1999 Hyundai Elantra Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Hyundai Elantra

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1999 Hyundai Elantra Problems

Check Engine Light and Transmission Won't Shift Correctly

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.

Poor Shift Quailty of Automatic Transmission

Prior to replacing the automatic transmission fluid (to improve shift quality), make sure that the transmission fluid level is correct. Also, make sure the computer that controls the transmission has the most up-to-date adaptive programming information. When servicing these transmissions be sure to use fluid approved by Hyundai.

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1999 Hyundai Elantra Questions

When I'm driving randomly the car will hiccup can't tell why but it does it a lot and jerks (1 answer)

How do you install a starter? (2 answers)

Exhaust problems with cat conv and glowing red hot (2 answers)

My son has a 1999 Hyundai elantra that started acting really sluggish about a month ago. I noticed it had an exhaust leak and we looked at the front cat ( they have 2) and it was glowing red hot. The flexible exhaust pipe connected to it was glowing red hot and torn in half, hence the leak. First...

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1999 Hyundai Elantra Recalls

Recall 00V259001
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SOME SONATA VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.5 LITER V-6 ENGINES AND ALL ELANTRA MODEL VEHICLES MAY HAVE EXPERIENCED INTERMITTENT LOW-SPEED ENGINE STALLING, WHICH COULD OCCUR IF THE MAF (MASS AIR FLOW) SENSOR ELECTRICAL SIGNAL IS INTERRUPTED AS A RESULT OF ENGINE VIBRATION TRANSMITT...
Recall 99V178000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS. THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION PRESSURE CONTROL SOLENOID VALVE SEALS DO NOT REMAIN SUFFICIENTLY ELASTIC, RESULTING IN TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAKAGE. THIS LEAKAGE CAN RESULT IN REDUCED PRESSURE APPLICATION TO THE CLUTCHES...

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