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Questions tagged [elantra]

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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Why could my vehicle be shaking around 60mph after hydroplaning?

Yesterday, I was driving home in a storm and I ended up hydroplaning. My car, Hyundai Elantra Coupe 2014, spun a 360 landing me in the dirt on the side of the road. Luckily, no one was driving by me ...
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Front left controller arm corroded and broke on my 2002 Hyundai Elantra

I was driving home, heard a crunch, and then my entire steering wheel felt loose and turned a quarter turn to the left even though my car was still going straight. I was about 10 feet from home so I ...
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2007 Hyundai Elantra - Car beep when I lock the door no longer working

I got in a minor accident the other day. Cosmetically my hood was a little crumpled and the grill cracked. Functionally the only thing not working is the wireless lock beeping feature. Is this ...
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Can cats leave scratch marks on cars?

I live in an apartment complex with some stray cats. I have multiple sets of scratch marks on the side doors of my car. I am unsure if these are from cats or from someone keying my car. Is it possible ...
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What to do when the wireless key fob battery dies on a 2005 Hyundai Elantra

I have a 2005 Hyundai Elantra. This morning the battery on my wireless key fob died, so I'm unable to use it to unlock the car. From past experience, I know that unlocking the car using the physical ...
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Should I change automatic transmission fluid JUST because it's brown?

About a year ago... I bought a used 2006 Hyundai Elantra with an automatic transmission and about 70k miles on it. Before buying it, I had it checked out by a mechanic who said it looked good. ...
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How to repair a leaking power steering system in a 2002 Hyundai Elantra

How can I fix a leaking power steering system on a 2002 Hyundai Elantra myself? Here you can see that the bottom hose is very damp with power steering fluid. The top hose has some wetness near the ...
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Host of small performance problems in 2006 Hyundai Elantra

I bought a used 2006 Hyundai Elantra (Automatic) back in early 2011. At the time, I was needed to have a car quick, and it seemed like a good deal, but the longer that I've owned it, the more problems ...
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my hyundai vin code is not valid

I have Hyundai Elantra 2015 My Hyundai VIN code is : KMHDG41LBEU462988 And it's not a valid code in https://autoservice.hyundaiusa.com/campaignhome What should I do? I bought it when I was in a ...
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What could be causing this bouncing?

I recently took my car to my mechanic for a mandatory inspection for registration. The car is a 2000 Hyundai Elantra. It needed a bit of work to pass and they did the following: replaced one wheel ...
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2005 hyundai elantra error code p0501

So my 05 Hyundai Elantra has the check engine light on. I took it to the store & had them put the code reader on & it comes up with p0501 vehicle speed sensor performance. My question. . is ...
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2004 Hyundai Elantra stalling when tank is full

For the first 15 to 20 minutes after starting my Elantra it idles very low and every couple minutes, idling our not, it very nearly stalls. Per the tach, the rpm dips significantly for about 2-3 ...
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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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2002 Hyundai Elantra

I made a down payment to purchase a 2002 Hyundai Elantra and while viewing the car when the battery was disconnected with the car running the car died. Does that mean it's the alternator? Because if I'...
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Saying its running hot but full of coolant and not over heating [closed]

2005 Hyundai Elantra. Says its running hot but has coolant and so far hasn't over heated and also can't turn on heat in car because smoke pours from vents into the inside of car.
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Replaced belts and they still squeak

I replaced the 2 belts on my 2011 Hyundai Elantra. Now when I put the heat on it makes a weird squealing noise. What is it?
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2014 Hyundai Elantra - Spilling water sound

In my 2014 Hyundai Elantra, I can hear what sounds like water spilling out by the drivers side dash. I pulled in the driveway, sat for a moment, and heard it. I had the defroster on the first time ...
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Car shakes while stopped with my brake pressed

I just got this Elantra 2012. I notice that when I'm at a red light waiting to move, my foot is on the brake pedal, the car is shaking. It's not a hard shake, but just at my feet and in my seat I can ...
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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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Hyundai Elantra 2010, interior dashboard backlighting lights flickering on and off

I have a 2010 Hyundai Elantra with about 93,600 miles on it. Originally it was my mother's car (she was the only owner) but I got it off of her back in April. She for the most part kept up on the ...
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Clutch noise after changing gears

