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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Hyundai Elantra
Car buyers looking for an economical, fuel-efficient sedan that’s also a little sporty and very attractive will love the 2012 Hyundai Elantra. Not only does it have a great list of standard features...
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2012 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2012 Hyundai Elantra: Which One Should I Buy?
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Just Got Your License
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Missing back panel of drivers side mirror. Dont want to replace whole mirror. Can I use chrome cover as its cheaper instead?
The trim cover on the back of the mirrors should be replaceable, so using a chrome cover should be fine. Online retailers normally have options available that come in black, or paintable surface, also. Just be sure to prep the...
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Hello, do you know how much it costs to fixed a damaged axel on a 2005 Hyundai Elantra?
At auto parts stores, the axle costs roughly $70 on up. It takes about 1 to 2 hours to install the axle. The job requires special tools though and to ensure a trouble free result, the axle output seal in...
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I got a diagnostics back from firestone as I went to get my oil change. I was told the belts were soaked with oil from an oil leak
Hello, thank you for writing in. The belts are designed to be clean, dry, and tight. There are no products or aftermarket sealers that will keep the oil from negatively impacting the drive belt. With that being said, you may...
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Will the front shocks and struts for a 1999 hyundai elantra fit on a 1999 hyundai accent?
Neither the strut assembly, nor the individual assembly components, for those two models in that year do NOT interchange in any parts catalogs and thus these parts cannot be interchanged on the two Hyundai models. YourMechanic can obtain the correct...
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hi ihave been recomended to replace all the belts
Hi there. Belts and hoses are made out of materials that are designed to hold up to the extreme conditions underneath your vehicle. However, eventually, they all wear out. Replacing all belts, hoses and the pulley's that drive belts is...
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2014 hyundai elantra se Electric power steering light turned on. How much will it cost to get it fixed?
Hi...I will try to address your concerns and, as well, obviously you can request an electric power steering diagnostic which will get you a really quick and precise answer as to cost because the mechanic will be able to diagnose...
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I have a 2010 Hyundai Elantra. How often do you recommend the changing of the timimg belt?
The tensioner and the timing belt should be replaced every 60,000 miles. This is an "interference" engine application which means that if the timing belt were to break when the engine is operating, the valves could interfere with the pistons...
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My car starts in the morning with a sputter.
The noise could be either an ignition coil misfiring and causing the engine to stall on a cylinder making the engine sputter or the engine is sputtering with an injector that is sticking until it get hot as it maybe...
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Car makes what I would describe as a helicopter noise under the hood when I step on the gas; it's worst when changing gears.
Hi there. If you added three quarts of oil to your engine, it is very likely that you may have internal engine damaged; possibly in the cylinder head hardware like lifters; as that is what typically makes a constant clicking...
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I am getting Oil pressure, EPS, Malfunction indicator is RED in my car after ON position. What should i need to do?
The oil pressure light should always be illuminated when the key is in the on position. This is because with the engine not running, there is no oil pressure. If the engine is running and the oil pressure light is...
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Car shift gear is stiff
Hi there. A car that refuses to shift or go into gear easily is trying to tell you something is wrong and in most cases the culprit is the shifting linkage or the automatic transmission. Transmissions are very complicated and...
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Car has Knocking at startup... Sounds like a diesel 2011 Hyundai Elantra
Hi there - your engine, like many others, uses an oil-pressure operated mechanism, sometimes called a cam phaser, to vary the camshaft timing (aka variable valve timing). This mechanism delivers additional power and fuel economy for more recent engine designs....
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my engine cradle needs to be replaced. How critical is it that I get it fixed and how soon does it need to be done?
If there is damage to the cradle, or damage to the car, such that the vehicle is actually shaking the car is not safe to use. In addition, driving the vehicle in that condition can cause collateral damage to other...
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What is the cost to replace an 02 sensor in a 2003 Hyundai Elantra
Hello, thank you for writing in. If you are going to have someone replace the oxygen sensor, you must take into consideration the price of the part and the cost of labor. For a technician from YourMechanic to replace the...
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When idling it over heats but when I press on the gas and bring the rmps up they suddenly drop and my car cools down?
When you accelerate the engine, although you are adding heat, the water pump also spins faster increasing coolant flow through the engine and to the radiator. Perhaps there is an issue with the water pump and/or the water pump drive...
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My 2015 hyundai elantra driver seat won't tilt forward but it will tilt backwards... I don't understand why???
Hi there. Typically when this issue occurs on a manual seat, it's due to the lever mechanism being stuck or an internal spring that activates the forward seat release function being damaged. If it's a power seat, the power seat...
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I have a 2010 Hyundai Elantra and the malfunction indicator light is staying on.what do I need to do?
Hello, The malfunction indicator light is also known as the check engine light, which basically means that something is wrong or needs to be serviced. Generally, the check engine light comes on when something fairly serious is going on with...
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Can I replace my rotors before I get my brake pads fixed?
If the vehicle is in need of new brake pads and rotors, they should be replaced at the same time. The brake rotors have to be of a minimum thickness in order to handle and dissipate the heat created by...
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Sprayed engine off now no crank
Hi There, This can happen when things like ignition coils, crankshaft position sensors, ignition module, camshaft position sensors or any of the components that help to regulate ignition spark get wet causing the vehicle not to start. I would suggest...
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Today I took my 2009 Elantra Touring for an oil and filter change. Driving home after that, both ABS and ESC OFF lights came on.
Hi Caio. The electric stability control (ESC OFF) is illuminated when the ESC has manually been turned off. I'm not sure why an oil service place would turn this function off; however it is recommended to stay active. This can...

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