2002 Hyundai Santa Fe Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe
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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe ProblemsEngine Performance Problems Due to Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure
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.
Engine stalling or failure to start may indicate crankshaft angle sensor failure; Hyundai issued a recall (03V030000).
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe QuestionsWhy does my gas tank spit gas back out while I'm filling it? (1 answer)
After having this car for about a decade, one day my gas tank would not accept gas at the max flow rate. Over the course of the next weeks the problem got so bad that I have to pump it by hand and go so slow that it take 10-15 minutes to fill up. A mechanic removed a piece underneath the car that...
on but havent replaced it yet. Now i go to start the car it turns over and starts and then dies, could this be the reason the check engine light has been on for about a month now
2002 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.