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2010 Kia Soul Repair Histories

263 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2010 Kia Soul. 92 of these members (35%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 206 repairs to 2010 Kia Souls--an average of 0.8 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2010 Kia Soul repairs by problem area

Chart based on 206 repairs.
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2010 Kia Soul 4dr Hatch

142-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Kia Soul in Washington, United States
Jul 2009 - Mar 2012
1000 mi   Driver's side interior door handle, "Comfort Touch" paint worn off. 
10000   Evap Valve had failed. Dealer replaced Evap valve. 
Kia Soul in California, United States
Apr 2009 - Dec 2012
3000 mi US $55 Had first oil change, had to pay for synthetic oil. Had TSB for mood light control replacement, warranty repair, no cost. 
Kia Soul in Ohio, United States
May 2009 - Mar 2015
500 mi   Speaker Mood light switch replacement per TSB 
6000   Rear wiper motor making grinding noise. Problem was dried out rubber gasket. Dealership took motor apart, lubed gasket and re-assembled. Very quiet now. 
15000   Shift skirt replacement to fix 'missing' first gear when coming to a stop Radio was having issues with steering wheel control, volume down instead of up, switching modes instead of channels. Replaced radio 
42000 US $100 Amplifier was bad and had to be replaced. 
52000   Bad radio fuse, battery low CCA 

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2010 Kia Soul 4dr Hatch

142-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Kia Soul in Massachusetts, United States
Jun 2009 - Mar 2015
3000 mi   Brake pedal makes squeeking noises when pressed and released. Lubricated system. 
10700   Replaced map lights due to rattle 
13000   Rear window wiper making grinding noise when being turned on. Grommet in wiper mechanism lubed and problem resolved. 
16500   Transmission was slipping and surging. There was a TSB on this problem which needed a flash update. Car runs beautifully now. 
28000   Electronic stability control warning light malfunctioned 
33000   Transmission skipping/lurching going up hills. Transmission replaced by dealership 
34300 US $105 Premature degradation of spark plugs shorted out engine coil pack. New spark plugs were installed snd will be examined every 6 thousand miles for plugs burning out. 
Kia Soul in Cape Verde
Mar 2009 - Jun 2011
11780 mi   faulty fuel pressure valve! 
23560   Constant check engine light on. Issues filling with gas (have to pump extremly slowly or it will over flow). Replaced valves, sensors and part of the intake hose into the gas tank. Problem still occuring! 
25420   Same as before. Problems at gas pumps and check engine light on. Dealer replaced the canister and c.c valve. So far so good! 
Kia Soul in Iowa, United States
Jul 2009 - Mar 2012
3000 mi   Rear window wiper electrical wiring rubbed on frame and shorted out. Blew fuse Transmission disengaged at 70 mph and coasted to the side of the road. Car started fine, shifter moved fine between all gears but transmission would not engage. After starting and turning off the car a dozen times the transmission engaged. Drove home. 
Kia Soul in South Carolina, United States
Jun 2009 - Mar 2013
75 mi   srs light on. lighted speakers do not pulse in music mode 
2000   SRS light would not go off. bluetooth would not pair with samsung phone. Speaker lights would not pulse to music. 
2700   TSB SA010 issued to replace speaker light control on vehicles mfr. between Jan and April 2009. Will request my repair at next oil change. 
9700 US $21 Speaker light switch replaced per SB. Also had tires rotated (1/5/2010). 
22000   updated odometer 
30200   Replaced damaged RF wheel and tire. Tire rotation. Alignment and replaced furl filler cap (TB) 
Kia Soul in Manitoba, Canada
Mar 2009 - Jun 2011
1240 mi   Sirius radio stopped working 
1860   The Dealer is still trying to resolve the Sirius problem. They have the new radio but need to comply with the trouble shooting before installing the new one. They determined it was a communication breakdown between Sirius and our stereo system. The service centre wanted to be 100% sure, so we had to wait for a second service call where they just switched out the whole stereo unit...it now works fine and the 
Kia Soul in Rhode Island, United States
Mar 2009 - Jun 2011
4000 mi   update for Sirius radio replaced mood light controller for speaker lights reported passenger front suspension noise or thump. rough up shift between 2nd and 3rd gears in auto tranny. Not often, maybe 5 times since bought. 
7000   Had dealer check noisy rear wiper. Dealer lube washer motor and work fine after that. 
7000   Had a front passenger side suspension loose thud sound. Dealer test drove and ordered new strut upper mount. Dealer installed new right side front strut mount. 
Kia Soul in Illinois, United States
Mar 2009 - Mar 2015
1000 mi   TSB for Sirius radio - I downloaded and installed the firmware update myself 
5000   TSB for Sirius  
14000   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. 

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