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Hyundai Repair: Musty smell in a/c, hyundai elantra, faint of heart
hyundai elantra, faint of heart, elantra: This is quite an undertaking, The only way I know to remove the evap assy is to remove the dash first. Not for the faint of heart and dangerous due to the Air bags. I would reccomend a product called Frigi Fresh. We use it at the dealership and it works quite...

Hyundai Repair: maf sensor, hyundai accent, trouble code
hyundai accent, trouble code, o2 sensor: Hello sal, I think you have problem on the maf sensor harness. either it is a ground wire or power wire. You need to check or get checked all the wires between MAF sensor and ECM. Also check the Idle speed actuator and both o2 sensor. They can throw a maf...

Hyundai Repair: malfunction indicator light 2003 Santa Fe Hyundai, malfunction indicator light, transmission control module tcm
malfunction indicator light, transmission control module tcm, transmission control module: The check engine lamp simply indicates that the engine control module (ECM) or transmission control module (TCM) has seen something abnormal. If the lamp is on steady and the vehicle still drives normally, you re typically okay to continue driving for...

Hyundai Repair: manual 5 speed trans hyundai accent 06, hyundai accent, gear teeth
hyundai accent, gear teeth, manual transmission: The primary issue with selecting reverse is typically that the vehicle is not moving. This means that the gear teeth may not be properly positioned to mesh together. There are typically two ways that the gear teeth can be moved in an attempt to align them:...

Hyundai Repair: manual transmission, clutch slave cylinder, transaxle system
clutch slave cylinder, transaxle system, hyundai accent: The only way you can see whats wrong is take the trans out an take it apart an also then you can see if the clutch is ok. SERVICE MANUAL Applies to: Accent 1995-1996 GROUP Transaxle/Transmission Manual Transaxle System REMOVAL Remove...

Hyundai Repair: mechanical mystery, hyundai excell, rocker shaft
hyundai excell, rocker shaft, driveaxle: Unfortunately, you ll probably need to continue pulling stuff apart until you find the issue. Before doing any serious looking inside the engine, however, do your best to check the external possibilities. Although your description (binds only when 2 &...

Hyundai Repair: moldy evaporator, warranty assistance, drain hose
warranty assistance, drain hose, question thanks: It s not uncommon for moisture to collect in HVAC systems. Even if you got all the nastiness out, it s possible it ll come back. Growth of stuff in the system doesn t indicate any sort of defect, so I doubt you d get any sort of warranty assistance...

Hyundai Repair: musty odor w/air on, sonata 4, ventilation system
sonata 4, ventilation system, car doors: The problem you describe is common on most types of vehicles, not just Hyundais. The reason it exists is that the air conditioning system removes water from the air and some of this water rests in the ventilation system. Lysol is a good product to use to...

Hyundai Repair: musty smell, refreshment service, funky smell
refreshment service, funky smell, cabin filter: Hello Terry, Usually smell caused by mold. Some of the mold passes filter and gets landed on the evaporator core. If that is the case replacing micron filter will not help it. Only way to get rid of that smell is to have an A/C refreshment service done...

Hyundai Repair: Need Help, hyundai accent, miss fire
hyundai accent, miss fire, couple questions: Anytime the check engine lamp comes on while driving, diagnostic trouble codes should be stored. As a result, I ve got a couple questions: 1. How did you determine no codes were stored? 2. What does loses power mean? Be as specific as possible. ...

Hyundai Repair: Need a new or rebuilt 2.4 liter Hyundai Santa Fe Engine, hyundai santa fe, cylinder gasoline
hyundai santa fe, cylinder gasoline, liter engine: I don t have any information on whether the engines used in other countries are the same as those in the U.S. I don t know the availability of rebuilt engines (Hyundai doesn t offer them in the U.S., but some nonfactory rebuilders may), but Hyundai usually...

Hyundai Repair: Noise after timing belt change, climate control system, elantra gt
climate control system, elantra gt, coolant leak: There s not much that would occur during a timing belt change that would cause a noise only on acceleration that sounded like loud exhaust. The way you describe it, it sounds like an exhaust noise. The odor you notice could be a leaking heater core,...

Hyundai Repair: Number plate lights - Hyundai Accent 1995, hyundai accent, lightbulbs
hyundai accent, lightbulbs, trunk lid: Yes you are right about one thing you have to take the truck inner liner out, buts it not that hard,Ok its just a few Philip screws an after that when you get in there you take that trim off the back an then you can get to the tag lights,so hope this helps...

Hyundai Repair: need help with blinker relay, fuse box, hyandai
fuse box, hyandai, relay center: The blinker relay (flasher unit) is located in the relay center behind the tray on the very left side of the dash (on U.S. models). Since you have a RHD vehicle, the tray may not be present or may be on the right side. Furthermore, the relay center may be...

Hyundai Repair: I need tork specs, cylinder head gasket, valve spring compressor
cylinder head gasket, valve spring compressor, gasket surfaces: SERVICE MANUAL Applies to: Elantra 2001-2002 GROUP Engine Mechanical System Cylinder Head Assembly REASSEMBLY NOTE Clean each part before assembly. Apply engine oil to the sliding and rotating parts. Install the spring seats.Using a special...

Hyundai Repair: negative ground, careful note, replacement battery
careful note, replacement battery, santa fe: The negative pole is indeed ground. The factory battery is oriented so that the terminals are toward the rear of the battery and the positive terminal is closer to the engine. Sometimes, if the replacement battery has the poles reversed, you can turn it...

Hyundai Repair: my new 03 tiburon, engine computer, tiburon
engine computer, tiburon, bump: The check engine lamp indicates that the engine computer has detected a malfunction. You ll need to have the diagnostic trouble codes read to find out the nature of the problem. You should still be within five years of the original delivery date, so...

Hyundai Repair: new car leak left of brake pedal, hyundai santa fe, dohc v6
hyundai santa fe, dohc v6, water leaks: All sorts of problems occur with new vehicles. Sometimes it s due to poor assembly. Other times it s due to a problem with the manufacture or design of one of the parts. On the whole, however, most new vehicles have few problems. As long as the dealership...

Hyundai Repair: noise, tinny sound, local shop
tinny sound, local shop, timing belt: It s possible something under the car was bent a little bit in the collision and makes some sort of abnormal contact when you start off. If it only does it right when you start from a stop, it s not very likely it s the brakes. Unfortunately, it s difficult...

Hyundai Repair: noisey drive shaft/diff on tiburon/ coupe 98 model, grating noise, cv joint
grating noise, cv joint, drive shaft: Most likely, the noise is coming from the differential itself, but it could also be caused by something that has come apart in the inner cv joint. You ll probably need to run the car on a lift to listen and locate the source of the noise. The differential...

Hyundai Repair: O2 Sensor for 2000 Sonata 2.4- code P0171, oem sensors, fuse panel
oem sensors, fuse panel, bank1: I m not familiar with your code reader, but it would appear that 01/02 indicates code one of two, whereas 02/02 indicates code two of two. P0171 simply represents a perceived lean condition problem, meaning that the required injector on-time to keep proper...

Hyundai Repair: O2 Sensor, hyundai service, oxygen sensor
hyundai service, oxygen sensor, flex pipe: You can view the Hyundai service manuals and other information at www.hmaservice.com. You ll need to register for a free account, and the site requires Internet Explorer. The rear oxygen sensor is located just behind the flexible portion of the front...

Hyundai Repair: OBD II autoscanner., obd ii, hyundai accent
obd ii, hyundai accent, egr system: P0401 indicates a problem with the EGR system. Since your vehicle doesn t have an EGR system, I suspect you either copied the code incorrectly or your scanner isn t communicating properly. I d recommend rechecking with your scanner to be sure that the...

Hyundai Repair: OBD-II CODE P0422, poor gas mileage, headlamp assemblies
poor gas mileage, headlamp assemblies, slow as molasses: P0422 indicates your catalyst efficiency is low. Most likely, a large amount of unburned fuel entered the catalytic converter when the car was misfiring and damaged the converter. Most likely, the converter is now largely restricted, causing a significant...

Hyundai Repair: Odd brake noise, transmission oil cooler, american mechanics
transmission oil cooler, american mechanics, spark plug wire: The fact that there s a noise doesn t necessarily indicate there s a problem that needs to be corrected. To determine this, however, it s necessary to look at the vehicle and determine the cause of the noise. Squeaks or squeals that occur when the brakes...

Hyundai Repair: Oil leak in Hyundai Elantra, hyundai elantra, elantra
hyundai elantra, elantra, gt 2: Hello Wayne, It sounds like you have a crack on the seal seat.Did mechanic inspect the seat and front case while replacing the seal?Also , another common mistake is to damage the new seal during installation. I think your only option is to have seal removed...

Hyundai Repair: Oil loss, high speed motor, hyundai lantra
high speed motor, hyundai lantra, odometer reading: So far, there s nothing here to cause alarm. By your accounting, you ve lost less than a quart of oil (from less than full to the low mark) in 2000 miles. The industry standard is 1 quart in 1000 miles for most automakers. While I don t personally agree...

Hyundai Repair: Open (unlock) passenger door ('98 Accent), door latch, rh
door latch, rh, accent: Most likely, there s a problem with the latch itself preventing the door from unlocking. Often, one of the latch springs breaks, causing the latch to not operate properly. You ll need to remove the door panel to check, but plan on replacing the right door...

Hyundai Repair: Overcharged A/C??, proper air flow, internet explorer
proper air flow, internet explorer, thermistor: Whether the system is overcharged depends on what the gauge is trying to read. It s possible the gauge is designed to read the system when it s running, in which case there are a large number of factors that affect the actual reading of the gauge. One general...

Hyundai Repair: Overdrive problems, transmission control module, gear overdrive
transmission control module, gear overdrive, hyundai accent: If your fluid is at the proper level, I have bad news only. You ll need a transmission overhaul or replacement. P0734 indicates your transmission is slipping in fourth gear (overdrive). P1529 indicates the transmission control module (TCM) sent a request...

Hyundai Repair: Overdrive shifts in then pops out of gear, hyundai accent, output speeds
hyundai accent, output speeds, input and output: The other sources are correct that it s possible that it s an end clutch issue. Unfortunately, there s often little way to tell conclusively and inexpensively without replacing the end clutch and seeing if the problem is solved. You can remove the end cover...

Hyundai Repair: Overheating, coolant tank, coolant level
coolant tank, coolant level, coolant leak: Hello Dianna, No it will not cause an overheating directly. It is an extra coolant tank for the system. When it is hot and coolant level rises it holds that extra collant for system to reuse when needed. If your engine has no coolant leak and no former overheating...

Hyundai Repair: Overheating 1998 Hyundai Tiburon, coolant temperature sensor, hyundai tiburon
coolant temperature sensor, hyundai tiburon, radiator shops: Some radiator shops will repair these, but I don t really recommend that. It s very difficult to reseal the tank properly without the machinery used in the manufacture of the radiator. Unfortunately, replacement is probably your best bet for reliable repair...

Hyundai Repair: Overheating, hyundia sonata, coolant leaks
hyundia sonata, coolant leaks, coolant fluid: If there are no external leaks, the thermostat is usually the culprit. What happens when the car overheats is that the coolant expands to the point that you begin losing it from the reservoir. I d recommend topping the coolant and letting the car run (a/c...

Hyundai Repair: o2 sensor, oxygen sensors, hyandia
oxygen sensors, hyandia, o2 sensors: I ve also read your additional information that you have read the trouble codes, and they are P0036 and P0038. These both refer to sensor 2, bank 1. Oxygen sensors are numbered beginning upstream at the engine and down the exhaust toward the tailpipe....

Hyundai Repair: o2 sensors, fuel management system, oxygen sensors
fuel management system, oxygen sensors, o2 sensors: It doesn t sound like the shop is very certain as to what s causing the problem. I m also not sure what they mean by wiring...may have been changed. In order for me to be of much assistance, the place to start here is the codes themselves. It s possible...

Hyundai Repair: oil change and oil leak, oil tank, mechnical
oil tank, mechnical, oil leak: I don t know what you are talking about I answered you with what you ask I don t know your car an what was wrong or if anything was wrong with oil on the engine being that guy left that cap off all I said is if there were not any problems before there should...

Hyundai Repair: oil filters, aftermarket filters, car 03
aftermarket filters, car 03, oil filters: You may use any oil filter on your car that you desire. But it s also the case that if you experience any problems due to any filter that s not a factory filter, any repairs necessary to correct those problems will not be covered by your warranty. Hyundai...

Hyundai Repair: oil leak and pressure leak, pcv system, pressure leak
pcv system, pressure leak, oil loss: First, check for external leaks. You ll need to try to determine how much oil you re losing externally and how much is coming out the intake into the air filter. Second, check your PCV system. Make sure the PCV valve allows suction to the crankcase. ...

Hyundai Repair: oil leak, sonata 2, oil leakage
sonata 2, oil leakage, fluid leak: Hi Petri, First , you need to know what type of fluid leak you have; Motor oil? Trany Fluid? Brake fluid? Coolant? If you think it is motor oil , clean the area real good and add engine oil dye. After couple days check the area with dye-light. I am pretty...

Hyundai Repair: oil pouring out of car, engine seals, hyundai accent
engine seals, hyundai accent, long periods of time: When a car sits for long periods of time, the wheels typically stick because of rust buildup on the rotors and drums. Often, simply attempting to drive the car will break them free. The oil is a different issue. You ll need to have the car towed to a...

Hyundai Repair: open trunk light on dashboard, fuse boxes, hyundai accent
fuse boxes, hyundai accent, odd symptoms: First, check all fuses, in both the interior and underhood fuse boxes. If certain fuses are blown, it can cause feedback on other circuits and a host of odd symptoms. If no fuses are blown, then check the tailgate switch. The switch is in the latch. ...

Hyundai Repair: overheating?, coolant temperature sensor, hyundai santa fe
coolant temperature sensor, hyundai santa fe, coolant level: If the temperature stays low when you re at steady speed, that tends to indicate that you have good coolant flow, so we can eliminate things like a clogged radiator or stuck thermostat. When the car cools, check your coolant level in the radiator. If it...

Hyundai Repair: overheating, coolant leaks, crankshaft pulley
coolant leaks, crankshaft pulley, hyundai elantra: I know you say you don t lose coolant, but the steam/smoke from the back of the engine suggests that you may have a leak. So, for now, I ll still consider the possibility that you may have a leak. When the car cools, remove the radiator cap and check the...

Hyundai Repair: overheating, hyundai elantra, radiator hose
hyundai elantra, radiator hose, temp gauge: Anytime one radiator hose is cold while the other is hot, the coolant is not flowing. This could be because of low coolant or a blockage in the system. Usually, a stuck thermostat is the cause, but the radiator can be clogged as well. I ve heard stories...

Hyundai Repair: overheating, coolant temperature sensor, wiring relays
coolant temperature sensor, wiring relays, hyundai elantra: You ll need to investigate. There are many possible causes of overheating. If the coolant continues to leak out, you should repair the leak first. Fill the radiator and let the car run with the radiator cap off. Make sure the a/c is turned off. As the...

Hyundai Repair: oxygen sensor repair, hyundai products, oxygen sensors
hyundai products, oxygen sensors, hyundai accent: Replacing the oxygen sensor is a fairly simple job. You have two oxygen sensors, however. You ll need more information to determine which sensor is needed. You ll need to know the diagnostic trouble code so you can figure out what it means, or you ll need...

Hyundai Repair: oxygen sensor, oxygen sensor, trouble code
oxygen sensor, trouble code, elantra: Please follow up with the trouble code you re receiving. The trouble code will tell my what the ECM thinks is the problem with the downstream sensor. I m presuming you cleared the code and it came back within a day or few of driving. If not, you need...

Hyundai Repair: oxygen sensors, hyundai sonata gls, sonata gls v6
hyundai sonata gls, sonata gls v6, oxygen sensors: Using higher octane will not result in longer oxygen sensor life. Octane is simply an anti-knock measure. As long as you don t hear spark knock, there s no reason to use a higher octane gasoline than the manufacturer s minimum recommendation (87 in the...

Hyundai Repair: P0302 Check Engine Code, spark plug wires, intake manifold gasket
spark plug wires, intake manifold gasket, hyundai elantra: I wanted to know about the coolant temperature because problems with partially clogged injectors often happen only during a cold start. So I was curious to see whether that was the case here. Just give the shop the facts and allow them to reach their own...

Hyundai Repair: P0340 code, no spark at 2nd plug wire. '02 Sonata 2.4L., camshaft position, sonata 2
camshaft position, sonata 2, cam sensor: Checking the cam timing is a good start. You might also want to check the spacer plate between the crankshaft sprockets and the plate on the camshaft sprocket. It s possible that there s something there causing the crank or cam sensor to pick up a false...

Hyundai Repair: P0422 on 2000 Elantra, oxygen sensor, car campaign
oxygen sensor, car campaign, warranty coverage: P0422 means your manifold catalyst efficiency is low. On your car, this catalytic converter is part of the exhaust manifold. First, I d recommend calling your local dealer and seeing if there are any open service campaigns on your car. Campaign V04...

Hyundai Repair: P0422 code, o2 sensors, earlyer
o2 sensors, earlyer, exhaust flow: Hello Ron, This code usually indicates that exhaust flow inside the converter is below specification. If you replaced the O2 sensors recently that leaves us only one option: Partially restricted converter. I think you should replace your catalytic converter...

Hyundai Repair: P0444 Code, purge valve, fuse box
purge valve, fuse box, control valve: P0444 indicates that the ECM has recognized an open circuit in the circuit for the purge control valve. This could be caused by the purge control valve itself, but I ve never seen a purge valve fail electrically. You should start by checking whether...

Hyundai Repair: P0455 code, 2003 hyundai sonata, hyundai sonata
2003 hyundai sonata, hyundai sonata, emission system: Hello Tameka, This code s description is P0455 Evap Emission System- Large Leak. Usually ,arge leak means you drove or still driving your vehicle with loose or missing gas cap. Check your gas cap if it is tight. Even if that is the case , tightening it might...

Hyundai Repair: P0715 Code, powertrain warranty, hyundai repair
powertrain warranty, hyundai repair, exact part number: Unfortunately, it s not part of the powertrain warranty. The good news is that I ve never seen that code indicate a fault other than the input speed sensor, and that s a relatively simple repair. If you re a do-it-youselfer, you ll need to remove the air...

Hyundai Repair: P1128 another question, vin code, core charge
vin code, core charge, local store: N is the vin code for the 1.5 engine from 1995 to 1999. G is the vin code for the 1.5 engine from 2000 to 2005. There are small differences in these engines. I checked the catalog to see if the older Accents use the same sensor as yours, and they do not....

Hyundai Repair: P1128, air flow sensors, air flow sensor
air flow sensors, air flow sensor, emissions test: P1128 won t be caused by spark plugs or an exhaust leak. P1128 could put your mixture off, so that could cause black smoke, but I d primarily expect that on acceleration, not idle. To test the air flow sensor, you should refer to Hyundai TSB 01-36-022....

Hyundai Repair: P134- o2 sensor, hyundai accent, oxygen level
hyundai accent, oxygen level, oxygen sensor: The oxygen sensor will be in the exhaust manifold, above the manifold converter. If it s not plainly visible in the top, it may be screwed into the transmission side of the manifold. My apologies. I should have included this in my original response...

Hyundai Repair: P1529, transmission control module, sonata 2
transmission control module, sonata 2, diagnostic check: P1529 means nothing more than the TCM (transmission control module) has requested that the ECM (engine control module) turn on the check engine lamp. All I can tell you based on this information is that the TCM has seen something abnormal. To find out what...

Hyundai Repair: Park Light, interior lamps, fuse box
interior lamps, fuse box, hyundai tucson: Fuse #3 (10A - red) in the dash fuse box controls the right side parking lamps and the dash illumination. The fuse box is inside the end cover on the driver s side of the dash. There ll be a diagram on the dash end cover telling you briefly what each fuse...

Hyundai Repair: Parking Brake and Battery Light, local auto, brake fluid
local auto, brake fluid, alternator: Hi, Mark. I m sorry it s been so long for you to receive an answer. It appears that a previous expert left and the questions he didn t answer were simply dumped into the system. I didn t check here very frequently because the questions all appeared to be...

Hyundai Repair: Parking brake replace, hundai, brakes
hundai, brakes, accent: You should be able to replace the cable in question. You ll need to remove the console to access the handle end of the cable. On the other end, you ll need to remove the drum for the wheel to which the cable goes. You ll then need to remove the shoe...

