2010 Kia Soul electrical NHTSA complaints: Electrical System:Wiring

NHTSA — Electrical System: Wiring Problems

6.6

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
10,500 miles

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2010 Kia Soul electrical problems

electrical problem

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2010 Kia Soul Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 172011

Soul 4-cyl

  • 10,500 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Daughter was driving car on side street when she noticed smoke and then fire coming from passenger side speaker/light area. She was fortunately not hurt and was assisted by bystander in putting out fire. Inside of door around speaker melted. Appears to be same problem that Kia recalled 2010 Kia for (ref 10V388000 Aug 30 2010). Car was supposedly fixed under recall no. 10V388000 at fullerton Kia (no longer in business at the fullerton location). To date Kia has accepted no responsibility for the problem. I want to make sure that cause is investigated before car is repaired, and reason is destroyed as it appears recall fix was unsuccessful and there may be 1000's of cars on the road with same problem. Updated 03/06/12 updated IVOQ 03/13/12

- Yorba Linda, CA, USA

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