2001 Hyundai Sonata Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Hyundai Sonata

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.

If the automatic transmission does not shift properly and the Check Engine Light illuminates, the speed sensors in the transmission may have failed. The sensors are simple and inexpensive to replace.

Premature timing belt failure may result in serious engine damage. When replacing a broken timing belt, it is important to inspect and possibly replace the crankshaft position sensor; it is often damaged when the timing belt breaks.

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changed alt and battery. and I am getting no charge coming from altenator.

and also my rear window defogger stopped working. Had problems in the passed with the indicator light when it rained but it always came back to normal when it dried out. This time that's not happening. Took a test on the alternator and found that it is not charging at all, But can an alternat...

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HYUNDAI IS RECALLING 188,282 MY 2001-2004 SONATA AND MY 2001-2004 XG300 AND XG350 VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK...ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, AN INTERMITTENT CONDITION THAT LEADS TO THE SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS) AIR BAG WARNING LIGHT ILLUMINATION COULD RESULT FROM MOTION OF THE SIDE IMPACT AIR BAG WIRING HARNESS AND SIDE IMPACT AIR BAG WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR WHICH MOUNT TO THE ADJUSTABLE SEAT ...VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS) AIR BAG WARNING LIGHT COULD ILLUMINATE DUE TO MOTION OF THE SIDE IMPACT AIR BAG WIRING HARNESS AND SIDE IMPACT AIR BAG WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR THAT MOUNT TO THE ADJUSTABLE SEAT CUSHION ASSEMBLY. THIS CONDITION O...

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We bought our 2001 hyundai sonata used with about 30,000 mils on it we have 80,000 now and we have replaced four sencors in it so far at $400.00 each and another one went out yesterday, needless to say we are fed up with this car and will never buy another hyundai we are going back to the dealer to see what they will do for us probebly will be like the government (NOTHING) Bill and ...

I have had this car since 2005 and love almost every minute of it. Very reliable. Fun to drive. Room for everything I need. Comfortable and great visibility from the driver seat.

I got this car 9 mths ago. I keep putting money on it.Thank god i got a good happy mechanic.Some times we find a good model some time we find a bad one...I found a bad one with low milage.

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