2004 Hyundai Santa Fe Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe
- Engine Performance Problems Due to Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure
- Confirm Latest Software For Transmission Control Module and Correct Fuild For Proper Shift Quailty
- Correct Maintenance of Timing Belt
- Rough Idle Due to Faulty EGR Switching Valve
- Recall on airbag computer to address deployment issues with child car seat
2004 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.
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe Questions
Is it worth it on this model? Thank you!
But the noise is coming from close to the front of the motor. Someone told me it was the pulley
a friend of mine missed some payments on his car Santa Fe and he told me the dealership stopped his car from starting. can they do that? and how do they do that? and is what they did legal?
2004 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.
On vehicles equipped with All Wheel Drive and the 3.5L V6, at speeds between 3 and 12 MPH, vibrations from wet brake pads may cause interference with the electronic signal noise with the ABS sensor. The Antilock Braking System (ABS) may activate, which may extend stopping distance and result in a crash. Dealers will reprogram the ABS ECU. The recall began March 24, 2004. The Hyundai recall number is 065.
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe Reviews
the only thing wrong is it cuts out while driving . and stalls when stop can any one help with this
My 2004 Hyundai Sante Fe GLS (with V6 3.5L engine). Is still going strong and has 412,000 miles on it! This is the truth. Actually, it doesn't belong to me anymore I gave it to my daughter at 372,000. Its still only costing her the regular maintenance costs battery, rotors, starter, belts, and now tires. I love that car - I wish I'd bought another one. All you have to do is keep it lubed ...
I own a 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe... it now (June 2010) has 109,000 miles on it and is still such a wonderful vehicle. I like that it is a SUV but yoiu wouldn't know it if you judged by the MPG this SUV gets. I frequently take a trip that is just a little over 500 miles round trip and evrey time when I have completed the trip I have a quarter tank of gas (maybe a little more) left. I fell in lov...