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  1. Rear plastic bumper scratch / gouge repair

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Today, after just a few days of owning my Soul, I noticed a brand new deep scratch (or gouge?) on the right side of the rear plastic bumper. The bumper is unpainted textured plastic. The damage wasn't there yesterday, so something must've happened either overnight, or when I parked at a...
  2. Operation Hushy hush and ouch dont scratch me

    How To / DIY (Gen 2)
    So its a small thing and I'm not sure If I'd consider this a mod but I spent some time adding some adhesive felt to places that I noticed a lot of noise was being Generated. I did what kia did with the seat belt felt and took it another step. I'll pretty it up at a later stage to look more...
  3. Did the car wash scratch my car?

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I have owned my car less than a week, and a couple days after purchase I found myself in the dealer's neighborhood and decided to take advantage of a "free car wash." The next day I noticed a scuff mark along the driver's door. Maybe it was there all along (it was a returned lease with 14K on...
  4. Door Protect Anti Scratch Cover

    Soul Accessories (Gen 1)
    Hi, Just in case someone has posted, but i tried looking on this forum but no luck in finding it. Anyways has anyone tried to installed these in the cold weather? Amazon.com: [Sell by Automotiveapple] ArtX 4D CARBON Door Protect Anti Scratch Cover Carbon Black 4-pc Set For 14 15 Kia All New...
  5. Scratch on Window and Headlight

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    So I guess I'm coming here to vent and ask for solutions on how to deal with this. I spent most of my day in my college class and I come back to see that my window has been scratched and my headlight as well. Needless to say I'm really pissed off about this. I was wondering is there anyway to...
  6. scratch

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    there's a pannel on the lower part of the dashboard on the drivers side right under the steering column. I scratched this pannel and now im trying to find a new one. Does anyone know what this pannel is called and were I can order one?
  7. Guage scratch repair or replacement, help please...

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Ugh, I just found another problem....the darn dealership scratched the instrument panel with their idiocy - an inch long scratch right smack in the middle of the face of the speedometer gauge. I did not notice it initially because I only drove the car in daylight, but at night OMG is that thing...
  8. Paint : What is the best way to repair a scratch and chipped paint?

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I bought the Kia touch up marker pen from the dealership. I guess the first step is to clean the area. Is a Chamois with dish washing liquid the best thing to use? Are there any other tips? Does anyone know off the top of their head what a body shop would charge to repair about a foot long...
  9. Paint scratch repair

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Discovered a couple scratches on the apparently fragile paint on the soul. Scratched thru to the white primer. I'll be getting some touch up paint and I'm looking into some of the scratch repair products. Quixx has been mentioned in some old posts here. Has anyone here used any of the scratch...
  10. Rough Summer for Tires & Paint

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Well, end of summer and the road crews around here are in a mad panic to get the streets done before the horror of Winter arrives. With it comes tar balls, boulders and pot holes the size of Volkswagens. Some of the streets have been "shaved" of their top layers and dodging the remaining...
  11. Soul plastic interior easy to scratch

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Does anyone think that the interior scratches easy? I have a 2 inch scratch on my door handle on the inside and I know it probably can't be removed but what can I do to minimize the appearance?
  12. Scratch already on my new ride :(

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Not even like 4 days from having my new kia. There is already about a 2 inch scratch on the the corner of the top of car, from the driver window. I'm not sure if it was some type of branch or a stone of some sort. Stone wouldnt make sense for a scratch that big. Does anybody know of any pen...
  13. Question for those who are familar with scratch warranty problem.

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    First off, if this dosent get fixed its no big deal, but it would be nice. I have an automatic soul plus that I bought a couple of months ago, I have virtually no scratches except on the top of the shifter where its like a greyish color which is all scratched up. Im wondering if it can be...
  14. Interior Scratch Resistance

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Many of the 2010 KIA Soul complaints in the NHTSA database deal with easily scratched interior panels. Apparently that has been corrected, because the interior of the 2010 Base Soul that I bought in July does not seem to have that problem. However, I also noticed that a number of on-line...
  15. Exterior Paint Scratch

    How To / DIY (Gen 1)
    Hi, I've got 2 scratches on Alien Green to contend with, one on the passenger-side mirror and one on the C-pillar at the far back corner. Has anyone tried the KIA touch-up paint with some success? I may have to lightly fill the scratches before trying to paint, but would like to know whose...
  16. Shadow Owners Only - Paint Scratch Issues

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    All, Good day. I have a 2010 Soul in Shadow color. I have noticed since day one the clear coat on my Soul scratches very easily. I own three black vehicles and I take care of all of them the same and the Soul is the only one with scratches. In fact the other two are 1999 and 2005 year...
  17. Anyone know how remove this scratch?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    This is what happens when you stop behind a recycle truck to let him out and he decides to back up instead. Had an Acura directly behind me so all I could do was watch him. SUCKS!!!
  18. Working on interior scratch issues

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hi... I'm back with news on how it's going with the interior scratch issue. Met with a Kia Rep at my dealers lot, Service rep from dealer as well. Told them the problem.. also printed out other peoples quotes and pic's (my isn't that bad YET) to give them. Only because they were saying, "They...
  19. Fix scratch on exterior paint

    How To / DIY (Gen 1)
    I buy the Quixx paint scratch remover cause an idiot scratch my bumper in a parking lot and after that someone scratch the top of my back door and then today my hood. I use the Quixx scratch remover and everything look brand new. On the scratch from the parking lot, I have to touch up the paint...
  20. Gah.. deep scratch on glove box..

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I'm not sure how it happened.. dont know if it was the paint guy who did the touch up work at the Delaer, or something else but I have a long, deep scratch on my glove box door.. Anyone have the US part number for the + door? Any suggestions on how to fix it? heat gun maybe? SJ
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