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  1. Oil Sample Test Showed no Metal Particles

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Having only recently bought the '14 Soul and reading that some owners have had problems with metal shavings in the motor, I sent an oil sample to be analyzed and the results showed no significant particles in this 3000 mile sample. Not a lot of milage but I wanted to get an initial report to...
  2. KIA OEM Metal Pedals Stainless Steel Part # K0F05 AK000

    Soul Accessories (Gen 3)
    Also got yesterday this set. The install was easy but the gas pedal consist on the entire assembly. You need to disconnect a plug and remove 3 nuts and connect the plug back to the new gas pedal for the drive by wire. It took me 15 minutes to install that. The brake pedal is a piece of cake...
  3. Why you shouldn't use metal tire valve caps...:\

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    As far as I know, these are factory ones? Yesterday morning, I went to fill up the tire with air and had to use a wrench to get it off, which ended up breaking the valve stem and causing air to rush out in a matter of seconds (probably fully deflated in 15 seconds). I switched to plastic ones...
  4. Metal Rattle upon Startup?

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Ive noticed on my Wifes 2011 Kia Soul Sport when weve started it I hear a rattle coming from that bay. It sounds like it happens when the AC Compressor engages. Anyone heard of this? Im assuming its a pulley or a clutch or something rattling. AC still works fine and cold air blows just...
  5. Help! Driver seat has metal coming out of it

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I have a 2014 fully loaded Soul, 32k miles, the seats have heat and air in them. Last week I noticed little metal balls on the seat, some I could brush off but most were stuck in the little holes on the seat. I took it in to the dealership and the guy says its not coming from the seat, maybe a...
  6. Sheet metal warpage in cold ambient temps

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    This past winter I noticed that when the outside temps got below 30 the rear hatch and all 4 doors developed creases in them. They came out when the temps got above 50 in the off the wall warm temps we have been hitting lately. Anybody had this situation? Kia rep is going to look at it tuesday...
  7. fs:soul black metal license plate frame

    For sale / Trade / Wanted
    i have the black original[i think] kia license plate frame , slightly used but in excellent condition , how 16.00 shipped. also says the word soul engraved in silver , will post pics in morning , paypal !!
  8. Hit some scrap metal on the 400N.

    Driving to work north on the 400, just north of the 401, I move over to the far left and leveled out at about 120kph the car infront (bimmer) swerves kicks up a piece of folded scrap metal about 2ftX2ft. The metal hit just below my driver side fog light then seemed to sound like it unfolded...
  9. WTF? Sheet Metal Warped and Deformed on Rear Hatch!!!

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    This for sure is a strange problem - On the weekend when I was washing the car I noticed that there was a 'warp' or 'crease' on the right hand side of the rear hatch. This morning I noticed the exact same deformation on the left hand side of the hatch. It looks like whatever metal structure...
  10. I have a Soul. Made of metal. :D

    New Member Introductions
    Just bought a Soul LE 2 days ago. Details @ my blog. Just wanted to say hi.
  11. Kia Soul Sport metal trim accents....

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Per the small manual with the red soul sport on front under trims for the sport - " metal trim accents on the instrument panel, door panels, & inside door handles". Can anyone post pics or better describe this? I think I am positive on the door panels and inside door handles and know of the...