Santa Fe

Improved Alternator Available on Hyundai Santa Fe

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 106,747 (60,000–150,000)
Electrical & Lights affected: 2.7L V6
3 model years affected: 2002, 2003, 2008
15 people reported this problem
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while I was driving to Galveston the brake and battery lights came on at the same time and just as I arrived all electronics shut down. Will post solution when I have one.
Electrical system fails. Lights dim will not start. Car dies. Radio fades out. Speedometer drops tp zero. Can't run AC at night.