Hyundai Repair: Parts needed for '98 Accent repair?, clutch kit, water pump
clutch kit, water pump, timing belt: I think the parts prices quoted are about right, especially if you re getting more parts than you ve indicated. The seller needs to purchase the parts from someone, and then mark them up to make a profit just like any other business. For $300, I m skeptical...

Hyundai Repair: Passenger side rear view mirror, rear view mirror, mirror assemblies
rear view mirror, mirror assemblies, mirror assembly: The mirror glass snaps into place. You ll need to press rather hard to get it to snap in. It s possible that some of the parts you need on the mirror assembly are broken or missing. If that s the case, you ll need to replace the entire mirror assembly....

Hyundai Repair: PLEASE HELP: 1998 Hyundai Sonata Question, hyundai sonata, simultaniously
hyundai sonata, simultaniously, sonata: Unfortunately, you re not missing anything. Your clock is broken. Short of replacing the clock, the only thing you can do is to disconnect the battery (or pull the clock fuse) and see what time the clock resets to. Once you have that information, you can...

Hyundai Repair: PO118, coolant temperature sensor, coolant leaks
coolant temperature sensor, coolant leaks, engine coolant temperature: A scan tool will be the best way to diagnose this problem. We already know that the problem is intermittent because your check engine lamp will go back out on its own. When a diagnostic trouble code sets, your engine control module (ECM) stores what is...

Hyundai Repair: POOR ACCELERATION, air flow sensor, vacuum leaks
air flow sensor, vacuum leaks, hyundai accent: You can try applying some liquid to the connections on the vacuum lines to see if it gets sucked in. Usually, a good visual inspection will suffice. You ll need to check the air bellows visually, because there s very little vacuum there, and any leakage...

Hyundai Repair: Poor Fuel economy and loss of power, poor fuel economy, hyundai santa fe
poor fuel economy, hyundai santa fe, oxygen sensors: Although the 2.7 has a fair amount of oxygen sensor issues and oxygen sensor is a possibility, but that wouldn t be my prime suspect if your mileage is low *and* your vehicle is running poorly. Oxygen sensors tend to do little more than turn on a check engine...

Hyundai Repair: Poor running engine/idle at cold start ups, hyundai accent, start ups
hyundai accent, start ups, cold start: First, you should check for trouble codes and diagnose and repair anything that s left a code. If you ve got no trouble codes and nothing else identifiable seems to be wrong, then you should probably take it to the dealer. There s a reprogram available...

Hyundai Repair: Poor starting, hyundai s coupe, rotor arm
hyundai s coupe, rotor arm, coupe auto: This is probably going to be a problem with the idle air control motor this controls the idle speed by controlling the amount of air allowed to bypass the throttle body at idle it is probabbly seized up. this should be referred to a professional as he has...

Hyundai Repair: Possessed 2003 Eleantra GT 4 door hatch, radio clock, power mirror
radio clock, power mirror, work radio: There is no recall, but there is a known problem with corrosion in the connectors between the body and the doors. Hyundai has a very nice technical service bulletin (TSB) about the problem. I recommend you register for a free account at www.hmaservice.com...

Hyundai Repair: Possible fuel pump ??, performance issue, transmission problem
performance issue, transmission problem, gearshift: Okay. So we ve definitely got an engine performance issue. The potential problems are still large, though. Could be a misfire, a bad air flow sensor, defective throttle position sensor, etc. The diagnostic trouble codes are the next step. Have the trouble...

Hyundai Repair: Possibly low refrigerant, psi level, engine control module ecm
psi level, engine control module ecm, pressure switches: Without knowing exactly what s in the refrigerant kit, it s difficult for me to advise you beyond being general. Since we have refrigerant recovery machines at my place of employment, I have nearly no knowledge of the products available to the general public...

Hyundai Repair: Power lock/unlock when using a key, harness connector, door lock actuator
harness connector, door lock actuator, problem thanks: It s possible the left door lock actuator is defective. The door lock actuator has a switch in it that sends a signal to lock or unlock all doors based on what happens in the actuator when you lock/unlock the driver s door. It s also possible that you...

Hyundai Repair: Power Steering Pump Noise, hyundai elantra, power steering pump
hyundai elantra, power steering pump, elantra: Sorry this is hard being i cant hear sounds online,but look at the fluid an see if it is red or is more creamy red like it as air in it, an if it as air you need to have it bleed down an refilled right, this is what happens when it get airated,sorry hope this...

Hyundai Repair: Power Steering in Sonata, extended warranty company, leak fluid
extended warranty company, leak fluid, fluid leak: I doubt there s anything fishy going on. If there were, they would have likely said that you needed the rack from the outset. It s possible that the tech crossthreaded the fitting, damaging the rack, or that the threads came out of the rack when he removed...

Hyundai Repair: Power steering pump noise, 2003 hyundai elantra, hyundai elantra
2003 hyundai elantra, hyundai elantra, timing belt replacement: The pump doesn t typically make a squealing noise. I d suspect that one of the drive belts is slipping. Check especially the alternator belt-- it drives the water pump which in turn drives the power steering pump. The alternator belt needs to be rather...

Hyundai Repair: Power window disorder, hyundai sonata, little gap
hyundai sonata, little gap, internet explorer: This is a common problem on 1999 - 2002 Sonatas. The plastic piece on the upper part of the regulator has cracked and moved, getting in the way of full window movement. You can either replace the entire regulator or service with a repair kit that Hyundai...

Hyundai Repair: Price quote, hyundai elantra, emission control system
hyundai elantra, emission control system, purge valve: Presuming this is a code P0455, this code very rarely occurs for a reason other than an improperly installed fuel cap. Make sure the fuel cap properly threaded into the filler neck, and disconnect the battery for about 5 seconds to clear the lamp and trouble...

Hyundai Repair: Problems, camshaft timing, proper fuel
camshaft timing, proper fuel, engine computer: You ll want to try to narrow the scope of things it could be. Check to see if the check engine lamp comes on when you turn the key to the on position. If it does, it means that your engine computer is at least powered up. Check to see whether you...

Hyundai Repair: Programing keyless remote for 2002 Hyundai Sonata, 2002 hyundai sonata, hyundai sonata
2002 hyundai sonata, hyundai sonata, keyless entry system: To my knowledge, this keyless entry system is programmable only with the dealer s scan tool. You ll need to locate the nearest dealer to you and take it in for programming. The system can accomodate a maximum of two remotes. If you have two remotes,...

Hyundai Repair: Protection Plan, warranty companies, factory warranty
warranty companies, factory warranty, extended warranty: A. Since you ve reported this vehicle s mileage in kilometers, I m presuming it s not in the U.S. As such, I m not an authority on its warranty, but I believe the warranty outside U.S. is 3 years/60,000 kilometers. Since this vehicle already has 75,000...

Hyundai Repair: PULSE SENSORS, hyundai elentra, pulse generators
hyundai elentra, pulse generators, speed sensors: Your transmission has two pulse generators (a/c signal inducing speed sensors). Pulse generator B is on the back of the top of the transmission and measures the output shaft speed. Pulse generator A is on the bottom front of the transmission end cover. ...

Hyundai Repair: Purge Control Valve, rubber holder, vacuum hose
rubber holder, vacuum hose, purge valve: It shouldn t be that difficult. It may involve some flexibility of your arms, however. The purge valve mounts to the back side of the intake manifold. If you follow the purge hose away from the throttle body-- there s a diagram on one of the hood labels--...

Hyundai Repair: Purge Valve 99 Hyundai Accent, adobe svg viewer, hyundai accent
adobe svg viewer, hyundai accent, fuse box: The purge control valve is located underneath the underhood fuse box. While I cannot provide a diagram on this site, you can see one at www.hmaservice.com (requires Internet Explorer). Go to www.hmaservice.com and register for a free account. If you...

Hyundai Repair: Purge valve emissions or powertrain component???, bumper to bumper warranty, powertrain warranty
bumper to bumper warranty, powertrain warranty, sante fe: The purge control valve is covered by the 5 year/60k bumper to bumper warranty but not the 10 year/100k powertrain warranty. The federally mandated emissions warranty for this component is 2 years/24k miles, but since that s shorter than the bumper to...

Hyundai Repair: Purge valve Santa Fe 3x, purge valve, charcoal canister
purge valve, charcoal canister, small pieces: Hi Ron. Whether there are other solutions depends on what the issue is. It would seem that if you ve put three purge valves on in three months that there at least needs to be something additional done. At worst, there was nothing wrong with the purge valve...

Hyundai Repair: p0171 code, hyundai santa fe, maneger
hyundai santa fe, maneger, reading machine: This question is too long and involved for me to help with i am very sorry but the problem do s lay with the computer getting a lean code an i cant just pick one thing out an say thats it. best thing i know you dont want to hear this is dealer help being...

Hyundai Repair: p0722 code, mile powertrain warranty, bumper to bumper warranty
mile powertrain warranty, bumper to bumper warranty, hyundai dealership: At this point, the only warranty that s still in force is the 8 year/80,000 mile emissions warranty. The 5 year/60,000 mile bumper-to-bumper warranty has expired and the 10 year/100,000 mile powertrain warranty neither applies to this problem or to any owner...

Hyundai Repair: p1154 H02S & power steering leak 2002 Hyundai Sonata V6, 2002 hyundai sonata, fuel injector cleaner
2002 hyundai sonata, fuel injector cleaner, power steering fluid: Hello Edna, P1154: Transition time problem O2 sensor bank 2 sensor 1. This code shows that the upper O2 sensor on Bank 2 (Radiator side) which is located on the exhaust manifold is reading and responding slow. Make sure factory campaign has been performed...

Hyundai Repair: paint, hyundai warranty, minor imperfections
hyundai warranty, minor imperfections, paint warranty: You have a specific paint warranty for 3 years and 36,000 miles. According to the Hyundai warranty manual, defects which [result] in a significant unsightly appearance or affect the value of the vehicle are covered, while minor imperfections ... commercially...

Hyundai Repair: parking brake, elantra, period of time
elantra, period of time, wheel: I don t understand what you mean by a fail point Scott, but I ll do my best to help you along. Often, driving the car will break the shoes loose enough to allow the wheel to turn. Once the wheel is broken loose, you can usually remove the drum and inspect...

Hyundai Repair: periodic speedometer malfunction, vehicle speed sensor, spedometer
vehicle speed sensor, spedometer, warranty period: Technically, they re right. Hyundai won t allow them to replace a component unless they know it s defective. But the deeper question is whether they even bothered to check. In many cases, the problem is a worn speed sensor gear, an issue typically visible...

Hyundai Repair: please help - 2001 Sonata problem, camshaft sensor, hynudai
camshaft sensor, hynudai, running kind: I m sorry to say that the trouble code is the key to deciding where to start. You ll need to find a code reader that will communicate with your car or have it towed to a shop that can read the codes. As for the repair manual, you can access repair information...

Hyundai Repair: poor gas mileage and black smoke, coolant temperature sensor, air flow sensor
coolant temperature sensor, air flow sensor, poor gas mileage: This sounds like the fuel is not fully burning, usually caused by too much fuel. Check for the following: 1. Exhaust leak. 2. Faulty oxygen sensor. 3. Faulty air flow sensor. 4. Coolant temperature sensor reading too low a temperature. 5. Bad...

Hyundai Repair: poor mileage, highway fuel economy, hyundai accent
highway fuel economy, hyundai accent, poor mileage: I don t know anything about aftermarket chips, but I also strongly recommend against using them. It could cause you to be refused warranty service depending on the problem the vehicle has. Below are my fuel economy driving/diagnosis tips. The last items...

Hyundai Repair: possible throttle body problem, air flow sensor, mass air flow sensor
air flow sensor, mass air flow sensor, mass air flow: You might try it with the stock intake to see if there s any change. You shouldn t replace the air flow sensor unless you actually determine that s the issue. Over the internet, I doubt I ll be able to do enough diagnosis on your probem to make my opinion...

Hyundai Repair: no power, hyundai electra, secondary ignition
hyundai electra, secondary ignition, wire coil: The converter (or lack thereof) is not the cause of your problem. If you ve verified that #3 coil, plug, and wire are good, then you ll need to investigate the injector and compression. Just make absolutely certain there s nothing wrong with the secondary...

Hyundai Repair: No power 2002 Hyundia Santa fe, fuel pressure regulator, vechical
fuel pressure regulator, vechical, catalytic converters: The information I gave was generic because I didn t know what engine you had. There is a catalytic converter made into each of your two exhaust manifolds, and one further back in the exhaust. But since it ll be such a pain to take the manifolds loose on...

Hyundai Repair: no power, out of whack, camshaft
out of whack, camshaft, timing belt: Could be the catalyst. Camshaft timing could be incorrect. Many of the cars of your vintage had adjustable ignition timing. If that s out of whack enough, it could be causing the problem. I ve also seen some cars around this time have worn crankshaft timing...

Hyundai Repair: no power,chokes out, fuel pressure gauge, fuel pressure regulator
fuel pressure gauge, fuel pressure regulator, vacuum hose: Most likely, your fuel pump is worn, causing low fuel pressure. To check for sure, install a fuel pressure gauge (you ll need an adapter for the fuel filter or fuel line connection) and measure your fuel pressure. The pressure should be 37 PSI at idle with...

Hyundai Repair: power door locks/drain on battery, power door locks, 2005 hyundai tucson
power door locks, 2005 hyundai tucson, frequent occurrence: The number one cause of the battery symptoms you describe is the battery itself. While it s possible something is staying on or activating and draining the battery (such as the door locks), that s a much less frequent occurrence. You should start by having...

Hyundai Repair: power lock fuse, bulldog remote starter, power door locks
bulldog remote starter, power door locks, fuse box: The power door locks are powered through 20A fuse 24 in the passenger compartment fuse box (behind the left side of the dash), which also controls the fuel and trunk release switches and the passenger door switches. One minute sounds like a long time for...

Hyundai Repair: power locks 2003 tiburan, lock cylinder, door lock actuator
lock cylinder, door lock actuator, latch: Based on your description, the most likely issue is that the driver s door lock actuator has seized and the latch needs replacement. This would be consistent with not being able to fully turn the key in the lock cylinder and not being able to move the inside...

Hyundai Repair: power locks/window fuse blown (repeatedly), slow blow fuse, fuse block
slow blow fuse, fuse block, blown fuse: According to the schematic, this fuse powers only the power windows. Your problem could be with: 1. One of the window switches 2. One of the window motors 3. The power window relay 4. Any of the wiring in the circuit between the fuse and the window...

Hyundai Repair: power locks, keyless entry system, power locks
keyless entry system, power locks, remot control: If the turn signals flash when you attempt to lock/unlock the doors with your remote, then the keyless entry system and remote are operating normally. In that case, you ll need to check the door locks like you suggest. You ll be interested in fuse #15...

Hyundai Repair: power problem, crankshaft position sensor, engine computer
crankshaft position sensor, engine computer, camshafts: I think I can provide some help. Hopefully, it ll lead you toward the problem. To start, please help me with the following information: 1. Was the car running prior to being disassembled? 2. When you say the ignition wire doesn t have power, do you...

Hyundai Repair: power steering noise, alternator belt, hyundai elantra
alternator belt, hyundai elantra, pressure relief valve: Usually, the symptom you describe occurs when the alternator belt is loose. If you can flex the alternator belt at all with light pressure, it s too loose. Similarly, a loose power steering belt can cause the issue. The power steering belt, however, should...

Hyundai Repair: power steering problem, rack pinion, pulley
rack pinion, pulley, model car: Hi, Nuno. I ll need a little more information to help you with your issue. 1. What year and model car do you have? If it s a Sonata or Santa Fe, which engine do you have? 2. Is the fluid at the proper level? 3. You say that when you attempt to...

Hyundai Repair: power steering pump, power steering pumps, hyundai elantra
power steering pumps, hyundai elantra, worst case scenario: It s more likely that something inside may be misaligned and jammed. It could have moved when you had the back off the pump. It s possible the pump could be bad, but I don t know what was causing the squealing to begin with. It could have been just a loose...

Hyundai Repair: power window motor tiburon, 10mm nuts, 2003 hyundai tiburon
10mm nuts, 2003 hyundai tiburon, hyundai tiburon: Replacing the motor is much easier if you can lower the window. Once you have the door panel off, remove the plastic covers, hook up the window switch, and try to lower the window while whacking on the motor with a wrench. If the window will lower, lower...

Hyundai Repair: power window out of rail on santa fe, retaining clips, window glass
retaining clips, window glass, window sill: There are six screws holding the door panel in place: -- one in the inside door handle bezel-- remove the bezel -- one in the pull grip -- two in the front of the door panel -- two in the rear of the door panel. If you indeed have all these screws and...

Hyundai Repair: power window repair, hyundai santa fe, splash plastic
hyundai santa fe, splash plastic, bolts: The most frequent issue with Santa Fe windows is that one or more of the bolts attaching the window to the regulator comes out. When this occurs, only the front or rear half of the glass attempts to raise, causing the window to get cocked in the opening....

Hyundai Repair: no power, cigerets, oxygen sensor
cigerets, oxygen sensor, cylinder number: If you have access to a code reader, start there. The trouble codes stored in your ECM (engine control module) will identify the misfiring cylinder(s). The code P030x represents a misfire on cylinder number x, with P0300 being a random misfire. To start...

Hyundai Repair: problem, hyundia accent, egr valve
hyundia accent, egr valve, ecm: The 2002 Accent doesn t have an EGR valve. Furthermore, Hyundai doesn t use the code P1401. It sounds like the tool that was used to read your trouble codes wasn t communicating with your ECM properly. You might try having the codes read with another tool...

Hyundai Repair: problems starting sometimes, coolant temperature sensor, hyundai s coupe
coolant temperature sensor, hyundai s coupe, knock sensor: The coolant temperature sensor could be the problem. If it reads too cold, the computer could flood the engine with fuel and cause it to not start. Although you likely also have an issue with your knock sensor, that shouldn t affect whether the vehicle starts....

Hyundai Repair: program a new remote for 2001 sante fe, sante fe, scan tool
sante fe, scan tool, remotes: To my knowledge, James, the only way to program your vehicle to recognize both remotes is with the dealer s scan tool. You ll need present both remotes at the time of programming. Otherwise, the vehicle will only recognize the one that was programmed last...

Hyundai Repair: purge control valve, hyundai products, p0440
hyundai products, p0440, control valve: P0440 indicates a generic evaporative system malfunction, not necessarily a problem with the purge control valve. This code is *very* rare on Hyundai products. If you haven t had any diagnosis beyond reading the code, I d recommend taking the vehicle to...

Hyundai Repair: purge control valve, 2005 hyundai sonata, fuel vapors
2005 hyundai sonata, fuel vapors, hyundai sonata: Your vehicle has a system which burns off excess fuel vapors by feeding them into the engine under certain driving conditions via a computer-controlled solenoid valve called the purge control valve. The purge control valve is not repairable. If it s not...

Hyundai Repair: puzzling, coolant temperature sensor, crank sensor
coolant temperature sensor, crank sensor, hyundai accent: It sounds like you may have an issue with your crank sensor or coolant temperature sensor. If your check engine lamp is coming on, start with reading the diagnostic trouble codes. If you ve got no trouble codes, the key to finding the problem is to have...

Hyundai Repair: pvc valve, hyundai elantra gls, hyundai elantra
hyundai elantra gls, hyundai elantra, 2000 hyundai elantra: The valve is in the valve cover, usually on the drivers side toward the firewall side of the engine pointing toward the intake manifold. The only tool required would be a pair of pliers to remove the hose and a 14mm wrench. Good luck, hope this help...

Hyundai Repair: Question about Oxygen Sensors in a 2001 Accent, o2 sensors, oxygen sensors
o2 sensors, oxygen sensors, oxygen sensor: The downstream oxygen sensor is the one in the flexpipe under the car. The sensor in the 1.6 is the same as the one in the 1.5, so there shouldn t be any issue with the information mix-up in this instance. If you re going to try to do this job yourself,...

Hyundai Repair: Question, hyundai elantra, digital voltmeter
hyundai elantra, digital voltmeter, fuse box: This will probably take a few questions to sort out what sort of problem you re having with the system. Does the indicator come on when the button is depressed and go back out when released? If so, it s likely that the wrong connector is plugged into...

Hyundai Repair: Radio Broken, slow blow fuse, fuse boxes
slow blow fuse, fuse boxes, jumper cables: Start by checking fuses 9 (right end of top row) and 25 (right end of bottom row) in the dash fuse box. One of them may be blown. If jumper cables are hooked up backward or the battery is connected backward, several fuses will typically blow. If you...

