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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Hyundai Elantra
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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 car is still acting up and the speedometer and odometer is not working.
Hi there. First remove the battery cables both positive and ground. Go in the cab and operate everything, even though there is no power. After 12 minutes put the battery cables back on. This will drain all power to the...
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My car is hesitating / jerking at speed intervals of 20 mph, 30 mph, 35 mph and 40 mph.
This may be a sign of a dirty or failing mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor is a unit in the intake system that monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected...
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where is the intake sensor on my car?
Hi there. There is no "intake sensor" on the vehicle. There is an airflow meter (MAF), throttle position, and possibly a map sensor. Having a cold start concern may involve one or more of these sensors, however there are other...
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Why would a mechanic add a thickening agent to motor oil?
Hi there. I understand your concern. I have never seen a reputable new car dealership add anything to engine oil, especially anything to thicken the oil. The only reason that oil will gel (thicken) is from insufficient oil change intervals....
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Wipers seem to not be connected to motor so where is motor located?
Hi there: It's possible that the wiper motor is working fine; especially if you can hear the motor running when you activate the switch. It's possible that the wiper motor attachment housing is damaged; which are located under the...
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Received Error code: P7011. 2012 Elantra GLS Automatic. Engine light is on.
Hello. P7011 is the trouble code for a fault in the transmission temperature sensor's range. The most common cause of this is a faulty transmission temperature sensor, which is located on the transmission, mounted on the valve body. If the...
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Heater problems
The most common symptom of a failed blower motor resistor is when the fan works in "High" speed, but doesn't work in some lower speeds. The highest speed setting may still work because in most cars in the highest fan...
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Heater only works on high. Heat is not hot.
If your heater only blows when the setting is on high, this may suggest that you have a faulty blower motor resistor. The highest speed setting may still work because in most cars in the highest fan speed settings the...
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I need help with my clutch. It is slipping.
Hi there. Check the slave cylinder to the clutch fork. See if the slave cylinder is sticking out and not retracting all the way. Check the return spring on the slave cylinder and make sure that is not sprung. If...
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Can a gps/tracking device placed on my vehicle cause my car alarm to malfunction?
Hi there. Its no possible for a GPS unit to set off the car alarm unless the ground wire to the GPS unit is wired into the same ground as the alarm system. If the alarm is all of a...
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EPS light stays on 2008 Hyundai Elantra
Hi there - your car uses electrically-assisted power steering, which is failing. There is a Recall issued for this problem (15V100000) from Hyundai. Have your vehicle repaired by Hyundai as soon as possible - since this problem will only become...
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I hear a knocking sound coming from the engine.
Hi there. The sound could be the lifters sticking and not getting oil to them. This would be for the noise lessens as the rpm's goes up. Add 1 quart of ATF Type F to your engine oil and run...
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I recently experienced sudden loss of power on the road what might have caused this
Hello. Thank you for writing in. When it comes to a loss of power, the cause is usually related to fuel or exhaust issues. With the limited information we have at this time, you will want to gather some more...
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cracked exhaust manifold pipes/headercar will not go fast revs high but No speed ?Cause?
In order of priority, if you have a cracked exhaust manifold (leaking carbon monoxide), that actually has to be fixed first or at least coincident with the repair(s) to the engine/transmission. The principal danger from exhaust leaks (carbon monoxide) is...
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Engine idle fluctuates
This may be a sign of a vacuum leak. A vacuum leak can be one of the most frustrating and difficult problems to diagnose. High idle speed is a common sign and stalling is another. Confirmation of an engine vacuum...
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My car starts but will not stay running at idle.
You may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and at idle. Since...
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trunk light
Hello. Thanks for writing in. Just like your door, there is a switch that is controlled by the manual opening and closing of the trunk. When the trunk is opened, the switch closed the connection which allows voltage to run...
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Omg help
Hi there: Honestly, there are multiple issues possibly going on with your Hyundai that are causing the starting issues you're experiencing. However, the best way to start the diagnosis is to have a professional mobile mechanic come to your home...
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P2096 and P2196 Codes?
Code P2096 stands for Post Catalyst Fuel Trim too Lean Bank 1 and code P2196 stands for O2 Sensor Stuck Rich Bank 1 Sensor 1. My guess is that the upstream O2 sensor has failed causing a false rich condition....
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Car squeals when started 2005 Hyundai Elantra
Hello - the squealing noise you describe is most likely caused by a worn serpentine (accessory) belt, a weak tensioner for that belt. This causes the belt to slip under a load, and squeal as you describe. This condition will...

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