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Model of automobile produced by Hyundai, a South Korean manufacturing company, from 1990 to present. Known as the Avante in South Korea. Formerly known as the Lantra in other parts of the world.

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Gearbox singing at 6th gear

I'm driving a Hyundai Elantra 2012 manual model and when I change into 6th gear and apply any pressure on the accelerator, I get a high pitched singing sound. It's completely clear whatever I do in ...
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Trying to figure out cause of P0420

2007 Hyundai Elantra GLS -- bought it used and previous owner said he installed a new catalytic converter before I bought it from him. Passed smog when I bought it. About 6 months after I bought it ...
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Engine Squeaks when turned off after replacing the valve cover gasket

I recently changed the valve cover gasket on my 2006 Elantra because it was leaking. There was no noise coming from the engine whatsoever before I made the repair. I did extensive research and it ...
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The car does not start; before towing to a repair store, what can I try?

When I tried to turn the key on my car (2020 or 2021 Hyundai Elantra) in a parking lot yesterday, the engine didn't start. I could hear a little weak click sound and then it turned into silence. All ...
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Very little oil, engine starts and there’s ticking, topped up with oil but the car loses power still. Is it fixable?

My 2018 Hyundai Elantra SE has been experiencing issues with losing power. The engine started ticking this evening, and the vehicle was struggling to start. I managed to get home but we discovered it ...
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Brake noise only when releasing brakes

I hear some whining noise always and only releasing brakes, but that noise is completely gone if it's raining while I'm driving. What could the issue be? I drive a Hyundai Sedan (elantra 2009). Also I ...
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What's this bubbling sound I hear while engine is on?

My 2014 Elantra emits some sort of bubbling/boiling sound while the engine is on. It's coming mainly from underneath the driver side (left) dashboard. Once I turn the engine off, the sound continues ...
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vibration under car

i have a 2014 Hyundai Elantra. car was driving great at 65mph, then i had to slow down without touching my brake. as i was coming down past 60 it starting vibrating. i felt the underneath of me ...
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Engine hiccups/stutters when accelerating under load

My 2007 Elantra 5-speed hiccups when I shift a little too early (i.e., 18 mph instead of 20 mph) into 3rd gear (similar behavior in other gears sometimes). This is especially pronounced when rounding ...
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Wires from exhaust

Driving down the road today and i hear a snap, then lost all acceleration, these four wires wrapped in a casing were ripped out after wrapping around the axel, they are attached to part of the exhaust ...
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How to diagnose AC blowing warm air

I've got a 2007 Hyundai Elantra that's got a mostly-functional AC, but consistently blows warm air when at lower speeds (or idle) on warm days. So far, I've tested the following: I press the A/C ...
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Very hard to engage reverse gear when engine running

Hyundai elantra 2009, recently its really hard to engage reverse when engine running (grinding noise). When driving its also easier to change speed when rpms is matched. I already changed clutch ...
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Brake pedal travel adjustment after new brake lines?

My 2014 Hyundai Elantra needed new brake lines, and now the pedal travel is a bit longer than it was. I don’t have specific measurements, and the brakes do work; it just feels like I have to push ...
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2016 Hyundai 70k miles, engine just replaced, now has an engine mis

I have a 2016 Hyundai Elantra that just had it's engine replaced 1k miles ago. After getting it back, at 400 miles the engine started to have a mis. Here are the details... When sitting at a stop ...
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Windshield Replacement on 2005 Hyundai Elantra, Key Fob no longer working?

I had a windshield replaced on a 2005 Hyundai Elantra, and coincidentally the key fob no longer works. I can open the door using the physical key, but the alarm goes off and I am unable to use the key ...
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After replacing 4 tires on a Hyundai Elantra 2012

When I turn the steering wheel all the way right or left there is a thumping sound and feel. What can it be?
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2010 Elantra Touring - LED dashboard display is flickering

This problem started two weeks ago. When I start my car, the LED display on my dashboard flickers and is dim. After I drive it a while (5-10 minutes) the LED becomes stable and bright. My local ...
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How to reset the TPMS Warning light on 2018 Hyundai Elantra

The TPMS warning light came on on my wife's 2018 Elantra. One tire was slightly below the trigger level and I easily pumped it back up. However the warning light still refuses to go out even after ...
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Transmission slipping at 90k miles

My 2010 Hyundai Elantra started having transmission slipping issues this year (engine revs, but there is no acceleration during driving). It has 90k miles on it. Took it into a mechanic and they ...
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Replace CV axle on passenger side --Brakes not working now

My husband replaced CV axle on passenger side and now after putting the tire back on the brakes go to the floor. They are fine until you put the tire on.
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2017 Hyundai Elantra 2.0L #2 cylinder misfire

I borrowed my dads OBD2 tool (BlueDriver) did a scan, the codes returned were for that specific cylinder misfiring. Purchased an ignition coil (as that has been the issue on previous 4 cars with that ...
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shaking front end

Hi I have a 2014 Hyundai Elantra. last week while driving home it started to shake at about 40 mph. then again at about 60. also shaking while turning corners. thoughtit might be the cv axel but after ...
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Hyuntai Elantra 2013 - no engine crank, periodic full power failure

When I try to start my Elantra I can hear the starter solenoid click, but the motor doesn't turn over / crank. After a few attempts of this, the car loses all electrical power for awhile (~1 hour). ...
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Hyundai Elantra HD model 2008 and BWS

I owner Hyundai elantra HD model 2008. I want to install BWS (backup warning system). I already purchased a supervision speedometer dashboard and BWS module, rear bumper and everything related it I ...
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2016 Hyundai automatic Elantra cranks but won’t start

My wife went to leave for work this morning and her car won’t start. I go out and the engine turns over then grinds. Tried to jump it off but same problem. Any ideas?
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Ticking sound from engine bay