Hyundai Repair: Radio Cassette, interior lighting, control button
interior lighting, control button, radio cassette: There are two screws behind the ashtray that must be removed. There is one screw behind the interior lighting rheostat (dimmer switch) that must be removed. You must disconnect the heater cables from the heater box because the heater controls are attached...

Hyundai Repair: Radio/Cd Player, fuse box, sonada
fuse box, sonada, radio cd: If the radio turns on, it s impossible for the issue to be with a radio fuse. Depending on which audio system you have, you may have a problem with your amp, or the radio may not be correct for either the amp system or a system without an amp. Most of the...

Hyundai Repair: Radio Code Entry for a '95 Accent, radio chassis, radio operation
radio chassis, radio operation, radio unit: Beginning with December, 1990 production, some factory installed radios will have an Anti-Theft system built in. This system deters theft by making the radio unit inoperable when it is removed from the vehicle. A preset Lock-Out code must be entered with the...

Hyundai Repair: Radio Issues, hyundai santa fe, antenna base
hyundai santa fe, antenna base, antenna cable: The issue is either with your antenna, cable, or radio itself. To determine which, you ll need to check the antenna cable to be sure it s attached properly to the radio and antenna (in the left rear glass, I believe), and that it s intact everywhere between...

Hyundai Repair: Radio problem, antenna connections, antenna system
antenna connections, antenna system, radio problem: Check the antenna itself. It should be in a detent and stick up at about a 65 degree angle with the horizontal. If your antenna is properly positioned and you still have reception issues, go to the dealer and compare the reception in your vehicle with...

Hyundai Repair: Radio and rear 12-V power supply, blown fuse, digital clock
blown fuse, digital clock, v power: If the clock fuse is okay and the clock is not working, the problem is usually the clock itself. The problem with inoperative power outlets is typically a blown fuse. If you follow-up with the year and model of your vehicle, I can advise you on which fuse...

Hyundai Repair: Radio removal, phillips screws, coin holder
phillips screws, coin holder, switch plate: First, you ll need to remove the switch plate/coin holder from the console. Under that should be two Phillips screws holding the console trim cover in place. Remove the two screws and remove the console trim cover. Then remove the two screws holding the...

Hyundai Repair: Radio Wiring, 2002 hyundai sonata, pioneer avic d3
2002 hyundai sonata, pioneer avic d3, antenna control: Unfortunately, the information I have is from www.hmaservice.com, so I don t know how much it ll help you. I m not sure what you re specifically asking about the wiring, so here s what I have for the wiring: Pin 1 -- gray -- antenna control Pin 2 -- brown...

Hyundai Repair: Radio wiring, box speakers, radio harness
box speakers, radio harness, radio wiring: It s possible the speaker wiring in your car isn t set up for the radio you re trying to install. Many aftermarket radios use a common ground for all the speakers, but each Hyundai speaker has two wires going to it. In this case, you d need to take the negative...

Hyundai Repair: Rain makes car useless, hyundai accent, humidity level
hyundai accent, humidity level, secondary ignition: Typically, misfires caused by most weather are due to problems with the secondary ignition system (spark plugs, plug wires, coil). It s not so much that something is leaking, but that the humidity level is high enough to make the air more conductive, thus...

Hyundai Repair: Random Quitting, fuel delivery system, fuel management system
fuel delivery system, fuel management system, fuel pump relay: Okay. What you ve told me implies that the battery and charging system are probably okay. Let s start with the lack of spark. How did you determine that you have no spark? If you indeed have none, you should check to see whether the check engine lamp...

Hyundai Repair: RE: 2001 Elantra Keyless Entry, power locks, turn signals
power locks, turn signals, keyless entry: It certainly sounds like the ETACM (electronic time and alarm control module) isn t receiving the signal from the remotes. If I were diagnosing this, I d try to reprogram your remotes to see if it solved the issue. If not I d try programming a new remote...

Hyundai Repair: REMOVING CALIPER MOUNTING BOLTS, slide bolts, torque wrench
slide bolts, torque wrench, impact wrench: In most cases, a long-handled wrench will remove stubborn bolts. I don t recall ever seeing one of the 17mm caliper mounting bolts break (although I ve heard of it), so I wouldn t be overly concerned about breakage. If your wrench isn t long enough, you...

Hyundai Repair: Re: Changing transmission fluid, changing transmission fluid, hyundai accent
changing transmission fluid, hyundai accent, dipstick tube: You can change the transmission fluid yourself. Simply remove the 17mm drain plugs in the differential and the transmission and reinstall when drained. Fill through the dipstick tube. You shouldn t expect this will have any affect on the any type of fumes....

Hyundai Repair: Rear Brake Repair, wheel hubs, parking brake cable
wheel hubs, parking brake cable, hyundai accent: Since you ve got an Accent, I ll presume you have drum brakes. You ll need to remove the wheels, the drum retaining screws, and the drums. If the drums won t pull over the shoes, you may need to remove the console inside and adjust the parking brake cable...

Hyundai Repair: Rear Brakes, rear brakes, rear pad
rear brakes, rear pad, rough numbers: On the Santa Fe, the parking brake mechanism is separate, so that won t be causing any issues. Here are the things I ve seen: 1. Rear pad backing plates rusted and binding in caliper bracket. This typically only occurs on cars which aren t driven very...

Hyundai Repair: Rear brake light, 2003 hyundai elantra, hyundai elantra
2003 hyundai elantra, hyundai elantra, lamp bulbs: On this car, you ll need to remove the lamp assembly to get to the bulb. Presuming you ve got a four door, open the trunk, and there will be two tabs that attach the lamp to the package shelf. Release the locking tabs and push up to get the lamp to pop loose....

Hyundai Repair: Rear brakes, friction material, star wheel
friction material, star wheel, wheel bearing: Sorry, Tom. I forgot to include that in my answer. The star wheel goes toward the front of the vehicle, and turning the wheel downward should spread out the shoes. The arm that adjusts the star wheel should be on the front shoe. As long as you re sure...

Hyundai Repair: Rear Defrost, adobe svg viewer, rear defogger
adobe svg viewer, rear defogger, electrical diagnosis: The rear defogger is controlled by the Electronic Time and Alarm Control Module (ETACM). It receives a signal from the switch, and if the car is running, turns on the rear window defogger. Most frequently the problem is a blown 30A defogger fuse. Other...

Hyundai Repair: Rear defroster, blown fuse, hyunda
blown fuse, hyunda, defrosters: You ll need to diagnose the electrical circuits to diagnose the problem. The alternator is an easy enough check. Simply start the vehicle and place a voltmeter across the battery terminals. You should have at least 13.5V. If not, you ll need to check the...

Hyundai Repair: Rear pinion seal, differential case, side bearings
differential case, side bearings, differential carrier: you will have to go to the deal an see if they will lend or seel you one,other then its hard to say being its from Hyundai ,they have a break down in the repair book from hyundai,i cant send pics on here so go to the dealer an ask to see the repair book an...

Hyundai Repair: Front and Rear rotor replacement on a 1997 Tiburon, rear rotors, phillips screws
rear rotors, phillips screws, rear caliper: Replacing the front rotors will require removing the calipers and the wheel hub assemblies. You ll need a slide hammer or hub puller tool to remove the front wheel hub. Often, when the hub is removed, the bearing pulls apart, damaging the bearing. You should...

Hyundai Repair: Rear Strut removal 1999 Elantra, rear strut, luggage compartment
rear strut, luggage compartment, seat bottom: You ll need to remove the side bolster for the rear seat back. There should be one 12mm bolt at the base of the bolster (accessible through the crack between the bolster and the seat bottom) holding the bolster in place. Once the bolt is out, you should...

Hyundai Repair: Rear View Mirror dangling, rear view mirror, mirror assembly
rear view mirror, mirror assembly, spring metal: Usually, there s a spring metal piece that bolts a block onto the back of the mirror. Chances are that the piece on your windshield is actually two pieces with the additional piece in the center being a pivot bolt. Look to see if the block on the windshield...

Hyundai Repair: Rear wheel seized?, rear drum brakes, parking brake cable
rear drum brakes, parking brake cable, heavy hammer: Presuming you have rear drum brakes as you ve implied, you should probably try taking the wheel off and hitting the drum a few times with a reasonably heavy hammer (3-4 lbs.) This will usually free up the shoes if they re seized to the drum. If that doesn...

Hyundai Repair: Rear wiper and clock, fluid dispenser, best bet
fluid dispenser, best bet, warranty period: If you re still within the 5 year/60,000 warranty period, nothing. If not, it ll vary depending on who does the repairs, the manufacturer and distributor of the parts, and your geographic location. Your best bet for a price quote is to call some places near...

Hyundai Repair: Removing the door panel on my vehicle, hyundai elantra gls, hyundai elantra
hyundai elantra gls, hyundai elantra, silicone spray: Hello Dalisa, Before removing the panel, try something else. Use a silicone spray to lube the window run. Lower the window and spray the silicone all over the both front and rear sides of the window run. Use window by opening and closing it to spread the...

Hyundai Repair: Removing Hyundai Santa Fe Rotors, hyundai santa fe, caliper pistons
hyundai santa fe, caliper pistons, phillips screws: In my opinion, Hyundais are typically easier to work on than Fords. I think you ll find that as things go along, you will have few problems performing general maintenance and minor repair. 1. Rotors are separate from the hubs. No need to remove hubs....

Hyundai Repair: Removing a radio from a 2007 Tuscon, pad section, crash pad
pad section, crash pad, internet explorer: You ll need to remove the shifter cover and bracket and the center dash facia to access the radio. You can view procedures for removing these items at www.hmaservice.com. You ll need to register for a free account, and the site requires Internet Explorer....

Hyundai Repair: Removing and re-attaching transmission, shaft collar, clutch release
shaft collar, clutch release, input shaft: You ll need to remove the clutch release lever from the top of the transmission. The forks in are still in the throwout bearing and the shaft cannot turn to let them out because there s a detent on top of the bellhousing keeping the lever from turning. ...

Hyundai Repair: Removing Surge Tank to change spark plugs, air intake hose, surge tank
air intake hose, surge tank, intake holes: Remove the top of the air box, the air intake sensor, and the air intake hose. Unplug and unhook the electrical connectors for anything attached to the surge tank. Remove the vacuum hose from the intake and the PCV hose from the pcv valve. Unbolt...

Hyundai Repair: Replace brake pads front, brake pad, caliper
brake pad, caliper, brake pads: It s about as straightforward as you can get. Remove the bottom 14mm bolt from the caliper and rotate up. Remove old pads and install new. Compress piston, rotate caliper down and rebolt into place. When done, be sure to pump up the brakes before attempting...

Hyundai Repair: Replace negative battery cable 2002 Sonata., negative battery cable, professional mechanic
negative battery cable, professional mechanic, negative cable: The positive and negative cables come as an assembly. To replace, you ll need to run the positive cable to the starter and the alternator, and the negative cable to a transmission and a body ground point. If the issue is just a problem with a terminal,...

Hyundai Repair: Replace oil transmision, automatic transmissions, manual transmissions
automatic transmissions, manual transmissions, dipstick tube: For Accent and older-type automatic transmissions, there should be a 17mm drain plug in the pan and a 17mm plug in the differential housing. To change the fluid, remove the plugs and fill through the dipstick tube. For newer-type automatic transmissions,...

Hyundai Repair: Replace side passenger mirror, 2003 hyundai sonata, flat screwdriver
2003 hyundai sonata, flat screwdriver, passenger mirror: Hello Jill, If you be careful and gentle , you can replace it. Mirror is attached by 4 plastic clips to the motor. Gently pry each clip out one by one by using a thin flat screwdriver between the mirror and motor. Once you remove the mirror, you will see...

Hyundai Repair: Replaced timing belt and rebuilt head on 01 Sonata, Now no fuel pressure, crank sensor, fuse box
crank sensor, fuse box, slow blow: The ECM should ground the fuel pump portion of the ECM control relay when the ignition is turned to on or start. Although it s not uncommon for the crank sensor to be damaged by a failed timing belt, a functioning crank sensor is not required for the...

Hyundai Repair: Replacement of Brake Light Bulb, hyundai elantra, hyundai dealer
hyundai elantra, hyundai dealer, light socket: The socket may be melted or otherwise damaged preventing it from coming out of the housing. You might try prying on thr socket away from the housing while turning the socket. If that doesn t work you may have to break the socket to remove it. The extention...

Hyundai Repair: Replacing '97 Hyundai Accent Timing Belt, woodruff key, hyundai accent
woodruff key, hyundai accent, rearmost position: Since you ve got the old belt off, I presume you ve removed the drive belts, water pump pulleys, crank pulley, and the upper and lower timing covers. If not, you ll need to remove them. You ll also need to remove the motor mount if you haven t already done...

Hyundai Repair: Replacing Brake Lights bulbs in Hyundai Elantra 2001, hyundai elantra, little tug
hyundai elantra, little tug, tail lamps: There are trim panels in the trunk at each end corner of the trunk near the tail lamps. There may be a philips screw holding the panels. Remove the panel or panels first. You should find three 8mm nuts holding the light to the body behind the pannel. remove...

Hyundai Repair: Replacing fuel filter, hyundai santa fe, fuel filter
hyundai santa fe, fuel filter, fuel pump: The fuel filter is part of the fuel pump assembly located in the fuel tank. You can replace it separately, but you ll need to remove the left rear seat, pull up the flap in the carpet, remove the access cover, and then remove the fuel pump assembly and disassemble...

Hyundai Repair: Replacing Rear Combination Light, hyundai elantra, combination light
hyundai elantra, combination light, elantra: The lamp is held in place with three 8mm nuts. You ll need to open the access cover in the trunk trim and remove the three nuts. Then the lamp will pull straight out (with difficulty-- it snaps in place). Once you have the lamp off the vehicle, you can...

Hyundai Repair: Resetting the Time on a '97 Hyundai Accent, technical service bulletins, woodruff key
technical service bulletins, woodruff key, hyundai accent: There s a small hole in the camshaft sprocket that lines up with an indentation in the front camshaft bearing cap. The hole will be approximately straight up when aligned to top dead center (TDC). There s an indentation in the rear of the crankshaft sprocket...

Hyundai Repair: Reversing Light u/s, hyundai accent, electrical diagnosis
hyundai accent, electrical diagnosis, range switch: Since the 1.3 isn t available in the U.S., the information below may not apply to your vehicle, but I ve provided it because most vehicles are similar. The reverse lamps are controlled via a range switch on the transmission. It s possible the range switch...

Hyundai Repair: Right front rotor, constant velocity joints, wheel hub
constant velocity joints, wheel hub, slide hammer: You re trying to pull the wheel hub (to the back of which the rotor is mounted) out of the hub bearing in the steering knuckle. The constant velocity joints in your axle will compress when you do this. Eventually, the axle will stop pushing in, and you ll...

Hyundai Repair: Right signal light will not go off., body control module bcm, body control module
body control module bcm, body control module, signal lamp: I don t think I have very good news, Craig. If operating the other lamps doesn t affect what the turn signal lamp does, the problem is in the body control module (BCM) and the BCM will need to be replaced. Unless power is backfeeding through a bulb (this...

Hyundai Repair: ROUGH IDLE AND CHEC ENG LIGHT, sante fe, secondary ignition
sante fe, secondary ignition, p0300: Since you ve got a rough idle, I d primarily suspect that you have a misfire. Most misfires are caused by secondary ignition components (plugs, wires, coil), so I d look there first. Your best bet to get good information about the problem is to read the...

Hyundai Repair: Rotor 2 retainer screws cant come out, hundai elantra, phillips screws
hundai elantra, phillips screws, impact driver: You ll probably need an impact driver to remove the screws. It s a spring loaded handle with screwdriver bits that install in the end. Striking the handle with a hammer applies inward pressure while turning the end of the driver. You should be able to find...

Hyundai Repair: Rough Idle- 2001 Elantra, hyundai elantra, test engine
hyundai elantra, test engine, elantra: My first guess, based on the way you say the car is coughing, is that you have a misfire. If that s the case, I d recommend starting by checking the plugs, plug wires, and ignition coil. But if you want reasonably confident direction on finding the problem,...

Hyundai Repair: Rough Idle then stall, head gasket, hyundai accent
head gasket, hyundai accent, block test: The fact that the check engine lamp is not coming on suggests that this problem is probably not related to the fuel management system. Before getting involved in any serious work, I d recommend pulling the valve cover and upper timing cover and rechecking...

Hyundai Repair: Rough Idle, throttle position sensor, mitsubushi pajero
throttle position sensor, mitsubushi pajero, rotor arm: Hi, Geoff. I m not familiar with this vehicle, but have worked on many Mitsubishi 3.0 systems, so I ll try to give you as much information as I can. A fluctuating idle like you describe (with no misfire) is usually caused by something incorrect in the...

Hyundai Repair: Rough Idling, hyundai accent, vacuum hose
hyundai accent, vacuum hose, exhaust valves: Presuming the car was running normally before the timing belt broke, I d start with (re)checking those things that are related to the work you ve done: -recheck camshaft timing -check vacuum hose (especially pcv and brake booster) installation -check...

Hyundai Repair: Rough idle when cold, coolant temperature sensor, hyundai santa fe
coolant temperature sensor, hyundai santa fe, engine control module ecm: As long as the EGR issue was fixed and the lamp isn t coming on, I doubt your current problem is related. I m hard-pressed to say I think the sensor will fix the issue, but it s also my best guess at this point. The sensor screws into the front of...

Hyundai Repair: Rough idle, mass air flow sensor, throttle position sensor
mass air flow sensor, throttle position sensor, mass air flow: If you were to try cleaning it, I d recommend contact cleaner. But you ll have difficulty getting the solvent inside the sensor, and your results will probably be poor at best (if the throttle position sensor is part of the problem). If you determine the...

Hyundai Repair: Rough idling,bad emission and speed, transmission control module, hyundais
transmission control module, hyundais, emmission: It s of course possible the problem is with your ECM, but this is very rare on Hyundais. Based on your description, it sounds like the engine is misfiring. If that s the case, the check engine lamp should normally be illuminated or flashing. If it is, you...

Hyundai Repair: Rough running when cold, light flashes, plug wires
light flashes, plug wires, fuel delivery: A flashing check engine lamp indicates a misfire that s so bad it s likely to damage the catalytic converter. So bad plug wires would be one of the more likely causes (along with spark plugs, and the ignition coil). Keep in mind, however, that although the...

Hyundai Repair: RPMs Hang when trying to shift - 2006 Elantra GLS, smooth transition, elantra
smooth transition, elantra, manual transmission: There was a reprogram for the 2001 to 2003 Elantras to reduce the time the rpm s stayed up. As I recall, it was worse with the a/c on. But there s nothing for this for the 2004 and newer Elantras. It s possible that what you re describing is the way...

Hyundai Repair: RR window regulator, power window regulator, window switch
power window regulator, window switch, electrical connector: For your car, the regulator and motor come as one assembly. First, you ll need to remove the door panel. Remove the screw from the door handle and slide forward to release from the door. Remove the screw from the pull grip and those around the outside...

Hyundai Repair: Running rough, intake plenum, speed sensors
intake plenum, speed sensors, platinum plugs: The code itself doesn t tell us why the engine is misfiring. All the computer knows is that the misfire is occurring. Based on your description, my primary suspicion is that you have some sort of secondary ignition system problem. Unfortunately, cylinder...

Hyundai Repair: radio codes, hyundai sonata, 3x3 grid
hyundai sonata, 3x3 grid, radio code: I ll need some additional information to determine your radio code. While holding in the band button, turn the radio on. A series of dashes (and perhaps the number 1) will be displayed. The dashes are displayed in a 3x3 grid. I ll need to know which...

Hyundai Repair: radio cuts out, factory radios, radio cuts
factory radios, radio cuts, experience factory: I ve seen this many times. It s a problem internal in the radio. The fix is to replace the radio. In my experience, factory radios are far overpriced for their overall quality and their sound quality. You can probably purchase a better radio at a lower...

Hyundai Repair: radio lights, illumination, lamps
illumination, lamps, radio: The lamps that illuminate the radio are inside the radio and are not serviceable separately. Unless you re capable of disassembling the radio and unsoldering and resoldering the bulb, reilluminating the radio will require you to either take the radio for...

Hyundai Repair: radio removal, phillips screws, facia
phillips screws, facia, instrument cluster: No problem, Steve. You ll need to remove the black (or wood grain) plastic facia around the instrument cluster and dash controls. 1. Remove the two phillips screws located behind the ashtray. 2. Remove the two phillips screws in the underside of the...

