The main culprit of friction material separation is typically corrosion.
New software releases are available for DrivePro ES and DrivePro Users.
This bulletin provides the procedure for replacement of the hydraulic actuator of some All-Wheel Drive (AWD)-equipped 2011-2016 Sportage trucks (produced from May 6, 2010-February 19, 2013) and some AWD-equipped 2011-2015 Sorento models (produced from October 24, 2009-December 11, 2014).
Brakes on the Soul are conventional single-piston calipers and four-wheel discs on most trim levels and very straightforward to service. Some of the basic trimmed models had drum brakes in the rear. While these brakes have been relatively trouble-free in the first generation models, there have been some complaints about brakes that “grab” or feel “too sensitive” when engaged.
The 2010-2013 KIA Soul has one of the most trouble-free brake systems on the market. But, when some Kia Souls begin to push 50,000-70,000 miles, they can suffer more from cheap brake pad slaps and a lack of service to the calipers, ABS system and brake hardware.
Kias will provide little challenge for any tech currently handling basic brake work. All it takes is paying attention to details and good work habits to make it profitable. An occasional long pedal could be a master cylinder bleeding down, which usually happens in a stop-and-go or a downhill situation where the brakes are being