2010 Kia Soul Reliability - Consumer Reports
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Kia Soul

The boxy-looking Kia Soul is a tall, front-wheel-drive wagon. Packing a lot of room into its modest footprint, the KIa affords easy access and a spacious rear seat. Handling is secure, aided by standard electronic stability control. The 2.0-liter engine brings average acceleration and 25 mpg overall, which isn't anything special. Controls are simple but interior fit and finish is basic.
Alerts
There are 3 recalls on this vehicle. Learn More.

Reliability

We expect the 2022 Soul will be less reliable than the average new car. This prediction is based on data from 2020 and 2021 models. Select the used car model year to see reported issues with those similar past models.

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POTENTIAL TROUBLE SPOTS
Engine Major
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Engine Cooling
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Drive System
Fuel System
Electric System
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Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey for over 300,000 vehicles, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how 2000 through 2021 vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. NA indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.

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Owner Reported Trouble Spots

The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2010 Kia Soul owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

Brakes

Antilock system (ABS), parking brake, master cylinder, calipers, rotors, pulsation or vibration, squeaking, brake failure or wear.

What Owners Say

Calipers

"The right rear caliper seized, causing uneven wear of the pads and bad uneven wear of the rotor"

Daniel C., WI (2010 Kia Soul Sport 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"rust"

Anonymous, NS (2010 Kia Soul 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Normal routine brake wear

"Normal replacement"

Michael N., ME (2010 Kia Soul Plus 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Normal brake wear requiring replacement"

Anonymous, IL (2010 Kia Soul Base 1.6-L 4 Cyl)
Parking brake

"parking brakje cable rusted right off the rear wheel"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Kia Soul)

"Car was not driven for 2 weeks while we were on vacation. Emergency brakes were frozen on when we returned and car had to be taken to repair facility on tilt and load"

Murray A., ON (2010 Kia Soul Exclaim 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Premature brake wear

"less than 45000 miles on this car and this is the 3rd set of brakes"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Kia Soul)

"Mechanic said that he had never seen this problem in 40 years."

M R., MD (2010 Kia Soul Plus 1.6-L 4 Cyl)
Pulsation or vibration

"Whoever did the last brake job (before I purchased the car) installed the wrong rotors that were the wrong diameter."

Anonymous, NY (2010 Kia Soul Base 1.6-L 4 Cyl)
Rotors

"The rotors caused the vibration."

Anonymous, NY (2010 Kia Soul Base 1.6-L 4 Cyl)

"Rear Rotors were badly gouged but I put it down to normal wear and tear and not having the pads replaced when I felt vibration upon braking"

Anonymous, ON (2010 Kia Soul 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Rotors were rusted & real brakes seized"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Kia Soul Plus 1.6-L 4 Cyl)

"Had trouble from day one. Rotors were rusted and had to be turned a week after purchase, then they were warped and applying brakes made the front end shimmy. Finally had to spend a lot of money to have new rotors installed"

Anonymous, MD (2010 Kia Soul Base 1.6-L 4 Cyl)

"rust"

Anonymous, NS (2010 Kia Soul 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Squeaking

"related to the brakes"

Anonymous, CA (2010 Kia Soul Sport 1.6-L 4 Cyl)

In-car Electronics

CD or DVD players, radio, speakers, GPS, communication system (e.g., OnStar), display screen freezes or goes blank, phone pairing (e.g. Bluetooth), voice control commands, steering wheel controls, portable music device interface (e.g., iPod/MP3 player), backup or other camera/sensors.

What Owners Say

CD player

"The stereo changes input frequently and without user input. It also often refuses to recognize aux devices, indicating there is an error with the device only to allow the same device to play a moment or two later."

Tyler G., TN (2010 Kia Soul Exclaim 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Display screen freezes up

"The controls on the right side of radio/display do not work"

Anonymous, TX (2010 Kia Soul Plus 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
External music device interface (e.g., smart phone, MP3 player)

"The music interface for my iPhone was for a specific jack that is no longer manufactured."

Karyl S., OR (2010 Kia Soul Exclaim 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Phone pairing (e.g., Bluetooth)

"Phone stopped pairing and could not be fixed"

Carrie B., WI (2010 Kia Soul Exclaim 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Since i drive on the highway a lot i need to be able to use the hands free more and more... for about since about November i have not been able to get the pairing to occur which is about the same time as i noticed that the remote start and the AM radio would not work. The original KAI dealership that i purchased from is not always helpful and the dealership that i prefer is totally out of the way. So until i really feel like a battle i will just suck it up."

