2009 Hyundai Santa Fe Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe
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2009 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.
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.
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.
2009 Hyundai Santa Fe QuestionsChanged tail lights and now the tail lights and turn signals don't work on the (1 answer)
On the right side of the car front or back. I changed the fuse but no help
So I got an oil change yesterday and the battery was checked. It showed to have a good life..
Today my car wouldn't start without a jump, I drove the car for 30 min, no battery symbol was on. But as soon as I got home, I tried turning it back on and the car is dead again. Is this a battery i...
dealer said it was battery. Purchased brand new battery and it was a waste of money. Old battery was good. Car would not start the next day. Two other mechanics worked on it to no avail. Once car was jump started it would run for a day. Car is still dead in drive way. This has been going on for s...
2009 Hyundai Santa Fe RecallsThe Brake Light Switch May Fail Prematurely
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.