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Verified for the Hyundai Sonata

Premature timing belt failure may result in serious engine damage. When replacing a broken timing belt, it is important to inspect and possibly replace the crankshaft position sensor; it is often damaged when the timing belt breaks.

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A defective exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) switching valve may cause an intermittent rough or unstable idle engine.

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Verified for the Hyundai Excel

The engine may stall when shifting the automatic transmission into reverse. This is commonly caused by a clogged transmission cooler line or fluid cooler. If this occurs transmission fluid flow will need to be restored by replacing the cooler and/or lines as necessary.

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Verified for the Hyundai Excel

The manual transmission may become difficult to shift into third gear. This is common caused by worn synchronizers. Our technicians tell us that revised synchronizers are available to correct this concern.

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Verified for the Hyundai Veracruz

Excessive engine noise may be noted after a cold start. If the engine oil level is correct this type of noise is commonly caused by faulty timing chain tensioners. Our technicians tell us that revised chain tensioners are available to correct this issue.

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Verified for the Hyundai Veracruz

A hesitation on acceleration may be noted when the engine is warm. The Check Engine Light may or may not illuminate. The is commonly caused by a faulty oxygen (O2) sensor. An undated oxygen sensor is available to correct this issue.

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Verified for the Hyundai Sonata

The motorized seat belt may chatter or become jammed in its track and not operate properly; Hyundai issued a recall for 1990 - 1994 model years that should correct this concern.

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Verified for the Hyundai Santa Fe

If the alternator fails, it should be replaced with an improved design which is better able to replenish electrical power to the battery. The new alternator requires a different diameter drive belt.

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Verified for the Hyundai Entourage

If you have driven your car a few miles and experience a hesitation during acceleration, possibly accompanied by illumination of the Check Engine Light, the problem may be related to a defective front oxygen sensor. An updated sensor is available to correct this problem.

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Verified for the Hyundai Excel

The engine may be slow to warm up due to a stuck open thermostat. Replacement of the thermostat is required to correct this issue.

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Verified for the Hyundai Excel

The coolant valve under the right side of the dash may develop a leak. This can easily be mistaken for a leaking heater core. Our technicians recommend careful diagnoses of coolant leaks in the area.

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Verified for the Hyundai Scoupe

A hard starting issue may be a result of loss of fuel pressure due to a cracked in-tank fuel line. Our technicians recommend to carefully check the in-tank fuel line if the fuel system will not hold pressure after the ignition is turned off.

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Verified for the Hyundai Scoupe

Water leaking into the trunk may be caused by incomplete sealing in the wheel wells. Any body seams inside the trunk should be inspected and sealed as necessary if water is found inside the trunk.

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Verified for the Hyundai Veracruz

A hard start or rough idle when cold may be noted. Our technicians tell us a powertrain control module software update is available to correct this concern.

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Reported by Coleman352 and 4 others for the Hyundai Veracruz

We have had the VeraCruz since 12/07, today we replaced the third alternator and battery. Solution=replace with another junk Hyundai alternator.

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