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  1. 2010 manual soul not starting

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I am having a tough time getting my soul started, at first it would start after 2 or 3 tries and now its after 20 tries. It's not the battery and it makes the starting sound but no engine sounds, and sometimes giving it a little gas while cranking it will make it start but not always. I...
  2. 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...
  3. Starting issue

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I have a 2012 with the 2.0l with 128k miles. Occasionally when I start the engine I get a metal on metal rattling for a few seconds then normal. If I give it some gas it goes away. I am having trouble isolating the source due to the inconsistent nature of the problem. The car could sit overnight...
  4. 2010 Kia Soul Sport Random Starting Issue

    New Member Introductions
    Hi... New here hoping someone can give me some help!!! Just bought a 2010 Kia Soul Sport has 120,000 miles runs great love my new car has red interior anyway have had car about 3 months now and randomly (usually when cold or wet outside) it won’t start ... Everything electrical works when I turn...
  5. Starting the car when stored

    Announcements
    I won't be able to drive for six to eight weeks because of eye surgery. I've been reading various opinions about whether or not the car needs to be started and driven during this period and l'm wondering if anyone here has any more knowledge about it. I don't know if it makes any difference but...
  6. Just starting out

    New Member Introductions
    I joined today because I am the owner of a Red 2011 Kia Soul. When I got it, it only had 27, 500 miles. My name is Lon and I am from Mishawaka, IN. I am a mother of 3, grandmother of 10 and great grandmother of 8. I plan on looking the forum over before actually posting a few...
  7. Starting Problem

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hi gang, almost a year since I've owned my 2013 Kia Soul. I posted about a starting problem before, found out it was loose battery connections. Now, after sitting a couple days since the temps warmed up in the Midwest from the 20s to the 40s, almost 50 degrees, now it won't start. I checked the...
  8. 2015 starting problem??

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    When I bought the car new the following morning (Temp+10 degree's) the starter would not engage, so I had it towed back to the dealership and after 2 days they gave up. Could not find anything wrong. 30 months and 35K miles later the same problem has appeared. Only now after turning the key to...
  9. OMG !!! More starting problems !!

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    2010 base with 56K miles. Car was fine until two days ago. Hesitation starting. Oh no. More of this crap. It's turning over, but taking long and long. More and more empty turns of the key. It's not making a clicking sound, so it's not a starter issue. Battery is a year and a half old. I...
  10. Starting Horn

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Whenever I start my 2016 the horn sounds twice before it starts. I live in an apartment complex and leave for work at 5am so I'm not the most popular guy in the complex. There have also been a number of occasions where I start it and scare the sh#$ out of somebody close to me. Is there any way...
  11. Starting Horn

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Whenever I start my 2016 the horn sounds twice before it starts. I live in an apartment complex and leave for work at 5am so I'm not the most popular guy in the complex. There have also been a number of occasions where I start it and scare the sh#$ out of somebody close to me. Is there any way...
  12. 2013 Kia Soul Not Starting

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hi all, We just purchased a 2013 Certified Pre-owned Kia Soul from the dealer (40,000 miles), NOT the push-button start. We have had it for about 2 weeks, We went to the grocery store, came out and went to the gas station. After filling up, we went to start it up and nothing happened. Nothing...
  13. Pandora auto starting with Android Auto?!?!

    ICE & Communication (Gen 2)
    Ok, I'm a big fan of Android Auto and Pandora, BUT I'm not a fan of Pandora hijacking the system and starting up automatically. Does anyone know how to stop this? TIA PS I do have "Enable Automatic Launch" unchecked in Pandora.
  14. Intermittent starting problem

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Good afternoon. I am new to this forum and would like to say Hi to everyone. I also have a problem that I cant figure out. I have a 2010 Kia Soul 1.6l with manual tranny. Sometimes the car will stall and not want to start. It cranks and all but will not fire. If it starts after cranking for...
  15. Starting my car

    New Member Introductions
    I just purchased my My 2016 Kia Soul two months ago. I notice my car does't always start the first time I turn the ignition. I have to turn it a second time. Does anyone else experince this? What could be the problem, or is this a problem?
  16. Shifting into reverse (manual) catches after just starting up the car--normal?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    This happens to me sometimes. I'll try shifting into reverse and it won't move past half-way, then I'll go back to neutral and try again and it will generally work. Am I just trying to shift too fast after the car starts up? It doesn't happen while actually driving (that I've noticed yet); just...
  17. New 2012 kia soul owner, Starting Mods.

    New Member Introductions
    so far. I have added the following mods. Megan Racing Lowering Springs. Kia OEM Racing pedals. K&N Drop in filter. LED lights interior, and exterior. Kia OEM red billet oil cap. Kia OEM mud flaps. Kia OEM style rear lip spoiler. Opt7 6000k HID lights. looking around for strut tower bar and...
  18. 2013 Soul+ starting question

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    My soul started the no start click this morning. If i hold the key cranked over it will start after a 10-15 seconds but it's pretty annoying. My brake lights work so i don't think its the brake switch but i'm open to suggestions. I don't have time to drop it off at the dealer and i'm 700 miles...
  19. Soul remote starter not starting

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Hey guys, Having a hard time getting remote starters to turn vehicle on. Doors will lock but the headlights don't flash as when I use the key that came with the vehicle. When we first received the 2015 soul she died mid drive and would not turn over. The dealer claimed we used the remote...
  20. Kia car not starting

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    My Kia is not working , no dashboard lights , not starting and the only thing that works is my door lights to show the door is open , can anyone advise me or help me thanks
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