Hyundai Genesis 3.8 Repair and Maintenance
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Hyundai Genesis 3.8 ProblemsRough idle or hard start when cold
A rough idle or hard starting condition may develop, most noticeable when the engine is cold, with fault code P161B stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Our technicians tell us that a PCM software upgrade is available to correct this concern.
Hyundai Genesis 3.8 models equipped with navigation units may suddenly stop playing audio from all speakers. This includes sound from CD players, radio, navigation, satellite radio, and telephone calls. All other features may still function properly.
This fault requires no part replacement, and is a software glitch that can be rectified by a 'hard reset'.
To perform the hard reset, simply disconnect the vehicles negative battery terminal, wait 15 minutes, and reconnect the negative battery terminal.
An idle fluctuation may be noted, the Check Engine Light may or may not illuminate. Replacing the throttle position sensor and updating the powertrain control module (PCM) software will commonly correct this concern.
Hyundai Genesis 3.8 QuestionsHow can I charge or play music through USB, using iPhone & charger w/out error? (1 answer)
I get a "Media Connection Error" each time I use my Apple iPhone and charger. Could it be a compatibility issue or the type of charger b/c it won't charge my phone or play music.
happens intermittingly,reported 3 times to dealer,no problem codes on computer.seems to me to be low gear transmission problem.
Low charge battery
Hyundai Genesis 3.8 RecallsIncorrect 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.
The seal for the wiper motor cover may fail, causing moisture to get inside and corrode the circuit board. This would result in failure of the wiper motor. Dealers will replace the wiper motor cover and seal free of charge to resolve the concern.
The original equipment tires, Hankook Ventus S1 noble2 model, may develop sidewall cracks and as a result leak air and fail. Dealers will replace the factory tires with tires of another brand free of charge to resolve the concern.