Hyundai Repair: radio, bulbs, headlights
bulbs, headlights, illumination: Depending on which Hyundai radio this is, the display should illuminate anytime the radio is on, or whenever the parking lamps are on. To my knowledge, the display bulb is not serviceable-- it would require soldering. If this is not a Hyundai radio, the...

Hyundai Repair: random misfires, crank sensor, hyundai accent
crank sensor, hyundai accent, performance issue: The things you report about the crank sensor lead me to believe the crank sensor is functioning normally at this time, unless it s loose in the block. I don t know what emissions at yellow would indicate. You may need to read your code-reader manual...

Hyundai Repair: re: 1996 Accent Gear/transmission - contd., electrical issues, gear transmission
electrical issues, gear transmission, mechanical issues: In many instances, codes for an incorrect gear ratio (which would be what you d have in a case like yours) will occur only if the car is driven for a significant period of time with the condition actually occurring. I m guessing that when this occurs, you...

Hyundai Repair: re code, hyundai sonata, hyundai dealer
hyundai sonata, hyundai dealer, radio code: If you turn the radio on normally, the word COdE should appear in the display. If you re holding in the 4 button when you turn on the radio, you should have a series of dashes and perhaps the number 1. You must be holding in the 4 button when you turn...

Hyundai Repair: re: Drivers side headlight 2001 sonata, headlamp assembly, sonata
headlamp assembly, sonata, fuse: There is a bulb inside the headlamp that s serviceable through the cover on the rear of the headlamp. As long as the headlamp assembly isn t broken, there s little reason it should need to be replaced. As long as only one headlamp is out, you don t have...

Hyundai Repair: how to re-set alarm system affter a battery death, valet mode, hyundai logo
valet mode, hyundai logo, hyundai sonata: Since your remote matches the one in the picture and neither has a Hyundai logo, it s my presumption that you have a DEI keyless entry system. First, check your car to see if the LED and valet switch are present. The LED should be obvious. The valet...

Hyundai Repair: re: speed sensor, abs sensor, speed sensor
abs sensor, speed sensor, speedometer: Don t replace the ABS sensor. If the ABS lamp doesn t come on when driving normally, the sensor isn t bad. The speedometer won t cause a p0500 code because it s on a different circuit. You need to check the wiring between the ABS module and the ECM...

Hyundai Repair: re: speed sensor, speed signal, abs computer
speed signal, abs computer, speed sensor: The air bag computer has nothing to do with the P0500 problem. There are only three possibilities for what s causing this problem: 1. The *ABS* computer is not sending the vehicle speed signal to the ECM. 2. The wire between the ABS computer and ECM...

Hyundai Repair: re: speed sensor, vehicle speed sensor, powertrain control
vehicle speed sensor, powertrain control, output speed: If the PCM (Powertrain Control Module, also ECM) is remanufactured, I d be very suspicious that it s the cause of your issue. You should expect this computer to cost you in the neighborhood of $1100. It s entirely possible that this is the wrong computer...

Hyundai Repair: re: speed sensor, vehicle speed sensor, hyundai vehicles
vehicle speed sensor, hyundai vehicles, wire pin: If the ABS lamp doesn t come on when you drive, then you re going to have to do some electrical testing to see whether the issue is in a module or elsewhere. You ll need to see the schematics to know what you re testing. For this, I recommend getting a free...

Hyundai Repair: rear brakes, phillips screw, wheel hub
phillips screw, wheel hub, heavy hammer: You ll either need to get it unscrewed (with an impact driver or vise grips or something similar), or you ll need to drill the head off. The drum won t come off the hub while the screw is in place. You could try to take the drum and hub off together by...

Hyundai Repair: rear breaks, rear drum brakes, phillips screw
rear drum brakes, phillips screw, sonata 2: Presuming you have rear drum brakes, you ll need to have the hand brake off. Remove the wheel, the Phillips screw(s) attaching the drum to the hub, and remove the drum. Then, swap the new shoes for the old. I m suspicious, based on your question, that you...

Hyundai Repair: rear driver side strut, spring compressor, seat back
spring compressor, seat back, elantra: Sorry for taking so long, Dawn. I wanted to look in the illustration in the shop manual because I cannot recall replacing one of these. From the diagram in the shop manual, it appears that the upper strut mounting nuts (3) are in the trunk, but it s...

Hyundai Repair: rear noise hyundai accent 2000, hyundai accent 2000, hyundai accent
hyundai accent 2000, hyundai accent, service bulletins: I did a quick check of techncial service bulletins and didn t find anything that was related. I d recommend having the car checked prior to replacing the shocks. The noise could be coming from just about any component in the rear suspension, not necessarily...

Hyundai Repair: rear suspension, torque torque, strut assembly
torque torque, strut assembly, shock absorber: SERVICE MANUAL Applies to: Accent 1995-1997 GROUP Suspension System Front Suspension System DISASSEMBLY Raise the front of the vehicle and mount it on a jack stand. Remove the wheel and tire. Detach the brake hose and tube bracket from...

Hyundai Repair: rear window stoplight overheats, correct lamp, brake switch
correct lamp, brake switch, watt bulb: Since the Tiburon wasn t introduced until the 1997 model year, I ll presume you have a 1997 Tiburon. You ll want to check for any poor contacts in the housing. Depending on the condition of the lamp, you may need to purchase a new housing. The bulb...

Hyundai Repair: rear wiper, arm assembly, dyi
arm assembly, dyi, wiper motor: You will have to go to the dealer or jumk yard, SERVICE MANUAL Applies to: Elantra 1998-2000 GROUP Body Electrical System Rear Wiper/Washer REMOVAL Remove the rear wiper arm assembly. Remove the tailgate trim. Remove the rear wiper...

Hyundai Repair: refueling problem, hyundai repair, charcoal canister
hyundai repair, charcoal canister, hyundai accent: You either have a restriction preventing the fuel from properly entering the tank, or a restriction preventing the vapors from venting through the charcoal canister. You can visually check to be sure there s no physical damage to the tank, filler neck,...

Hyundai Repair: remote keyless entry system, 2005 hyundai xg350, hyundai xg350
2005 hyundai xg350, hyundai xg350, keyless entry system: If the lamps don t flash when locking with the remote, the system isn t armed. Most frequently, this is caused by the hood switch, but could also occur if one of the door switches is bad. To check whether it s your hood switch, locate the hood switch...

Hyundai Repair: removal of factory fitted radio, hyundai lantra, rheostat
hyundai lantra, rheostat, facia: Remove the shift knob. Then remove the trim around the shifter. Pry out the rheostat (dimmer switch). Remove the screws from behind the rheostat and the shifter bezel. Take the heater cables loose from the heater box. The trim should then pull out from...

Hyundai Repair: removal of the starter, negative battery cable, factory service manuals
negative battery cable, factory service manuals, clutch cable: Based on your description, it sounds like you have a four cylinder engine with the starter under the intake manifold. If that s the case, the starter will be held onto the transmission by two 14mm bolts that screw in from the transmission side. As you look...

Hyundai Repair: remove / replace radio, phillips head screws, hyundai elantra
phillips head screws, hyundai elantra, radio cassette player: Hello Suzan, You need to remove center facia which is a single piece from left side vent grill to the ash tray. Slide ash tray out and remove 2 phillips head screws. Also remove two screws above the instrument cluster. Pull the facia out; start from left...

Hyundai Repair: removing door mirror, mirror glass, old glass
mirror glass, old glass, new glass: If you re replacing the mirror glass, the old glass snaps off and the new glass snaps into place. If you re replacing the entire mirror, you ll need to remove the plastic triangular cover on the inside of the door where the mirror is located. It should...

Hyundai Repair: removing door panels, hyundai tucson, rear edge
hyundai tucson, rear edge, window sill: Hi, Carlos. I m sorry it s been so long for you to receive an answer. It appears that a previous expert left and the questions he didn t answer were simply dumped into the system. I didn t check here very frequently because the questions all appeared to...

Hyundai Repair: repair power steering, power steering rack, rack repair
power steering rack, rack repair, bolt: unless you have alot time an have done a power steering rack repair before you might not want to try this if it is leaking make sure it what u think an not the rack laeking from inside if the lines are leaking pipe tape may work for a short time but i cant...

Hyundai Repair: repairs, clutch disc, hyundai accent
clutch disc, hyundai accent, fuel management: I cannot think of any way the transmission mount could make the car stall. It won t affect the clutch disengagement because the clutch is hydraulic and all the moving parts from the release cylinder on are mounted to the transmission or engine. If the...

Hyundai Repair: replace leaking water pump - hyundai accent 2001, hyundai accent 2001, timing belt tensioner
hyundai accent 2001, timing belt tensioner, crankshaft pulley: You ll need to remove the timing and drive belts to do this repair, so if they haven t been replaced recently, it d be adviseable to replace them as well. I ve listed a step-by-step procedure for replacing the water pump below. The specifics for removing...

Hyundai Repair: replace power antenna, power antenna, car one
power antenna, car one, trys: This usually takes 2 people, one in the car one out. There is a nut on the top of the antenna housing, you will also see this on the new antenna. Remove it fron the antenna on the car. Have someone in the car turn the radio on. The old antenna will motor up...

Hyundai Repair: When to replace a timing belt?, hyundai elantra, wheel vibration
hyundai elantra, wheel vibration, timing belts: The timing belt is recommended to be replaced at four years or 60,000 miles, whichever comes first. While the engine in your car doesn t have a propensity for breaking timing belts, you should probably consider replacing it now just to ensure it doesn t break....

Hyundai Repair: replacing bulb in hyndai elantra, elantra, tail lamp
elantra, tail lamp, nub: For the sedan, open the trunk and open the access flap in front of the tail lamp. Then remove the three 8mm nuts holding the lamp in place. The lamp removes straight rearward. If you have difficulty getting the lamp to come out, you may need to bang on...

Hyundai Repair: replacing a lug stud from a 2003 Santa Fe, hub assembly, caliper
hub assembly, caliper, flange: Actually, I d recommend not removing the hub. Usually, when the hub is removed, the bearing pulls apart, requiring replacement of the bearing. If you remove the caliper, you should be able to hammer the stud out through the back of the hub. Then install...

Hyundai Repair: replacing the passenger side tail light cover, phillips screws, recent snow
phillips screws, recent snow, lamp assembly: To my knowledge, there isn t any cover for the tail lamp. The entire lamp assembly can be removed by unfastening the two #3 Phillips screws that are exposed when the liftgate is opened. Anyone who can operate a screwdriver should be able to remove the tail...

Hyundai Repair: replacing rotors, cotter pins, wheel hubs
cotter pins, wheel hubs, axle nuts: The rotors on the 1996 Accent are mounted behind the hub. You ll need a slide hammer or hub puller to get the hubs off. Here s the procedure: 1. Apply the parking brake. 2. Jack the vehicle and safely support. 3. Remove the front wheels. 4. Remove...

Hyundai Repair: replacing santa fe timing belt, camshaft sprockets, late model race cars
camshaft sprockets, late model race cars, model race cars: SERVICE MANUAL Applies to: Santa Fe 2001-2004 GROUP Engine Mechanical System Timing System REMOVAL Remove the engine cover. Using a [16 mm], rotate the tensioner arm clockwise (about 14 )and remove the belt from the pulley. ...

Hyundai Repair: replacing speed sensor on manual transmission, hyundai elantra, elantra wagon
hyundai elantra, elantra wagon, 2000 hyundai elantra: There is no speed sensor on a 2000 Elantra manual transmission. This car uses a speedometer cable to drive the speedometer mechanically. Usually, the cable itself breaks. To check, unscrew it from the top of the differential on the transmission and look...

Hyundai Repair: replacing tail light, hyundai elantra, phillips screws
hyundai elantra, phillips screws, plastic seat: Remove the trim panel inside the trunk just in front of the lamp. It should be held in place by one or two Phillips screws. Then remove the three 8mm nuts holding the lamp in place. Next, pull the lamp straight out toward the rear of the vehicle....

Hyundai Repair: replacing a timing belt in a 1999 sonata, camshaft sprockets, crankshaft pulley
camshaft sprockets, crankshaft pulley, pulley bolt: Each of the camshaft sprockets has a dot on the outer surface which aligns with a pointer on the corresponding valve cover. There s a dimple on the flange on the back of the crank sprocket which aligns with a pointer on the front of the engine. If...

Hyundai Repair: replacing timing belt, timing belt tensioner, crankshaft pulley
timing belt tensioner, crankshaft pulley, pulley bolt: To replace the timing belt on a 2001 Accent 1.6: 1. Support the engine with a floor jack (and block of wood) and remove the upper engine mount. 2. Loosen the water pump pulley bolts. 3. Remove the alternator belt. 4. Remove the power steering belt....

Hyundai Repair: replacing timingbelt, timing belt tensioner, pulley bolt
timing belt tensioner, pulley bolt, crank pulley: The procedure below is from memory. I also encourage you to go to www.hmaservice.com (requires Internet Explorer) and register for an account, log in, and view the timing belt service information in the shop manual section. There are many diagrams that will...

Hyundai Repair: replacing wheel bearings on a 1995 Hyundai Scoupe, 1995 hyundai scoupe, replacing wheel bearings
1995 hyundai scoupe, replacing wheel bearings, front wheel bearings: The front hub bearings are tapered roller bearings. There s an inner and an outer bearing, and a seal for each. After you remove the bearings, you ll need to remove the outer races from the knuckle with a punch and then install the new races with a bearing...

Hyundai Repair: reset ready codes, obd ii scan tool, hyundai sante fe
obd ii scan tool, hyundai sante fe, 2003 hyundai sante fe: You ll need to drive the vehicle until all the readiness tests have run. You ll only be able to tell whether the tests have run with an OBD-II scan tool or a code reader which also has the capability of checking the readiness tests. Some tests require...

Hyundai Repair: response to speed sensor, sensor signal, speedometer
sensor signal, speedometer, self test: The sensor you need to be looking at depends on which engine you have. On the 4 cyl, the one that controls the speedometer also sends the signals to the computers and will cause the P0500 code. So, if you ve got a 4 cyl, you should start with the sensor...

Hyundai Repair: Will not restart when hot, hyundai sonata, 2 quarts
hyundai sonata, 2 quarts, stock airbox: do a cranking test an see if apark stays an also but a fuel presure test on it an see if presure stays up after its starts an then see if the pump stays running sometime after you let off the key no power runs to the gage after start up then take it from...

Hyundai Repair: no reverse, transmission control module, tibron
transmission control module, tibron, transmission shops: Presuming you have an automatic transmission, you most likely need to overhaul or replace the transmission. There are a few things to check before making that determination, however: 1. Make sure the fluid is at the proper level. If low, top off, look...

Hyundai Repair: no reverse, range switch, transmission repairs
range switch, transmission repairs, hyundai: Technically, it s possible. But I ve never seen it. Presuming you have an automatic, you should check your range switch and cable adjustment to be sure they re adjusted properly and operating normally. If so, you re looking at major transmission repairs...

Hyundai Repair: front right axle-noise, sonata 5, reputable repair facility
sonata 5, reputable repair facility, hyundai sonata: The description you give of the noise sounds most like a worn CV joint. In that case, I d recommend a remanufactured aftermarket axle. If you d like, you can purchase a new axle from the dealer which will almost certainly be of much better quality, but the...

Hyundai Repair: roter replacement, phillips head screws, wheel hub
phillips head screws, wheel hub, rusts: Hi, Andy. If your rotor mounts in front of the wheel hub, you ll need to remove the two Phillips head screws to get the rotor off. Many times the rotor rusts in place, and you ll need to use a heavy plastic or brass hammer to knock it loose. If...

Hyundai Repair: rotor removal 2001 kia sportage2wd, hex nuts, hex nut
hex nuts, hex nut, impact driver: It s been a while since I ve worked on one of these, but I don t recall any hex nuts on the rotor. Once you ve removed the caliper, you ll need to remove the two screws (#3 Phillips, I believe) that hold the rotor to the hub. You may need a special tool...

Hyundai Repair: rotors on 01 sonota, phillips screws, heavy hammer
phillips screws, heavy hammer, quotation marks: Most do-it-yourselfers should be able to handle this job. Simply remove the wheel and caliper (with bracket), remove the Phillips screws (if present) attaching the rotor to the hub, and slide the rotor off the hub. I use quotation marks because although...

Hyundai Repair: rough idle + sluggish power, hyundai accent, gauge needle
hyundai accent, gauge needle, temperature gauge: If you ve got a check engine lamp, I d strongly suspect it s fuel injected. The website you give seems only to deal with cars for the United States, so the information there doesn t necessarily apply to your car. If your check engine lamp is on, you...

Hyundai Repair: rough idle, poor fuel economy, mass air flow sensor
poor fuel economy, mass air flow sensor, air flow sensor: It s possible that the poor fuel economy is caused by the same thing that s causing the rough idle and P0171, but it s also possible there s another issue. Address the P0171/rough idle first. If you continue to have the poor fuel economy issue after...

Hyundai Repair: rough idleing, coolant temperature sensor, fuel pressure regulator
coolant temperature sensor, fuel pressure regulator, hyundai elantra: Based on what you were told by the dealer, it sounds like the noise you re hearing is spark knock. This occurs when the gasoline begins to ignite too soon due to excessive combustion chamber temperature or improper ignition timing. Typically, several factors...

Hyundai Repair: rough idleing, coolant temperature sensor, fuel pressure regulator
coolant temperature sensor, fuel pressure regulator, hyundai elantra: There are a large number of items that could make the vehicle not want to start and run rough. It s possible you have a defective fuel pressure regulator or coolant temperature sensor. If your check engine lamp is on, you should start by reading the trouble...

Hyundai Repair: rough idling and raddling infront, hyundia, light foot
hyundia, light foot, vacume: In regard to your running rough, it sounds like you have a misfire. Based on your description, I d suspect an engine problem, but it s good to do some tests. Run a compression test on all four cylinders. This will show an engine problem in most cases. ...

Hyundai Repair: routing for serpentine belt, crank pulley, adobe svg viewer
crank pulley, adobe svg viewer, tensioner pulley: If you re having trouble with the account, try using the lost password feature. Some people that reported problems getting a password have gotten theirs that way. If you re having trouble seeing the pictures, check the site requirements section. You may...

Hyundai Repair: rpm's spiking without acceleration, torque converter clutch, throttle position sensor
torque converter clutch, throttle position sensor, transmission control module tcm: Vehicle age and mileage has no normal consequence on engine rpm. Period. If this was your dealer telling you this, you should either speak to the service manager or find another dealer. If this was someplace other than the dealer, you should take it to...

Hyundai Repair: rpm surging, throttle position sensor, driveability
throttle position sensor, driveability, good answer: I d primarily suspect a throttle position sensor. But you should definitely go to a good driveability shop (or the dealer, especially if it s still under the 5/60 warranty) and have it diagnosed. There are enough possibilities that it s unlikely I can give...

Hyundai Repair: rubbing noise, shims, timing belt
shims, timing belt, brakes: It s possible one of the pad shims isn t in place properly and is rubbing the rotor. This will cause a noise that sounds exactly like the pad wear indicators. I m suspecting the places that checked your brakes after the work just looked at the lining...

Hyundai Repair: SANTA FE WATER PUMP, water pump, timing belt
water pump, timing belt, 4wd: I guess my question would be if you have ever tackled a timing belt job on something like this? If not this is probably the time to experiment. I guess my next question would be are you sure it s not covered under Warranty. I m not positive but i believe a...

Hyundai Repair: SANTA FE, engine coolant temperature, coolant temp
engine coolant temperature, coolant temp, variable resistor: DESCRIPTION The Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) sensor is located in the coolant passage of the cylinder head. The ECT sensor is a variable resistor whose resistance changes as the temperature of the engine coolant flowing past the sensor changes. When the...

Hyundai Repair: Santa Fe 2.4L Low Oil Pressure after rebuild, hyundai santa fe, connecting rod bearings
hyundai santa fe, connecting rod bearings, shaft bearings: Sorry about the delay in answering but I have discussed this with the other guys in my shop and there have been a couple of suggestions. Yes there could be a problem in the head espessially if the car ran out of oil as you said. The only other thing would...

Hyundai Repair: Santa Fe $600 Spark Plug Replacement, spark plug wires, platinum plugs
spark plug wires, platinum plugs, intake plenum: The factory plugs in the Santa Fe are platinum plugs. They re superior to regular plugs because they last much longer before wearing out. In the case of your Santa Fe, the recommended replacement interval for the platinum plugs is 60,000 miles. If you...

Hyundai Repair: Santa Fe (check engine light, vehicle speed sensor, smae time
vehicle speed sensor, smae time, wheel speed: Presuming you have a four cylinder, I d suspect the issue to be the vehicle speed sensor (on top of the differential of the transmission). When the Engine Control Module doesn t see the vehicle speed sensor signal, it ll set trouble code P0500 and turn on...

