while engine running a spark comes from crankshalft pully every 15 or 20 seconds on 2001 Hyundai Santa Fe

you can see the spark and hear it as you look at the pully

by in Fort Lauderdale, FL on April 10, 2013
4 answers 2 comments
ANSWER by on April 10, 2013
bring it in and get the mech. to look at it.
COMMENT by on April 10, 2013
i'm a mechanic never seen this problem before looks like a misfire but engine don't change runs smooth
ANSWER by on April 11, 2013
There is a bolt that holds the lower timing cover on that has backed out and is touching the crank balancer!! No problem at all to remove it and repair the problem. That's my guess. In any event the pulley comes off easy after removing the bolt! Pull it and see what up.
COMMENT by on April 11, 2013
agree with wetry
ANSWER by on July 31, 2013
Verify your Belts, some belts make static and you see under car or with a test light put close to damper then you can see the spark.
ANSWER by on August 17, 2015
The spark is jumping from the serpentine belt to the pulley...it's static electricity. To prove this, spray a little water on belt and the spark should stop.