2008 Hyundai Tucson Repair and Maintenance
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2008 Hyundai Tucson ProblemsCheck 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.
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 QuestionsInstalled new alternator now having electrical problems. (1 answer)
I installed a new alternator, everything tested good, drove it about 6 miles for a good test, hit a slight bump, radio screen went blank with flashing. ESC, ABS, TPMS lights came on then went off. A/T started to shift like a manual and gages did not work. When I arrived home parked and shut off. ...
not all the times it goes low ,driving in city happens more then highway driving ,new master cylinder bought from dealer used booster warranty is almost up pedal goes just enough down that i notice it is this normal in this car ?
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?
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.