won't latch closed? 2012 Kia Soul

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hi all, I'm brand new to the forum. I have a 2012 Kia Soul that I bought a few months ago. I have not had any issues with it until this morning. When I went to open the door, it would not open. I thought it was frozen shut. I tried pulling on it a few times and it finally opened up. BUT when...
  2. back latch rattle

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    there is a rattle coming from the tailgate door. It comes and goes. It has been "repaired" twice-but it keeps coming back. Anyone with similar situation? Any advise?
  3. 2001 SE Door Latch noises

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Car just hit around 60K and I've had two problems creep up. Problem 1 Pulled the hood release and the handle came off in my hand. $15 in parts and I'm back in business. Problem 2 When I open the drivers door I hear a thud. I lubed it up with some white lithium grease. The grease didn't stop...
  4. Door latch issues

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    My 2011 Soul had intermittent issues with the passenger door (and now drivers door) not openning from the outside from time of purchase. Got worse over a year and a half. Dealer couldn't fix until they saw it happen. Finally was happening all the time and they fixed the latch. Drivers door...
  5. Rear door latch broken

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I had my first problem with my Soul since I bought it 03-2010. The rear door on the passenger side stopped opening from the outside, took it in to Southwest KIA of Rockwall for repair. After getting the door panel off (which they damaged in the process) I was told that the door latch itself...
  6. Hood latch won't latch?

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I was just working under the hood of my 2010 Soul when I went to close the hood it won't latch or lock into fully closed position. If I push the latch with a screwdriver it snaps closed but pushing on the hood it won't work, it is only held closed with finger release catch. Any ideas?
  7. Nicks & dings on door pillar from seat belt latch

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I was cleaning my car and noticed right below the seat belt latch in the door pillar where the seat belt sits I had some nicks/dings. It seems when you release/unlatch the seat belt after use, it retracts and the seat belt latch dings the pillar where it resides. If you look right below where...
  8. Split seat wont re latch

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    anyone else having problems getting their rear seats to re latch after being folded down ? My dirvers side one seems to require a couple of hefty shoves to get it to latch back in place.
  9. Intermittent Door Latch Fail?

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Has any experienced one of their doors not opening from the outside? It opens from the inside great and all the other ones do too. I can here the door lock motor working as well. It is basically like a "reverse child lock" type of problem. Any thoughts? Kia is looking at it Friday so...and...
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