2002 Hyundai Santa Fe Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe
- is there an additive I can use to stop a gasket leak, cost $700 to get repaired
- when car is on it has a clear smoke gas smell from the exhaust pipe and inside.
- My camshaft seal keep coming off soon after engine is turned on...
- My cam shaft oil seal continously comes off few minutes after the engine is on
- my brake lights stay on when i shut the car off.
2002 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.
The timing belt can fail prematurely; if it fails while driving, it can cause catastrophic damage to the engine. Be sure that the timing belt is inspected and replaced according to the manufacturer's recommended schedule.
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe Questions
I was told by the Hyundai repair shop that I had a gasket leak and the cost to repair was over $700. I did see an additive that can be added to engine an seals leak for up to five years. Is this true. The problem occurs at all times but I don't see oil under the car but I smell after car s...
This happened after I replaced the old one after realising leakage from the cam..
This begun after there was an oil leakages from the cam prompting replacement of the seal... We have tried it over and over again but it still comes off...
2002 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.
2002 Hyundai Santa Fe Reviews
I have a 2002 Santa Fe that I've had since 2008 I keep the oil changed at every 3,000 miles and have my fluids checked often, I've had my fuel system cleaned, and brakes of course changed it has been a great truck up until recently I noticed that everytime I put gas in it and go to start it back up it struggles to start. I have to give it gas and let it run for it to catch. I took it to a shop ...
I became the owner of a lightly used very well kept 2002 hyundai santa fe in 2012. I keep it in great condition. My paint is starting to fall off which i dont understand. I just had to fix a problem with my brake lights being on when the car wasnt. I have been have a serious issue when i get gas i cant get my car to work and when i finally do i cuts off on me when i am driving with my 3 year ol...
My 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe begins to run very slow. It accelerates on high, but runs slow. I frequently have to move my foot from the accelerator for it to pick up some speed. Any ideas of what the issue is?