Hyundai Santa Fe Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Hyundai Santa Fe
- Engine Performance Problems Due to Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure
- Correct Maintenance of Timing Belt
- Rough Idle Due to Faulty EGR Switching Valve
- Confirm Latest Software For Transmission Control Module and Correct Fuild For Proper Shift Quailty
- Recall on airbag computer to address deployment issues with child car seat
- How long does it take to replace the water pump and timing belt? What's the cost
- I have a 2005 hundai santa fe and my air bag light stays on all the time.
- When I put my vehicle in reverse the door locks click multiple times.
- the speedometer dial flicking uncontrollably and at times dead when driving.
- bought this used with 34k miles; I put 10k miles in 1 yr. This was garaged kept
Hyundai Santa Fe Problems
The crankshaft position sensor may fail, causing engine stalling or a failure to start. Replacement or the failed sensor will commonly correct this problem.
The timing belt can fail prematurely; if it fails while driving, it can cause catastrophic damage to the engine. Be sure that the timing belt is inspected and replaced according to the manufacturer's recommended schedule.
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.
Hyundai Santa Fe Questions
I took it to the dealer and they say iits the passanger seat sensor that tells system if anyone is in the seat. Is this on a recall or how do you fix
While driving, every so often, the car would feel like it had a lag in it. The car just stopped running. The car will turn over but just not engage to start up. The battery is good. What could this be? fyi... the ck engine line has been on since 2007.
When I step on my gas the car vibrates and it is very annoying. I took it back to the place that fixed the other things (above) and they say they do not feel the vibration. What do I do as I know my car and it is not right.
Anyone know what would cause this vibration?
Hyundai Santa Fe Recalls
The front axles direct engine power to the front wheels. Vehicles equipped with a 2.4L engine are being recalled because the right front axle may break. This could result in loss of engine power to the wheels and the vehicle would no longer be able to move under it own power. Also, if the parking brake is not applied when the vehicle is parked it could roll unexpectedly. Both of these conditions increases the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the affected axle shaft assembly to correct this concern.
The affected vehicles are being recalled because the brake light switch can fail prematurely, resulting in the loss of brake light operation. Other systems that may be affected include: cruise control, push-button start, gear shifter, and Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system. Dealers will replace the brake light switch to correct this concern.
Hyundai is recalling certain 2007 through 2009 Santa Fe models because the air bag system may not properly detect a smaller occupant in the passenger seat. Improper detection may cause the front passenger airbag not to deploy in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury to the front passenger. Dealers will update the occupant classification software to correct this concern. The Hyundai recall number is 105.
Hyundai Santa Fe Reviews
the only thing wrong is it cuts out while driving . and stalls when stop can any one help with this
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