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

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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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Cleaning fuel injectors

I have a total of 4 fuel injectors in my hand, and was wondering how I'd go about cleaning them, and how to tell if they're any good. I do get a loss of mileage, and my engine hesitates a lot. And i ...
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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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Does free revving a diesel engine to 4000 rpm (1.6 crdi- hyundai) cause any damage?

It's a Hyundai CRETA/ ix25 model... clocked 1800kms on the odometer, diesel spec engine 1.6 crdi unit, manual transmission! It has redline at about 4800rpm in the tachometer. When i took it for ...
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Hand turned the crankshaft while in gear. Clutch damage?

My timing belt broke on a 2008 Hyundai Accent and due to being broke I decided to try and fix it myself. I managed to get everything off, two slightly bent valves on the head which I took to a shop ...
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How do brake lines connect to their respective fittings?

I'm planning on replacing a leaky section of brake line for the rear driver side wheel on my 2004 Hyundai Getz 1.3 Gsi. The section of brake hose is relatively short, with one end connected to the ...
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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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Would it be harder to install a new AC system if the old one is ripped out already for a long time?

I have a Hyundai Excel 96 sedan, the AC is not working any more. I will eventually have a new AC system installed, but not now because it does cost some bucks. I'm planning to have it removed since ...
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Weird “old”-sounding engine noise. What's the problem?

Hyundai Sonata 2000 150,000 miles I started getting a noise in the engine that I would describe as "light", and "enginey" Here is a video with sound. https://vid.me/9gkr The sound becomes more ...
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Wiper fluid only squirts out for a second - Hyundai Accent 2006

I ran out of wiper fluid a little while ago and refilled the reservoir. Ever since then when I try to use it the fluid will spray out at full strength for maybe a second at the most and then just ...
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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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Hyundai i30, 1600 cc Difficulty starting

Hyundai i30 model 1600 cc Auto. diesel, now done 60,000 miles. About 10 months ago, I had difficulty starting the engine from cold. The temperature would have been in the 50 to 60 degree Fahrenheit ...
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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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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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2009 Hyundai Sante Fe - gas smell in cabin after replacing fuel sending unit. has been repaired 4x's now

Fuel sending unit replaced. Since then it has gas smell in car. It has been redone by mechanics four times now but still has a gas smell when the gas level is in the first quarter of the tank. Cap ...
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How to Identify which O2 sensor is faulty WITHOUT readings from the car's system

I have a 2005 Hyundai Accent, and the check engine light is on. I'm almost 100% sure it's the O2 sensor because it's not as fuel efficient as usual... My work schedule conflicts with mechanics around ...
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Could a faulty fuel level sensor cause a vehicle to stall?

I have a 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe with just over 90,000 KMs and recently the fuel gauge started to fluctuate wildly. I had the sensor's replaced and filled the tank and it only showed half full. So one ...
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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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What could be causing the rattle in the front of my car?

I have a 2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring. Whenever I'm stopped (either in park or braked in drive) there's a rattle that seems to be coming from the driver side dash. I'm having trouble figuring out what ...
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2003 Tibaron ECU fuse blows while driving, not when idling

This is a 2003 Tibaron. The ECU fuse blows only when driving. It can idle for hours. What runs off the ecu fuse? I replaced the ECU, didn't help. Checked power and grounds, no problem found. I'm ...
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i30 GD Diesel hatch rear wheel alignment query

I've got a 2014 Hyundai i30 GD Active Hatch, 1.6l diesel manual, just had the 15000km service done. As part of the service I got a report from the dealer that the front alignment was 0 mm and 6 mm ...
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Car not starting: How likely that it's the fuel pump?

So I have a 1987 Hyundai Pony that was a little stubborn starting last time, but did run in the end. Then it sat for a couple of weeks. It's kind of cold (but not that cold—I'm in Vancouver). Now ...
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what is exactly steering feedback?

I have heard people say that cars with HPS and Non PS have nice steering feedback while the other cars with EPS steering's have vague feeling and has no feedback at all.I have driven few cars, A fiat ...
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Creaky / Banging sound when going over bumps

I have a 2001 Hyundai Sonata, it is making a "creaky" or "metallic banging" sound when I go over bumps. The sound is coming from the right rear wheel area, is this a bad strut? When I push on that ...
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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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Canister purge valve constantly opening

I have a 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS, 2.7 L V6, 2WD, 5-speed manual, 113,000 miles. I recently replaced the Canister Purge Valve, because the solenoid was burned up and check engine light was on for ...
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Replacing front struts on a 2006 Hyundai Sonata

I want to replace the front strut shocks on my 2006 Hyundai Sonata and I'm not sure if I'll need a spring compresser to do this. I have searched the internet for an answer to this question and I haven'...
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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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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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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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On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) Readiness Monitors

I would like to know how does apps like Torque calculate if my car (Hyundai i10 Era) is 'Not ready' yet? What are the factors (complete list) do one checks to decide? Is there any formula to calculate ...
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I feel small bumps while driving

I just received a brand new Hyundai Santafe a week ago. I started feeling a small bump (that also allow the rear (right) second row seats to vibrate). The small bumps start at very low speeds (20km/h) ...
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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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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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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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Car low RPMs nearly stalling a couple minutes after startup

About a month ago my 2003 Hyundai Elantra's check engine light came on. Afterward I noticed that a couple minutes into my drive it would slow and although I pressed on the accelerator it seemed to ...
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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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what would cause lack of movement in the gas pedal, causing slow acceleration? [closed]

I have a 2002 Hyundai Elentra. Until yesterday every thing was fine. Yesterday I noticed the car was not accelerating normally. I also noticed my gas pedal basically had almost no movement. No ...
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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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Is it dangerous not having air conditioning cabin filter?

I've got a Hyundai Accent 2005. Recently, I removed the ac filter because it was too dirty and the air didn't feell well but I couldn't buy it because of work. I have 6 days without the ac filter ...
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Engine died while driving and won't start again

I have a Hyundai Sonata 2002 automatic which has just broken down. What happened is that while driving the engine suddenly stopped and the check engine light turned on. I attempted to start the engine ...
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How would a bad barometric reading affect gas mileage?

My wife drives an '08 Hyundai Azera Limited 3.8L with ~79k miles. Over the past few months she has been complaining that the gas mileage has gone down. Normal around town driving was getting us ~19.6 ...
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Would leaving the headlights on for two hours permanently damage the battery?

Today I accidentally left my Hyundai i30's headlights on for two hours. When I tried to start the car the battery was very weak at first and I had no power in acceleration. Then I turned off the car ...
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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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Leaking gas tank from rust - needs sealed. What materials should I use and how should I do it?

I have a gas tank that is leaking a few drips at a time. It doesn't seem like much of a problem except when the tank is at half full or past, and I can quickly lose 2-3 gallons overnight from the ...
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One Key Starts, Two Others Don't

As of yesterday, my wife's key no longer starts our 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe. The key turns fine, all electrical accessories work, but the starter is never engaged. My key (an original) works fine. I ...