Hyundai Santa Fe Repair and Maintenance
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Hyundai Santa Fe ProblemsEngine May Stall or Fail to Start Due to a Failed Crankshaft Position Sensor
The crankshaft position sensor may fail, causing engine stalling or a failure to start. Replacement or the failed sensor will commonly correct this problem.
On the 2.7L V6 and 2.4L 4 Cylinder, a defective exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) switching valve may cause an intermittent rough or unstable idle engine.
Prior to replacing the automatic transmission fluid (to improve shift quality), make sure that the transmission fluid level is correct. Also, make sure the computer that controls the transmission has the most up-to-date adaptive programming information. When servicing these transmissions be sure to use fluid approved by Hyundai.
Hyundai Santa Fe QuestionsWhat would cause timing belt to shred and seize engine (2 answers)
Had timing belt replaced at 123000 miles and at 129000 it shredded and caused engine to lock up
yesterday started and ran just fine. this morning it want start . when you turn the key you get nothing no crank no start no noise of any kind. I check the battery it fine. dash lights come on and the interior light is very bright and so are the head lights. Please help if you can. Thank you
2011 hyundai santa fe loses power while driving normal, it doesn't shut off just slows down very slowly. It will speed back up but it slows down without warning.
It occurs periodically becoming often.
Hyundai Santa Fe RecallsTrailer Brake Lights Stay Illuminated
The accessory tow hitch trailer hitch module may allow the brake lights of an attached trailer to stay illuminated constantly. Dealers will replace the affected accessory trailer hitch wiring harness free of charge to resolve the concern.
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.
The front coil springs may corrode and break, which can result in front tire damage and loss of vehicle control. This is most likely in areas where road salt is used. Dealers will inspect and replace affected coil springs as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.