Hyundai Sonata Problem Report

Hyundai Sonata Crankshaft Sensor May be Damaged by Broken Timing Belt

(11 reports)

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.

After replacing Timing Belt..had problems starting. -
Car did not start when it was warm. Replaced both crankshaft sensors. -
Crankshaft sensor was damaged when the timing belt broke. -
Had timing belt and crankshaft sensor replaced as well as water pump and valves. However my tensioner seems to be making a noise now. -
Timing belt broken now its making a clanking noise when started. Not sure what's happening... -
Today my car made a loud noise and I lost steering, brakes etc. Almost had an accident. AAA brought my car home and said something happened to my crankshaft, timing belt. Which came first the chicken or the egg? I don't know which it was. The dealer said this isn't covered under my warranty. If there have been other reports than there obviously is a problem. I shouldn't have to pay to have it fixed. Please advise. Gloria Smith 813-891-9920 -
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