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2010 Kia Soul repairs by problem area

Engine (17%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (11%)

Suspension and Steering (6%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (36%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (13%)

Other (10%)

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2010 Kia Soul

Engine not specified

56000 mi

US $296
Routine brakes...Fluids, Tires checked 

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2010 Kia Soul 4dr Hatch

142-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

1000 mi Steering wheel sensor was malfunctioning causing the ESC system to erroneously detect that car was spinning out of control. This caused the ESC system to sporadically apply brakes on one side, causing the car to hitch without warning. Steering wheel sensor was malfunctioning causing the ESC system to erroneously detect that car was spinning out of control. This caused the ESC system to sporadically apply brakes on one side, causing the car to hitch without warning. 
13200 mi slight brake squeal 

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2010 Kia Soul 4dr Hatch

142-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

46000 mi

US $325
New rear rotors and brakepads. 
68000 mi

US $80
Replaced brake pads in front. 
91000 mi abs trac light on. wanted $95 to check light. I denied repair. 
70000 mi

US $140
Replaced warped front rotors. 
59000 mi

US $150
Replaced all brake pads and rotors. 
132720 mi

C $900
Brake backing plates 
46000 mi ESP light intermittently on when shouldn't have been. After several checks for this problem (during oil changes) since purchasing the car, finally a fault with the brake light sensor was detected; sensor replaced under warranty. 
67700 mi

US $400
Parking brake issue 
63700 mi

US $700
Warn out brakes 
22000 mi Traction control light came on; computer registered fault with brake switch sensor. Sensor was replaced. 
29000 mi Brakes were squeaking on stop. Started just before 30k scheduled maintenance, so brakes were inspected then. Pads appear fine, rotors are slightly glazed. 
45000 mi

US $95
The brakes squeak/squeal on use. Pads have 6 mm on front, 7 on rear, rotors are a little glazed. BrKe pedal seems to feel mushy to primary driver, but other drivers do not detect. Brakes were inspected, nothing seems to be wrong. 
14000 mi ESC light came on and stayed on, but once car was turned off, and then back on, the light did not come back on. Took car in to check for codes. New brake sensor needed. 
4000 mi Both traction control lights came on and flashed sporadically for the remainder of the day, parked the vehicle for the rest of the week. Drove car to dealer next week and lights off, dealer could not replicate, found stored code but no action 
3720 mi Calipers pins required lubrication as they were noisy when brakes were activated. 
27000 mi Stability control activation light would come on when driving on dry pavement. To turn off light, ignition would have to be turned off and car re-started. 
14300 mi In very cold weather, brake pedal was sluggish immediately after starting. Hard to push down, could cause car moving unexpectedly. 
37580 mi The traction control light was coming on and staying on. The replaced a brake switch. 
11000 mi Broken parking brake shoe. 
3000 mi Brake pedal makes squeeking noises when pressed and released. Lubricated system. 
28000 mi Electronic stability control warning light malfunctioned 

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2009.5 Kia Soul 4dr Hatch

122-horsepower 1.6L I4 5-speed manual FWD

6820 mi ESP light not going out. problem found to be faulty fuse relating to brake lights. 

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