I bought a used 2014 Hyundai Elantra GL (82400kms odo) a week ago and I have been hearing a clicking sound from 1.5 to 2 thousand RPM mark from the engine bay, when I am sitting in the cabin. Here's ...
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Grinding noise from brakes, is it brake pads or rotors? (contains video)

I recently got a used 2014 Hyundai Elantra GL (all 4 disc brakes) from a mechanic, he says the brake pads are new, but I continue hearing loud grinding noises from the front brakes (I suppose) from ...
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Washing strategies around snowy season? [duplicate]

I recently got myself a Hyundai Elantra, and I also recently moved to Toronto, from a country with no snow ever. My main question is: what's the general strategy or best practices around washing the ...
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My auto defroster runs constantly after a windshield replacement

I have a 2018 Hyundai Elantra that has a moisture sensor at the top of the windshield, the sensor had to be unplugged for the new installation as it is mounted to the glass. As soon as we drove it, ...
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Accidentally used fuel containing methanol while my car's manual says I should avoid it. Big deal?

I recently fueled at a gas station with a sticker on the pump saying "contain methanol". Later I found out on the manual (of my Hyundai 2017 Elantra) that fuel with methanol should be avoided. I ...
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Elantra Won't Start With New Key

I recently replaced a lost key and FOB for my 2011 Hyundai Elantra. The key will make the engine turn over but it won't start. The old key works fine.
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Why does my car shut off when put in reverse

I have a 2014 Hyundai Elantra, that i have owned for a little over a year now. It has been very well maintained in the time that i have had it. The other day after i finished pumping my gas, i got ...
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Engine Stalls after Filling up

I have a 2008 Hyundai Elantra, 232,000 miles on it. Just recently and happened twice already, Last week and two days ago. I filled my tank up started the car and it would stall out. I started again ...
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Intermittent starting

My 09 Hundai Elantra have an intermittent starting problem after a few cranks and a few minutes wait it eventually starts .appears to be worst when the engine is hot. On going problem for the past two ...
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2012 Elantra power steering issue after coupler replacement

Initial problem: Steering wheel thump when turning. So, I'm not a trained mechanic, but I've worked on my car a bit. The Hyundai Elantra has a small motor attached to the steering column that ...
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Vibration when stopped or on brake

My car is a 2017 Hyundai Elantra with 49745 miles on it. At times when I brake or slow down to brake at lights it vibrates and rumbles. What does it mean? I bought this car last April 2018 from ...
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Inconsistent squeaking

I have a 2015 Hyundai Elantra. Just today I noticed an inconsistent squeaking coming from the front of the car. Here are some things I've noticed so far: It sometimes happens when just driving and ...
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Why does my car get stuck when I accelerate and turn at the same time?

Whenever I hit the gas pedal and make a left turn the vehicle will not move forward. It gets stuck and makes a strange noise. I literally have to let off the gas before turning and coast. This also ...
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Dashboard light to replace catalytic converter, later engine loud dash light disappears

A engine checklight appeared on my 2004 Hyundai Elantra GT hatchback, and was diagnosed as a faulty catalytic converter, that was considered normal for the age of the car. About 3 days later when i ...
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2006 Haundai Elantra stalled out of highway, fuel issue

I have a 2006 Haundai Elantra. About 3 months ago the check engine light came on and I thought it was to do with the oil needing to be serviced. I went ahead and got that taken care of but the light ...
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Power Steering Issue/Question

I am the original owner of a 2002 Elantra GLS, with < 50K miles. She is in great shape. However, recently I have had a power steering problem that I can't entirely rule out the steering rack and I ...
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p0140 and p0172

I have a 2005 Elantra (205K miles). I replaced the second o2 sensor (downstream; after cat), added a defouler to second o2, replaced cylinder # 2 injector, air filter, tune-up. If the car is at idle ...
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Did I completely ruin my engine from driving with no oil?(video)

I have a 2004 elantra, not sure how many miles are on it because the odometer has been broken since I got it four years ago but I'd say it's over 200k. It's a car that needs a lot of upkeep and I've ...
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P0140, Voltage stuck rich under load

I have 2005 Elantra. I have no exhaust or vacuum leaks. I've replaced the sensor with a new sensor (Bosch = High Quality). I inspected the wiring harness the best I could (to the point it goes into ...
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Jack and Jack stand points for a 2011 Hyundai Elantra besides the tire jack points?

My floor jack and jack stands do not fit slot for the emergency the scissor jack. I know I can jack the car up from the front tow hooks. Can I jack it safely from the center of the beam those two tow ...
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What is the light bulb in the center of my 2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring headlamp assembly called?

The dead bulb in question is circled in red. I thought this was the parking light, but every time I asked an autoparts store for a parking light bulb for the same bulb on the passenger side they ...
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Revving Hyundai Elantra GT

I have a 2001 Hyundai Elantra GT. As of late when I start it up it idles rough for a few seconds, then revs up to 4000RPM and back down to 1000RPM. This continues until the ignition is switched off. ...
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Brakes locking up after short drive

I have a 2007 hyundai elantra that I just bought a month ago and it’s starting to have problems with the brakes. After ten to fifteen minutes of driving, the brake pedal starts to get really hard and ...
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turn off the car while the gear shifter (N)?

firstly I am happy to join her in amazing place I have very important question and it's really am afraid about it I have 2017 hyundai elantra automatic transmission (AT) Hear is what happened "last ...
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2013 Hyundai Elantra Speedometer, Odometer, Tach, and Gas gauge have stopped working

I am new to this site and found that someone has previously asked this question, but they did not indicate if they ever found a fix for the problem. Their post is here How Do Get My 2011 Hyundai ...
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