Hyundai Santa Fe Repair and Maintenance
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Hyundai Santa Fe ProblemsIntermittant cylinder misfires
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.
Engine stalling or failure to start may indicate crankshaft angle sensor failure; Hyundai issued a recall (03V030000).
Hyundai Santa Fe Questionsdoes the rubber hose between the gas tank and the filler tube have different dia (1 answer)
are the ends different diameters
Sometimes I have to throw it in gear and step on the gas to get it going and then it usually doesn't give me problems again. Well it just took me 5 or 6 times in the parking lot to get it started and get going to make it to work. What could the problem be? Also sometimes when I turn the ignit...
I have an extremely fast oil leak on my V6 Santa Fe. There is literally a steady stream of oil coming from the right hand side of the engine, where the engine and transmission join.
Hyundai Santa Fe RecallsSeat Belt Warning Chime Does Not Sound
The warning chime that alerts occupants that their seat belts are not buckled may not sound due to wiring in the buckles being damaged by the seat's height adjuster mechanism. Dealers will inspect and reroute the wires in the front seat belt buckle harnesses to their proper location free of charge to resolve the concern.
The front coil springs may corrode and break, which can result in front tire damage and loss of vehicle control. This is most likely in areas where road salt is used. Dealers will inspect and replace affected coil springs as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.
The front axles direct engine power to the front wheels. Vehicles equipped with a 2.4L engine are being recalled because the right front axle may break. This could result in loss of engine power to the wheels and the vehicle would no longer be able to move under it own power. Also, if the parking brake is not applied when the vehicle is parked it could roll unexpectedly. Both of these conditions increases the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the affected axle shaft assembly to correct this concern.