2013 Hyundai Sonata Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2013 Hyundai Sonata

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2013 Hyundai Sonata Problems

Check Engine Light and Transmission Won't Shift Correctly

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.

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.

Poor Shift Quailty of Automatic Transmission

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.

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2013 Hyundai Sonata Questions

Air conditioning not working after dead battery (1 answer)

What could be the cause of the above problem?

Having problems with my front brakes and wondering what it is? (1 answer)

Bought new brakes 2 days ago and put them in followed all proper procedures but later in the same day i bought and put them in my car started doing this jerk pulls and when i checked my brakes they are uneven (wear) and not fully in place and i tried everything but nothing. Also the caliper is to...

How do I know if it's the flywheel (1 answer)

I was initially the starter. Now he saying it's something else. Maybe the flywheel. Car won't crank. Would crank after several tries but now nothing.

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2013 Hyundai Sonata Recalls

Shift Indicator Concern

These vehicles are being recalled because the transmission shift cable may come loose from the shift lever pin. If this were to occur, the gear selected may not match the indicated gear and the vehicle could move in an unexpected direction. Also, if the parking brake is not set when the vehicle is parked, the vehicle could roll unexpectedly even if the indicated gear is "park". Dealers will inspect and repair the connection between the shift cable and the shift lever to correct this concern.

The Side Curtain Air Bags May Deploy Unexpectedly

Hyundai is recalling certain 2012-2013 Sonata passenger cars, the side curtain airbags may inflate unexpectedly - Without a deployment command from the control module. Unexpected deployment would increase the risk of injury to vehicle occupants. It would also be a significant driver distraction and would limit the driver's visibility, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the side curtain air bags to correct this concern. The Hyundai recall number is 106.

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