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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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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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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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Can you replace a o2 uupper or downstream sensor if you have a faulty flex pipe?
Oxygen sensors rely on a "closed" system if the sensor element is to accurately report the level of left over oxygen once combustion occurs in the cylinders. If outside air leaks in where it's not supposed to be, due to...
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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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can i put an after market battery in 2015 Elantra
Arguably, you should never use the dealer supplied battery simply because there are no independent laboratory test results documenting the quality of those batteries. To select a high quality battery, read the relevant issue of "Consumer Reports" wherein they report...
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I have the door and I need a front driver side door replaced on a 2013 Hyundai Elantra.k u
This repair can be performed by a professional mechanic dispatched by YourMechanic right to your location. To obtain an exact quote and schedule service, please use YourMechanic's on-line quote request link and/or telephone in your request to the Customer Service...
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I backed into something which broke my tail light. Now it's stuck in either neutral or drive but won't shift into reverse or park
It is not clear if you are experiencing a stuck shift lever, or if the shift lever is moving into all the available gear positions, but there is just no "engagement" at the other end, that is at the transmission....
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Is it bad to apply the parking breaks once your car is off??
Applying the parking brake while the car is off is certainly not a bad thing as this is what the parking brake is designed for. The parking brake, as its name indicates is designed for use as a backup means...
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Car Intermittently Stalls
A scan tool with real time capability needs to be applied to view actual engine operating parameters during these incidents of reduced power. Among common possibilities for loss of power are throttle body faults (electronic throttle controls, mass airflow sensor,...
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Hard to turn steering wheel sometimes and makes an awful screech sound
Hi Much. Thanks for contacting us today. With an older car, it's likely that your power steering pump either has a leak, is imply low on power steering fluid or needs to be replaced. You might want to start by...
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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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When I turn right I hear some noise coming from the driver side wheel
Actually, you should hope it is a CV axle problem because replacing the axle is a more straightforward repair than if the fault is in, for example, the steering rack. CV axles are not difficult to replace. If it is...
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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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