2001 Hyundai Santa Fe Repair and Maintenance
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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe ProblemsConfirm Latest Software For Transmission Control Module and Correct Fuild For Proper Shift Quailty
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.
Engine stalling or failure to start may indicate crankshaft angle sensor failure; Hyundai issued a recall (03V030000).
On the 2.7L V6 and 2.4L 4 Cylinder, a defective exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) switching valve may cause an intermittent rough or unstable idle engine.
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe QuestionsMy 2001 Oil Pressure Light flickers and is Stalling on Idle. Why? (1 answer)
Okay. So I bought this Santa Fe off of a hippie that knew nothing about cars yesterday. The oil pressure light is flickering. I hearing a "buzzing" on the passenger side down low in the engine bay. The issue is worse when idling or stopping and going in slow traffic. Oil level is fine. ...
My now, Estranged Husband, has always claimed it was nothing significant and not to worry about it. But I did..and I am still very concerned about this burning smell.... and have learned he was not a Man who spoke the Truth Very often. Is this a fluid leak of some kind?
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe RecallsFront Coil Springs May Break Due To Corrosion
The front coil springs may corrode and break, which can result in front tire damage and loss of vehicle control. This is most likely in areas where road salt is used. Dealers will inspect and replace affected coil springs as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.