1. 2014 Kia Soul STEERING NHTSA Campaign #15V736000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 06, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 256,459

    Summary: Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Kia Soul and Soul EV vehicles manufactured January 18, 2014, to September 30, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the adhesive used to secure the steering pinion gear to the steering gear assembly may have insufficient strength, and as a result, the pinion gear may separate from the steering gear assembly.

    Consequence: If the pinion gear separates, there would be a loss of steering which could increase the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the pinion plug that secures the pinion gear. Dealers will also install a set bolt for additional reinforcement. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began on December 8, 2015. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC125. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V736000 »

  2. 2014 Kia Soul VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL NHTSA Campaign #15V123000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 02, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 208,858

    Summary: Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Soul and Soul electric vehicles manufactured July 21, 2013, to January 8, 2015. A section of the accelerator pedal may bend and fracture.

    Consequence: If the vehicle has a bent or broken accelerator pedal, the driver may have difficulty accelerating the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Kia will notify owners, and dealers will add a supporting rubber underneath the pedal stopper, free of charge. The recall began on March 24, 2015. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC116. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V123000 »

  3. 2014 Kia Soul STEERING NHTSA Campaign #14V332000

    • Date Announced: JUNE 17, 2014
    • Vehicles Affected: 51,641

    Summary: Kia Motors Corporation (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2014 Kia Soul vehicles manufactured July 21, 2013, through January 17, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the plug that secures the pinion gear to the steering gear assembly may loosen due to an improper application of thread-locking adhesive during the assembly process.

    Consequence: As a result, the pinion gear can separate from the steering gear assembly, causing a loss of steering, thereby increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the pinion plug with a new pinion plug which has properly applied thread-locking adhesive, free of charge. The recall began on July 25, 2014. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC108. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #14V332000 »