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As stated in the other answer, the most likely cause is spark plugs ($15-$20 for a full set) or coils (about $20 each). A repair manual (Haynes or Chilton) that is specific to your vehicle will cost about $20-$30 and will tell you not only how to do this, but many other repair tasks that you are getting raped for at a mechanic shop, like changing the bulbs ...


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Those are misfire codes. You've likely got a problem with either the ignition or fuel delivery systems (or both). I would venture to propose that if you "know little about cars" then you are not equipped to diagnose issues with the coils, spark plugs, ignition wires, injectors, etc. Although I would not usually propose throwing parts at a problem without ...


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I had a 2002 Santa Fe and we were smelling gas whenever we filled up. Tried a new gas cap, checked the lines, nothing. Eventually we checked the filler neck. On the 2002 there was a cover to 'protect' the filler neck in the wheel well, but dirt could fly up and catch inside the cover. When I removed it, I saw the area where the filler neck was packed with ...


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It sounds like the car is unable to maintain sufficient pressure in the fuel rail. Have a look at this answer for more details on potential causes for hot start problems. It is usually a good strategy to confirm suspicions through measurements and/or diagnostic tests, many of which can actually be performed by an average DIY-er. As you saw with the MAP ...


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Without knowing what specific codes are being thrown, it is difficult to know what might be causing your CEL "Check Engine Light." I would recommend stopping at your local auto-parts store, who should have the ability to pull these codes for you, for free. While these stock "P" codes don't often tell the whole story, they're very valuable in helping ...


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P0300 is the trouble code for random/multiple misfires. P0302 is the trouble code for misfires in cylinder #2. Common causes for misfires are : Bad spark plugs. Remove them and inspect them. Replace them if necessary ($20 if you do it yourself). Tools needed: ratchet with various size sockets, spark plug socket, ratchet extension, spark plug gapper tool. ...


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Back probed the VSS and the input signal at the instrument cluster. Yellow = Pin 17 (signal) at the instrument cluster Green = Pin 3 (signal) at the VSS Red = Pin 2 (ground) at the VSS That obviously doesn't look right. Pin 2 (red trace) isn't grounded. Looking at the sensor diagram it should be a 12v square wave. So where's the ground? Visual ...


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Your only problem is too low revs. Just push it first gear to about 15 mph when you go up the hill and then switch to second. You'll be fine, just needs practicing. Don't be scared of high revs, it will not blow. The engine is well designed and it has a lot of sensors and limiters. If you don't have a tachometer I'd say your 1.4L engine will stay healthy if ...


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Driving a manual transmission is almost somewhat of an art form. You need to fine tune your ability to combine your clutch pedal and engine at the same time. Every car is different as well. I hate driving Hyundai stick shifts because they have pretty sensitive clutches, so it makes it very hard to drive smoothly. I stall my Tiburon here and there, but I've ...


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Short answer, yes it's a little harder on it. It's not much to worry about, and you'll learn the technique to resolve the issue fairly quickly, but the slamming and lurching that you're getting from too low RPM is harder on certain parts. Partly on the motor mounts, and some on the trans. If you're RPMs are down low enough to stall, the you won't be ...


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Crank and/or cam sensor will cause a crank no start scenario. Did you test for spark at the plug to verify it's actually firing? It sounds like it's not if it won't try to run with fuel put directly in the cylinder. This would indicate the sensor not sending the data to the computer to tell it where the cam or crank position is at, which helps determine ...



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