Tracy R., PA (2010 Kia Soul)
Radio

"AM radio channels stopped working. Internet says Kia radios lose connection with antenna/antenna bad. Went to dealer some months ago, who wanted to sell a new radio unit. Not sure this is the issue, and they were inflexible. On the other issue, oil leak, they took my 2K and it still leaks, so I'm not confident they can fix the radio."

Anonymous, CA (2010 Kia Soul Base Unsure)

"The car has never had any AM reception at all, and currently the radio doesn't play when it's raining"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Kia Soul Plus 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"The wiring was faulty"

Anonymous, GA (2010 Kia Soul Plus 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"In the areas that i drive near Phila PA i need to listen to the AM frequency to get traffic and road conditions. Since about November it seems that everything went kaput at the same time. the Bluetooth pairing ans well as the remote start. It would not have gone on this long if the original KIA dealership was nicer to deal with or the nicer dealership was closer."

Tracy R., PA (2010 Kia Soul)
Speakers

"speakers stopped working"

Anonymous, VT (2010 Kia Soul Plus 1.6-L 4 Cyl)

"The wiring was faulty"

Anonymous, GA (2010 Kia Soul Plus 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Speakers routinely let out high pitched sounds that almost burst your eardrums"

Anonymous, CA (2010 Kia Soul 1.6-L 4 Cyl)

Body Integrity

Squeaks, rattles, wind noises, loose or cracked seals and/or weather-stripping, air and water leaks.

What Owners Say

Air or water leaks

"Undercarriage seal failed, water entered and soaked floor carpeting"

Kenneth G., MA (2010 Kia Soul Exclaim 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Seals and/or weather-stripping

"Have always heard road noise from the front passenger door"

Anonymous, MD (2010 Kia Soul Base 1.6-L 4 Cyl)
Squeaks or rattles

"Around 130000 miles I started to experiance a knocking noise/rattle in the front passanger side. After replacing all front suspension, ball joints, tie rods, struts, front fender liner, ended up being sway bar links."

Anonymous, WI (2010 Kia Soul Plus 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Have had multiple issues with belts. When starting cold, and then turning at a fairly sharp angle, there would be a loud, pulsing squeal and would lose some power steering. would usually go away once warmed up. had a belt replaced, but same issue came back in about 12 months."

Anonymous, MI (2010 Kia Soul Unsure 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"old age ( Milage )"

D H., GA (2010 Kia Soul Exclaim 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Road noise.....was so loud you can hardly carry on a conversation"

Richard D., TX (2010 Kia Soul 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"The rear hatch rattles-when I took it in to be looked at, they found another rattle under the car & fixed that. They didn't find a problem with the hatch, but it still rattles"

Anonymous, PA (2010 Kia Soul Plus 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Rattle under back seats, dealer fixed rear seat mounts"

Anonymous, FL (2010 Kia Soul Plus 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Wind noise

"Had trouble hearing conversation or radio on highway"

Richard D., TX (2010 Kia Soul 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Very noisy car, but otherwise a good purchase"

Terrel P., AZ (2010 Kia Soul 1.6-L 4 Cyl)

"Just noisy"

Martin R., FL (2010 Kia Soul)

"The faster I went the louder the wind noise got. Made it hard to have a conversation or enjoy listening to the radio"

Carrie B., WI (2010 Kia Soul Exclaim 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

Paint/Trim

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling), loose interior and exterior trim or moldings, rust.

What Owners Say

Loose exterior trim or moldings

"Under the front bumper, there is a fairly large plastic piece coming off"

George C., QC (2010 Kia Soul Plus)
Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling)

"Paint started to peel away near rear door because the door design wasn't made properly. This was confirmed by the best body shop in my town."

