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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Kia Soul
Known to a lot of people as “the hamster car” thanks to its funny and catchy TV ad campaign when it first debuted, the 2012 Kia Soul has gained a lot of popularity...
2012 Kia Soul vs. 2012 Nissan Cube: Which One Should I Buy?
While technically these two vehicles fall into the “small wagon” classification, they look like nothing more than boxes on wheels. Some people are really into this design, while others are completely opposed to it. If you’re in the...
The Best Used Cars to Buy for Dog Owners
Dog owners are a special breed of drivers. When they shop for a used car they have a list of requirements that can be quite different from other drivers, which tends...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Construction Worker
If you're a construction worker, you don’t have to worry about hauling a whole lot of supplies and materials to the site – that’s the boss’s problem. As long as it’s big enough to hold your tools (and...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Don’t Have Kids
Buying a used car is rarely a simple process, but if you don’t have kids, you have many more options than those who have to account for additional passengers. There are...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re Shorter Than Average
Vertically challenged? Hate getting behind the wheel and having to crane your neck to see? There’s nothing wrong with you, but there is something wrong with your car. It might be...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re a Vet
The best car for a vet to own largely depends on the type of practice he or she has. Large animal vets are probably going to want something that delivers a fair...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Teacher
If you are a teacher, probably foremost on your mind is getting to school on time. You would also probably like a used car that is easy on gas and not terribly...

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Red lined engine by accident and now the engine idle is higher than normal. Smell something burning like rubber.
Hi there. The engine revving up higher than normal could be caused by the idle air control valve (IAC). The valve could have gotten stuck when the engine was throttled rapidly when first started. Check the IAC and see if...
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It doing hard starting, some time it starts once.
Hi there: If you're having difficulty starting your Kia Soul, it could be due to multiple issues; based on several different situations. In general, if a car is hard to start, it's due to a malfunction within the fuel or...
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my radio quit working
Hi there. The radio not working and inoperative display may just be, a blown radio fuse. Checking the fuse would be a good place to start. If the fuse is okay, I recommend having your vehicle's inoperative radio and display...
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Clicking sound when turning over.
It sounds like you may have a faulty starter solenoid. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal electrical contacts that transmit electricity to the starter. As electricity is supplied to the starter a small gear comes...
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Burning smell coming from under the hood
If you smell an odor from the heater vent outlet then you may be smelling fumes from the outside air from another vehicle or you have an oil leak somewhere on the vehicle. Have the engine checked under the engine...
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Engine Problems
Hi there. An oil level being too low is more likely to cause engine failure. The oil level overfilled could cause oil aeration, in turn would inadequately lubricate the internal components. This could also create an engine failure. To avoid...
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Battery died and was jumped, but will not stay running.
Hi There, Generally, when a battery is weak, it order for the alternator to recharge it you may need to run the motor for at least 20-30 minutes without stopping in order to properly recharge the battery. If this is...
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Car won't start, I think it's the battery but I'm not sure.
The clicking noise you hear is either a sign of a battery that is too weak to turn the motor over or a starter solenoid that is faulty. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal electrical...
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My air vents sometimes stop working.
Hi there. Anytime something is not functioning all the time and is randomly shutting off, then there is an issue with the relay of that circuit. Check the relay to the fan motor circuit and see if there is power...
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Starter motor problems.
This may be related to a faulty starter solenoid. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal electrical contacts that transmit electricity to the starter. When this fails, it may cause a clicking sound and will not...
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Fuel line replacement cost
Hi there: Fuel lines these days are typically made of a high-temperature grade polymer or nylon, that is highly resistant to wear and tear vs. the old rubber or plastic lines of yesterday. However, on a 2012 Kia Soul, a...
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I need to know where the fuel cut off switch is at
An auto fuel cutoff switch is a safety feature that is only supposed to activate in a collision. If you merely ran out of gas, or ran low on gas, the status of this switch is probably irrelevant. Nevertheless, if...
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Can I add water or fluid to the reservoir till I can get a flush and fill?
Yes, you can, and should, add coolant to the reservoir to make sure the engine cooling system does not run low. Add only a 50-50 (water-antifreeze ratio) coolant mix to the overflow tank, particularly if it is winter season. If...
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HORN BLOWING AND LIGHT STAY ON
If you only have the factory anti theft system on your vehicle then you need to remove the key from the ignition system before reconnecting the battery and lock the doors. Reconnect the battery and then unlock the doors with...
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How often replace fuel filter 2013 Kia soul
Hi there. Generally, fuel filters should be replaced every 50,000 miles, so it's a good idea to have the fuel filter replaced for your Kia Soul if this hasn't been completed. You might benefit by downloading our mobile app, as...
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I have a 2017 Kia Soul in the Plus trim level. It has auto locking doors, lane change turn signals that flash three times and turn
Hi there. Unfortunately your vehicle is not equipped with the option to change the settings. Without this option you can only take the vehicle to the dealer to have this done, and even then they can only change a few...
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Is there water in my gas tank?
If the car was sitting for a long time, there could be water in the fuel tank. You can use any fuel water treatment solution to remove any water from the fuel. If the fuel system was treated, then check...
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Does being very low on oil cause the check engine light to come on? And what else could be wrong if there are no symptoms along wi
The low oil level is something that certainly needs to be addressed. However, it is generally not a cause for the check engine light to come on. The check engine light comes on when an electrical / electronic issues in...
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Does the 1.6 liter 2011 Kia Soul need a timing belt replaced at 90K miles? It only talks about the 2.0 liter model in the manual.
Check the front of the engine for the timing cover. If the cover is aluminum, then your engine has a timing chain and not a belt. The 1.6L Soul engines are equipped with a timing chain after 2010. However, if...

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