Crankshaft Sensor May be Damaged by Broken Timing Belt on Hyundai Sonata

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.

RepairPal Verified
Average mileage: 93,909 (75,000–114,000)
Engines affected: 2.4L 4 Cylinder, 2.5L V6
3 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001
7 people reported this problem
4 people shared problem details
1999 Hyundai Sonata- 2.4L 4 Cylinder75,000
i was driveing along the highway and suddently my car stopped i tryed to start it but it wouldent crank it would crank but wouldent start i took it to bales auto mall and it was diagnosed as the crank shaft sensor while changing the crank shaft sensor they reported to me that my timeing belt was damaged andd replaced that to it cost me 724 dollars. and now to date im haveing the same problem, hyundia needs a recall because i love my little car.
3 people like thisFlag inappropiate
Same problem, not fixed yet
1 person likes thisFlag inappropiate
2001 Hyundai Sonata- 2.4L 4 Cylinder110,000
oil pump belt broke and destroyed timing belt and valves
2001 Hyundai Sonata- 2.5L V676,636
hard to start had to get a new timing belt job
Related Items:
My timing belt broke. Is there enough clearence for the valves or are they most likely bent as...
I see that you subjected to change the crankshaft senor. However now the shop are telling me th...
Timing belt snapped in half and is caught between the timing belt wheels. Can I take one of th...
How to test the crankshaft sensor? And what else could cause this?
What is included in a timing belt kit?

Related Content