The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2010 Kia Soul, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: Non-crash Vehicle Fires

    NHTSA #DP18003

    Status:
    RECALLED

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  2. INVESTIGATION: Non-crash Vehicle Fires

    NHTSA #PE19004

    Status:
    PENDING

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  3. INVESTIGATION: Steering Shaft Separation

    NHTSA #PE10030

    Status:
    CLOSED

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