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  1. Eco mode on my 2012 Kia Soul

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    i went to the Kia dealership to get a recall replaced while there I have a check engine light on. I had it checked about a month ago and it came back to the Cadillac converter which is what the recall was for. While there they told me my number 1 cylinder was dead. But why didn’t it read on the...
  2. 2010 soul manual transmission problem

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hello all, I’m new here to the forum and have found myself in a bit of a situation with my soul. It’s a 2010 2.0 manual trans with 137,xxx miles and I noticed a while back that it started not wanting to go into 2nd gear every now and then. Well, last week the wife and I were on our way to...
  3. Any problems with the DCT?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Debating getting the turbo but I have concerns about reliability and premature clutch wear. What do people think of the DCT that have owned them? I've test driven the Turbo and nothing bothered me.
  4. Hi - Owner of 2019 Kia Soul + with shifting problems

    New Member Introductions
    Hello. I am a new member and I have a new 2019 Kia Soul+ that we purchased in Dec. 2018. It has just over 1,000 miles on it and I am very concerned because the car jerks whenever I switch it from Reverse to Drive occasionally. It does not do it all the time; only when it wants to. I have had...
  5. Are there any widely known problems with the new 2020 Souls?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 3)
    Now that we are a good way into the first model year of the Gen 3 I'm curious if there are any known issues with the new 2020 Soul whether mechanical or electrical?
  6. Blue tooth problems

    ICE & Communication (Gen 3)
    I was at the dealer today because my phone would not stay paired, as soon as the car was switched off the bluetooth pairing dropped out. They performed a software update, and apparently there is a service bulletin related to the problem I was having, hopefully it is now sorted. If it isn't they...
  7. 2010 Electrical Problems Horn, wipers, speedometer...

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Out of nowhere my horn, speedometer, tachometer and A/C stopped working. My outdoor temp display is only showing two horizontal lines. I checked the obvious fuses and they were all good. I would appreciate any help! Thank you!
  8. 2012 Soul Electronic Problems

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I have had my Soul for over a year now but just got an iPhone. I found out my usb and aux port do not work. When I plug in the usb it just says reading and my phone says it charging then stop sand start again. The aux port doesn't work at all. I am also having problems with my front window...
  9. starting problems

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    i just bought my 1st soul , a 2011 plus with a 2.0L motor , one owner with 111k . the check engine light is on but my mechanic says its a minor issue not to worry but i didn't make note of code. the auto operates normally until fill up at the gas pump .( i have filled 3 times )each time it is...
  10. Catalytic Converter or O2 Sensor with no problems?

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Hey, so I have a 2014 Kia Soul base model, 1.6L engine, 115k miles (out of warranty), and for the past few months, I would have a check engine light come on randomly, stay on for a couple of days to a week, and then go away for a couple of months. And it would repeat this until finally, about a...
  11. 2011 2.0 soul alternator problems.

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Last night when leaving a pizza place, I started the car, but the battery light was on. I kept going thinking it was a glitch, but about 2 miles down the road the light got dim and the other dash lights came on. I pulled into a turn lane. and turned the car off. It would not restart, so I...
  12. New here - having problems with a 2013 Kia Soul

    New Member Introductions
    HI there! I have a 2013 Kia Soul. I'm here to hopefully learn some more about the funky problems I'm having. I researched some previous forums and seemed to see different answers to the problem, so not really sure where to go. Symptoms: -Clicking randomly before start. Not always, sometimes...
  13. Transmission problems??? - 2019 Soul +

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Yesterday I noticed that when I accelerate hard, the RPMs will shoot up to around 5K and then the speed will pick up. I'm not talking about flooring it, but only less than half-way down on the accelerator. Also last night, I started hearing, and feeling, a strong "thunk" whenever I shifted from...
  14. 2010 Kia Soul Problems

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hello everyone! I own a 2010 Limited Edition Kia Soul Black Dragon and I am experiencing some issues. The 1st issue is my radio antenna: Long story short, went through a car wash, radio got broken and was never able to find attena. I have attached photos of what is left to see what...
  15. Multiple Ongoing Problems

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    I am having multiple issues, both of which I took the car in for and am still dealing with. The first is that my spark plugs are misfiring. When I took it in the first time, they told me they were going to replace the spark plugs and that it'd be at my expense, not a warranty thing. Even...
  16. 2014 headlight problems

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Hello, I to have the flashing on and off of the headlights. It happens when i use the turn signals also. I also know have the dash lights dim when I turn on my lights. The lights around the radio will flash intermittently. I believe this all has to do with the headlight switch. I was in...
  17. Hi everyone... I have a 2010 soul. Having evaporated problems..

    New Member Introductions
    I have a 2010 soul that has had a evaporated canister replaced a gas fill neck replacement and a purge valve replaced and the valve at the canister has been replaced as well.. I have cleared the light several times. It will last maybe a day then it is back on again? Any help would be greatly...
  18. Sunnydan has joined the group

    New Member Introductions
    Hi Everyone, I'm SunnyDan My wife and I are in our 60's and she wants to get a new 2018 or 19 Kia Soul+ (no extras) We live in the US southwest (hot!!!) and she currently drives a 2004 Toyota Camry XLE with 80K miles (hardly anything for a toyota) All of her friends that have kia soul's love...
  19. Engine fires and oil problems - which ones?

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Does anybody have solid information on which Soul engines are the big trouble spots with regard to catching fire and using excessive oil till they spontaneously die? From anecdotal reports I have seen in various places, it looks like these troubles mostly affect 2.0L engines. Supposedly, Kia is...
  20. 2014 Turn Signal Switch problems

    New Member Introductions
    Hello, since I can only post here for some reason I’ll post my problem. My turn signal switch seems to be dying. My lights will flicker and sometimes turn off and stay off until I crank the little knob forward (like normal to turn the lights on) even though it’s already twisted forward all the...