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It has been a month since i got this car and I can honestly say it has given more headaches in the last month than i have ever had to endure in my life.
Brief history: I bought the car from a private seller who managed to "mask" away any problems this car had i a test drove it on 2 occasions. I have had to have a transmission flush, changed a leaking oil cooler, change tires, so far i have spent close to $1000 on the car. I decided to take it to Hyundai dealership to get services as i felt that was going to be safest option.
Now to the problems, from almost day 1 the car has tapping sound that emanates from near the timing belt section, i have looked but cannot figure out what it is, could it be the tappets? I have had an oil change. The tapping noise does not go away as i accelerate.
I took the car to a car wash a week ago and after a few hours i noticed my turn signals were not working, i checked the fuses and replaced a blown fuse (10amp). I have checked if there is any moisture in the lights but there is none. I have had to change blown fuses 4 times this week, until i decided to use a 15am fuse, i understand that this is not recommended but i am tired of having to change fuses. I sometimes get an electric shock when i get out of the car!
I usually don’t drive on the highway as i work close to home, but when i get on the highway the car sputters when going from40mph to 60mph. On 2 occasions the check engine light has gone on an the car will continue to struggle to pick up speed around 55miles per hour, if i drive for 5 miles the check engine light goes off and all seems fine, I have never been close enough to a service center to check what codes come up as the check engine light goes off before i can do that.
I am at my wits end with this car and any suggestions of car mechanics in the apex North Carolina area that can be recommended will be appreciated greatly. I cannot afford to put any more money into this car.
Apologies for the long question- i look forward to hearing from the experts.

I've had this problem for several weeks now. Car feels like it has a constant miss throughout the rev range. I have just done a plenum pull, installed new injectors, replaced injector and coil connectors, new temp sensor and cleaned the throttle bodies as I had planned to do this - no difference. I ran ECU diagnostics with code 55 recorded with engine off - everything OK. With engine on recorded left side O2 sensor is faulty.
I also checked the voltage on the MAF and got a reading of 0.48 volts with key on (spec 0.8V). With the engine running the reading was within spec at 1.29 volts. I cleaned the MAF with MAF Cleaner and also cleaned connectors and terminals. Re-tested - no difference in values.
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Also timing belt etc was replaced and has done approx 50,000Km (half way throuigh its life cycle).
I am planning to change the O2 sensor this weekend, easier said than done.
Any help with this issue would be appreciated as I am becoming frustrated - do the figures recorded mean I need to replace anything.

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