2005 Hyundai Santa Fe Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe

2005 Hyundai Santa Fe Problems

Intermittant cylinder misfires

Engine 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.

Rough Idle Due to Faulty EGR Switching Valve

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.

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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe Questions

interior fan switch only works on High (2 answers)

I turned on my AC and it works great in High Speed. On the lower speeds I have to hold it or wiggle the switch around to get it to work. Once I let go it stops again. but only on the lower selections.

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My Hyundai Santa fa 2005 one day when i got home my battery light and the break one came on to. Later that day her sister drove it it ended up doing on her battery was died I jumped got down road and it die again (1 answer)

I can't get it hot or it dies please let me know what it is

Why is my airbag light on? (1 answer)

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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe Recalls

Front 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.

Air Bag Sensor May Classify Small Child As an Adult in the Front Passenger Seat

The occupant classification system (OCS) may detect a small child on the front edge of the front seat as an adult. If the passenger front air bag deploys in a crash, serious injury or death could occur. Dealers will verify the vehicle's OCS properly classifies a passenger front seat occupant properly and disable the air bags when necessary. Dealers will also reprogram the vehicle's OCS ECU to provide an increased margin for recognition of small children.

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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe Reviews

05 Santa Fe 3.5L is not a good SUV. No codes showing initially but all of the sudden, car just started idling dangerously high when I started it, when I put in reverse to back up it jerked and was idling so high, it left tire marks when I switched from reverse to drive. It felt like I had it floored even though foot was on the brake and I wasnt giving it any gas AT ALL. I had to drive home with...
original owner: 2005 Hyundai Sante Fe AWD -V6/2.7 engine. Prior 100,000 miles, warranty everything possible. Short horn, short driver door lock, short hitch connection, struts/springs needed replacing -causing premature/uneven wear on tires. More serious at 140,000 miles - AC compressor - twice froze, AC condenser, power steering pump, windshield washer motor, cam gear inner fell apart/broke? ...
Just bought a 2005 hyundai santa fe.been checking out some of your reveiws hope what happen to you guy does not happen to me. I also bought a 2 yrs warranty. So far i must say that over all the car runs grate. Lets see what happens, I'm gonna make sure that i keep tract of every penny put into this car (or record). Anyway thank you for all your reveiws.

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