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  1. 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...
  2. Soul Tire & Wheel (Gen 2)
    So, I changed from: Stock 18" Alloys and Khumo Tires (235 45r18) to 16" Steel with Cooper Tires (205 60r16) I'm losing mpg and acceleration from standing as well as while driving has suffered. Not that I've gone on a long trip yet, but I will soon. Now I knew and somewhat expected these...
  3. Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    At a highway on ramp I stepped on the accelerator, the car lost power and a large puff of white smoke blew out of the exhaust. The check engine light went on. Within 3 minutes the light went off and the car was fine. Has this happened to anyone else?
  4. Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hi! First time posting! My 2014 Soul + (15,000 miles) has three times now experienced a loss of air conditioning after driving for awhile in 80 plus degree heat. The AC will be working fine and then the blower will slow and AC isn't cold. If I adjust the blower speed knob it doesn't seem to...
  5. Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Soul 2u 2013, automatic, 2 months old, 2400 kilometers on the clock. I am down about an inch of coolant from the full line when cold. Or at least that's where the cold coolant level appeared when I first got the car. I once owned a Saturn L100 and it was known to lose coolant through the...
  6. Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Ever since my + was new, I lose about a qt of coolant every 10k. That's when I change my oil, and I always have to add a bit. No drips on the ground, no mix in the crankcase. Any similar problems with any one else?
  7. Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I had a freaky issue today driving my 2011 Soul that only has 5000 miles on it. Had just filled the tank and was getting back on the hiway, acceleration was really slow and then I looked over and the radio was black and the gps that was plugged into the outlet said "loss of power", aircondioner...
  8. Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    All other functions (Jukebox, Sirius, FM etc.) seems normal/unaffected. Temperature seems to impact somewhat but not exclusively so. The speaker light ring seems to confirm/indicate the temporary loss/change of volume eliminating the ext amp, antennae, speakers, amplifier/output sections of the...
  9. ICE & Communication (Gen 1)
    I bought a kia soul Model:KIA8180 dvd/nav player from Although the unit is nice it does not work with my Premium eight speaker system. Has anyone made this work? Any help would be appreciated.
  10. Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Anyone else experiencing loss of power like one Spark Plug not working. I torn off the car in neutral, then torn on and problems disappear.