2007 Hyundai Santa Fe Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe
- does the timing belt on 3.3 have to be replaced or is it a chain
- is it safe to drive with a faulty yaw rate sensor?
- is it safe to drive the car with a bad yaw rate sensor?
- At what mileage does timing belt need to be replaced? It has approx. 68,440 mile
- Transmission will only shift when i release the accelerator.
2007 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.
2007 Hyundai Santa Fe Questions
How hard is it to diagnose a failed gas gauge?
Only dove it on Saturday around town. Took it in today and they say the radiator is cracked. Could they have done that when fixing the alternator. I wasn't having any trouble before with it. Should I have to pay for it?
2007 Hyundai Santa Fe Recalls
The affected vehicles are being recalled because the brake light switch can fail prematurely, resulting in the loss of brake light operation. Other systems that may be affected include: cruise control, push-button start, gear shifter, and Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system. Dealers will replace the brake light switch to correct this concern.
Hyundai is recalling certain 2007 through 2009 Santa Fe models because the air bag system may not properly detect a smaller occupant in the passenger seat. Improper detection may cause the front passenger airbag not to deploy in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury to the front passenger. Dealers will update the occupant classification software to correct this concern. The Hyundai recall number is 105.
The clock spring electrical contact for the driver's airbag may become damaged through normal usage over time. The electrical circuit will experience a high resistance condition and in the event of a crash, the driver's airbag will not deploy, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the contact assembly as necessary to correct this condition. The Hyundai recall number is 103.
2007 Hyundai Santa Fe Reviews
Now it is the electrical system, light dimming and brightening, shifting affected, hiting the brakes seems to affect situation, stranded on trip, out of town Ford Dealship could not get a "code" when hooked up to computer. After a lost day, continued on to destination, drove about an hour before lights started dimming again. Took it to Hyundai Dealership in that town the next day, their com...
2007 Hyundai Santa Fe I am very frustrated with the car. Since the purchase the fuel sensors circuit A and B were already changed twice. My bolt joints and links were also replaced. Currently my two cylinders are not working causing misfire and engine check light go off. I definitely won't by Hyundai again!
I bought the 3.3 AWD new in August 2007. I am meticulous in maintaining this truck. I don't drive all that much so mileage is 55K in Feb 2013. This has been a great truck until now.......... but now it seems the truck is in real trouble. The major problem seems to be gaskets and the attendant oil leaks. The dealer can't seem to find or fix a second leak. After $1200 in repairs which included a ...