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The Hyundai Motor Company is a South Korean multinational automaker headquartered in Seoul, South Korea

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My battery was hooked up backwards

Stupid? Yes, but not my fault, it was dark. 2001 Hyundai Tiburon, are there any fusible links in the starter/ignition system? Now I only get the interior lights, but no engine lights (oil, gas, on, ...
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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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2014 Hyundai Tucson engine seized

My 2014 Hyundai Tucson the engine got stuck, the engine oil get muddy and the car stopped and doesn't start. I removed the engine belt and try to turn the engine by turning the crankshaft with 22 mm ...
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Unsure what to repair first after 27 point inspection

I was given a summary of my 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe after a 27 point check: Wheels must be retorqued within 50km Tire pressure set at 35 Front tires LF10 RF10 Rare tires LR10 RR10 Tire size 225/70R16 ...
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Having to change the brake pads and rotors after 20k km

I took my 2014 Hyundai Tucson to the Service Shop today, and I got really surprised when they told me I would have to replace my front and rear brake pads and rotors. Some context: The Tucson was ...
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banging sound rear underneath of the car

my hyundai i20 2012 model is making a banging sound when im driving is either underneath the sparewheel carrier or the seats a banging sound like hitting an empty steel drum while driving sometimes ...
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Why doesn't my 2001 Tiburon have power after grounding the positive post momentarily?

I just replaced my manual trans and when I was hooking everything up I went to go attach my battery connections. I had the body ground hooked up and went to go attach the engine ground to the negative ...
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What causes some herk and jerk while braking?

I'm having some sligt herk and jerk intermittently while braking in my 2010 Hyundai Sonata. Any ideas on possible causes? Thanks!
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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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Can a check engine light be connected to power steering? (Hyundai Getz 1.1 Gsi 2007)

THE HISTORY 1.Intermittent CEL light seemingly triggered by roundabouts and/or wet weather 2. Mechanics could not reproduce 3. Codes PO300 and Po303 4. Could feel the misfires INTERIM EVENT Heard ...
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Reverse on Auto transmission isn't engaging properly after extensive engine braking

First post onto this forum. We have a 2012 Hyundai SantaFe with a 3.6 Super charged petrol engine. Recently we spent some time visiting the local mountains, and I needed to use the auto box in a low ...
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heavy soot buildup in a new car on tailpipe

I have a new Hyundai Accent, just broke 5000 miles. It is now spitting black watery soot out the tail pipe. inside of the tail pipe is """"CAKED!" with black soot. {I have a plymouth neon with 250,000 ...
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Azera Valve Cover Gaskets

I changed the oil in our '08 Hyundai Azera Limited (3.8L V6 - 93k miles) yesterday. I looked around at the engine while I had the cover off and realized the valve cover gaskets are seeping quite a bit....
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Location of the fuel level sensor?

What is the location of the fuel level sensor on a 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS 2.7L V6? Is there a special tool needed to remove the fuel level assembly from the gas tank? "P0464 code: Fuel level ...
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Engine knocking, or…?

I've got a 2012 Sonata hybrid (93k miles) that's been making some intermittent engine noise. I can't hear it inside the car when I'm driving, but will hear it sometimes reverberating off of cars next ...
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Would a torn inner tie rod noise reduce in occurrence and severity when the car is warm?

I have an intermittent crunching sound coming from the front drivers side suspension. I have brought it in for a suspension inspection and the shop diagnosed it as a worn inner tie rod that is moving ...
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LTFT high and never changes

Santa Fe 2001 2.7 GLS. LTFT is always +18 on both banks, never changes at any RPM. STFT +4 to +6 Bank 1 and +3 to +5 banks 2 at idle. At higher rpms STFT hangs around Zero but goes up when engine ...
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Is it safe to mix Hyundai OEM coolant (green color) with Prestone Cor-guard 50/50 coolant (neon yellow)?

My 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe came with the Hyundai OEM green coolant. I bought a Prestone coolant (neon yellow color) because the coolant in the expansion tank is low. Is it safe to mix those two coolants?...
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2012 Sonata GLS won't turn on

I disconnected the battery to reset a check engine code, after connecting the battery to start the car the car won't start. The interior lights including the hazard light keep flashing for about 15 ...
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My stereo turns off when I step on my brakes

I have a 1996 hyundai accent and after driving to a few places with no problem. But while coming up to a traffic light I stepped on my brake to slow down and my stereo went off, I released the brake ...
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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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my Hyundai vibrates at RPM 3K

i have Hyundai i30 2008, and the car vibrate at RPM 3k. if i go before or after the 3k, the problem disappear. the vibration happens when gear on or in neutral. the car has automatic transmission and ...
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My 2008 Hyunai Accent is misfiring on two cylinders, bad gas?

