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  1. Soul General Discussion (Gen 3)
    Since the soul is pretty much sold to the public as an automatic when you get the dct, then are the clutch packs covered by warranty? Or do they treat it as a normal wear and tear item like brake pads, and the customer is responsible. A lot of people look, drive, see it is an automatic and buy...
  2. Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    I have a 2018 Soul 1.6 Turbo, Technology Package, Wild Orange Edition, with the DCT. Great gas mileage and decent performance. But the 7-speed DCT is quirky. There are times after slowing down on the highway and then trying to accelerate, or when in stop and go traffic, the transmission goes...
  3. Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I'm having the transmission oil changed in my 2010 Kia Soul in the hopes that its low, and that's what's causing it to slip out in 3rd & 4th when accelerated quickly. Every Transmission Mechanic I talk to acts like it's definitely a much bigger job. Anyone have this problem?? And what was the...
  4. Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    Hello everyone, I'm a senior citizen and I purchased this 2019 Kia Soul brand new. After 4 months they had to put a whole new transmission in it. That was a year-and-a-half ago and I've been having problems ever since. By the way this problem is it seems to sometimes slip especially when the...
  5. Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I have been told it's a transmission issue, engine mount, wheel control arm... But no one could pin it down. Finally broke down and a couple metal heavy rings fell out (see pics) from underneath. Heavily covered in grease. Cars turns on and stays on. No engine lights. Revs fine in neutral...
  6. Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hi there, Brand new here, not a car guy, not mechanically inclined but I am hoping for some guidance. Switching out reverse lights as they weren't working. Replaced fuse and bulb, still nothing. Placed E brake on, put car in reverse, checked lights. That was about the extent of it. Possibly...
  7. Soul Problems (Gen 3)
    It doesn't happen every time, but often enough that I notice. Now that I've driven about 3k miles in my 2020 I've noticed a quick groaning sound when I take my foot off the brake. It doesn't seem to be a metal-on-metal sound because it's low pitched, but it definitely seems like moving parts...
  8. Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    We just bought Kia Soul 2010 with 131K mileage. While driving we noticed some constant rambling noise seems like coming from under carriage. There's also quite a vibration when we putting on brakes. What do you think a cause of that? Is it its transmission?
  9. 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...
  10. How To / DIY (Gen 1)
    Does anyone know what the automatic transmission oil pan bolt(not the drain bolt) torque specs are?
  11. Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    This evening, I replaced the trans filter with an OE filter, cleaned the magnets and put a bead of RTV silicone around the pan and refilled using KIA SPIII. After replacing the fluid and buttoning everything together, I started the car and put my foot on the brake and shifted through the gears...
  12. New Member Introductions
    Hello & engine light was on and the transmission cable broke and the car was frozen Good evening, I have a 2010 Kia Soul Exclaim. Itś been a pretty good car until it wasn´t. The engine light came on three days ago, though the car ran fine. A suspected culprit was a gas cap that doesn´t...
  13. Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Got a call from the shop. They said not only did the clutch go, but it took my transmission with it. How is that possible? other than the gearshift rattled in fourth gear once in a great while, everything was fine. I'm so confused. Can anyone please give me insight into what might have happened...
  14. Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Have done some searching about DIY fluid changes on the 2.0L transmission and from what I see it requires more energy than I have, being in the senior cit zone. Coming up on 30K and being the recent second owner, I'd feel better going forward with clean fluid. Stopped at Kia Svc Dept today...
  15. Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    When do you change transmission fluid on my 2015 soul? It a flush recommended at that time? Soon I will have 60K.
  16. Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I spent some time writing a post with this very title title but apparently my login timed out and it was lost?
  17. 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...
  18. Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Hey guys, Wanted to share a recent experience of mine. I was having issues getting my car into 1st and reverse. If you let the clutch off the floor just the tiniest bit, it would start to bog down the engine in first or reverse. Took it to One of the local transmission shops here in Indy that...
  19. Soul General Discussion (Gen 3)
    as this transmission is all new to the Soul and also available in the US and Canadian markets, I thought it best to set it up as a new thread, where people can find out some information about it and discuss it. I notice that there is quite a lot of strong feelings about this, in my case I have...
  20. Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    I just discovered rather accidentally, and then figured out the particulars to force the transmission controller in my 2018 KIA Soul (Turbo with the Dual Clutch Transmission) to self calibrate the clutch touch adjustment. Normally this is done at a dealer using the KDS diagnostic tool. If...
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