Hyundai Repair and Maintenance

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

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Hyundai Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Faulty Accelerator Pedal Position Switch

Problems with the accelerator pedal position switch may cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate; an improved switch is available to fix this problem.

Peeling paint

The problem Im having with my 2007 Sonata is the paint is peeling off like nail polish. And rusting on the hood near the wiper blades. Squiking front end during cold weather.

Check 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.

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Hyundai Questions

Where is the alternator fuse is located (1 answer)

Where can I get a new one and how do I replace often do they go out

Fuse #19 label snsr2, keeps blowing while I'm driving the car, How can I fixit (1 answer)

Now the fuse is blowing when I try to start the car....... It's labeled snsr2 #19 on the diagram. What is this.... What do I need to replace....

Where is the steering wheel lock located? (1 answer)

My steering wheel is locked and my key does not work. I need to locate the steering wheel lock

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Hyundai Recalls

Engine Will Not Accelerate When Pedal Pressed And Released Repeatedly

The engine may not accelerate when the accelerator pedal is pressed and released repeatedly, during certain driving conditions and high temperatures. Dealers will update the transmission control module software free of charge to resolve the concern.

Brake Lights Remain Illuminated When Pedal Not Depressed

The brake lights may stay illuminated and the shift lever may be moved from park without depressing the brake pedal. Dealers will replace the brake pedal stopper pad with an improved part free of charge to resolve the concern.

Incorrect Vehicle Speed Appears On Dash And Warning Lights Work Erratically

The incorrect vehicle speed may illuminate on the instrument panel, and various warning lights may malfunction, on vehicles equipped with a 7 inch TFT-LCD instrument cluster. Dealers will update the instrument cluster software free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Hyundai Reviews

Brought the 2006 Santa Fe 2.7L on 11/19/2015 with 98k from original owner, she did most of the regular scheduled maintenance on the car and was in good shape. This is one of the best cars I ever owned! Now with 107K miles on it, of course it's starting to need things like: front axles, brakes and rotors, spark plugs and wires, struts and shocks, wheel bearings, fuel pressure regulator, radiator...
Not very good at engine broke down its a 2.4 litter at 140.000 miles
For the record....BEWARE!!! We purchased this LEMON OF a car in 2013. It was out of commission for 2 stinking years, beginning 2 months after purchase. Engine problems...seriously dangerous...just plunking out in the middle of busy traffic. Out mechanic tinkered with it for 1 year plus....he had a stroke. To another friend mechanic...he had another Santa Fe pulled apart...piece by piece...mirro...

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