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2010 Kia Soul 4dr Hatch

142-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

13200 mi slight brake squeal 
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. 

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2010 Kia Soul 4dr Hatch

142-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

14300 mi In very cold weather, brake pedal was sluggish immediately after starting. Hard to push down, could cause car moving unexpectedly. 
11000 mi Broken parking brake shoe. 
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. 
3720 mi Calipers pins required lubrication as they were noisy when brakes were activated. 
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 
3000 mi Brake pedal makes squeeking noises when pressed and released. Lubricated system. 
28000 mi Electronic stability control warning light malfunctioned 
37580 mi The traction control light was coming on and staying on. The replaced a brake switch. 

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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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2010 Kia Soul Brake Problems

261 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2010 Kia Soul. 19 of these members (7.3%) have reported brake repairs for their car. A total of 23 brake repairs to 2010 Kia Souls--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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