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  1. Oil catastrophe

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    O no !!! My girl was driving home from work today and she said she was in fifth gear doing about 50 and the car started loosing power so as she down shifted it started really losing power and when she got to second the car shut off Automatically she pulled over and it was kinda smoking when I...
  2. PLEASE HELP!! Removed instrument cluster w/out disconnecting battery!

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Hey guys 2016 Kia Soul I feel pretty stupid writing this, but I totally forgot to disconnect the battery when I removed my instrument cluster this morning. Once I reconnected it, the car didn’t start it would crank or click but wouldn’t start. was really kicking myself, Im preying it’s not...
  3. POP NOISE WHEN TURNING WHEEL FRONT SUSPENSION COIL- please help asap!

    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...
  4. Upper strut mount replace - need imput please!

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Hi friends, it has been a whirlwind lately, however, I have been having a binding noise when turning wheel for a little while now, on My 2011 kia soul + only coming from the left side. I knew this was the exact sound and symptom of the top mount/bearing for the strut assembly. So I take it to my...
  5. Help with 2019 overhead console removal please.

    How To / DIY (Gen 2)
    My brother has been struggling to figure out how to remove it in our new 2019 base model so he can install a homelink mirror and he has been following the one guide where it says to remove the screws and then pry it down near the center where the front speaker/mic or whatever it is at but he...
  6. Bad/Rough idle P050D: Cold Start Rough Idle/ Please Help!

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Hello everyone, I drive a 2014 Kia Soul 1.8 L 104k miles. I recently had a P050D: Cold Start Rough Idle code come up on my dash. I figured it was my throttle body.Removed the negative battery cable and I replaced the throttle body unit. Thought it would reset the code but it's still there and...
  7. I'm new to the 2018 Kia Soul +. Have questions, please. :)

    New Member Introductions
    After driving a 1999 Subaru Forester for almost 20 years (bought it out west, when I lived there for 17 years), & LOVING IT, it is giving me some issues that my non-Subaru tech thinks warrant buying another car...though he's still working on my Sub. I now live in a smaller town, where there is...
  8. Help Please

    New Member Introductions
    I took my car in because I had no power. The dealership did a diagnostic and replaced my starter. When I got the car back my radio doesn't work, and my USB under the radio doesn't work either. IS the USB not working because it gets power from Radio? Which fuses control the radio? What could...
  9. Side mirrors with repeater lights(turn signals), auto folding , PLEASE HELP

    How To / DIY (Gen 2)
    Know it’s been discussed, but I have searched and cannot find clear answers,,,, I just bought the 2018 Soul+ OneMillion edition and it didn’t not come with the auto folding, turn signal feature , side mirrors. I really want this option and I know it can be ordered but I want it to be plug and...
  10. All-Season Tire Suggestions, Please

    Soul Tire & Wheel (Gen 2)
    I'll be needing new tires for my 2016 Base this summer or fall. I'm looking for the all-season tire that performs best in snow and ice. I use winter tires in the winter, but I want the "summer" tires to be all-seasons that won't get me killed if a surprise snowstorm hits before I install the...
  11. Hello! (Armrest Advice Please)

    New Member Introductions
    I am new to this forum! I don't own a Kia Soul, but am currently looking to purchase one with one setback - I have always needed a sufficient armrest, and I know Kia Souls only have a smaller armrest/console. The purpose of me signing up here was to get some advice on whether or not it would be...
  12. Advice please...

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    I guess this would be the right place to post. I've been reading some other posts that are similar to what I'm about to discuss and you all are a tough crowd...lol. That's a good thing though. Here's what's happening. I've been looking for a new commute car for a long time and decided on a Soul...
  13. Please help. Power seat in a 2017 base model Soul

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Hi y'all, I really love my new 2017 base Soul but I only drove it once in the last 30 days because the seat hurts my back so much. I've had the car for 5 months. I cannot make myself comfortable in the seat. I've tried everything. Cushions, seat adjustments, name it and I've tried it. Do you...
  14. Please help my "Soul" !

    New Member Introductions
    Greetings all you "Soul Hearts!" Hopefully somebody out there can help me with recent issue. I purchased 2011 Soul + with 53,000 miles in immaculate condition with only one previous owner 2 months ago, with all service records. Car drove great for almost 2 months. 2 weeks ago driving on...
  15. Help Please - GPSMAP UPDATE

    New Member Introductions
    I received a card in the mail for an update on my navigation system for my 2014 Soul +. I have the original SD card and have not updated anything. Does anyone know if there is quite a difference? The card is for the 10.5 version for $59.99, but they are coming out with 11.5 this fall. Should...
  16. Fog Lights bulb LED Replacement

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hi Everyone! I'm new in this forum. I own a 2015 Soul Wave+ and it didn't came with fog lights. So i bought them and installed them already, they work fine with the factory bulb which came with the fog lights ( I believe is a H8 Bulb). I went to ebay and bought 2 LED bulbs so i can replace the...
  17. please help on magnaflow exhaust question

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    i have a 2013 soul and want to get an aftermarket muffler or exhaust. I have a few questions. From some research I found that magnaflow might give me the lowest sound of exhaust. Least for a 4 popper. Could someone help me and let me know excacly what magnaflow muffler and size would fit my car...
  18. Those w/heated seats, help please.

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    I'm looking for someone who can help me out here...you must have heated rear seats tho. I recently acquired some heated rear seats but I wasn't able to get the heater module (ecm/ecu). All I need is someone kind enough to lift the rear seat bench up and get the part number off of it for me. I've...
  19. HELP ME PLEASE!!!!! Rack and pinion issues

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I taken her vehicle back to the Franklin dealership service department multiple times regarding a "popping" noise coming from the front of the vehicle while turning. Each time, your service department stated they did not hear nor see any problems. As a final attempt, my sister recorded the noise...
  20. Tire size dilemma - please advise

    Soul Tire & Wheel (Gen 2)
    1. Nick Neadrathal has been a great coach as I get my 8000k near new Soul + set up the way I want. 2. Assuming I will not be monkeying with my factory warranty I would like to bring the wheel size down from the stock 17' wheel to 16" wheels. 3. I live in Seattle, and feel I can have one set...
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