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2016 Kia Soul EV 5dr Wgn EVe

SAFETY FEATURES
 
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Rear Child Safety Locks
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
  • Driver Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag Sensor
  • Front Head Air Bag
  • Front Side Air Bag
  • Rear Head Air Bag
  • Brake Assist
  • Traction Control
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Child Safety Locks
  • Stability Control
 
Crash Test Results for the 2016 Kia Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2016 Kia Soul EV 5dr Wgn EVe
2016 KIA SOUL EV:

Bulletin Number: PS353R1
PITSTOP: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT REPLACEMENT - This article provides information regarding navigation head unit replacement on 2015 - 2017MY Soul EV (PS EV), 2016 - 2017MY K900 (KH), and 2017MY Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV). It is important to

Bulletin Number: PS353R1
PITSTOP: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT REPLACEMENT - This article provides information regarding navigation head unit replacement on 2015 - 2017MY Soul EV (PS EV), 2016 - 2017MY K900 (KH), and 2017MY Optima Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV). It is important to

Bulletin Number: PS393
PITSTOP: GMI FAULT ON AEROVIRONMENT DC FAST CHARGER (LEVEL 3) - WHEN ENCOUNTERING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS OF A GROUND MONITOR INTERRUPT (GMI) FAULT OCCURRING ONLY WHEN ATTEMPTING TO FAST CHARGE ON AN AEROVIRONMENT (AV) LEVEL 3 CHARGER, FIRST V

Bulletin Number: PS393
PITSTOP: GMI FAULT ON AEROVIRONMENT DC FAST CHARGER (LEVEL 3) - WHEN ENCOUNTERING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS OF A GROUND MONITOR INTERRUPT (GMI) FAULT OCCURRING ONLY WHEN ATTEMPTING TO FAST CHARGE ON AN AEROVIRONMENT (AV) LEVEL 3 CHARGER, FIRST V

Bulletin Number: PS395
PITSTOP: MICRO 2 BLADE-STYLE FUSES IN NEW VEHICLES - TECHNICIANS SHOULD BE AWARE THAT 2016MY SORENTO (UMA), 2015MY K900 (KH), 2015MY SOUL (PS), 2015MY SOUL EV (PS EV) AND 2015MY SEDONA (YP) VEHICLES ARE NOW EQUIPPED WITH MICRO 2 BLADE-STY

Bulletin Number: PS400
PITSTOP: SMART PEDAL FEATURE - THE SMART PEDAL IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (EMS) FUNCTIONALITY WHICH MONITORS AND PREVENTS THE SIMULTANEOUS ACTIVATION OF ACCELERATOR AND BRAKE PEDALS. WHEN ENGAGED, THE FEATURE REDU

Bulletin Number: PS400
PITSTOP: SMART PEDAL FEATURE - THE SMART PEDAL IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (EMS) FUNCTIONALITY WHICH MONITORS AND PREVENTS THE SIMULTANEOUS ACTIVATION OF ACCELERATOR AND BRAKE PEDALS. WHEN ENGAGED, THE FEATURE REDU

Bulletin Number: PS469
PITSTOP: MANUAL EVAPORATIVE EMISSIONS TEST FOR HARD TO FIND/SMALL LEAKS - If the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) is illuminated with DTC(s) P0442, P0455, P0456, or P0457 (Evaporative Emissions System-Leak detected) and the evaporative (EVA

Bulletin Number: PS539
PITSTOP - ENGINE COMPONENT RE-USE GUIDELINES - In general, parts and components removed during engine repairs should be considered serviceable, and should be thoroughly cleaned and transferred to the new engine.

Bulletin Number: PS548
PITSTOP - EXTRACTING BMS DATA FOR RANGE CONCERNS PRIOR TO PERFORMING UPDATES - For any customers experiencing a range concern with their vehicle, all Battery Management System (BMS) current data should be extracted and reviewed to verify th

Bulletin Number: PS587
PITSTOP: P/HEV NO START ? SHIFT BEFORE READY - This Pitstop provides information regarding possible customer complaint of intermittent ?No-Start?.

Bulletin Number: TSBCHA098
TSBCHA098: IBAU SYSTEM REPAIR GUIDE FOR NOISE AND AIR BLEEDING - This bulletin provides the repair guide for the Integrated Brake Actuation Unit (iBAU) system on some 2014-2019MY Kia EV/Hybrid/Plug-In Hybrid vehicles listed (see table), whi

Bulletin Number: TSBCHA098_R1
TSBCHA098_R1: IBAU SYSTEM REPAIR FOR NOISE AND AIR BLEEDING - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides the repair procedure for the Integrated Brake Actuation Unit (iBAU) system on some 2014-2

Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE044R1
TSB: HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY ORDERING AND RETURN PROCEDURE - This bulletin outlines the ordering and return procedure for high-voltage Lithium-ion batteries equipped on EV/hybrid vehicles (hereafter referred to as "high-voltage batteries" or H

Bulletin Number: TSBELE089
TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

Bulletin Number: TSBELE089
TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

Bulletin Number: TSBELE089
TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

Bulletin Number: TSBELE089
TSB: NAVIGATION HEAD UNIT SD CARD REPLACEMENT - THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE SD CARD EXCHANGE/REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE RELATED TO ERROR MESSAGES THAT MAY BE DISPLAYED ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN WHEN THE INCORRECT SD CARD IS INSERTED. NOTE: ONLY N