Hyundai Repair: Santa Fe doesn't build speed, hyundai santa fe, santa fe 2
hyundai santa fe, santa fe 2, head gasket: Everything you ve told me is consistent with a catalytic converter issue, even the noise from the exhaust that the mechanic said was due to the extra power. If disconnecting the exhaust in front of the converter allows the vehicle to run properly, then...

Hyundai Repair: Santa Fe front end noise, new generation, santa fe
new generation, santa fe, warranty: Hello Tim, To replace those parts , front subframe needs to be dropped. It is not easy due to the weight of the subframe and you will need a pole jack and a lift.But, they came up with a new type of stabilizer bushing which is wider and smoother couple years...

Hyundai Repair: Santa Fe Fuel Injecters, intake plenum, support brackets
intake plenum, support brackets, better success: If you can remove the intake plenum, you can replace the injectors yourself. The plenum is held on by about 7 bolts/nuts onto the intake and three bolts in the rear at the support brackets. GM has a technical service bulletin which advises mixing about--...

Hyundai Repair: Santa Fe hard start after fill up, fuel vapors, excess fuel
fuel vapors, excess fuel, gas cap: Your purge control valve is probably stuck open. Under normal operation, the ECM (Engine Control Module) opens and closes this valve when you re driving to burn off excess fuel vapors. If it s stuck open, the a large amount of vapors will be pushed out of...

Hyundai Repair: Santa Fe - removing brake rotors, wheel hub, inner areas
wheel hub, inner areas, other vehicles: The rotors tend to rust enough that they don t want to separate from the wheel hub. If you re planning on replacing the rotors, you can use a large hammer (3 to 4 pounds) to break them loose. If you plan on reusing them, I recommend trying to remove them...

Hyundai Repair: Santa Fe Stall, city traffic, throttle body
city traffic, throttle body, tps: This should resolve your problem clean the throttle body an reset the tps to specs.This will make the car idle better an up high enough so the lights don t come,what you are seeing is the car thinking it s almost shutting off,so by doing what I have said should...

Hyundai Repair: Santa Fe, Transmission, hyundai santa fe, shaft speed
hyundai santa fe, shaft speed, input shaft: Every time I ve seen the P0715 code, the problem has been the input speed sensor itself. It s located on the top of the transmission, partially under the shift cable bracket where it bolts to the top of the transmission. To replace the sensor, you ll...

Hyundai Repair: Santa Fe winter gas mileage and oil grade, torque converter clutch, forward gears
torque converter clutch, forward gears, gas mileage: A change in oil grade won t have that large an effect on your fuel economy. Is there any possibility that the gas stations in your area changed the fuel blend or composition about the same time your decrease in fuel economy occurred? Has there been any change...

Hyundai Repair: Santa Fe, law category, touch up paint
law category, touch up paint, definite answer: In most states, the insurance companies are not allowed to raise your rates for comprehensive claims, but I m not sure of the laws in all states. Someone in the Insurance Law category (http://www.allexperts.com/browse.cgi?catLvl=3&catID=923) may be able...

Hyundai Repair: Santa fe 2003, mile warranty, inadequate protection
mile warranty, inadequate protection, warranty period: Unfortunately, there s not much help to offer without knowing the diagnostic trouble code from the air bag system. Chances are, you ll need to go to the dealer for the diagnosis. The good news, however, is that you re still within the 5 year/60,000 mile...

Hyundai Repair: Santa fe check engine light, transmission control module tcm, transmission control module
transmission control module tcm, transmission control module, vapor lock: Most likely, this is a minor transmission-related issue. I m guessing that every time you tighten the gas cap, you turn off the vehicle. This would be why the lamp goes out. Every time the vehicle is turned off, the trasnmission will begin operating normally...

Hyundai Repair: Santa fe faulty idler bearing, hyundai repair, commercial garage
hyundai repair, commercial garage, warranty period: While it s true that the life expectancy of most pulley bearings is much greater than 3.5 years and 49,000 miles, Hyundai is under no obligation to repair anything that fails outside the warranty period. The best you ll ever be able to do is ask Hyundai if...

Hyundai Repair: Sante Fe brakes, sante fe, brake pads
sante fe, brake pads, rotor: Without seeing the rotors, I cannot say whether they need to be replaced. If your brakes were worn so badly that the linings were completely worn away and the metal backing plate of the pad was rubbing the rotor, then it s quite likely that you do indeed...

Hyundai Repair: Seatbelt Repair, technical service bulletins, rear seatbelt
technical service bulletins, rear seatbelt, internet explorer: Usually, issues with retracting are caused by the seat belt twisting behind the trim panel. You ll need to remove the trim panels to access the mechanism and see if the belt is twisted. If not, you ll need to replace the seat belt assembly. Hyundai has...

Hyundai Repair: Security System Alarm, hyundai azera, harley motorcycle
hyundai azera, harley motorcycle, shock sensor: Hello Josh, I think the shock sensor is set too sensitive. You can lower the setting. Shock sensor is attached to the steering column. If you look under the lower crash pad just above the pedals, you will see a small box (usually blue or black) with a led...

Hyundai Repair: Sensor reset, hyundai dealer, exhaust shop
hyundai dealer, exhaust shop, sensor light: If the exhaust was the cause of the lamp, it should eventually turn out on its own. Better, however, would be to disconnect the battery for about five seconds. This will clear your computer s memory of the trouble code information. If the problem was...

Hyundai Repair: Serpentine/drive belt and Timing belt - Replacement, timing belt tensioner, 2003 hyundai sonata
timing belt tensioner, 2003 hyundai sonata, timing belt replacement: 1. Hyundai recommends to replace this belt at 4 years or 60,000 miles, whichever occurs first. 2. Cost for replacement will vary by the repair facility, the source and manufacturer of the parts, and your geographic location. Call a few places locally...

Hyundai Repair: Servicing my Accent (1998), power steering fluid, gearbox oil
power steering fluid, gearbox oil, radiator petcock: Hyundai (or any other manufacturer) normally doesn t release the reasons why certain things are and are not on their maintenance schedule. For the power steering fluid, it would be my speculation that the only contamination should occur from pump and...

Hyundai Repair: Setting timing, crankshaft pulley, coolant pump
crankshaft pulley, coolant pump, dowel pin: SERVICE MANUAL Applies to: Sonata 1999-2001 GROUP Engine Mechanical System Timing System REMOVAL Remove the crankshaft pulley, engine coolant pump pulley and drive belt. Remove the timing belt cover. Turn the crankshaft clockwise and...

Hyundai Repair: Shifting problem, clutch disc, rmps
clutch disc, rmps, transmission problems: It doens t necessarily sound out of line, especially if it includes a flywheel. Call a few places in your area and price shop. Keep in mind that at most aftermarket places, you don t have a good idea of the quality of their parts. Prices will vary depending...

Hyundai Repair: Short fuse., amp fuses, 2002 hyundai sonata
amp fuses, 2002 hyundai sonata, blown fuses: Hello Nick, It seems that all your problems started after headunit installation. So, first step should be to undo this. Try to disconnect everything on that head unit and see if the problems solved. Do not use higher fuses because it might cause more problems...

Hyundai Repair: Side veiw mirror installation, 2006 hyundai sonata, 10mm nuts
2006 hyundai sonata, 10mm nuts, hyundai sonata: The mirror attaches to the door via three nuts. You ll need to pry off the plastic triangular trim piece (carefully-- it breaks easily) and then unplug the mirror an remove the three 10mm nuts. Installation is as simple as bolting into place, reconnecting,...

Hyundai Repair: Signals, body control module bcm, turn signals
body control module bcm, turn signals, body control module: Hi, Craig. I m sorry it s been so long for you to receive an answer. It appears that a previous expert left and the questions he didn t answer were simply dumped into the system. I didn t check here very frequently because the questions all appeared to...

Hyundai Repair: Small Emission Leak, hyundai elantra gls, hyundai elantra
hyundai elantra gls, hyundai elantra, 2000 hyundai elantra: If you ve got a code for a small evap leak, there s no way the injector cleaning could cause the problem. On this particular vehicle, it s also impossible that it could be the purge valve because of the way the system tests itself. The canister is a possibility....

Hyundai Repair: Sonata 02 Power Problems/Transmisson Problems, magnet sensor, fog light
magnet sensor, fog light, turbine speed: Hello James, I think it is time to have battery/charging system check performed on your vehicle. Before starting to search for a poor ground or open/short circuit , you need to make sure your battery is strong enough and your alternator is charging the...

Hyundai Repair: Sonata 1999 keyless imobiliser issue, hyundai dealership, hyundai dealer
hyundai dealership, hyundai dealer, immobilizer system: I think you ve just hit on the issue. To the best of my knowledge (which is weak, because immobilizer didn t even exist in the U.S. on Hyundai until 2006), it s impossible to program the immobilizer module to recognize another transmitter without the PIN....

Hyundai Repair: Sonata 2000 - Ruined Catalytic Converter, aftermarket converters, oxygen sensors
aftermarket converters, oxygen sensors, engine control module ecm: Based on the information you ve given, there s no reason to expect anyone to have known that there would be a problem with the converter. Typically, the only thing that would actually damage a converter would be a misfire. Other than that, if a converter...

Hyundai Repair: Sonata 2001 engine Light, powertrain control module, transmission control module
powertrain control module, transmission control module, transaxle: The transaxle is your transmission. It is located under the hood. The transaxle control module (TCM) is located inside the car in the location I described earlier. It is the computer that controls the operation of the transmission. If you have a six...

Hyundai Repair: Sonata 2001 ignition problems, powertrain control module pcm, powertrain control module
powertrain control module pcm, powertrain control module, crank sensor: The following presumes that the you re not getting spark out of only one of the coils as you indicate. If you only know that the cylinders aren t firing but haven t verified there is no spark the coil, then you should begin with that diagnostic procedure...

Hyundai Repair: Sonata engine noise after timing belt change, timing belt replacement, frequent causes
timing belt replacement, frequent causes, timing belt change: There are two reasonably frequent causes of this noise I can think of that occur after timing belt replacement: 1. Your front exhaust pipe is now leaking. This can occur because the flexible portion of the pipe was stretched and compressed when raising...

Hyundai Repair: Sonata fails to start after fill up., fuel vapors, purge valve
fuel vapors, purge valve, vapor lock: Most likely, your purge control valve is stuck open. Normally, when the engine is off, it s shut. If it s open when fueling the vehicle, this will allow fuel vapors to be pushed from the fuel tank through the purge valve into the intake manifold. Then,...

Hyundai Repair: Sonata hunting, resistance values, throtle body
resistance values, throtle body, engine failure: Open circuit indicates low likelihood of ECM damage. A short circuit, on the other hand, would have indicated almost certain ECM damage. If resetting the idle doesn t fix the issue, presuming you weren t attempting to adjust the idle by adjusting the...

Hyundai Repair: Sonata and KIA Optima interchange, kia optima, sonata
kia optima, sonata, parts catalog: Kia had the same issues with regulator cracking and breakage that Hyundai did, and the doors seem to be the same shape, so my instinct is that the regulators are indeed the same as long as they re for the same door. It s probably at least worth a try. ...

Hyundai Repair: Sonata - Query on engine noise, water pump bearing, australian delivery
water pump bearing, australian delivery, tractor truck: The Mitsubishi-type four cylinders, which is what I believe you have in your car, aren t the quietest enigings. But your description leads me to believe that the noise is quite loud. If the noise occurs while the vehicle is not moving and changes with...

Hyundai Repair: Sonata Tapping noise, spark plug wires, timing belt replacement
spark plug wires, timing belt replacement, noise question: Okay. We ll need to figure out whether the jerking is related to the misfirre codes or whether it s something different. I presume the check engine lamp was reset when the plugs and wires were replaced. Is it on again? If so, do you know the trouble...

Hyundai Repair: Sonata TCM 1999, selftest, time problem
selftest, time problem, scan tool: P1613 is used for several different purposes, depending on which car it s used for. The definition given in the service manual is ECU selftest failed. This is vague enough that I d recommend taking the car to the dealer for the dealer for diagnosis or...

Hyundai Repair: Sonata wheel bearings, front wheel bearings, wheel hub
front wheel bearings, wheel hub, knuckle assembly: A hydraulic press is necessary to replace these bearings. You ll need to remove the steering knuckle assembly from the car (with the wheel hub attached). This will involve unbolting/disconnecting the ball joint, the strut, the axle, and the tie rod end....

Hyundai Repair: SPEED SENSOR, vehicle speed sensor, sonata 4
vehicle speed sensor, sonata 4, hyundai sonata: Your car has three speed sensors. Unfortunately, none of them would typically cause the check engine lamp to come on when you re stopped. If you can get me some additional information, I may be able to identify the sensor or narrow it down. There s a vehicle...

Hyundai Repair: SPEED SENSOR, vehicle speed sensor, hyundai santa fe
vehicle speed sensor, hyundai santa fe, speed sensors: Depending on which engine you have, the computer looks at a different sensor to determing vehicle speed. Please let me know which engine you have and whether the vehicle has ABS. Also, please let me know if you speedometer and odometer are operating nomally....

Hyundai Repair: Spark Plug Replacement, hyundai sonata, pep boys
hyundai sonata, pep boys, nkg: Hi, Ron. Look for replacement plugs at your local parts supplier (AutoZone, Pep Boys, Advance, whatever). There s nothing special about the plugs you ll get at the dealer other than the price. I m not a fan of the Champions as they seem to provide significantly...

Hyundai Repair: Spark plug & wiring, hyundia sonata, platinum plugs
hyundia sonata, platinum plugs, reputable brand: I d recommend using a reputable brand spark plug such as NGK or Denso. These should be available at your local parts store. If you re purchasing the correct plug in one of these brands, you should be okay. I d be surprised if you cannot find one of these...

Hyundai Repair: Speed Sensor 01 elantra, speed sensors, speed sensor
speed sensors, speed sensor, auto zone: Your car has three four different sensors called speed sensors, three of which can set diagnostic trouble codes. I ll need you to tell me what the four codes are in order to determine which speed sensor(s) to which they refer, as well as to tell you the location...

Hyundai Repair: Speed Sensor, vehicle speed sensor, hyundai elantra
vehicle speed sensor, hyundai elantra, alysia: Hi, Alysia. Unfortunately, Hyundai uses the term speed sensor to refer to a number of items. I can think of four. If you can answer the following questions, it ll help me know to what you re referring. Answer as many as you can, and also give me any additional...

Hyundai Repair: Speed Sensors, vehicle speed sensor, 2002 hyundai sonata
vehicle speed sensor, 2002 hyundai sonata, transmission control module tcm: Your speedometer is controlled by the vehicle speed sensor on the top of the differential of the transmission. I presume that s the one you ve already replaced. P0500 indicates an error in the vehicle speed signal from the sensor read by the Engine Control...

Hyundai Repair: Speed sensor, 2002 hyundai sonata, hyundai sonata
2002 hyundai sonata, hyundai sonata, output speed: Both the input speed sensor and output speed sensor are located on top of the transmission. You ll need to remove the air box to access. The input speed sensor is partially underneath the bracket holding the shift cable onto the transmission. The output...

Hyundai Repair: Speedometer/Transmission, hyundai xg300, speed sensor
hyundai xg300, speed sensor, wire harness: There are a few problems with just replacing the harness. First, it assumes the problem isn t in the range switch, underhood fuse box or transmission computer. Although these items rarely have short circuits that blow fuses, it s theoretically possible....

Hyundai Repair: Speedometer not working, shaft speed, santa fe 2
shaft speed, santa fe 2, input shaft: The one you removed is the input speed sensor. It s used by the transmission computer to determine input shaft speed. The other one you ve referenced is the output speed sensor and serves a similar type purpose. The one you ll need to replace is further...

Hyundai Repair: Squeaky noise when driving, 2003 hyundai sonata, hyundai sonata
2003 hyundai sonata, hyundai sonata, brake pad: It s possible this is from your brakes, especially if you only the front or only the rear done previously. The noise you describe is indeed consistent with brake pad wear indicators. If you can inspect your own brakes, start with that. If not, take your...

Hyundai Repair: Squealing noise, hyundai elantra ve, hyundai elantra
hyundai elantra ve, hyundai elantra, tensioner pulley: I ll presume you re referring to the timing belt cover since there s not much under the rocker cover that would make a squealing noise. Under the timing covers is a tensioner pulley and an idler pulley for the timing belt. It s possible the bearings in...

Hyundai Repair: STARTEING PROBLEM, plug holes, water intrusion
plug holes, water intrusion, hyundia: The most frequent water intrusion problem after engine washing is in the spark plug holes. You should probably remove the wires and dry out the plug holes well. Inspect the wires for corrosion or anything that might cause arcing. If there s anything that...

Hyundai Repair: Stainless Steel Manifold from Tibbi - Tucson, tibby, elantra
tibby, elantra, tiburon: I don t know whether it will fit, but the part numbers are definitely different. The Tucson uses part numbers 28510-23770 and 28510-23780. The Tiburon uses 28510-23310, 28510-23430, 28510-23710, 28510-23720, and 28510-23810. The fact that all have the...

Hyundai Repair: Stalling, kia sephia, 1999 kia sephia
kia sephia, 1999 kia sephia, car stalls: Based on what you ve told me, I d suspect either the throttle position sensor or the idle actuator, with the idle actuator being the higher probability. Unfortunately, though, there are many problems this could be. To give you anything more concrete,...

Hyundai Repair: How to Start My 2001 Sonata, hyundai sonata, battery terminals
hyundai sonata, battery terminals, sonata: Since your vehicle was cranking slowly leading up to this problem, I suspect your battery is too weak to start the engine. If you re unable to try charging the battery, I d recommend replacing the battery. Once the battery has been replaced, perform a...

Hyundai Repair: Start Problem 2000 Elantra, crank sensor, trouble code
crank sensor, trouble code, minute delay: I d suspect a crank sensor, but this is just a guess at this point. To be certain, the mechanic will need to be able to test while the condition is occurring. In most cases, if there s a trouble code, it usually enables a very high percentage of fixing the...

Hyundai Repair: Starter 2001 elantra, starter 2001, battery tester
starter 2001, battery tester, battery terminals: Normally, the rapid clicking is indicative of a low battery. The starter requires much more current than the other electric devices on the vehicle, so that could be a reason why everything works except the starter. If you have a voltmeter, you can make...

Hyundai Repair: Starter, hyundai accent, intake manifold
hyundai accent, intake manifold, hand tools: The starter is bolted onto the transmission under the intake manifold. How hard is it to change? Well, that s relative. The bolts are fairly easy to access with hand tools, but you ll need persistence and you ll need to be very limber with your upper body...

Hyundai Repair: Starting problem, negative battery cable, hyundai elantra
negative battery cable, hyundai elantra, turn signals: It sounds like a bad connection at the battery ot the negative battery cable at the engine. Make sure the cable ends at the battery are clean and tight, no green or white Fuzz around the connections. If you can twist the cables on the battery they are too...

Hyundai Repair: Starting, engine control module, accent
engine control module, accent, technical service bulletin: It s possible you have an engine control module (ECM) problem. The next time this happens, check to see whether your check engine lamp illuminates when you turn the key to the on position. If not, you ll need a new ECM. Per technical service bulletin...

Hyundai Repair: Steering wheel on 2001 Accent, windshield wipers, wheel balance
windshield wipers, wheel balance, passanger side: The vibration you describe isn t normal. Typically it s caused by a wheel balance problem. Your local tire store should be able to balance your wheels for you. If the wiper is not contacting the window, you ll want to check the blade and arm for proper...

Hyundai Repair: Steering wheel vibration, wheel vibration, wheels and tires
wheel vibration, wheels and tires, alignment issues: Hi, Stephen. This sounds like a classic wheel balance issue, but I see you ve already balanced them. I ll presume that when the car was in the air, you were able to feel the vibration inside the car but noone saw what was actually vibrating. If there was...

Hyundai Repair: Steering, sante fe, transfer case
sante fe, transfer case, left foot: This could be just about anything related to the brakes, steering, or front suspension. It s also possible it could be coming from the transmission or transfer case. If you re unable to find anything conclusive in your own inspection, you should take the...

Hyundai Repair: Stereo, xm satelite radio, phillips screws
xm satelite radio, phillips screws, rear pillar: Your right rear pillar is the support pillar on the passenger rear that attaches the roof to the body of the car. The pillar trim is the plastic piece covering the inside of the pillar. It s indeed located just about where you describe it. The easiest...