Anonymous, QC (2010 Kia Soul Base 1.6-L 4 Cyl)

"Surface rust showing through roof just above the windshield"

Anonymous, ON (2010 Kia Soul 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"The panel on the right side of the glass peeled completely. I have to replace it"

Anonymous, ON (2010 Kia Soul Base 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"The clear coat is peeling off in several areas"

George C., QC (2010 Kia Soul Plus)

"The paint on the frame in front of the front window is faded bad"

Anonymous, MO (2010 Kia Soul Sport 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Shortly after 3 years 36000 miles paint on roof started to crack, fade and peel which continues to get worse. Contacted Kia customer service and their rep blamed it on scratches making it sound like my fault"

Anonymous, CT (2010 Kia Soul Plus 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"2010 KIA paint is horribly thin. Anything that hits the car chips the clear coat and paint down to the undercoat and sometimes even the metal. This started within the first month of owning the NEW car. Dealership offered a paint pen. Never was able to get the car repainted or properly fixed, KIA denies an issue that is widespread...check any Kia Soul forum."

B W., PA (2010 Kia Soul Exclaim 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Rust

"I have spots of rust on the rear hatch back. This occurred just after the warranty ran out on rust problems"

Daniel C., WI (2010 Kia Soul Sport 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Surface rust inside wheel well at gas tank filler pipe where it meets the access cap opening. Also, the rubberized factory coating protecting/covering a large proportion of the inside rear wheel wells is cracking and peeling revealing the metal under"

Anonymous, QC (2010 Kia Soul 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

Transmission Minor

Gear selector or linkage, leaks, transmission computer, transmission sensor or solenoid, clutch adjustment, rough shifting, slipping transmission.

What Owners Say

Clutch adjustment

"Heavy pedal pressure required, and normal operating of the clutch resulted in my toes hitting the pedal shaft. No problems found in the hydraulics or pedal adjustment. Place wooden block under pedal to reduce the travel. Looks like bad design of pedal position."

Bill C., ON (2010 Kia Soul 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Rough shifting

"The car began shifting roughly and demonstrating a decrease in gas milage in early 2018. The car was taken to a local Kia dealer, who advised us that the issue was that it needed a software update. The update was installed, but the issue persists."

Tyler G., TN (2010 Kia Soul Exclaim 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Just after purchasing and taking ownership of vehicle, experienced the shifter popping out of fifth gear unexpectedly and repeatedly. After some delay, problem was the shifter bushings where cables meet the transmission were corroded and seized. Kia"

Anonymous, QC (2010 Kia Soul 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Bulletin on the shifter for the base model for a plastic skirt, TSB #TSB-029. Dealer never did fix it, couldn't duplicate the problem. Typical dealer nonsense. I used to be a dealer tech, I know the score. ;-)"

Dave S., NB (2010 Kia Soul Base 1.6-L 4 Cyl)
Transmission leaks

"transmission line rusted"

Anonymous, NS (2010 Kia Soul 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Had to replace a Y connector feeding transmission fluid to the transmission"

Rick B., NY (2010 Kia Soul Plus 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Transmission cooler line hose leaking. Was replaced by dealer under100k warranty"

Tony S., NJ (2010 Kia Soul Sport 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

Electric System

Alternator, starter, hybrid battery and related systems, regular battery, battery cables, engine harness, coil, ignition switch, electronic ignition, distributor or rotor failure, spark plugs and wires failure.

What Owners Say

Exterior lights (other than headlights)

"the parking lights seem to be flickering on and off"

Martin R., FL (2010 Kia Soul)
Headlights

"The headlights used to turn off when they were in the "on" position and the key was removed from the ignition. Now, they remain on and will drain the battery if left in the "on" position. The dealer was notified of this and informed me that the lights should not have turned off automatically to begin with. I have desired to get a second opinion on this problem from the other Kia dealer in town, but have not had the time to do so"

Tyler G., NM (2010 Kia Soul Exclaim 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"Have replaced the headlights 3 times in the past year"

Ed M., KY (2010 Kia Soul 1.6-L 4 Cyl)

"Bulbs burned out and needed to be replaced"

Anonymous, VA (2010 Kia Soul)
Heated or cooled seats

"The heater on the driver's seat was way too hot to use. Then I received a recall notice for that very same issue. I had it repaired for free at a dealer, but the problem persists. I will have to return to the dealer when I have time to have them check it again."

George C., QC (2010 Kia Soul Base 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Wiper motor or washer

"rear window wiper failed; repaired by dealer"

Anonymous, NY (2010 Kia Soul Sport)

Suspension

Shocks or struts, ball joints, tie rods, wheel bearings, alignment, steering linkage (includes rack and pinion), power steering (pumps and hoses, leaks), wheel balance, springs or torsion bars, bushings, electronic or air suspension.