Bulletin Number: TSBELE091
TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE ON HOW TO IDENTIFY AND RECORD THE HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE LEVEL ON VARIOUS HEAD UNIT PLATFORMS AND GENERATIONS. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOW BE REQ

Bulletin Number: TSBELE091
TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE ON HOW TO IDENTIFY AND RECORD THE HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE LEVEL ON VARIOUS HEAD UNIT PLATFORMS AND GENERATIONS. THIS PROCEDURE WILL NOW BE REQ

Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE091R1
TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - Identifying Head Unit Software Version For Direct Exchange (ELE091) (Rev 1) - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level

Bulletin Number: TSB-ELE091R1
TSB: IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - Identifying Head Unit Software Version For Direct Exchange (ELE091) (Rev 1) - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level

Bulletin Number: TSBELE091R3
TSB - IDENTIFYING HEAD UNIT SOFTWARE VERSION FOR DIRECT EXCHANGE - This bulletin provides the procedure on how to identify and record the head unit software level on various head unit platforms and generations.

Bulletin Number: TSBELE113R1
TSB: ANDROID AUTO/APPLE CARPLAY SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING AVN 4.0 AND UVO 3.0 AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE TO INCLUDE ANDROID AUTO AND APPLE CARPLAY SOFTWARE.

Bulletin Number: TSBELE113R1
TSB: ANDROID AUTO/APPLE CARPLAY SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING AVN 4.0 AND UVO 3.0 AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE TO INCLUDE ANDROID AUTO AND APPLE CARPLAY SOFTWARE.

Bulletin Number: TSBELE113R1
TSB: ANDROID AUTO/APPLE CARPLAY SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD - THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES THE PROCEDURE FOR UPGRADING AVN 4.0 AND UVO 3.0 AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE TO INCLUDE ANDROID AUTO AND APPLE CARPLAY SOFTWARE.

Bulletin Number: TSBELE134
TSB: SERVICE ACTION: ECU UPGRADE: BMS (BATTERY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM) LOGIC IMPROVEMENT (SA297) - This bulletin provides information related to the BMS (Battery Management System) software upgrade for some Soul EV (PS EV) vehicles produced from

Bulletin Number: TSBELE134_R1
TSB - Combination TSB/SA: Battery Management System (BMS) Logic Improvement (ELE134/SA297) (Rev 1) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the Battery Management Syst

Bulletin Number: TSBELE134_R1
TSB - Combination TSB/SA: Battery Management System (BMS) Logic Improvement (ELE134/SA297) (Rev 1) - This bulletin has been revised to include additional information. This bulletin provides information related to the Battery Management Syst

Bulletin Number: TSBELE137
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: OBC UPDATE, INSPECTION AND/OR REPLACEMENT (SA306) - This bulletin provides the procedure to update, inspect, and if necessary, replace the On-Board Charger (OBC) on some 2015-17MY Soul EV (PS EV) vehicles, produced fro

Bulletin Number: TSBELE138
TSB - SERVICE ACTION: OBC REPLACEMENT (SA307) - This bulletin provides the procedure to replace the On-Board Charger (OBC) on some 2016MY Soul EV (PS EV) vehicles, produced from January 16, 2015 through December 21, 2015, which may exhibit

Bulletin Number: TSBELE155
TSB - BMS LOGIC IMPROVEMENT AFTER REPLACEMENT OF BATTERY PACK OR BMS - This bulletin provides the procedure to improve the logic of the Battery Management System (BMS) on some 2015-2017MY Soul EV (PSEV) vehicles, produced from July 15, 2014

Bulletin Number: TSBELE163
TSB: PARASITIC DRAW INSPECTION AND REAR DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect for a parasitic draw and, if necessary, replace one or both rear door latches on some of the following vehicles which may exper

Bulletin Number: TSBELE163
TSB: PARASITIC DRAW INSPECTION AND REAR DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect for a parasitic draw and, if necessary, replace one or both rear door latches on some of the following vehicles which may exper

Bulletin Number: TSBELE163
TSB: PARASITIC DRAW INSPECTION AND REAR DOOR LATCH REPLACEMENT - This bulletin provides the procedure to inspect for a parasitic draw and, if necessary, replace one or both rear door latches on some of the following vehicles which may exper

Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085
TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta

Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085
TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners utilized in various Kia models are strictly intended for ?one time use?. Though not limited to the following, some examples are: axle shaft nuts with sta

Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085R1
TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example

Bulletin Number: TSB-GEN085R1
TSB: MANDATORY REPLACEMENT OF LOCKING/SECURITY HARDWARE - By design, certain fasteners, which are designed to lock into place once fully attached, are utilized in various Kia models and are strictly intended for ?one time use.? Some example

 
Recalls for 2016 Kia Soul EV 5dr Wgn EVe
2016 KIA SOUL EV
NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V608000
Component: STEERING
Manufacturer: Kia Motors America
Manufacture Dates: 07/21/2013 - 09/30/2015
Potential Units Affected: 342381
Defect Description:
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2014-2016 Soul and Soul EV vehicles. The pinion plug may allow the pinion gear to separate from the steering gear assembly.
Consequence:
If the pinion gear separates, steering will be lost, increasing the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and secure the pinion plug or replace the steering gear assembly, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began November 16, 2017. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC155. Note: This recall supersedes campaigns 14V-332 and 15V-736. Vehicles previously remedied under those numbers are being recalled again under this campaign.
 
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