Hyundai Repair: Stereo code, hyundai elantra, hyundai dealer
hyundai elantra, hyundai dealer, generic code: I had thought Hyundai stopped using anti-theft radios in the 1990s. Apparently, you have one. Your radio has its own anti-theft code specific to your radio; there is no generic code. In any event, we can try the procedure used on the older radios and...

Hyundai Repair: Stereo, speaker terminal, power antenna
speaker terminal, power antenna, radio connector: The wiring in the radio connector should be as follows: Terminal 1: Pink -- power antenna output Terminal 2: Green -- left rear speaker Terminal 3: Red -- left front speaker Terminal 4: White -- right front speaker Terminal 5: Orange -- right rear speaker...

Hyundai Repair: Where's the Stinkin Fuel Filter?, fuel pressure gauge, hyundai sonata
fuel pressure gauge, hyundai sonata, rare occasions: If the vehicle loses power when you step on the gas pedal, regardless of engine rpm, then the fuel pump is a prime suspect. To check, you should install a fuel pressure gauge and check your fuel pressure (hopefully while the vehicle is running poorly). If...

Hyundai Repair: Stuttering 2001 Hyndai Elantra, spark plug wires, hyndai elantra
spark plug wires, hyndai elantra, cylinder number: Hi, Justyn. From your description, it sounds like the engine is misfiring. This should also cause the check engine lamp to be on or flashing. Before you start attacking the fuel pump, I d recommend checking the rest of your secondary ignition components...

Hyundai Repair: SURGING, coolant temperature sensor, hyundia sonata
coolant temperature sensor, hyundia sonata, vacuum leak: I d recommend replacing your coolant temperature sensor and thermostat. P0115 indicates there s a problem with the coolant temperature readings and p0125 indicates that the coolant temperature doesn t reach proper operating temperature, implying a stuck...

Hyundai Repair: Suspension Gone, hyundai accent, cheap tires
hyundai accent, cheap tires, fish tail: I ve seen the fishtailing you describe occur with either low tire pressure or *very* cheap tires. Before you do anything, check the tire pressures in all tires to verify they re all around 30 PSI. If any of them are significantly lower than that, set you...

Hyundai Repair: safety brake light, hyundai elantra, lamp sockets
hyundai elantra, lamp sockets, safety brake: Most likely, the contacts in one of your outer tail/brake lamp sockets are shorted together. This could be due to a short in a bulb, an improperly installed bulb, a piece of slag from the bulb contacts shorting the socket contacts together, or a defective...

Hyundai Repair: santa fe coolant temp sensor, engine coolant temperature, coolant temp
engine coolant temperature, coolant temp, variable resistor: with out a year i can send this hope it helps DESCRIPTION The Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) sensor is located in the coolant passage of the cylinder head. The ECT sensor is a variable resistor whose resistance changes as the temperature of the engine...

Hyundai Repair: santa fe steering pump, hoses, santa fe
hoses, santa fe, mechanic: My only surprise is that they say you need hoses *and* a pump. I suppose it s possible that the hoses were leaking a little and the pump was the primary failure, but I m a little suspicious that the shop is attempting to repair your vehicle by replacing more...

Hyundai Repair: santa fe transmission, santa fe gls, new santa fe
santa fe gls, new santa fe, service bulletins: In regard to the transmission shifting, it s possible that the transmission adaptive values need to be reset. In regard to the sluggishness, it s possible it s a normal characteristic of the electronic throttle if you ve got the 3.3L engine. The vibrating/grinding...

Hyundai Repair: scan code PO446 EVAP emissions vent control curcuit, charcoal canister, evaporative emissions
charcoal canister, evaporative emissions, emissions control: P0446 indicates there s excessive vacuum in the fuel tank/evaporative emissions control system. In most cases, significant diagnosis is required to find the cause. There are four basic types of problems that I ve seen cause this code: 1. Faulty fuel...

Hyundai Repair: scanners, obd ii code reader, obd ii code
obd ii code reader, obd ii code, code readers: I don t have much experience with aftermarket scanners and code-readers, so you ll probably need to do some in-store research. You might also try to nose around to see if you can find some online information. I doubt you ll be able to find a good scanner...

Hyundai Repair: scheduled maintenance -are they reallly necessary??, maintenance recommendations, terrific holiday
maintenance recommendations, terrific holiday, inexpensive car: Hi, Greg. You ll find that most well-run dealerships service departments and other shops will be knowledgeable about the maintenance recommendations for your vehicle and make recommendations to you accordingly. Most of the recommendations have little to...

Hyundai Repair: front seat electric control, 2001 hyundai xg300, hyundai xg300
2001 hyundai xg300, hyundai xg300, limit switches: I m sorry for the delay in this reply. Since you provided the year and model of your car, I wanted to check the schematic for the power seats to be sure my understanding of how the circuit worked was correct. While each position of the switch has wires...

Hyundai Repair: sender unit for gas gauge, sonata 4, gas gauge
sonata 4, gas gauge, gas tank: You don t need to drop the tank. In fact, you don t even need to pull the seat. The access cover is in the front of the trunk, just behind the rear seat. Simply lift up the mat and pry the cover off, and you re looking at the fuel pump module. You ll still...

Hyundai Repair: serpentine belt, release the tension, sonota
release the tension, sonota, serpentine belt: Depending on when the tensioner was produced, the tension is released either by putting a 17mm open-end wrench over the end of the tensioner arm or by placing a 3/8 drive ratchet in the 3/8 square hole in the tensioner. To change the belt, release the...

Hyundai Repair: shift syloniod, hyundai elantra, solenoids
hyundai elantra, solenoids, electrical circuit: P0755 and P0760 indicate a problem with the electrical circuit for the Underdrive and 2nd solenoid, respectively. This could be in the harness between the TCM and the transmission (rare), in the harness inside the transmission, or in the two solenoids. ...

Hyundai Repair: shifting, sonota, engine computer
sonota, engine computer, type shift: You should have the trouble codes checked. The transmission computer is seeing something abnormal, causing the transmission symptoms, and it s asking the engine computer to turn on the check engine lamp to notify you it sees a problem. It s also putting...

Hyundai Repair: signal, hyundai elantra, drl module
hyundai elantra, drl module, flash circuit: I d start by checking the headlamp switch. It s possible that it s shorted, completing the flash circuit, causing the high beam indicator to stay on. Also, if you have DRL, you should suspect the DRL module as well, since the indicator is controlled directly...

Hyundai Repair: sizzling sound in my santa fe, spark plugs, radiator
spark plugs, radiator, isabel: Dear Isabel, It could be the radiator,it could be oil around the spark plugs, or there might be a small hole in the hose or radiator. But you might need to have it checked out. Thank You, ...

Hyundai Repair: slow pick up on inclines, forward gears, automatic tranny
forward gears, automatic tranny, speed inc: That pretty much kills my earlier thought. Due to the rpm drop description, I was thinking you might have a slipping clutch. Oh, well. Depending on the grade and how quickly you d like to go up the grade, going up to 4000 rpm is quite normal. But based...

Hyundai Repair: smell coming from air conditioner, silicone caulk, hydrogen sulfide
silicone caulk, hydrogen sulfide, noxious odor: If it s originating from the ventilation system, it could be something growing in the moisture that frequently resides there. If this is the case, I d recommend spraying air freshener into system. To do this, turn the temperature to full hot and the fan...

Hyundai Repair: smell from conditioner, hyundai electra, ac coil
hyundai electra, ac coil, smeel: You have to get an ac coil cleaner kit an clean the coil in the car its moldy thats your smeel an after driving with ac on let the car run for about 2 min with ac off an let it drain down after you clean it every time you use it this will help the ac proble...

Hyundai Repair: sonata 1998 rattles when coasting and driving, wheel hub, cv joint
wheel hub, cv joint, local shop: Since this occurs only when the vehicle is moving, the problem lies somewhere with the transmission, axles, or the components attached to your wheel hub. To find out for certain where the noise is originating, you ll probably need to run the vehicle on a...

Hyundai Repair: sonata 2.4 L 2001, crankshaft pulley, belt pulley
crankshaft pulley, belt pulley, center bolt: Technically, you shouldn t have to remove the center 22mm bolt to get the crankshaft pulley off, but there is usually sufficient rust buildup to make it very difficult to get the pulley off the washer behind the bolt. To remove the center bolt, you ll either...

Hyundai Repair: sonata 2000, crankshaft sensor, exhaust manifold
crankshaft sensor, exhaust manifold, crankshaft: Hi again, 2.4 Engine: It is behind the crankshaft sprocket. You need to remove the timing belt to reach it. 2.5 Engine: It is located on the engine block. Radiator side, underneath the exhaust manifold, above the starter. It is somewhat easy to reach...

Hyundai Repair: sonata 2001 6 cyl. power steering pump, power steering pump, pulley
power steering pump, pulley, bolts: This is one of the easier pumps to replace. Simply remove the hose, unbolt the high pressure line, remove the belt, and unbolt the two 14mm bolts holding the pump in place. The pulley is splined and bolts onto the pump shaft. If you purchase a factory pump,...

Hyundai Repair: sonata check engine light, transmission control module, transmission flush
transmission control module, transmission flush, trans fluid: I ll need to know what the trouble code is to have any specific thoughts as to the cause of the problem, but I can say that it sounds like the transmission control module is detecting something abnormal and putting the transmission in failsafe. I d make...

Hyundai Repair: sonata headlights, fuse box, side lamp
fuse box, side lamp, beam headlight: Hello, Both side headlights have seperate fuses.Make sure you checked them both. Also, check low beam headlight relay. It is in the fuse box which is located next to the battery.Sometimes short circuit in the system might damage the relay. If all of these...

Hyundai Repair: sonata radio code, hyundai sonata gls, hyundai sonata
hyundai sonata gls, hyundai sonata, radio code: I can give you your radio code, but I ll need some information from you first. Turn your radio off, hold in the 4 button, and turn it on while still holding in the 4 button. I ll need to know the pattern of dashes present. The potential array is 3 x 3 with...

Hyundai Repair: sonata no start, crank sensor, autozone
crank sensor, autozone, trouble code: Depending on the circumstances, it s possible your alarm unit is working normally. Anytime you use the remote to unlock the doors, the electronic time and alarm control module (ETACM) waits 30 seconds for the driver s door to open. If the driver s door doesn...

Hyundai Repair: no spark, crank shaft position sensor, crank sensor
crank shaft position sensor, crank sensor, shaft position: Hi, Jim. I ve got just a few questions for you. Of course, depending on where this course leads, I may have some more. 1. How did you verify you don t have spark? 2. When you say you re getting gas, does this mean that the fuel pump provides pressure...

Hyundai Repair: no spark on my 1999 hyundia sonata, hyundia sonata, crankshaft sensor
hyundia sonata, crankshaft sensor, crank sensor: It does sound like you ve done a good job checking everything. One of the reasons for failure of this crank sensor is that the teeth that come off the timing belt can get wedged between the sensor plate and the sensor, damaging or breaking the sensor....

Hyundai Repair: no spark, crank shaft position sensor, crank sensor
crank shaft position sensor, crank sensor, shaft position: I ll start with the instructions for checking the crank sensor. With the key on and the sensor unplugged, check the voltage between the pink and black wires in the harness end of the connector. You should have battery voltage. If not, you ll need to check...

Hyundai Repair: no spark from coil, camshaft timing, optical sensors
camshaft timing, optical sensors, hyundai excel: The problem could be the timing belt or ECM as you suggest, but could also be the optical sensors in the distributor. Turn the key to the on position. Does the check engine lamp illuminate for about five seconds. If so, you know the ECM is at least...

Hyundai Repair: No spark when I crank her over, hyundai coupe, cam sensor
hyundai coupe, cam sensor, crank sensor: Hi, Tim. Just to get a better idea of what exactly you ve done, I d like to know which contacts you ve cleaned. The coil should receive 12V whenever the igntion is on, so your reading there is good. The ECM controls the ground side of the coil. When...

Hyundai Repair: spark plugs, 2004 hyundai tiburon, hyundai tiburon
2004 hyundai tiburon, hyundai tiburon, intake plenum: The front three are rather straightforward: just pull the wires out and replace the spark plugs. But to replace the rear plugs, you ll need to remove the intake plenum (top half of intake manifold). There are three 12mm bolts attaching the rear of the plenum...

Hyundai Repair: spark plugs, sized socket, new spark
sized socket, new spark, ft lb: Prior to changing your spark plugs, check the gap of the new plugs. Set them to the specification on the underhood sticker (usually about .040 ). To change a spark plug, grab the plug wire by the boot and pull off the plug. Then, using a ratchet, extension,...

Hyundai Repair: spark plugs replacement, hyundai santa fe, coolant hoses
hyundai santa fe, coolant hoses, intake plenum: You ll need to remove the intake plenum to replace the rear three plugs. There are three 12mm bolts holding the plenum to stabilizing brackets in the rear and seven 12mm bolts/nuts holding the front of the plenum to the lower manifold. You ll need to disconnect...

Hyundai Repair: spark plugs, intake plenum, gx300
intake plenum, gx300, moderate level: You ll need to remove the engine cover to see where the plugs are. On the front bank, they ll be under the three igntion coils bolted onto the valve cover. From these coils, there will be three plug wires going to the three plugs in the rear bank. To service...

Hyundai Repair: no spark, crank sensor, computer powers
crank sensor, computer powers, intermittent problem: If you re not getting any spark, you should check whehter the check engine lamp illuminates for at least a few seconds when you turn the key on. If so, that s a good indicator that the computer powers up and is looking for the things it needs to see to run...

Hyundai Repair: sparkplugs replacement Sonata 1999, hyundia sonata, surge tank
hyundia sonata, surge tank, sparkplugs: Hi Kevin, Replacing Spark Plugs on radiator side is easy. But on firewall side it is a bit tricky. You need to remove surge tank to reach spark plugs. I recommend you to take your vehicle to a professional since installing the surge tank improperly might...

Hyundai Repair: speed sensor, tone wheel, couple cars
tone wheel, couple cars, axle shaft: P0500 refers to the sensor which reports vehicle speed to the engine/transmission computers. On the 4 cylinder, this is the sensor on top of the differential housing of the transmission. I ve seen several of these go bad. On the 6 cylinder, it ll...

Hyundai Repair: speed sensor, vehicle speed sensor, pulse generators
vehicle speed sensor, pulse generators, output speed: It sounds like you re probably talking about the pulse generators (an input and output speed sensor bundled together). These usually set code P0717 or P0722. One (output speed) is located on the top of the transmission in the back, and the other (input speed)...

Hyundai Repair: speed sensor???, vehicle speed sensor, santa fe gls
vehicle speed sensor, santa fe gls, speedometer: If your vehicle ran normally while this was occurring, I d say you have at least a 95% probability that the issue is with the vehicle speed sensor or the sensor gear. It d be my recommendation to replace both the sensor and gear together. The sensor is located...

Hyundai Repair: speed sensor, vehicle speed sensor, wire colors
vehicle speed sensor, wire colors, orange and green: There should be a connector on the wiring coming from the speed sensor and another connector coming from the harness on the vehicle. They should only be able to plug together one way. If one or both plastic connectors is missing, you ll need to install...

Hyundai Repair: speed sensor, remanufactured computers, dillema
remanufactured computers, dillema, speed sensor: The wire I m referring to is the one that runs from the ECM to the ABS control module, not the wires coming from the sensor. Which computer was replaced? Hyundai doesn t offer OE remanufactured computers, so this already sounds like it could be the problem....

Hyundai Repair: speed sensor, speed sensor, speedometer
speed sensor, speedometer, ecm: The speedometer operates off of the sensor on the differential of the transmission. That s why it works while your scanner still reads 0 MPH. If the wiring is okay-- you should still check it electrically if you haven t yet done so-- then we re pretty...

Hyundai Repair: speed sensor, scan tools, speed sensor
scan tools, speed sensor, pcu: Here s what the codes mean: c1203 -- r/f wheel speed sensor issue (probably set while you were working on the car) c1209 -- r/r wheel speed sensor issue c1611, c1613 -- can communication errors (would occur if another computer was unplugged) The new...

Hyundai Repair: speed sensor right front wheel, speed sensors, engine control module ecm
speed sensors, engine control module ecm, wheel speed: Both the engine control module (ECM) and transmission control module (TCM) use the right front wheel speed sensor to determine vehicle speed. The ECM also uses this sensor to determine when to activate misfire monitoring. Since your ECM and TCM cannot read...

Hyundai Repair: speed sensor sender, hyundai sante fe, speed sensors
hyundai sante fe, speed sensors, speed sensor: Depending on what features your vehicle has, there are up to seven speed sensors on the vehicle. I ll need you to tell me which speed sensor you need to replace. If you don t know which one is needed, you can tell me what your symptoms are. That should...

Hyundai Repair: speed sensor?, presures, raditor
presures, raditor, auto zone: I cant say how much but it sounds like your having some trouble with the trans its self from what your saying,like the engine is reving up but your loseing power sounds like the trans is slipping but with out knowing the presures of the trans i can say so...

Hyundai Repair: speed sensors 02 sonata v6, gls v6, rear bearings
gls v6, rear bearings, wheel hub: There will be a yellow ABS lamp that illuminates during bulb check if your vehicle is equipped with ABS. If you re uncertain, you can use the ABS hub on cars with or without ABS. The only difference is that there s a tone wheel on the back side of the hub...

Hyundai Repair: speed sensors, transmission control module, speed sensors
transmission control module, speed sensors, range switch: P0705 is for a range switch circuit malfunction. This is almost always caused by the range switch itself. P0715 is for an input speed sensor malfunction. I ve never seen this caused by anything other than the input speed sensor. The reason your car...

Hyundai Repair: speedometer / fuel gauge, speedometer, elantra
speedometer, elantra, tank: it could be that they aint making good ground..or the speedometer is worn out some how. have these things check out and don t let who ever check it out- don t let them over charge you. Some people will do that. thank you,...

Hyundai Repair: speedometer repair, speedometer repair, straightforward job
speedometer repair, straightforward job, sensor mounts: It s a pretty straightforward job. The sensor mounts on the top of the differential of the transmission and is held in place by one 10mm bolt. It ll be back toward the firewall and below the top of the main portion of the transmission. When attempting to...

Hyundai Repair: speedometer and tach, hyundai sonata, ground connections
hyundai sonata, ground connections, speedometer: Hello Beverly, I think you have a poor ground problem. All the ground connections behind the cluster should be checked. Try to see if they are tight and clean. When you turn the a/c on, ground can not feed all of these components and cause that erratic gauge...

Hyundai Repair: speedometor, hyundai santa fe, square wave signal
hyundai santa fe, square wave signal, diagnostic connector: Your vehicle has a speed sensor mounted on top of the differential of the transmission that outputs a square wave signal to the speedometer. The most checking you ll probably be able to do reliably is to verify you have power on the green wire when the ignition...

Hyundai Repair: squeal in drive belt area, wd 40, squeal
wd 40, squeal, spritz: It s possible it could be the belt or a pulley. The quickest way to determine whether it s the belt is to give the belt a quick spritz of WD-40 or something similar while the noise is occurring. If the noise goes away or changes, you know it s coming from...

Hyundai Repair: squealing/smell from rear wheel well - 2003 Sonata, rear caliper, metal shavings
rear caliper, metal shavings, magnetic wheel: It sounds like the wheel in question may have a binding caliper or pads. You ll want to check to be sure that the caliper slides move freely and that the pads are not jammed in the caliper bracket. If you ve got ABS, you ll have a magnetic wheel sensor...

Hyundai Repair: squealing/squeaking noise from power steering pump, hyundai elantra gt, 2003 hyundai elantra
hyundai elantra gt, 2003 hyundai elantra, hyundai elantra: If there s a problem with the rack, you should experience a lack of assist, but wouldn t typically have a squealing issue. If the pump won t turn in any normal circumstance, you re pretty much limited to: 1. Internal problem in pump, 2. Loose power...

Hyundai Repair: squeeking under engine, wd 40, stethescope
wd 40, stethescope, engine speed: It s hard to say. You can narrow the possibilities if you can identify whether the squeak varies with engine speed. If you think it might be the belts, you can take a can of WD-40 and spritz a little on each belt. If the noise changes or goes away when...

Hyundai Repair: stalling, air flow sensor, advanced auto parts
air flow sensor, advanced auto parts, hyundai elantra: P0102 indicates the voltage from the air flow sensor is so low that it shouldn t be a possible reading while the engine is running. First, contact your Hyundai dealer with your vehicle identification number available. Request them to check to see if...

