Hyundai Repair and Maintenance

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

Hyundai Problems

Engine Performance Problems Due to Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure

The crankshaft position sensor may fail, causing engine stalling or a failure to start. Replacement or the failed sensor will commonly correct this problem.

Transmission 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.

Parking lights don't turn off

    Parking lights not turning off intermittently or all the time. The common problem is with the cabin fuse box.  Complete replacement of the assembly is necessary to fix the problem.

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Hyundai Questions

Cost estimate to replace fnt oil seal and thurst washer/bearing (1 answer)

40k miles, well maintained. Was off the road and shut down within 30 secs after seal blew.

where I put the brake fluid in it pours straight out how do I fix it (2 answers)

brake fluid leaks out as soon as you put it in

DC Emissions says the car has 4 sensors that needs to be changed. Can you please give me the specific part numbers for the sensors? With warm regards, (1 answer)

This was my reading when it went through Emissions.
Monitors Not Ready:
Catalyst
Oxygen Sensor
MIL Remains lit at key-on-engine-running
MIL Commanded On
1 Trouble Code Reported:
P0056 HO2S Heater Circuit Bank 2 Sensor 2

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Hyundai Recalls

Power Steering Assist Fails

The electronic power steering circuit board may be damaged and result in a loss of power steering assist. Dealers will replace the control unit for the electronic power steering free of charge to resolve the concern.

Seat Belt Warning Chime Does Not Sound

The warning chime that alerts occupants that their seat belts are not buckled may not sound due to wiring in the buckles being damaged by the seat's height adjuster mechanism. Dealers will inspect and reroute the wires in the front seat belt buckle harnesses to their proper location free of charge to resolve the concern.

Trailer Hitch Wiring Turn Signal Operation Failure

The trailer hitch wiring harness may be defective and not activate an installed trailer's turn signals as appropriate. Dealers will update the tow hitch wiring harness free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Hyundai Reviews

the only thing wrong is it cuts out while driving . and stalls when stop can any one help with this
My 2004 Hyundai Sante Fe GLS (with V6 3.5L engine). Is still going strong and has 412,000 miles on it! This is the truth. Actually, it doesn't belong to me anymore I gave it to my daughter at 372,000. Its still only costing her the regular maintenance costs battery, rotors, starter, belts, and now tires. I love that car - I wish I'd bought another one. All you have to do is keep it lubed ...
I am having issues with my hyundai. The check engine light has been on for sometime, and the engine codes say "limp home". The car does shift rough sometimes but my main problem is when I am accelerating at high speeds ( 60mph and above) the car shakes/ vibrates. I do not think that it is the balancing of the wheels because it only happens when I am accelerating, if I take my foot off the gas ...

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