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2004 Hyundai Sonata Question: What is wrong with my hyundai? Could it be my fuel injector?

 

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AlbaD, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Aurora, IL, March 22, 2012, 11:32
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DECEMBER OF LAST YEAR I KNOTICED MY RPM NEEDLE STARTING TO DROP WITHOUT ME ACCELERATING,THEN MY CHECK ENGINE LIGHT WENT ON,THEN IT ALL CHANGED. ONCE THAT NEEDLE WOULD DROP TO 0 MY CAR WOULD SHAKE REALLY BAD AND COMPLETELY SHUT OFF.AFTER 3 MECHANICS AND ALOT OF MONEY SPENT, THEY WERE ABLE TO FIX IT. NOW 3 MONTHS LATER,IM STILL HAVING THE PROBLEM LAST WEEK IT STARTED DOING THE SAME THING WITH THE DIFFRENCE THAT IT HAS NOT SHUT OFF.

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    September 02, 2012, 09:02
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    What did the mechanics do to fix it, they may have just fixed the symptom not the problem. When my car broke earlier this year it would slow down and shake bad but once it cut off it didn't come back on. My mechanic said my car had jumped time and something inside broke and knocked the piston out of place. You may just need a new timing or balance belt.

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