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  1. Kia Soul Wheel Well Fender Liner Noise

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hello Friends, I have a 2011 Kia Soul + that has this crazy "bobble" noise over small bumps on front right (passenger) side. After much checking, found out that it is actually the wheel fender liner making all this racket! I can move it slightly by hand and it creaks and pops, makes plastic...

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    This is getting crazy. Has anybody had issues with the oem cheap plastic strut bearings? I have had 3 installed in the last 6 months, only to get a single pop noise when sitting still and slightly turning left or right. the noise is a single snap type noise from the driver front suspension...
  3. Grinding Noise Coming from Driver Side Front Wheel During Hard Right turn.

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Hi folks! I did a quick search and could not find anything and I am hoping to pick y'all's brains. I took the wife's 2012 Kia Soul in to get the throw out bearing replaced. It is currently at 90k miles. As you may or may not know, this is a heck of job to do so I took it to a mechanic that...
  4. Tire noise

    Soul Tire & Wheel (Gen 1)
    As many of you know my daughter has a 2010 Sport that she got from her brother a couple of years ago. it has the `18 inch wheels and what I call rubber band tires(225/45/18) My son had just put new tires on it just before his sister got it. Since he was living in Mass. at the time I assume they...
  5. Hood prop rod noise driving me crazy!

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hi everyone, I have a 2011 Kia Soul + and love it, except for the annoying hood prop rod (that is brand new) that rattles under the hood going over bumps. I would love to find a way to "revise" it so it will be quiet. I hate noises in a vehicle that really shouldn't be there. Any ideas? thanks
  6. New Brake Rotor and Caliper Install Now Snap Pop noise in Reverse

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hi, I have a weird issue that is driving me crazy. Just had new "aftermarket" pads and rotors (from Autozone) installed in the front and right after, I get this strange snap type noise, only when the car is warm and has been driven for a bit to "heat up" brakes and when only going in reverse, I...
  7. Suspension noise TSB 2015 Soul?

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Hi, folks: I had my 2015 Soul Exclaim in for service this week and to check out a groaning noise coming mainly from the front and sometimes the rear suspension. The noise is more prominent in cold weather. My car has 30K on the clock and is fully stock. Amazingly, the technician was able...
  8. Hill Brake Noise When Releasing

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Our driveway has a light slope to it. I’ll pull up to the garage, put it in Park, hand brake most of time too. I have to get out to manually lift garage door. When I get back in, I put foot on brake, release parking brake, put in drive, release brake. No gas or light gas pedal, when the hill...
  9. 2013 1.6L auto creaking noise during slow turns

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hey everyone, in the past couple months I've been hearing a creaking noise that only occurs when I make a low speed left turn. e.g. I'm approaching a U-turn in a left lane, I slow down to a stop, and begin turning the wheel counter clockwise. As I turn the wheel, I hear a creaking noise from...
  10. Random creaking noise from rear of vehicle

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I am hearing a strange creaking noise almost like someone opening and closing a door repeatedly What makes this event strange is it seems to go with the speed of vehicle but usually starts with the press of a brake sometime only when using breaks sometimes all the time Every time I try to show...
  11. Clunk noise in rear going over small bumps at low speeds

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    I just bought a 2015. Kia soul base with roughly 51k. I heard a clunking noise going at low speeds over bumps in the road. Dealer replaced back brakes and back shocks. Still makes the noise. Im running out of answers it can be, any clues?
  12. 2011 Soul! has some dash noise on non-smooth roads

    New Member Introductions
    Anybody have look tracking down vibrating plastic parts in the dash? Any usual suspects?
  13. Popping noise while light accelerating

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hello, I'm hoping to find some experienced help here. My 2010 Sport Soul, with just under 60,000 miles, has just started making a popping noise when I'm accelerating lightly, usually under a load. It only does it when I've been driving for a while and it's warmed up. It's hard for me to diagnose...
  14. Mysterious noise from soul (whine)

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hello all, I recently did a ton of work on my 2012 1.6l base kia soul. Replaced the transmission fluid, replaced the coolant,and changed the serpentine belt. Went on a trip to Florida and on the way back I noticed a whine/hum. It is only noticeable when I place my foot barely on the pedal. It...
  15. 2011 Kia Soul, noise in left side/rear.....SOLVED!!!

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    There is a noise in the left rear of my Kia Soul, something is rattling in the left lower portion of the car. i read somewhere about other people having the same type noise and were able to correct it but didn't explain how they corrected it. Anyone have a possible cause and solution for this...
  16. Intermittent Mystery Noise

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    For the last few months a "mystery noise" has haunted our 2012 soul plus automatic. For me it bears the unmistakeable (walnuts in a blender sound) of a failing cv joint. Trouble is it is so intermittent that it is impossible to track down! There is no lock-lock sound inherrent of failing cv...
  17. 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...
  18. revs and humming at idle?

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Howdy soul peeps! I have to take my Soul to the dealership as my spoiler fell off, and when I do, I want to mention another issue ive been having. Before I do that and sound crazy wanted to run it by y'all first (looking crazy online is better than in person, apparently)and see if I just need...
  19. 16 soul strange wind noise

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Took the dog for a ride and had the back windows open, dang strange wind noise felt like a drum in my head and a wooble wooble type sound the whole time windows were open, anyone else notice this and if so would the stock window deflectors cure this? Thanks
  20. Increased engine noise inside passenger cabin

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hi all, This is on my 2011 Kia Soul !. Got a bit of a strange one; some time over the past month or so, the wife and I started noticing that we were hearing more engine noise inside the passenger cabin than we had been before. It did not seem to be a gradual increase, but rather not there one...