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2010 Sante Fe, high beam on pass. side not working

2010 Sante Fe, high beam on passenger side not working but all other lights work. Checked fuses all good. Put meter on connector to high beam, shows no power to that connector. Where would the break ...
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Is car lift required to change '03 Hyundai Santa Fe timing belt?

I took my '03 Hyundai Santa Fe (V6) to the mechanic because it just shut off while driving. All the lights were on, but the engine just stopped. I took it to a mechanic, and even though he's not 100% ...
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Speedometer Not Working

I have a 3.3l 2008 Santa Fe. My speedometer stopped working recently, although it comes back to life in short, random periods. Also, the gas gauge goes up and down slightly (usually when I’m ...
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Why wont my car key turn over?

we got a new battery and starter put on the car but after a couple times driving it, it stops turning over what could this be ? Its a santa fe 2004
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Location of ims sensor or ifs sensor 2002 Hyundai santa fe

I have a 2002 Hyundai santa fe with the 2.7L V6 does this engine have a ifs sensor or ims sensor and if so where is it located on the engine. The problem I am having is this, the engine will start ...
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Hyundai Santa Fe 2012 - low beam of the headlights stopped working

it came to my attention last night that BOTH of the low beam headlights of my Hyundai Santa Fe 2012 stopped working, the high beams worked fine - as shown in the picture below. After reading posts ...
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Where is the power steering leak coming from

I have a 2002 hydundai Santa Fe so last Friday my car was doing fine no problem turning or nothing didn't go no where Saturday but Sunday when I went down the road I realized it was kinda hard to turn ...
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Sante Fe: what kind of cylinder does the clutch have

How can I determine what type of clutch cylinder is on a Hyundai Santa Fe 2007? An auto mechanic who was giving me an estimate said if it was an "outer" type cylinder it would be very easy and cheap ...
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Santa Fe Factory installed remote starter causing my new car to not start

I have 2012 Santa Fe. The car was working fine then all of a sudden it was loosing power when I was driving one day and wouldn’t star after that. I Replaced the alternator,starter switch,battery,fix ...
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was anyone successful in getting rid of the gas smell in their 2009 santa fe?

My 2009 Santa Fe smells like gasoline inside the car and outside the car usually upon filling it up. Once it gets down between 1/2 and 1/4 tank left the smell dissipates some. The mechanic has checked ...
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3.3 Hyundai Santa Fe 2009 CV joint. Replaced them but now have vibration when accelerating. Is sur tack the best replacement part?

It all went together well but now it vibrates when accelerating. Is sur Tack a best replacement joint? Wondering if there is a better manufacturer.
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Garage door opener with Santa Fe XL

I bought Chamberlain 1.25 HP Belt Drive MyQ Smart Garage Door Opener with Corner to Corner Lighting and have it installed and working fine. I have a Hyundai Santa Fe XL 2017 with built-in homelink ...
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Change vs Replace Engine Oil (HELP)

So I own a 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport and I was looking at the maintenance schedule provided. In the document it shows they mention change engine oil and filter for some mileages and in other ...
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Car making a loud "clunk" noise after it's been off and sitting?

I know little to nothing about car maintenance, and I'm experiencing something odd with my wife's 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe. When we come home in it and turn the car off and get off, maybe a minute or ...
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Hyundai Santa Fe limited 2016

The recommended tire size for my Santa Fe limited (2016) is 235/55 R19. I have a set still as new 235/45 R19 tires. Am I safe changing to the smaller size?
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What exactly does the brake switch wire output and is there an easier way to get to it?

I'm working on adding a 7 pin trailer hitch to an existing 4 pin on a 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe. The last step of the process is connecting to the brake switch wire that is wedged way up on the brake ...
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2008 Hyundai Santa Fe - the door fob has quit and locks are acting strange!

I have a recently purchased 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe with 160,000 miles. I am shipping the car to the Virgin Islands. I walked out yesterday and the fob for the door locks wasn't working. Changed the fob ...
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Hyundai Santa fe 2013 4x4 knocking sound from the back of the car.

My Hyundai Santa fe 4wd is making a loud noise knocking noise from the back of the car. When I was checking the car I accidentally disconnected the (ABS) and the 4wd, then I took the car for a drive ...
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2002 santa fe problems please help

Hey i have a 2002 Santa Fe and while i was driving the cars lights went dim then radio turned off. The car started to jolt and its not the first time this has its done it but i have checked the ...
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Putting fuel in my vehicle. Having trouble starting

When I fill up my 2008 Santa Fe, I have trouble keeping it started. I have to start it 3 or 4 times then start it in neutral, throw it in drive and take off really fast. It will eventually started. No ...
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Hundai P0430 DTC

On a 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe, I have a P0430 code. The description is "Catalytic converter below efficiency, bank 2". How many O2 sensors are there and where are they? Also which one(s) could contribute ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe Won't Start

I have an '05 Santa Fe with the 2.7L engine that won't start. I bought it this way. Was told that car died and was towed home. Found that alternator was bad. While they were replacing alternator they ...
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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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Coolant fluid in canister purge valve line

I have a 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS, and my check engine light came on because of a failure to purge code. I took off the canister purge valve and immediately thought I had misidentified it, because ...
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Brand New Hyundai Santa Fe 2016 2.4 L uses 15 L/100KM

Need your help guys, I bought a brand new Santa Fe 2016 engine 2.4L 4WD Automatic. The problem I am facing is excessive fuel consumption. It is using 15L/100KM of gasoline and it is too much because ...
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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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Hyundai Santa Fe - Engine Oil Pressure Valve

Does anyone know where a 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe CRDI Engine Oil Pressure Valve is?
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my 2003 Santa Fe won't turn over but has full power

My 2003 Santa Fe wont start. I turn the key and I have power but no starter engaging. They looked at my car two days later and the car started. They said it was probably a broken wire they found on ...
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2006 Hyundai Santa Fe stalls in the rain

I just bought a used Hyundai Santa Fe 2.6 engine. This car stalls out every time it rains. You go through a puddle and the battery and brake warning lights come on and it loses power steering and ...
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08 Hyundai Santa Fe Evap Leak (Large)

My 08 Hyundai Santa Fe, 86k miles, check engine light came on, then I smelled fuel. I had it scanned and it said Evap Leak Large, fuel level sensors. Can this be correct? Should it be the fuel ...
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Steering wheel locks up after screeching noise and air bubbles in power steering reservoir

This morning my 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe started screaming and the wheel locked up. I turned the car off then back on, and it was fine. Drove it home and parked it, and when I drove it again, the wheel ...
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe power steering leak

Where is the power steering return hose on a Hyundai Santa Fe? Is there a diagram somewhere that shows how it is run?
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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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