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.
The crankshaft position sensor may fail, causing engine stalling or a failure to start. Replacement or the failed sensor will commonly correct this problem.
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 QuestionsI have a 2001 Hyundai Santa Fe. What cause it not to drive at all? (2 answers)
It's a 2001 Hyundai Santa Fe. It start up just fine, but when I put it in drive or reverse, it doesn't move at all. When I switch gears, it makes noise also. I would like to know why this is happening. Thank you.
So, first time: went to get gas, car wouldn't start, tried three times to get it started, finally pulled out, went to turn off engine to look at it, engine didn't stop for 5 seconds after I had the key out. Thought it was the ignition, tried the key much gentler, worked fine. After this, ...
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. ...
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.