What Owners Say

Ball joints

"When the struts went out, the passenger front ball joint needed replacing. The aftermarket selection was dismal. Not many people make parts for the Soul"

John R., MI (2010 Kia Soul Exclaim 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Shocks or struts

"There was a rattling from the driver's front for months. We finally got sick of it."

John R., MI (2010 Kia Soul Exclaim 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

"the top of the shock broke"

Wesley P., TX (2010 Kia Soul Base 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Springs or torsion bars

"About six months ago the Driver's side front spring snapped while driving. The car did not hit anything at the time. Two weeks ago the passenger's side front spring also snapped. Again, no accident/pothole/etc - it just snapped. In both cases the replacement springs were not available. In the first case a spring became available in 2-3 days. In the second case the spring has been on national back order (no part available in the U.S.) for over a week now. Dealer has given us a loaner for the time being. I've never had the springs snap like that in any car I've ever owned. Best I can tell it was due to metal fatigue. In both cases the broken segment of the spring was jagged - we were lucky it didn't puncture the tires while we were driving it. Given the scarcity of replacement springs I suspect there may be a high demand for these. Perhaps this is a design issue?"

Kenneth G., MA (2010 Kia Soul Exclaim 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Steering linkage (includes rack and pinion)

"The car is used a lot, but the linkage has been repaired several times within the laxt 2 or 3 years....... mind you, the roads around where I live are pretty bad"

George C., QC (2010 Kia Soul Base 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

Climate System

Blower (fan) motor, A/C compressor, condenser, evaporator, heater system, automatic climate control, refrigerant leakage, electrical failure.

What Owners Say

A/C compressor

"The compressor just died, but I won't have time to get it fixed until mid June."

George C., QC (2010 Kia Soul Base 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Blower (fan) motor

"It stopped working after about 175000 miles on the vehicle"

Mark T., FL (2010 Kia Soul Plus 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Heater system

"Defective heater core Defective thermostat"

Steven S., QC (2010 Kia Soul Sport 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

Exhaust

Muffler, pipes, catalytic converter, exhaust manifold, leaks.

What Owners Say

Exhaust leaks

"The exaust leak started as a low rumble at around 3000 rpm, 60 mph, after hearing the rumble getting louder, I had a number of mechanics undable to identify the noise. Most claimed it was just road noise. I replaced my tires, no change. Finally my usual mechanic suspected a starting leak somewhere in flex pipe. The leak is concealed under a mesh. Going to wait until it is real obvious where leak is and fix with a weld."

Anonymous, WI (2010 Kia Soul Plus 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Pipes

"Started about a month ago, resolved yesterday"

Anonymous, (2010 Kia Soul Base 1.6-L 4 Cyl)

Transmission Major

Transmission rebuild or replacement, torque converter, clutch replacement.

What Owners Say

Clutch replacement

"While driving the car starting smelling & then no shifting. Pulled off to side of road & waited. Tried to get back on road - no transmission"

Anonymous, CT (2010 Kia Soul Base 1.6-L 4 Cyl)
Transmission rebuild or replacement

"Had to have transmission replaced 2x so far, luckily both were still covered under warranty"

Anonymous, FL (2010 Kia Soul Plus 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Major

Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.

What Owners Say

Scheduled timing belt replacement

"Replacement came early, but manual said inspect and replace if necessary"

John R., MI (2010 Kia Soul Exclaim 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Timing belt or chain

"Normal routine replacement"

Michael N., ME (2010 Kia Soul Plus 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Minor

Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.

What Owners Say

Accessory belts or pulleys

"Dealer reported a cracked belt on AC"

Anonymous, CA (2010 Kia Soul Plus 2.0-L 4 Cyl)
Oil leaks

"Car started dropping oil on cement driveway. Dealer kept it for a few days, said they put i some stop-leak, and said it was fixed. It still leaked. Dealer changed oil pan gasket, said it was fixed. Still oil drops under engine. Dealer assures it is oil, not trans fluid or coolant. THen dealer said there was a microscopic crack in the oil pan, changed pan and gasket. Still leaking. So far, spent 2K and no fix. Took to a private repair shop. Put sealant into oil. Still leaks. Park the car in the street now to keep the driveway clean. Have tired of trying to get this fixed."