Update: So I went full steam ahead today. Got the new valve cover gasket ($20.99 at AutoZone), unscrewed all the 10mm bolts, pried the cover off, hey! No obvious breaks in the seal! Well, that's good ...
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Why is it difficult to start Hyundais? [closed]

I heard from a friend that has a Hyundai that it is difficult to jump start them. She said the guy had to use two battery packs, one the normal handheld one, and another that was much larger. Why is ...
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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe headlights only work on high beam

The lights only work when the high beam switch is pulled back and the lights will not work normally. The fuse is good but replaced anyway and the steering column switch was replaced but no change.
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2004 Hyundai XG-350L heater not blowing hot air, barely warm

The car has a new radiator and water pump, I just changed the coolant about two months ago. The air coming out of the vents is barely warm, not hot like it used to be. What could be the issue?
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Hyundai Sonata 2004 2.7 Electrical Drop

When I turn on the heating for the saloon, it is ok, but when turning on heating for the front and defrost, the car almost gets turned off. I feel like the electricity is going down. What can be the ...
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Possible clogged injectors?

For the past year, my 2010 Hyundai Tucson has intermittently (1-2 times a month) had "hesitation" problems where pressing the accelerator doesn't increase the RPMs - usually within 2 minutes of ...
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2001 Hyundai Accent handbrake sensor

Just wondering if anyone has a video of how to fix the handbrake sensor in a 2001 Hyundai Accent? I can't work out how to get the case off.
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What can possibly cause an EPS malfunction?

I am the owner of a Hyundai i20, 2011 model. Yesterday morning, when I started the car, the EPS light stayed on even after the car was turned on. The steering was stiff and being used to power ...
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2009 Hyundai i30 Wagon Surging

I fill my tank full, travel approx 300km to 350km this is when tank is quarter full (as seen on the gauge) so I go and fill up my car roughly 35lt which means I had 15-20 lt fuel in the car. I have to ...
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About Hyundai Atos 1998 1000cc fuel

What is the right octane number of fuel suitable for car Hyundai Atos 1998 1000cc, 80 or 92?
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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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OBD reader returning “0 Codes” way too fast?

Normally, when I read my '07 Hyundai Sonata, the reader takes about 10 seconds and then returns "0 Codes" (or whatever). However, I just was checking out a 2010 Sonata. I hit Read and it popped up "0 ...
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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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Mode 01 PID 01 OBD-II

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OBD-II_PIDs#Mode_1_PID_01 Mode 01 PID 01 - Monitor status since DTCs cleared. In the 1st chart, B7 is 'Reserved' and must be 0. But for a few cars (like Skoda Rapid) ...
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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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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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2007 Hyundai Tucson - Left rear alignment is maxed out

I just had my 2007 Hyundai Tucson front end alignment done and rotated the tires. After the alignment, it steered straight, but did not feel right. The mechanic said the left rear cannot be done ...
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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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Hyundai Tucson dash lights

Today, I was in a rental vehicle (Tucson, fairly new model) and noticed this which I hadn't in any vehicles before: Inserting the key and turning it (without starting the engine, but just before) ...
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How do I install a turbocharger and a supercharger on a 2008 Hyundai Accent?

For example, we have a 2008 Hyundai Accent. In Turkey, it is called "Accent Era". Is it possible to install twin borgwarner turbochargers from two trucks and a supercharger from a Shelby GT500? The ...
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They said I had no oil or coolant in my 2016 Elantra

I have a 2016 Hyundai Elantra with 44,500 miles and I had an oil change in July. My car never showed that I was low on oil or coolant and now the dealership is saying that they had to put 4 qts of ...
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Hyundai Getz - A/C (interior) blower doesn't turn off

Problem solved: It was a bad ignition switch. I replaced the switch and everything works fine. Seems like the root cause was moisture + this horrendous solder job. Has anyone come across something ...
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Thick white (maybe blue) smoke from tailpipe while accelerating, then the smoke stopped and car runs normally

First, sorry if this is a duplicate. I searched for similar symptoms on this site and found no other issues where the problem went away on its own. Yesterday after five minutes of neighborhood ...
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Hyundai Santa Fe 2004 3.5L Random Misfire hesitates when accelerating

I have a 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 3.5L V6. When I was driving a couple of days ago the check engine light flashed and after a while it stayed on. The codes are P0300 which is a random misfire as well ...
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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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Hyundai Getz 2010 making creaking sound

Car: Hyundai Getz 2010 (3 door) Kilometers: 19,000 (11,500 miles) Bought my first car a few weeks ago, got it checked out by a mechanic and all was good. He mentioned there was very minor impact ...
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Car died at red light and now it won't turn over

I have a 2004 Hyundai Santa few 2.7l v6. I've been having problems with this car for a while now. I've already put some money into it, I got the fuel pump, fuel pump relay, the alternator, ecm, and ...
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2012 hyundai accent runs rough

Can anyone give some ideas on why my accent would be running rough? I changed the spark plugs because they were all fouled out and it still runs rough. No code is showing, gas milage sucks. I recently ...