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Can you give me a quote on replacing a catalytic converter for my vehicle?
Billing question sent to CS for the cost to replace the catalytic converter on a 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe.
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Ceramic Pads, brakes front and rear, 2012 Santa fe
Hi there. Quotes cannot be generated via the ask mechanic portal. I suggest having a qualified technician perform a brake inspection to avoid replacing unnecessary parts and determine what is needed for a proper repair. Your Mechanic has several available...
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What is the engine oil capacity for Hyundai Santa Fe, 3.3L V6 - oil capacity when you also change the filter?
When changing the engine oil in your vehicle, and replacing the oil filter, the refill capacity should be 6 quarts. I would suggest putting in 5 quarts first, and then use the dipstick to get the level correct, just to...
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Won't start after putting in new alternator, battery, starter and fuses.
Hi there. Check the battery cables and make sure that they are hooked up properly. Look to see if there is an issue with a loose ground on the fuse box. When smoke comes from the battery cables, that usually...
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How much should it cost to replace the exhaust system? 2003 Hyundai Sante Fe
Hi - unfortunately, YourMechanic is unable to offer this service at this time. Thanks for thinking of us though!
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What's wrong? How much will it cost to fix approximately?
The lights you have on and the vehicle not moving may be a major transmission or shift linkage and brake system failures. The costs of the repair would not be able to be determined without a full diagnosis. To get...
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Can I test the starter without removing it?
Hi there. If your engine is cranking over, then the starter is working. For the engine not starting when cranking, there are multiple reasons for an engine not to start up. Check the three main elements that make an engine...
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Power streeing hose
The power steering pressure hose is going to be the most common leaking hose. In order to get the hose identified and changed out you can have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic. Once the hose is changed then the...
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Vibration or is shaking feeling in seat and steering wheel.
I would take the vehicle to another shop and ask them to check the lateral run-out of both the tires and the wheels. Lateral run-out is the side to side motion. Wheels that are slightly bent or out of round,...
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Car heat is cold until I add water and over heating with out telling me
Hello, thank you for writing in. There seems to be an issue that we need to take on first and foremost. This is the fact that you are having to add coolant to the system. This means the coolant is...
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Car makes a loud sound whenever the steering wheel is moved and it appears to be leaking powered steering fluid
This suggests your power steering pump may be failing or you have a leak elsewhere in one of the power steering lines. The [power steering]((https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/power-steering-fluid-is-leaking-inspection) system operates on very high pressurized hydraulic pressure (in some cases as much as 300...
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Rough idle, stalls when accelerating, engine shuts down while driving with no fault codes.
Hi there. The issue is the coolant thermostat temperature sensor. The sensor is malfunctioning causing the computer (ECM) to think that the engine is either too cold or too hot and causing the fuel mixture to be off. I recommend...
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Engine light coming on
Hi there. It sounds like your vehicle has what is called evaporative emissions codes being stored. The evaporative emissions system is designed to keep fuel vapor from escaping to the atmosphere. These systems run a "self test" to check for...
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High RPM surging
Hi There, This could be a couple of different things such as a vacuum leak or an EGR valve that may be stuck open and allowing too much flow into the intake manifold. One way to test this is to...
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Regarding engine flush 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe
Hi - by "system flush", I understand you to mean a flush treatment of the engine proper, to clean out oil sludge. An oil flush sometimes uses a product called Seafoam to do so. An oil system flush with your...
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Brake pads fixed, parking brake, car won't start.
If the parking brake warning light is on and yet the parking brake is disengaged, that typically means that the switch is stuck. If the warning light yo are seeing though relates to the brakes generally, that could mean the...
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Gas pump continually shuts off on winter blend
Hi there. This is very odd and to be quite honest, has us stumped. Winter fuel blends are typically less refined or oxygenated to help fuel burn in colder weather climates. However, even under the best conditions, only about 80%...
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When exiting my vehicle I get a shock when I close the door
Hi There, Unfortunately, there is not much you can do to avoid this. This is a result of static electricity that is generated typically by the contact with the clothes you wear to the material on your seats and in...
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Tie Rod Replacement
Hi there. I believe what you are hearing from both dealers are what has recently been referred to as "alternative facts". Here is the truth. A suspension alignment is an inspection and adjustment of all the mechanical components that comprise...
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Crankshaft positioning sensor location and easiest way to change
This engine has a crankshaft sensor mounted in the transmission housing at the left rear of the engine.

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