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2010 Kia Soul Brakes Problems and Repair Histories

258 TrueDelta members own a 2010 Kia Soul. 26 of these members (10.1%) have reported brakes and traction control repairs for their car. A total of 20 brakes and traction control repairs to 2010 Kia Souls--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2010 Kia Soul problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2010 Kia Soul problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2010 Kia Soul problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2010 Kia Soul repairs by problem area

14% of the 2010 Kia Soul repairs were to the engine, 6% to the transmission, 12% to the brakes, 2% to the suspension, 39% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 15% to the body and trim, and 12% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 172 repairs.
Non-members can see only ten 2010 Kia Soul Brakes and Traction Control problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2010 Kia Soul 4dr Hatch

142-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Kia Soul in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2010 1000    
1000 0 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. 
 

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2010 Kia Soul 4dr Hatch

142-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Kia Soul in Iowa, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 3000    
13000 0 In very cold weather, brake pedal was sluggish immediately after starting. Hard to push down, could cause car moving unexpectedly. 
 
Kia Soul in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 0    
37580 0 The traction control light was coming on and staying on. The replaced a brake switch. 
55180  
Kia Soul in Colorado, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2010 1000    
22000 0 Traction control light came on; computer registered fault with brake switch sensor. Sensor was replaced. 
46000  
Kia Soul in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2009 0    
14000 0 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. 
55000  
Kia Soul in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2009 1000    
3000 0 Brake pedal makes squeeking noises when pressed and released. Lubricated system. 
28000 0 Electronic stability control warning light malfunctioned 
40000  
Kia Soul in Nova Scotia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 0    
3720 0 Calipers pins required lubrication as they were noisy when brakes were activated. 
 
Kia Soul in Kentucky, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2010 4000    
4000 0 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 
 
Kia Soul in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2010 1000    
27000 0 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. 
 

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2009.5 Kia Soul 4dr Hatch

122-horsepower 1.6L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Kia Soul in Ireland
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2009 1240    
6820 0 ESP light not going out. problem found to be faulty fuse relating to brake lights. 
 

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