I own a Hyndai Elantra Coupe (2013 or 2014, can't remember), and for a time I was changing gears downwards in order to brake (the context is we were taught, in driving school, that you can do this if ...
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Passanger door central locking not working properly

I have a 1998 Hyundai Elantra 1.6 GLS and I'm having problems with the central locking. When I lock the car the passengers front door does not lock properly and it only locks half way but does not ...
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Water pump lifetime

What is the lifetime of water pumps? I got the water pump replaced 8000 miles age (around 2 years ago) when changing the timing belt. Today I showed my car to a mechanic for a noise that is coming ...
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Power steering fluid started to leak after changing it

I have a Hyundai Elantra 2002 and changed its power steering fluid with a turkey baster. Four days after changing the power steering fluid and running 1000 miles I noticed that the power steering ...
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How Do Get My 2011 Hyundai Elantra Tachometer, Speedometer and Fuel Guage Display Working Again?

My speedometer, tachometer and odometer all stopped working at the same time in my 2011 Hyundai Elantra (with manual transmission). My analog tachometer and speedometer needles don't move. My digital ...
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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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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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2004 Hyundai Elantra disable keyless entry

I would like to fully disable keyless entry (and the alarm too) and use only keys. Is it sufficient to unplug all the cables from ETAC MODULE (ELANTRA ETAC MODULE 95400-2D510) behind the dashboard? ...
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Changing Hyundai Elantra power steering fluid

I have a Hyundai Elantra 2002 with 84K miles and would like to change the power steering fluid using a turkey baster. (1) I was wondering how much power steering fluid I need for my car? the user ...
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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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bleeding of brakes on my elantra 2005

I'm about to bleed my brakes and replace all the fluid... Haven't done this in decades. In the old days I'd start from the right rear, go to left rear, then right front and left front last. I have ...
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Hyundai Elantra 2001 wont start. Hear sound from the top of the engine when I turn the key on

I changed the battery and let the car sit for a long time since I was out of town. The car wont start now. I hear a clicking noise when I start the car. I opened the hood and I hear the clicking noise ...
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sludge in radiator after shaving head 2005 Hyyndai Elantra manual transmission

Recently had head shaved and replaced (about ten days ago) and am now seeing a creamy cocoa colored sludge in radiator but no water in oil. What could be the cause?
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2001 Elantra keeps throwing the same check engine light code

I replaced the main catalytic converter and manifold on my 2001 Hyundai Elantra, I believe it was last summer. A few weeks ago, I was on a long trip and the check engine light came on with the ...
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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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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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Elantra will not start

My 2013 Hyundai Elantra will not start. Battery tested good at Napa yesterday. The lights and dash come on, car says it's in park (I've tried N as well) Everything is normal with the starting ...
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Tranmission fluid changing vs flushing

I have a Hyundai Elantra 2002 with 84K miles. The transmission fluid is pretty dirty and it seems like it needs some attention. I did a little of bit search online and found out some people suggest ...
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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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Tire bulge: Should I replace all four or just the one?

I am driving a Hyundai Elantra 2017, 9 months and 7200 miles old. I drove the car over a curb approximately four months ago. In the past two weeks, I noticed a tire bulge on the right front tire (...
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Will putting a 5x115 lug pattern wheel on 5x114.3 fit?

If it fits, will driving with it cause any damage? It is intended as a full-size spare, though I might consider getting a full set in the future. The car is 2008 Hyundai Elantra SE. I'm finding no ...
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I have no interiors lights and my fuses are OK, what could be the cause?

I have a 2006 Hyundai Elantra Sedan. The gauges, courtesy lights, door locks, electric windows, and taillights do not work. Does it have a reset switch for my electrical problem? Does anyone have ...
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2014 Hyundai Elantra wouldn't start

A few weeks back, our 2014 Elantra wouldn't start. When you turned the key, silence. Dashboard lights came on but there's absolutely no sound. A while later, tried again, but this time it started as ...
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2010 Hyundia Elantra, are these repairs necessary?

I don't know much about cars so I am looking for some honest feedback on recommendations made by the dealership I have been taking my car to. I am a little thrown off because my extended warranty just ...
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Hyundai Elantra 2007 - Disable automatic volume leveling?

My fiancé has a 2007 Hyundai Elantra that does this crazy volume adjustment when driving. It seems like it's trying to compensate for road/engine noise, but it's just doing it all wrong. It gets ...
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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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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 checklght 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 ...