Hyundai Repair: Will not start., fuel pressure gauge, hyundai elantra
fuel pressure gauge, hyundai elantra, camshaft timing: You ll probably want to check your camshaft timing. It s possible the timing belt broke or slipped. If not, you might want to check the compression. At some point, though, if you continue to not find anything, you ll probably need to obtain and install...

Hyundai Repair: starter runs all the time, starter solenoid, lock cylinder
starter solenoid, lock cylinder, turning the key: If your ignition switch stays in the start position and doesn t return to the on position after you start the car, that will cause the symptoms you describe. If that s the case, you should check your key and lock cylinder. Try turning the key back a...

Hyundai Repair: starting, negative battery cable, starter solenoid
negative battery cable, starter solenoid, hyundai dealer: What specificially does it do when it doesn t start? Does the starter crank the engine? Does the starter solenoid click? Based on your initial repair attempts, I m going to presume that the engine doesn t crank. Presuming the battery is fully charged...

Hyundai Repair: starting, jumper cables, slow blow
jumper cables, slow blow, battery voltage: Check the slow blow fuses in the box attached to the positive battery cable. If the jumper cables or charger were hooked up backward, the main fuse is probably blown. You can check the battery with a voltmeter. It should read about 12.5-12.8V. Try again...

Hyundai Repair: starting problem, crank sensor, trouble code
crank sensor, trouble code, problem thanks: It s possible there will be codes to recover. Checked for stored and pending codes. The check engine lamp won t illuminate until the computer sees the same problem on two consecutive drive cycles. If you do have a trouble code, it may lead you in...

Hyundai Repair: Not starting, cylinder head gasket, head gasket replacement
cylinder head gasket, head gasket replacement, crank pulley: You may want to check your compression, Ron. In nearly every case where one of these engines has overheated badly enough to cause the cylinder head gasket to leak, the cylinder head is warped beyond repair. If your car was overheated so badly it wouldn t...

Hyundai Repair: steering problem 03 Elantra, power steering pump, alternator belt
power steering pump, alternator belt, elantra: It sounds like you have a loose drive belt. The typical culprit is the alternator belt. The reason this affects your power steering is that the alternator belt also drives the water pump, which in turn runs the power steering belt and drives the power steering...

Hyundai Repair: stereo, hyundai excel, ashtray
hyundai excel, ashtray, screws: If I recall correctly, there are two phillps screws behind the ashtray and two more behind the outermost switch blanking panels. Once you remove the screws, the panel should pull out. I don t recall whether the radio attaches to the panel or to the dash...

Hyundai Repair: stop lamps, brake light switch, tail lamps
brake light switch, tail lamps, turn signals: Unfortunately, that pretty much kills any hope of giving you specific information. The Trajet is not sold in the U.S., and I ve only ever seen one in person once. The reverse switch typically has two wires going to it and screws into the top of the transmission...

Hyundai Repair: strange noise from dashboard area and water pump question, dashboard area, service interval
dashboard area, service interval, strange sound: The timing belt must be removed to replace the water pump on this vehicle, so you should attempt to replace both at the same time to save money on labor. I d recommend changing the water pump at the next timing belt service interval (120,000 miles). I d...

Hyundai Repair: stuck spark plug cover, hyundai excel, spark plug
hyundai excel, spark plug, bolts: Hello Ritu, It happens often and we usually end up breaking the cover and replacing it. Nuts that holds the bolts are pressed in side the rocker cover and over time they get loose. They start to rotate inside their seat.You can try to pry the cover while...

Hyundai Repair: stumbles, sonata, hesitation
sonata, hesitation: Hi, Larry. I d like you do provide a little more description of exactly what your car is doing. Try to tell me what you hear/feel/see that makes you think your car is doing something abnormal. Stumbles usually implies a momentary hesitation when the throttle...

Hyundai Repair: sudden decelerations with highway driving, 2004 hyundai sonata, air flow sensor
2004 hyundai sonata, air flow sensor, hyundai sonata: Hi, Jeff. Here are a couple things to check: 1. Check the air intake bellows between the air flow sensor and the throttle body. It may be off or loose. 2. Check your accelerator cable to be sure there s a little slack and that it operates smoothly. ...

Hyundai Repair: sudden gas smell in car, sudden smell, smell of gas
sudden smell, smell of gas, fuel filter: Hello Debbie, Gas smell always indicates a problem that should be taken seriously. So, my answer to your Is it safe to drive? question is NO. If you let me know your vehicle s model and year, I can try to inform you about where that smell might be coming...

Hyundai Repair: sunroof sunshade, sunshade, headliner
sunshade, headliner, passenger seat: Ideally, you d take the sunroof glass loose and access the sunshade through the sunroof opening, but if you cannot get the sunshade back to take the glass out, you ll need to break the sunshade or remove the headliner to gain access. If it were me, I...

Hyundai Repair: A T F, hyundai elantra, mitsubishi dealers
hyundai elantra, mitsubishi dealers, chrysler dodge: You should use only SPII or the newer version, SPIII. Use of other fluids may cause transmission malfunction or damage. You should be able to purchase SPIII fluid at Hyundai, Kia, and Mitsubishi dealers. Some Chrysler/Dodge dealers may stock it as well...

Hyundai Repair: Tachometer not working, transmission control module, sending the signal
transmission control module, sending the signal, speed signal: The tachometer receives the engine speed signal from the ECM (engine control module), which also reports the vehicle speed to the TCM (transmission control module). It has the same power and ground as the fuel and temp gauges, so if they re working properly...

Hyundai Repair: Tail Lights, hyundai elantra, lamp brightness
hyundai elantra, lamp brightness, tail lamps: Okay. Here s the most frequent problems: 1. Incorrect bulb. This can cause one side to be too dim or too bright. 2. Poor or no ground in the passenger side socket or bulb. This can cause a bulb to be too dim. 3. Bulb incorrectly installed. This can...

Hyundai Repair: Tapping Noise.., sonata 3, trouble code
sonata 3, trouble code, 2006 sonata: Not being able to hear the noise, it s difficult for me to say whether it s normal. My first suggestion would be to return to the dealer and ask to test drive a new or used 2006 or 2007 Sonata 3.3. If both cars exhibit the same noise, it s probably normal....

Hyundai Repair: Tapping noise under hood of 2003 Hyundai Sonata, 2003 hyundai sonata, hyundai sonata
2003 hyundai sonata, hyundai sonata, lifter: Realistically, your noise could be coming from just about anything that moves. You should take it in to the dealer to have it checked. Make plans to drop it off in the evening so it can sit ovenight before they check it. That way, it ll be cold when they...

Hyundai Repair: TCM or VSS, vehicle speed sensor, emission control system
vehicle speed sensor, emission control system, shaft speed: I don t recall seeing this code on a Hyundai, so I checked the service manual. On most vehicles, this is a generic trouble code that simply means there s a problem somewhere in the fuel vapor management system. But according to the service manual, it indicates...

Hyundai Repair: TETHER STRAP LOCATION, rear cargo area, hyundai tiburon
rear cargo area, hyundai tiburon, hyundaiusa com: I believe the location for the anchors is the floor of the rear cargo area. The car came with anchors that could be installed if desired. If you don t have any, you ll probably need to purchase from the dealer. The exact information on location should...

Hyundai Repair: Temperature Gauge, hyundai tiburon, temperature gauge
hyundai tiburon, temperature gauge, stuck in one: Presuming the gauge is stuck on neither full hot nor full cold and stays in that position whether the ignition is off or on, the issue is the gauge itself. If my presumptions are incorrect, please follow up with further information so I can advise of other...

Hyundai Repair: Temperature gauge shows overheating, leaking radiator, hyundai tiburon
leaking radiator, hyundai tiburon, radiator fans: It s possible your thermostat is stuck shut. If you can, you should check to see that when the cooling fans cycle (with the a/c off), you have coolant flowing in the radiator. To do this, remove the radiator cap with the car cold; start the car, and let...

Hyundai Repair: THINK IT IS A STUCK PARKING BRAKE, 2006 hyundai elantra, hyundai elantra
2006 hyundai elantra, hyundai elantra, steel to steel: Hello Gary, When you drive the car with emergency brake on, brake shoes/pads get so hot and so crunchy. Basically they loose their gripping ability. They should be replaced and drums/rotors should be resurfaced.It is a bit complicated job so it is better...

Hyundai Repair: Thank U (Hyundai Tape Problem), 2002 hyundai sonata, hyundai sonata
2002 hyundai sonata, hyundai sonata, radio code: Hyundai has used anti-theft radios, but only through about 1996 in the U.S., so I m a little surprised that the radio in your 2002 Sonata is asking you for an anti-theft code. In any event, we can try to see if the radio code system is the same as is...

Hyundai Repair: TIMING BELT, proper interval, legal technicality
proper interval, legal technicality, sonata 4: If one or both camshafts have slipped a tooth or two out of time, this usually causes sluggish performance (running smoothly but lack of power) on accleration, or stalling or almost stalling at idle when warmed up, or both. Your language, specifically...

Hyundai Repair: Tiberon 2.7 clutch repair, high school graduation, clutch repair
high school graduation, clutch repair, hyundai service: this is more or less from the oold driver an maybe why he got rid of it being it needed a clutch but this is wear part an you never know , an as for why they did not know before taking it apart dont know this is something you need to bring up to the dpsm(...

Hyundai Repair: Tiberon rear washer, washer pumps, washer reservoir
washer pumps, washer reservoir, rear window: 1997-2001 models use two washer pumps in the same washer bottle. 2003 and newer models use a single pump in the front washer bottle which has two hoses coming off, one for front and one for rear. If the wipers operate when you activate the washer, then...

Hyundai Repair: Tiburon Air bag question, hyundai tiburon, 2003 hyundai tiburon
hyundai tiburon, 2003 hyundai tiburon, clock spring: That s definitely not correct. Your air bag and restraint system will be inactive until the computer is replaced. The computer will only fire air bags once. According to Hyundai technical service bulletin 04-90-002, here s what needs to be done: 1. Replace...

Hyundai Repair: Tiburon A/C and Airbag Questions, side airbag, stiching
side airbag, stiching, tiburon: I haven t had to replace a compressor on a 2.7 liter Tiburon yet, but I think you shouldn t need to remove the subframe. If you cannot get the compressor out once it s unbolted, you should be able to get enough clearance by removing the upper engine mount...

Hyundai Repair: Tiburon clunky noice after strut replacement, rear strut, noice
rear strut, noice, thunk: Presuming this noise wasn t present prior to the strut replacement, you should be looking at the right rear strut and its related components. It s possible the upper bushing or mount is worn or installed improperly. It s also possible (although unlikely)...

Hyundai Repair: Tiburon in dash CLOCK, hyundai tiburon, 2003 hyundai tiburon
hyundai tiburon, 2003 hyundai tiburon, dash clock: For the clock, you may wish to check your battery state of charge. I ve seen many cases where a low battery will make a clock run slow or fast. If your battery is okay, the problem is most likely within the clock itself. In regard to the rear washer,...

Hyundai Repair: Tiburon loses power, throttle position sensor, air flow sensor
throttle position sensor, air flow sensor, electronic problem: No, insufficient fuel pressure or a partially clogged converter typically won t regain normal power above 5,000 rpm. Since the local dealer has looked at it and found nothing, I presume they checked for trouble codes and found none. Were they able to...

Hyundai Repair: Tiburon rear brake, caliper piston, rear caliper
caliper piston, rear caliper, piston compressor: Sometimes, the piston boot sticks to the piston and will not allow it to turn. When this happens, I usually pry the dust boot a little out of the caliper groove and spray a little lubricant (such as WD-40) in the groove. It s also possible that something...

Hyundai Repair: Tiburon Temperature Guage, fuel injection computer, temperature guage
fuel injection computer, temperature guage, fuel guage: The sender for the gauge is connected to the one-wire connector. Disconnected, the gauge should read cold, and connected, the gauge should read hot. Typically, the gauges in the cluster share the same power and ground, so you ll be primarily interested...

Hyundai Repair: Tiburon V6 gt 2003 6 speeds clutch replacement, stub shaft, intermediate shaft
stub shaft, intermediate shaft, axle shaft: 1. I unbolt the steering rack from the subframe on the Tiburon. The bolts are are reasonably easy to get to from underneath and this also makes it unnecessary to drain the power steering system. You can leave the rack attached to the subframe if you desire,...

Hyundai Repair: Tiburon Window Motor replacement, internet explorer, tiburon
internet explorer, tiburon, bolts: Most of what you ll need is in the door removal section of the shop manual at www.hmaservice.com. You ll need to register for a free account there, and the site requires Internet Explorer. Obviously, since the procedure is for removing the entire door,...

Hyundai Repair: Tiburon, clutch system, clutch cable
clutch system, clutch cable, throwout bearing: It sounds like your clutch isn t releasing. The clutch system on your car is hydraulically operated. It s possible your fluid is low, resulting in no pressure to release the clutch. Check the fluid level in the master cylinder reservoir. If low, you ll...

Hyundai Repair: Timin belt tensioner, timing belt tensioner, tension gauge
timing belt tensioner, tension gauge, hyundai lantra: ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT TENSION CHECK -- 1.6L, 1.8L & 2.4L -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Accessory Drive Belt Tension Check -- 1.6L, 1.8L And 2.4L Compressor Drive Belt Satisfactory performance...

Hyundai Repair: Timing, hyundai tiburon, rear flange
hyundai tiburon, rear flange, camshaft: There s a small hole drilled in the camshaft sprocket that, when aligned to top dead center, will align with a notch in the front camshaft bearing cap. When aligned, you ll be able to look through the small hole and see the notch. The crankshaft sprocket...

Hyundai Repair: Timing Belt Marks..., california emmisions, valve cover gasket
california emmisions, valve cover gasket, dowel pins: Presuming the camshafts are not properly timed, then I d think you should at least first contact the place that did the work. If they did the work improperly, it s their responsibility to fix it correctly, whether they do that themselves or they pay someone...

Hyundai Repair: Timing Belt Priority, 2003 hyundai elantra, 2004 hyundai sonata
2003 hyundai elantra, 2004 hyundai sonata, hyundai elantra: Neither one of these engines is hard on timing belts. The Elantra has yet to reach or has just reached the time interval, and has just reached the mileage interval. The Sonata is already 8k over the mileage interval. I d recommend doing the Sonata first...

Hyundai Repair: Timing Belt Replacement, factory shop manuals, timing belt replacement
factory shop manuals, timing belt replacement, guidance tips: I ve not done any Toyotas, but the Elantra is pretty simple. If you can do a timing belt on any V6, you can do a 2000 Elantra. You don t need anything other than the belt. You might consider whether you want to replace the drive belts, though. You re...

Hyundai Repair: Timing Belt Replacement, mile powertrain warranty, timing belt tensioner
mile powertrain warranty, timing belt tensioner, 2004 hyundai sonata: If you re the original owner, don t replace the water pump. It ll be covered under the 10 year/100,000 mile powertrain warranty. If not the original owner, then I consider this a matter of preference and risk management. I ve only seen a few failures of...

Hyundai Repair: Timing Belt Replacement?, timing belt replacement, wheel balance
timing belt replacement, wheel balance, steering wheel: Whether you should replace the timing belt now or later is a decision you must make. It s true that I ve never seen a timing belt on this engine fail within the maintenance interval. But I also cannot tell you when it will fail. Your chances of having a...

Hyundai Repair: Timing Belt Set, timing belt tensioner, crankshaft pulley
timing belt tensioner, crankshaft pulley, damper pulley: SERVICE MANUAL Applies to: Tiburon 1997 GROUP Engine Mechanical System Timing System REASSEMBLY Install damper pulley flange and crankshaft sprocket as shown. Pay close attention to their mounting direction. Install the camshaft sprocket...

Hyundai Repair: Timing Belt Tensioner, timing belt tensioner, hydraulic tensioner
timing belt tensioner, hydraulic tensioner, pull the pin: There s a hydraulic tensioner pushing on the tensioner arm and pulley assembly. Remove the two bolts holding the hydraulic tensioner in place and pull it out. Then you ll have enough slack to remove the belt and install the new one. I d recommend replacing...

Hyundai Repair: Timing belt replacement for 2001 Sonata, timing belt replacement, sonata 4
timing belt replacement, sonata 4, speed control: I definitely agree in regard to the timing belt. The maintenance interval on the timing belt is four years or 60,000 miles, whichever comes first. Furthermore, consider that the four cylinder (2.4L) in your car is known to experience timing belt failures...

Hyundai Repair: Timing belt replacment, hundai sonata, crank pulley
hundai sonata, crank pulley, crank shaft: If the timing belt broke or stripped, then it s likely you ve at least bent your valves. Before yanking the head off, remove the upper cover and doublecheck your camshaft timing. When the cams are aligned, your crank pulley mark should be aligned with the...

Hyundai Repair: Timing belt and tensioner, repair estimate, best bet
repair estimate, best bet, timing belt: $395 sounds about right or perhaps just a little low for dealer pricing in a major metropolitan area. Prices will vary significantly by geographic area, so your best bet to find out whether this price is in line with other places is to call a few other places...

Hyundai Repair: Timing belt, engine cranks, timing belt
engine cranks, timing belt, cylinder head: If your engine cranks faster than normal, then it s likely you have a timing belt issue. To check, simply remove the upper timing belt cover and see if it s stripped or broken. It s certainly plausible that it s a timing belt issue considering the mileage...

Hyundai Repair: Timing marks, belt alignment, hyundai accent
belt alignment, hyundai accent, proper alignment: The likelihood of bent valves in this engine is very high, so you should have every expectation that you ll probably need to remove the cylinder head. To line up the camshaft sprocket, you ll want to align the small hole in the sprocket with the mark at...

Hyundai Repair: Timing, hyundai xg300, crankshaft sensor
hyundai xg300, crankshaft sensor, crank shaft: It s difficult to say whether you ve done anything wrong. I ve seen cases where a timing belt failure will take out a crank sensor from smacking it. So it s possible you need to replace the crankshaft sensor as well. But realistically, since you ve...

Hyundai Repair: Tire Blew and Ripped Wires Out of my front End!, hyundai accent, fuse box
hyundai accent, fuse box, side tire: I once had to repair a car that had this happen. The wire harness was so badly damaged, I had to replace at least one of the harnesses. You ll probably need to have your car professionally repaired, or at least wait until you ve recuperated from your pregnancy...

Hyundai Repair: Tone Wheel, hyundai elantra, tone wheel
hyundai elantra, tone wheel, wheel hub: The tone wheel is a ring on the outer cv joint with square teeth on it. To replace the tone wheel, you ll need to replace the outer cv joint or the entire axle. Whether this is an easy repair for you will depend on the tools you have available and how...

Hyundai Repair: Top Brake Light / Horn -- 2000 Elantra GLS, phillips screw, lamp assembly
phillips screw, lamp assembly, horn button: Presuming you have a 4-door sedan, you ll need to remove the trim covers from the sides of the lamp assembly. Behind each will be a #3 Phillips screw. Remove the screws and remove the entire lamp assembly to access the bulb. The most common issue with...

Hyundai Repair: TPS adjustment sonata 2002, throttle position sensor, whittle
throttle position sensor, whittle, volts: Hi, Diana. I m sorry it s been so long for you to receive an answer. It appears that a previous expert left and the questions he didn t answer were simply dumped into the system. I didn t check here very frequently because the questions all appeared to...

Hyundai Repair: TPS adjustment sonata 2002, voltmeter, sonata
voltmeter, sonata, screws: Before I looked at the electrical schematic, I thought you had a 4-wire TPS, but the schematic shows a 3-wire TPS. Presuming this car actually has the 3-wire TPS, connect a voltmeter between terminals 1 and 3 of the connector(black/orange and blue wires)...

Hyundai Repair: TPS, throttle position sensor, digital voltmeter
throttle position sensor, digital voltmeter, sonata 2: According to the shop manual, this sensor should be adjusted via the idle switch, but I see by the schematic that your idle switch has no idle switch included. Since it s been quite a while since I ve needed to replace a throttle position sensor on an engine...

Hyundai Repair: TRANSMISSION MAINTENENCE, mitsubishi dealers, sante fe
mitsubishi dealers, sante fe, drain plug: There is a 24mm drain plug in the bottom of the transmission. After draining, you ll need to add 5 quarts of fluid. Use only SP-III fluid (available at Hyundai, Kia, and Mitsubishi dealers). The fluid from the factory tends to have a low level of dye...

Hyundai Repair: Trans fluid level check., automatic transmission fluid, hyundai accent
automatic transmission fluid, hyundai accent, trans fluid: The final drive and main transmission body share the same fluid. For a manual transmission, use 70W-90 or 75W-90 gear oil. For an automatic, use only SPIII automatic transmission fluid. I m not familiar with your case, so if anything is not clear, or...

