2008 Hyundai Tucson Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Hyundai Tucson
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2008 Hyundai Tucson ProblemsTransmission Won't Shift/CEL Due to Failed Speed Sensors in Transmission
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.
Hyundai issued two recalls for the airbag control module on certain vehicles; it should be replaced to prevent incorrect passenger side airbag deployment during an accident. For more information on these recalls, please click here» and here».
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.
2008 Hyundai Tucson QuestionsP0741 code found when took vehicle to mechanic for service engine light (2 answers)
The service engine light came on while driving. Did not go off until next day when turned car on after going to the store. Took vehicle to mechanic and was diagnosed with P0741 code. Recommended to replace auto transmission assy. Is that really necessary?
I have a v6 Tucson 2008 I never seen on my dash broad "TPMS" What does that mean & what do I do ?
2008 Hyundai Tucson 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.