1998 Hyundai Elantra Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Hyundai Elantra

1998 Hyundai Elantra Problems

Transmission Won't Shift/CEL Due to Failed Speed Sensors in Transmission

If the automatic transmission does not shift properly and the Check Engine Light illuminates, the speed sensors in the transmission may have failed. The sensors are simple and inexpensive to replace.

Recall for Defective Airbag System that Causes the Airbag Light to Illuminate

The airbag warning light may illuminate due to an internal fault with the driver's side airbag. Hyundai has issued a recall for this concern. The recall applies to 1994 & 1995 models only.

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1998 Hyundai Elantra Questions

My turn signals don't work (1 answer)

I have drum brakes on the rear and disc up front Can I switch the back wheels to the fron a vice versa? my girlfriend had it done now makes all kind of noises in the front and it pulls to the left (1 answer)

I need to know what part actually needs to be replaced to repair my wipers. (1 answer)

The other controls on the "stalk" work - cruise control, etc. - and the wipers work on the "washer" setting, but the wipers do not work when using the rotary on the stalk. Do I need a new switch, "stalk" or what? I tried replacing the fuse but it did not help.

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1998 Hyundai Elantra Reviews

just bought a used wagon gls and was driving fine commuting to work until last week when check engine light went on and died. Went to a mechanic to look at it and was told it was speed fan module. So far its been a reliable car for its year and mileage only 94k.

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