2004 Hyundai Santa Fe Repair and Maintenance
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2004 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.
Hyundai issued a recall on the airbag computer; it needs to be reprogrammed to prevent the airbags from deploying incorrectly during an accident when a child car seat has been placed in the passenger front seat.
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.
2004 Hyundai Santa Fe Questions2.4L - no spark no rpms sitting in local garage 9 wks after another one (1 answer)
installed : timing belt, water pump, idler, tension-er, hydraulic cylinder, drive belt, cps, managed to get home hasn't started since,, local garage reset timing replace cps and angle plate. Has new battery, new plugs, new coils. water pump/ timing kit complete with cps and hydraulic cyl...
Fuel pump and still nothing. Timing is rite on and I have fuel and spark. Even the crankshaft sensor, still won't start. What do I do now? Someone plz help. Only vehicle and I need my job. Plz help.
We thought that it was timing cuz belt was real sloppy, then changed fuel pump cuz there was no fuel, checked filter it was fine,and we still have nothing but it turning over. Can someone plz help with what might be wrong with it. It's my only vehicle and I'm raising a grand daughter.
2004 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.
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.