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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Doctor Who Makes House Calls
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Hyundai Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
If If you have been shopping for a used Hyundai vehicle, you may want to check out cars under their certified pre-owned program. Many manufacturers have a certified pre-owned (CPO) program, and each one is set up differently. Read on...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Love Camping
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re a Photographer
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're an Uber or Lyft Driver
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're in a Wheelchair
Being Being in a wheelchair means you have a very specific list of demands, and requests for your vehicle. The main focus is of course how you will get in and out of the vehicle. There are some other aspects...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're On a Budget
If If you’re on a budget and need to purchase a car it can feel as though it’s slim pickings. Thankfully, there are plenty of great options available even to those on a tight budget. Let’s take a look. The...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Just Retired
Here’s Here’s a cruel, hard fact – car manufacturers no longer target seniors. Instead, they devote their time and energy to appealing to the 18-45 demographic. Still, some features make certain cars more suitable for older drivers. We have...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Just Got Your License
If If you are a new driver, congratulations on getting your license. Now, you need to think about what type of vehicle to buy. Ideally, you’ll choose a used car that isn’t overly expensive, and is reliable and safe while...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Construction Worker
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The Best Used Cars to Buy for Teenagers
If If you’ve decided that you’re ready to purchase a used car for your teenager, then you’re probably pretty picky about what you’re looking for. Likely affordability, safety, and fuel economy are high on the list. With that said we’ve...
2012 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2012 Hyundai Elantra: Which One Should I Buy?
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2012 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2012 Hyundai Elantra: Which One Should I Buy?
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2012 Hyundai Elantra vs. 2012 Ford Focus: Which One Should I Buy?
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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Hyundai Equus
It’s It’s only fair to start this guide by equipping readers with the proper pronunciation – the luxury Hyundai with the funny name is said “ek-wuss.” With that out of the way, this sedan with the odd moniker may not...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re Over Six Feet Tall
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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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2000 Hyundai Sonata 2.4l replaced the TPS now the car won’t shift out of 1st gear, also hard shifts from park to drive or reverse
The first issue to deal with is the part number. Are you sure the part is correct? To reduce diagnostic headaches, and post-installation problems, it is best to buy the OEM sensor from a Hyundai dealer. If you have the...
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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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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 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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my check engine light was on, then i took it to jiffy lube and it was the gas cap. i then drove for about 15 mintues parked and go
Loose gas caps are a cause of EVAP system malfunctions, but they are not the only cause. Consequently, in your case, there may be additional reasons why the check engine light has illuminated and those reasons will have to be...
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Spark plugs/Coil plugs wont spark and car will no longer start because of this.
The mention of the camshaft position code and the car's mileage make me think of a timing belt problem. If you can see the camshaft you might want to check and see if it is turning while the car cranks....
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Car turns over but wont spark. Getting camshaft position sensor code. 2004 Hyundai Sonata 2.4l
There is no fuel pump cut off switch. If the pump has failed, depending on the failure mode of the pump, you can diagnose the fuel pump yourself. Turn the key to the ignition (run) position. At that instant, you...
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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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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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Low rpms at idle and vibration, car running sluggish
Hi there. Thanks for contacting us today. The problem with trying to diagnose that is inconsistent like you've described is that it's incredibly difficult because, in all honesty, nothing is likely "broken". It's more than possible that a few components...
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Car started sputtering while in traffic, felt like it was losing power and there was a gas smell coming in the car, what happened?
Hi Pedro. Thanks for contacting us today. There are a few possible things that can cause these symptoms. The most common would be that you have a mass air flow sensor that is clogged with excessive carbon deposits, a vacuum...
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How do I temporarily disable my anti-theft on my 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe while it is on the Amtrak AutoTrain
As far as deactivating the built-in immobilizer, there is no user accessible option to do that. A Hyundai dealer might have access to a control interface to modify the immobilizer but then anything the dealer does will have to be...
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I have a 06 Hyundai Sonata. It only starts in neutral. Can you tell me why it only starts in neutral
A possibility is the neutral start safety switch is defective. Car designers place that switch in the starting circuit to prevent the car from being started while the car is in gear. Starts in Park or Neutral are the only...
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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 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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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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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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Windshield wipers not working
Hi. The windshield wiper system would have to be inspected to see if a fuse has blown, indicating a bad wiper motor. If the fuse is okay, then the system would have to be checked for a problem in the...
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Window not closing
Hi there. A common cause of a window not going up is the window switch itself. Also a window that is off its track or a bad motor can cause this as well. A mechanic sent by YourMechanic can be...

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