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by RubberToe
Tue Dec 31, 2019 5:24 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Kia Access app and UVO Link
Replies: 6
Views: 8406

Re: Kia Access app and UVO Link

It turns out that my 5 year free subscription to UVO services expired. It took about 3 hours of web searching the Kia site to figure that out. Given that, and the rather high cost of the service, we won't be subscribing. Ironically, primary app usage was to verify the timed charging took place since...
by RubberToe
Fri Dec 13, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Kia Access app and UVO Link
Replies: 6
Views: 8406

Kia Access app and UVO Link

Anyone else trying to figure this out... Soul 2015 EV, had been using the Kia Access android phone app to access the cars dashboard to check battery charge level, etc. App stops working a couple weeks ago. Can't access any of the things I normally look at: dashboard, locations, etc. I finally log in...
by RubberToe
Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: What should I know before a battery replacement?
Replies: 8
Views: 8542

Re: What should I know before a battery replacement?

I think we are about 8 months into our 2015 replacement battery. Just checked now and a 67% charge is showing 81 miles estimated range. Car now has 39,406 miles. Don't drive 75mph after your car has been sitting in the hot sun all day.

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by RubberToe
Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: Experience with replacement batteries
Replies: 2
Views: 7540

Re: Experience with replacement batteries

6 months into replacement of 2015 battery. 80% charge indicates 98 mile range. Not sure why the range is so much better now given that the range when new was 92 EPA miles.
by RubberToe
Tue Jun 25, 2019 6:21 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: 2016 Soul EV+ Battery Replacement - Remanufactured?
Replies: 20
Views: 27987

Re: 2016 Soul EV+ Battery Replacement - Remanufactured?

Car is charging to 100 miles at 80% as of this morning.

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by RubberToe
Thu Apr 04, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: 2016 Soul EV+ Battery Replacement - Remanufactured?
Replies: 20
Views: 27987

Re: 2016 Soul EV+ Battery Replacement - Remanufactured?

Jeju, Since my battery was replaces a few weeks ago, our 100% charge is now giving 110+ miles of range. Let me know if there is anything I can provide to help you figure this out. I had the Torque Pro app installed on my old phone, but have a new phone now and haven't yet installed the app. If I did...
by RubberToe
Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: 2015 Soul EV Battery Replacement
Replies: 8
Views: 10238

Re: 2015 Soul EV Battery Replacement

Service shop says the replacement (text message called it the "part") battery is going in today. Car will be ready for pickup tomorrow. :D

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by RubberToe
Sat Feb 16, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: 2015 Soul EV Battery Replacement
Replies: 8
Views: 10238

Re: 2015 Soul EV Battery Replacement

My e-mail to Electrek is below: Fred, I saw the recent article about the 2020 Soul EV with the 243 mile range. Many of us early Soul EV buyers, especially in Southwest climates, are having batteries that fail. While the vehicles have a 10-year 100,000 mile battery warranty, getting timely battery re...
by RubberToe
Sat Feb 16, 2019 5:14 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: 2015 Soul EV Battery Replacement
Replies: 8
Views: 10238

Re: 2015 Soul EV Battery Replacement

Wow, that's got to be the worst case of corporate negligence WRT battery replacement that I have heard of! Our Soul has been in for 17 days and they can't provide an ETA on the battery replacement. I think based on your post that I'll have them provide a phone number for the corporate HQ so I can ta...
by RubberToe
Mon Feb 04, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: 2015 Soul EV: Out of State Battery Replacement
Replies: 22
Views: 22437

Re: 2015 Soul EV: Out of State Battery Replacement

Roci, Keep us posted. I'm hearing my battery is back ordered too, and I have to estimated delivery date. Will be interesting to see if they start using rebuilt batteries. I'm guessing that we consumers will not even be told if that is the case or not. They only need to get it back up above 70% is my...

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