Anonymous, CA (2010 Kia Soul Base Unsure)

Fuel System

Check engine light, sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor), emission control devices (includes EGR), engine computer, engine computer, fuel cap, fuel gauge/sender, fuel injection system, fuel pump, fuel leaks, stalling or hesitation.

What Owners Say

Sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor)

"Exhause O2 sensor intermitently has issues and causes the engine light to come on"

Anonymous, FL (2010 Kia Soul Exclaim 2.0-L 4 Cyl)

Drive System

Driveshaft or axle, CV joint, differential, transfer case, 4WD/AWD components, driveline vibration, traction control, electronic stability control (ESC), electrical failure.

Engine Cooling

Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.

Power Equipment

Cruise control, clock, warning lights, body control module, keyless entry, wiper motor or washer, tire pressure monitor, interior or exterior lights, horn, gauges, 12V power plug, remote engine start, alarm or security system

Body Hardware

Power or manual windows, locks and latches, tailgate, hatch or trunk, doors or sliding doors, mirrors, seat controls, safety belts, sunroof, convertible top.

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Recalls
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Dec 29, 2014
A detached headliner plate may increase the risk of injury to the occupant during a vehicle crash.
Summary:
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2010-2013 Kia Soul vehicles manufactured January 8, 2009, to October 2, 2013, equipped with a sun roof. A headliner plate may detach during deployment of the curtain air bag.
What should you do:
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will install industrial adhesive strips to secure the headliner plates, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 2, 2015. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC112.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 14V822000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 95314
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Apr 01, 2013
Failure to illuminate the stop lamps during braking or inability to disengage the cruise control could increase the risk of a crash. Additionally, when the ignition is in the 'ON' position, the transmission shifter may be able to be moved out of PARK without first applying the brake. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash.
Summary:
Kia Motors Corporation (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2007-2010 Rondo, model year 2007-2011 Sedona, Sorento and Sportage, model year 2010-2011 Soul, model year 2008-2011 Optima, model year 2010 Forte, model year 2007-2009 Amanti, and model year 2009 Borrego vehicles. Originally, in April 2013, Kia recalled 623,658 model year 2007-2010 Rondo and Sportage, model year 2007-2011 Sorento, model year 2007 Sedona, model year 2010-2011 Soul, and model year 2011 Optima vehicles. In September 2013, Kia informed the agency that it was adding an additional 356,719 vehicles to this campaign. The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 980,377. In the affected vehicles, the stop lamp switch may malfunction. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal. Additionally, a malfunctioning stop lamp switch may also result in intermittent operation of the push-button start feature, affect the operation of the brake-transmission shift interlock feature preventing the shifter from being moved out of the PARK position and cause the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) malfunction light to illuminate.
What should you do:
Kia will send an interim notification to owners in May 2013. When parts are available, owners will receive a second notification and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge. Owners may contact Kia at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's recall campaign number is SC098.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 13V114000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 980377
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Aug 31, 2010
WHEN THE LIGHTS ARE ILLUMINATED UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, AN ELECTRICAL SHORT MAY OCCUR THAT CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.
Summary:
KIA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 SOUL AND MODEL YEAR 2011 SORENTO VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 7, 2009 THROUGH JULY 30, 2010. A LIMITED NUMBER OF WIRING HARNESSES SUPPLIED BY JCI AND USED FOR THE LIGHTING IN THE KIA SOUL VEHICLE'S ADVANCED LIGHTING SPEAKERS, LOCATED IN THE FRONT DOOR TRIM PANELS, AND THE KIA SORENTO VEHICLE'S INTERIOR ACCENT ILLUMINATION, LOCATED IN THE FRONT AND REAR DOOR TRIM PANELS, MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY SOLDERED.
What should you do:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WIRING HARNESSES FOR THE LIGHTS IN THE KIA SOUL VEHICLE'S ADVANCED LIGHTING SPEAKERS, AND THE WIRING HARNESS FOR THE KIA SORENTO VEHICLE'S INTERIOR ACCENT ILLUMINATION. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 13, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KIA CONSUMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-333-4542.
For more information:
KIA'S SAFETY RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS SC083.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> .
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V388000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 35185
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