2004 Hyundai Tiburon Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Hyundai Tiburon

If the alternator fails, it should be replaced with an improved design which is better able to replenish electrical power to the battery. The new alternator requires a different diameter drive belt.

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There's a click sound when the lights go off. Headlights are unaffected. The lights go on again after a minute or so. Then it can happen again.

When I accelerate to 45-50 then let off the gas, a loud flapping/rattling noise comes from the rear. The bearings were just replaced. What is it ?

My wife drives a 04 Tiburon, the transmission fluid needs to be changed and all I need to know is can I use Castrol import fluid or do I have to buy the fluid from the dealer at $20 a quart? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated! Thx

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I think I got the lemon on the lot. I bought it used, and have had it in the shop for major repairs every other month. By major, I mean timing belt and water pump, body control module, besides the usual maint. like new tires (within three months). They charged me high retail, and used alot of double talk. Very disappointed in the dealership, the car, and myself for buying it on an impulse becau...

Bought my 2004 Tiburon new. It had a "Phantom" noise in the back for the first few years, but then it went away. The car has been great. The headlights suck on it. I tried better bulbs and cleaning the covers, but nothing helped. I moved to rural MN and felt like I was driving blind. Oh, the tires suck too. They are a sports car type of tire so don't try to drive in snow with them. I had to buy...

I'm the second owner of my 2004 Hyundai Tiburon I love it, it's been a good reliable car, it is a GT 2.7 v6 it's got 117 thousand miles on it, the timing belt hasn't been replaced yet should of been done at 60 thousand, I decided pushing my luck not having it done yet. So I'm going to take it to my local shop on Monday to have it done, I bought the tires their and they did the brakes and tune u...

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