Hyundai Repair: Transmission, hyundai accents, transmission control module
hyundai accents, transmission control module, plausible cause: The transmission pump is a plausible explanation, but depending on your local pricing, you may be able to get an entire factory remanufactured transmission for that price or something close to it. You ll also want to verify that the transmission control...

Hyundai Repair: Transmission, please answer, xg
please answer, xg, gears: Hi, Melvin. You should have the engine and transmission diagnostic trouble codes read. This should tell you the nature of the issue. Most likely, the transmission computer is seeing something abnormal and is keeping the transmission in failsafe (3rd gear...

Hyundai Repair: Transmission, throttle positioning sensor, warranty repair
throttle positioning sensor, warranty repair, throttle body: Except for a very few circumstances, codes do not report a bad component. They tell the technician what sort of problem the computer saw and it s then up to the technician to diagnose the vehicle and figure out why the computer is seeing what it s seeing....

Hyundai Repair: Transmission (?), transmission shop, miles away from home
transmission shop, miles away from home, manual shift: This doesn t sound like a problem with a sensor, but rather more like a problem with a low fluid level or a problem with the internal workings of the transmission. First, check your fluid level. If it s low, check for leaks, and repair any found. Top...

Hyundai Repair: Transmission Automatic Accent 98, factory service manuals, forward gears
factory service manuals, forward gears, range switch: It s not necessarily the case that reverse will work regardless of range switch operation, but if there are no other functional problems, I cannot see how the range switch could be the problem. The range switch is necessary for the other gears as well, and...

Hyundai Repair: Transmission Filter location, engine oil filter, upper radiator hose
engine oil filter, upper radiator hose, hyaundai: Hello again, During 1999 , Hyundai cancelled the external transmission filters. If you can not find the filter at the location I described earlier, that means your vehicle falls into that category.On all models from 99 to current, they do not have external...

Hyundai Repair: Transmission Fluid and Filter Change, sante fe, transmission filter
sante fe, transmission filter, manual states: The transmission filter was deleted beginning early in the 2001 model year production. The assembly you mentioned is where the filter would be if you had one. Your proposed method of draining once a week for 3 weeks will replace a very large portion of...

Hyundai Repair: Transmission Fluid and Servicing, gearbox oil, clutch fluid
gearbox oil, clutch fluid, clutch components: Every 30,000 miles is a good rule of thumb for replacing the manual transmission gear oil. You ll want to use 70W-90 or 75W-90 gear oil. The clutch system operates using hydraulic fluid (DOT 3 brake fluid). This is the operational fluid for the clutch...

Hyundai Repair: Transmission Kit, hyundai sonata, transmission kit
hyundai sonata, transmission kit, swap program: As far as a rebuild kit goes I have no idea, Hyundai stopped line techs from repairing trans s and went to a swap program years ago. You could purchase a reman trans redy to go from a local dealer, you would have to contact them for pricing. As far as all...

Hyundai Repair: Transmission queries, clutch replacement, clutch system
clutch replacement, clutch system, stationary position: Hi, Heb. The issue you describe with the grinding if the gearshift doesn t fully engage reverse sounds fairly normal. Depending on the orientation of the gears within the transmission when you attempt to engage reverse, the gear teeth may not be aligned...

Hyundai Repair: Transmission Range Sensor Switch, obd ii autoscanner, hyundai elantra
obd ii autoscanner, hyundai elantra, range switch: Unfortunately, I cannot post a picture here. But, if you d like to see pictures and the repair procedure, you can register for a free account at www.hmaservice.com (requires Internet Explorer). To replace the switch, you ll need a ratchet, long extension,...

Hyundai Repair: Transmission Repair, transmission control module, remanufactured transmissions
transmission control module, remanufactured transmissions, transmission overhaul: If you have no reverse, it s impossible for the problem to be electrical. You can unplug the transmission control module, and you ll still have 3rd and reverse. It sounds like you re looking at overhaul or replacement, but to be sure you ll probably need...

Hyundai Repair: Transmission Shifting/Engine light, transmission control module tcm, transmission control module
transmission control module tcm, transmission control module, king bear: The plugs, wires, and coils are all consistent with your symptoms and what you relay the shop has reported. It s entirely possible that the reason the transmission wasn t shifting is that you were having difficulty getting the car going fast enough for the...

Hyundai Repair: Transmission shifting abnormally, transmission control module tcm, transmission control module
transmission control module tcm, transmission control module, speed sensors: Your transmission control module (TCM) is placing the transmission in failsafe. I m surprised that you have no check engine lamp, but the operating system may be different in Canada than in the U.S. The input and output speed sensors are the top reasons...

Hyundai Repair: Transmission shudder, torque converter clutch, dexron
torque converter clutch, dexron, fluid temperature: I doubt the torque converter clutch is slipping, since this would likely set a trouble code which should be discovered easily on basic preliminary diagnostics. One possibility is that the transmission fluid is getting too hot or that the fluid temperature...

Hyundai Repair: Transmission stop shifting, transmission control module tcm, transmission control module
transmission control module tcm, transmission control module, drive train: There is a problem seen by the transmission control module (TCM). When it sees this problem, it requests your engine control module (ECM) to turn on the check engine lamp and puts the transmission in third gear. When you turn off the car, the system reverts...

Hyundai Repair: Transmission whining noise, hyundai elantra, diagnostic procedure
hyundai elantra, diagnostic procedure, many cars: Based on your diagnostic procedure, I agree that it s coming from the transmission. Most front drive transmissions make at least a little whining noise. Some transmissions are louder than others, and some vehicles insulate the noise better than others. ...

Hyundai Repair: Transmission, hyundai sonata, electronic issue
hyundai sonata, electronic issue, performance issue: It s possible you have more than one problem. The air conditioning cannot affect the transmission, so the fact that turning off the a/c makes the car run normally suggests an engine performance issue. The harsh jerk on shift sound like a transmission...

Hyundai Repair: Trouble Code in 2000 Sonata, transmission control module, two occassions
transmission control module, two occassions, autozone: P1529 means nothing more than the TCM (transmission control module) has requestef the ECM (engine control module) to turn on the check engine lamp. To find the nature of the problem, you ll need to have the codes in the TCM read. The reason you re having...

Hyundai Repair: Trouble starting on fill up 2005 Sonata, fuel vapors, hyundai dealership
fuel vapors, hyundai dealership, control valve: I d guess that your purge control valve is stuck open. If this occurs, the filling the tank will push the fuel vapors into the engine, causing the engine to flood and be difficult to restart after fueling. Since you say your check engine lamp is on, I...

Hyundai Repair: Troubleshooting code P0128, hyundai elantra, hyundai dealer
hyundai elantra, hyundai dealer, auto store: only thing i can think of is maybe the water pump is not pumping right maybe slow have the flow check ony thing i can think can stop heat from comming out is no flow to the heater core an when you start driving it starts passing coolent through it again this...

Hyundai Repair: Troubleshooting code P1529, transmission control module tcm, transmission control module
transmission control module tcm, transmission control module, engine control module ecm: The code definition you were given is incorrect. P1529 is a code stored in the engine control module (ECM) that simply indicates that the transmission control module (TCM) has requested the check engine lamp to be turned on. To find out the nature of the...

Hyundai Repair: Tucson 2006, transmission control module, engine control module ecm
transmission control module, engine control module ecm, autozone: I suspect the workshop meant TCM (transmission control module). When the TCM sees a problem with the transmission or the sensors necessary to operate the transmission, it puts the transmission in third gear only. Unfortunately, there are numerous reasons...

Hyundai Repair: Turn Ligths, adobe svg viewer, turn signal switch
adobe svg viewer, turn signal switch, hyundai accent: No problem, Rafael. The relay controls both the hazard and turn lamps, so I expect the relay is okay. Most likely, I suspect the problem is the hazard switch itself. When you turn the hazard lamps off, the hazard switch needs to close a circuit that enables...

Hyundai Repair: Tuscon - "bad" feul damage, initial problem, catalytic converter
initial problem, catalytic converter, bad luck: There s not enough information here for me to draw many conclusions, but the possibility does exist that the converter was indeed damaged by misfiring due to bad fuel. There are a number of things that come into question. Were the dealer s diagnosis...

Hyundai Repair: Can't toot my horn, hyundai elantra, manual tranny
hyundai elantra, manual tranny, inner fender: It is most likley the horn or the connection. I believe the horn is behind the left front inner fender behind the head lamp. 1 bolt holds the horn to the body of the car, either a 10mm or a 12mm. Unbolt it and unplug it. Not real hard to do. Hope this helps...

Hyundai Repair: temperature sensor, coolant temperature sensor, powertrain control module
coolant temperature sensor, powertrain control module, powertrain control module pcm: Technical Service Bulletin Group 36 - Engine Electrical Number 98-36-006 Subject Date ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE SENSOR DIAGNOSIS 08-1998 Model Accent 1995-1999, Elantra 1992-1999, Excel 1986-1994, Scoupe 1991-1995, Sonata...

Hyundai Repair: terracan clutch problem, clutch master cylinder, clutch pedal
clutch master cylinder, clutch pedal, clutch: The problem with the clutch pedal staying down (and not disengaging the clutch) can occur if the fluid in the clutch master cylinder is low. If so, locate and repair any leaks, and bleed the system. If not, you ll need to replace the clutch master cylineder...

Hyundai Repair: terracan manual gear changing problems., hyundai service, shaft cover
hyundai service, shaft cover, input shaft: If you re changing between 4WD low and 4WD high, the problem is most likely in your transfer case. While I have no experience with the Terracan, most vehicles require you to be in neutral or park to shift between 4WD high and 4WD low. Realistically,...

Hyundai Repair: therm. hot, coolant level, warranty repair
coolant level, warranty repair, cylinder head: Your thermostat is probably stuck shut. If you have less than 60,000 miles, have the car *towed* to the dealer for warranty repair. Since you re within the five year period, Hyundai roadside assistance should provide free towing to the nearest dealer. ...

Hyundai Repair: I think it's a bad ground some where ??, fuse holder, time bob
fuse holder, time bob, fuses: I suppose it s possible the security system could pose an issue, but I doubt that as well. It shouldn t affect the reverse lamps and the brake warning lamp. You can see the schematics at www.hmaservice.com. You ll need to register for a free account,...

Hyundai Repair: What do you think it could be?, fuel pressure regulator, purge valve
fuel pressure regulator, purge valve, long periods of time: Problem 1: Your assessment here is fairly sound. To check the fuel pressure regulator, you ll need to install a fuel pressure gauge, start the vehicle, and then turn it back off. Normal fuel pressure is 38-50 PSI while running. So I d expect the regulator...

Hyundai Repair: throttle position sensor, throttle position sensor, hyundai elentra
throttle position sensor, hyundai elentra, compreser: The problem is probably with the throttle position sensor. When they begin to fail they will alternate working and not working. In nearly every instance that a throttle position sensor code was returned, the issue was the throttle position sensor. Replacement...

Hyundai Repair: throttle sensor, throttle position sensor, throttle shaft
throttle position sensor, throttle shaft, throttle linkage: The throttle position is located on the throttle body, on the side opposite the throttle linkage, bolted onto the throttle body covering the other end of the throttle shaft which runs through the throttle body. You can view the factory service manual...

Hyundai Repair: tib, hub assembly, axle nut
hub assembly, axle nut, exact price: Hello Morgan, First you need to remove front caliber and front rotor.Then disconnect Tie rod end, strut and ball joint. Remove axle nut and slide the front carrier out from axle. To remove front hub bearing, you need to remove snap ring and press the bearing...

Hyundai Repair: tiberon, lock cylinder, power locks
lock cylinder, power locks, actuators: Anytime the clock resets to 1:00, you should suspect a problem with the battery. This is the time to which the clock defaults. Loss of battery power would explain inoperative power locks and the clock resetting. If there is no power loss to the clock, the...

Hyundai Repair: tiberon, coolant level, coolant temperature
coolant level, coolant temperature, fan motor: If the coolant level is okay and the car is overheating, then you should suspect that the coolant is either not flowing or the fan does not operate to regulate coolant temperature. The most common problem would be a stuck closed thermostat, but a clogged...

Hyundai Repair: tiberon power failure, slow blow fuse, hazard light
slow blow fuse, hazard light, power failure: It sounds like your alternator isn t charging. If you can jump start the car, check the voltage at the battery terminals with the car running. It should be between 13.5 and 15.5 Volts. If it s lower than that, the alternator isn t charging properly....

Hyundai Repair: tiberon, hyundai tiberon, gas tank
hyundai tiberon, gas tank, auto park: The things you re describing would be custom modifications. I doubt you d be able to get a V8 to fit without major modifications to the car s structure. The V6 is very tight. But just about anything can be done if you re willing to spend the money. The...

Hyundai Repair: tiburon 2003 V6 Gt axle leak, gearbox oil, axle shaft
gearbox oil, axle shaft, car oil: The gear oil level is normally even with the fill plug. This will be above the level of the axle seal. Although the seal is designed to seal when the fluid level is above the seal, overfilling the transmission can cause pressure in the transmission and hence...

Hyundai Repair: tiburon front rotors, hyundai tiburon, lb hammer
hyundai tiburon, lb hammer, brake caliper: Once you ve removed the brake caliper (with bracket), the rotor is free to come off. In many instances, the rotor is rusted to the wheel hub and will need to be hammered off. If you re attempting to reuse the rotor, use a heavy (2.5 - 4 lbs.) plastic or...

Hyundai Repair: my tiburon stalling when idle, throttle position sensor, automatic hyundai
throttle position sensor, automatic hyundai, hyundai tiburon: Is your check engine lamp on? My primary suspicion would be the crank sensor, but that will normally illuminate the check engine lamp after the computer sees a couple bad readings. If the lamp is on, you ll need to read the diagnostic trouble codes. You...

Hyundai Repair: tiburon starting problems, hyundai tiburon, 2003 hyundai tiburon
hyundai tiburon, 2003 hyundai tiburon, fuel vapors: Your purge control valve is probably stuck open. This will allow the fuel vapors in your tank to be pushed into your intake manifold when you fuel the vehicle, resulting in flooding the engine. Hence, you have difficulty starting it after refueling...

Hyundai Repair: tiburon window repair, upper pulley, regulator assembly
upper pulley, regulator assembly, pulleys: Yes, you ll need to replace the regulator assembly. Since I don t know the year of your car, I cannot look to see whether the regulator and motor come as an assembly; this varies by model year. $245 seems excessive if you re only getting a regulator with...

Hyundai Repair: tiburon, failure data, proper maintenance
failure data, proper maintenance, makes and models: After the warranty has expired (which it already has on a 2000 or 2001 Tiburon), none. Anything can happen at any time. Even to brand new vehicles. And to all makes and models as well. If you were to take failure data, you d find that failures are spread...

Hyundai Repair: timing belt, hyundai dealer, level surface
hyundai dealer, level surface, dipstick: What you re describing is called a shift flare and is an issue with the transmission. I cannot think of anything your mechanic would have done in replacing the timing belt that should affect the transmission. The next time you drive your vehicle for twenty...

Hyundai Repair: timing belt, timing belt tensioner, drive belt tensioner
timing belt tensioner, drive belt tensioner, crank pulley: Unfortunately, this site won t support me replying with diagrams. You can view the diagrams (and procedure) in the shop manual at www.hmaservice.com. You ll need to register for a free account, and the site requires Internet Explorer. In fact, I encourage...

Hyundai Repair: timing belt 2004 hyundia gls 350, replacing timing belts, crankshaft pulley
replacing timing belts, crankshaft pulley, alternator belt: Replacing the timing belt on an XG is one of the more complex timing belt replacements. If you don t have experience with replacing timing belts, I d recommend that you either don t use this job as your on-the-job training, so to speak, or you have someone...

Hyundai Repair: about the timing belt, plastic covers, timing belt
plastic covers, timing belt, general description: I don t fully comprehend your question, and I don t know what vehicle you have, so I ll give you a general description of where the timing belt is located. The timing belt is located behind one or more plastic covers on the drive accessory end of the engine....

Hyundai Repair: timing belt, timing belts, recommendation service
timing belts, recommendation service, timing belt: Rubber deteriorates with age as well as flexing, so you should consider both time (four years) as well as mileage. That being said, timing belts on your engine seem to last well beyond the 4 year/60,000 mile mark. I doubt you ll see one fail close to that...

Hyundai Repair: timing belt, timing belts, timing belt
timing belts, timing belt, sonata: Actually, what your dealer has told you is indeed Hyundai s recommended maintenance. The timing belt is scheduled to be replaced every 4 years/60,000 miles, whichever comes first. Becuause the timing belt is made with rubber, it will deteriorate with age...

Hyundai Repair: timing belt, timing belt replacement, hyundai sonata
timing belt replacement, hyundai sonata, liter engine: Hi, Michael. I m sorry it s been so long for you to receive an answer. It appears that a previous expert left and the questions he didn t answer were simply dumped into the system. I didn t check here very frequently because the questions all appeared to...

Hyundai Repair: timing belt, 2000 hyundai elantra, hyundai elantra
2000 hyundai elantra, hyundai elantra, elantra wagon: Hello Jill, I am sorry about your bad experience But I am glad you are safely back. Your problem occured after the timing belt replacement. That means it is either installation or faulty part. I used that Gates brand timing belt before a lot of times and...

Hyundai Repair: timing belt replacement, replacing timing belts, 2005 hyundai elantra
replacing timing belts, 2005 hyundai elantra, hyundai elantra: Whether $400 to $500 is a fair price will depend on your geographic location. It s on the upper end of the pricing scale for your car, but if you re in a high price area such as Los Angeles, New York, or D.C., I d say that pricing is about normal. The...

Hyundai Repair: timing belt replacement diagram, technical service bulletins, timing belt replacement
technical service bulletins, timing belt replacement, woodruff key: The camshaft sprocket lines up a small hole in the sprocket with a notch in the front camshaft bearing cap that s painted red. The crankshaft sprocket has a white mark on it that lines up with a tit on the front case of the engine. I d recommend going...

Hyundai Repair: timing belt replacement, timing belt replacement, drive belts
timing belt replacement, drive belts, wheel hub: I d recommend taking it back to where the work was done (especially if the noise began immediately after they did the work) to have them check the noise. If you can feel it in the floor, it could be a sign of some sort of impending failure. It s possible...

Hyundai Repair: timing belt, crankshaft pulley, pulley bolt
crankshaft pulley, pulley bolt, impact wrench: If you ve done timing belt jobs before, this one is no big deal. The only thing I can think of that d be tricky at home would be removing the crankshaft pulley bolt. If you ve got an impact wrench, it ll be no problem. If not, you ll need some way of keeping...

Hyundai Repair: timing belts, timing belts, timing belt
timing belts, timing belt, spark plugs: Hi, Barry. Before we get too far into checking things, I d like to get some information from you so I have a better idea of how we arrived at this situation and, of course, the likely causes. 1. Please give me the year and model of your car as well as...

Hyundai Repair: timing beltt santa fee 2.7, timing belt tensioner, truck mechanic
timing belt tensioner, truck mechanic, timing belts: If you ve done timing belts (or anything involving timing a camshaft) before, there s not much special about this job. I d recommend replacing the timing belt tensioner with the belt. As a heavy truck mechanic, I d expect you ll have a pretty easy time with...

Hyundai Repair: timing marks - 98 accent, oil pump housing, o clock
oil pump housing, o clock, internet explorer: The camshaft sprocket should be aligned with the small hole in the sprocket at 12 O Clock. Through the hole, you should be able to see the mark in the camshaft bearing cap. The crankshaft sprocket has a dot on it that should align with a small tit on the...

Hyundai Repair: timing problems 03 Santa Fe, balance shaft, cylinder number
balance shaft, cylinder number, close proximity: I can say that if your misfire is only on cylinder number four, the timing belt is not causing your misfire. A timing belt problem would affect all cylinders equally. The ignition coil has a chance of fixing your problem. If your timing belt strips...

Hyundai Repair: timing setting marks, balance shaft, hyundai sonata
balance shaft, hyundai sonata, sprocket: You ll want to align the camshafts with the dowels up, and the marks on the sprockets across from one another and even with the top surface of the head. Align the mark on the upper balance shaft sprocket with the mark on the front case. This should be...

Hyundai Repair: timming, hyundai accent, liter
hyundai accent, liter, hyundai: if it didn t mess up the head you should be good.you should loosing the adjuster- then put the belt on...then of course you would have to put the cover back on and the juster but other that you should be good. thank you, ...