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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Hyundai Elantra
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I had p2096 and 2196 codes. I replaced the upstream o2 sensor. The p2196 went off for a while but the 2096 remained.
The two codes indicate that the air fuel ratio in the engine is off. In your circumstance, the short and long term fuel trim values should be read and evaluated using a real time scan tool as that will help...
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Car quickly loses speed
You will need to have computer and transmission tested to see if codes are stored and see if transmission is shifting into high gear and then torque converter lockup is releasing on deceleration. You may have transmission solenoid issues. ...
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Car needs 02 sensor and front speed sensor hard shift into third could this be the cause it only does it when warmed up
Hey Cody. Thanks for contacting us today. While do-as-you-go is a great way to learn, with resolving like you've described, it can cost you a ton of money in replacing the wrong components. For example, many O2 sensor OBD-II trouble...
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My daughter has a 2013 elantra and flexible coupling problem. Why is it expensive for that small piece needed and can you give quo
If you are referring to the flexible coupler in the steering system, Hyundai has implemented an extended warranty for the motor driven power steering (MDPS) coupling on the 2007-2015 Elantra (HD, MD/UD) and 2009-2012 Elantra Touring (FD). If you have...
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I got a 2002 Hyundai elantra and it jerks when i stop are i stop and feet is on the brakes like it wants to cut off engine light
Hi Jessica. Thanks for contacting us today. There could be a few reasons why this is happening. Most of the time, stalling issues like you've described are caused by fuel system components that are excessively dirty or malfunctioning. This could...
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when I park on a hill and put it in reverse it cuts off and now cuts off while driving .. no warnings, no check engine light is on
Stalling when the car is put in gear could be due to a faulty MAP sensor but there are other causes. If the engine is stalling randomly while driving, the possible causes are a fault in the electrical system such...
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Is the solenoid malfunctioning or the camshaft with a P0011 Check engine code?
Code P0011 is most commonly caused by the solenoid or cam sensor. I would recommend replacing the solenoid first and then cam sensor.
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My car won't go over 40 mph. What's the problem?
Hi Elizabeth. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Black transmission fluid is an indication of an overheating problem inside the transmission case. This can be caused by a damaged transmission cooling system, obstruction of debris inside the transmission hydraulic lines or...
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What does it mean when a car acts like it's in neutral when it's in drive? I finally got it & won't accelerate over 40?
You may have an internal transmission problem and will need to have the computer scanned to see if there are codes stored indicating the failure.
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Steering wheel won't turn
It is unclear if you are referring to a locked steering column versus a circumstance where there is loss of power assist or perhaps failure of a steering linkage that is causing the steering wheel to bind. Regardless of which...
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Car wont start eps light is on help!!!
Hi Don. Thanks for sending the question tonight. The EPS light is a warning light that indicates a problem with the electronic power steering system on your Hyundai Elantra. In most cases, it does not impact the vehicle's ability to...
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Gauge lights, power windows, and power locks not working
Hi Jason. Thanks for the question today. If you're having starting issues, I'm not certain that this is related to the electrical problems you're describing. It's more than likely that they are separate issues, possibly caused by an electrical short...
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My timing belt broke on my 2000 Hyundai Elantra GLS,replace the belt but when started the car after it sounded like a lawn mower,
This engine is an interference engine and this means that if the timing belt broke it will bend the valves and the valves or the head will need to be replaced. Sometimes the head gets damaged and will need a...
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I'm having difficulty accelerating.
It is possible that these issues are related to a few basic maintenance items that may have been overlooked overtime. I would recommend having your spark plugs and air filter checked to determine if they are in good condition. A...
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How much does it cost to replace a rear bumper for Hyunday Elantra 2014?
Collision damage estimates can only be written based on an actual inspection of the vehicle and such estimates are highly dependent on exactly what you want done. Do you want new OEM Hyundai parts? Used parts? If aftermarket parts, what...
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i have a hyundai 2010 elantra and my electric steering power light came on my wheel turns fine i was wondering if i need to change
If the EPS light is always on, it means the vehicle's computer is reporting a fault in the electronic power steering system. Using a scan tool, a mechanic can download the trouble codes from the computer that have caused the...
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My hyundai 2013 Elektra gls makes a clicking sound when I accelerate using the gas pedal.
Two possibilities are worn CV axle joints and engine noise, particularly from the valve train. If you hear valve train clicking at idle, and the clicking at idle is similar to what you hear when accelerating, it is more likely...
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While driving my car feels like I’m tapping the brakes. Like is tugging. I am not losing speed or power and my RPMs aren’t fluctua
It is possible that you could have warped brake rotors or FreePlay and your suspension. I would recommend having a brakes and suspension inspection performed by qualified professional to determine if any potential safety issues are present with your brakes...
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Hello. I have a 2013 Hyundai Elantra with the ESC and EPS lights on the dash. What do I need to do? Please help me.
Hi Chikedra. Thanks for contacting us today. The ECS warning light indicates an issue with the electronic stability control system, while the EPS is related to the electronic power steering system on your Elantra. In order to determine why these...
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I installed a brand new alternator and now the belt won't spin when it did before why is this
If the engine is running, but the belt is not turning, the drive belt tension is inadequate, the belt routing is incorrect and/or other rotating elements (pulleys, etc.) in the serpentine belt circuit are seized. If you request serpentine belt...

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