Kia Soul Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Kia Soul
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Kia Soul ProblemsManual transmission difficult to shift into 1st gear
The manual transmission may be difficult to shift into 1st gear. Our technicians tell us that a revised shifter lower skirt is available to correct this concern.
Kia Soul Questionsmy check engine light came on, codes po420 & po133 came up. what is the issue? (1 answer)
I have had 2 incidents where the turn signal malfunctions. If I turn the turn signal on and cancel the signal, the turn signal continues to stay on and I have had to switch the turn signal back and forth before it finally cancels.
Kia Soul RecallsSteering Gear Failure
The steering linkage may separate from the steering gear due to a loss of adhesive. Dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the pinon plug that secures the pinion gear free of charge to resolve the concern.
The accelerator pedal may bend and fracture, making it difficult to accelerate the vehicle. Dealers will add a supporting rubber underneath the pedal stopper free of charge to resolve the problem.
In the event of a crash where the side curtain airbags are deployed a headliner plate can detach, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will correct this concern by adding industrial adhesive strips to secure the headliner plates.