2001 Hyundai Santa Fe Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Hyundai Santa Fe
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe Problems
The crankshaft position sensor may fail, causing engine stalling or a failure to start. Replacement or the failed sensor will commonly correct this problem.
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.
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 Questions
I don't have my Manuel, but the light on far left stays on. I think it said something somewhere about "gas valves?". Anyway, I took it to Autozone for a free Diagnostics test, and just my luck, the light went OFF on the way there. They tested it anyway, saying they may not be able t...
The plastic bottle under my hood that holds windshield wiper fluid has a hole in it somewhere and I cannot clean my windshield when I'm driving. Need estimate of Cost to Replace & Install a new one.
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe Recalls
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.
2001 Hyundai Santa Fe Reviews
Bought my 01 Santa Fe with only 28 miles on it. My first new car purchase ever! Within the first few months of ownership, it left me stranded so many times the people at Enterprise Car Rentals knew me by name! The customer service at Hyundai is the worst I have ever experienced, they flat out LIE to you! Once I took it in because it would not start some of the time, they said you need a new bat...
Who ever owns a 2001 santa fe and lives in florida the paint job gone. You need a 1,500 paint job they are all defective. There should be a class action suit against hyundai for making the 4 cycl santa fe junk. You fix one thing another one breaks.
I bought my car new in 2001 and have almost 200,000 miles. Have definitely gotten my money's worth. Am disappointed in the quality of the factory paint as clear coat is failing.