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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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Verified for the Hyundai Entourage

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.

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Verified for the Hyundai Genesis 3.8

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.

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Verified for the Hyundai Elantra

Engine stalling or failure to start may indicate crankshaft angle sensor failure; Hyundai issued a recall.

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Verified for the Hyundai Sonata

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 Santa Fe

Engine stalling or failure to start may indicate crankshaft angle sensor failure; Hyundai issued a recall (03V030000).

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Verified for the Hyundai XG300

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.

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Verified for the Hyundai Genesis 3.8

A whine type noise may be noted from the power steering pump. This can be caused by a clogged reservoir which can aerate the power steering fluid. Cleaning the reservoir screen will restore proper fluid flow, reducing the noise.

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Verified for the Hyundai Genesis 3.8

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.

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Verified for the Hyundai Veracruz

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.

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Verified for the Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8

When the shift lever is in D3 and sport mode is selected the transmission may downshift unexpectedly when the throttle is depressed. Our technicians tell us there is a transmission control module (TCM) software update available to correct this concern.

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