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What would cause Kia Soul two liter engine to surge but the

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what would cause Kia Soul two liter engine to surge but the transmission does not engage.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

You could have an internal transmission failure, a broken CV shaft, or the trans could be low enough on fluid due to a large leak that it can't engage.

Have you checked the fluid level?
With the trans in park are you able to push the vehicle or do you feel a hard mechanical lock?