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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Hyundai Sonata
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I took my 2008 Hyundai sonata to get a wheel alignment
There is a lot more to an alignment than a level steering wheel. The angles of Caster, Camber, and Toe are critical to how well the car tracks and how the tires wear. I won't go into an explanation of...
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Where is the AC Compressor Clutch Relay on a 2013 Sonata?
Hi there. This video is an exceptional tool to learn how to find the electrical relay's for major system components like the AC compressor. Follow the general steps in the video and you'll locate the relay "box" and find the...
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I HAVE A 2007 HYUNDAI SONATA SE V6, I NEED TO REPLACE THE FRONT RIGHT CV AXLE WHAT PART SHOULD I BUY
If you need to replace a CV axle, the part needed would be a CV axle. When you purchase a new CV axle, it will come with new boots on it. Consider YourMechanic as Cv axles can be replaced at...
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Low oil pressure light came on car cut off won't start anymore
When the engine is running, oil is pumped throughout to lubricate and cool all of the places where metal slides against metal. If the engine runs low on oil, or if something goes wrong with the pump or oiling system,...
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Hi I have a Hyundai Sonata 2006 and my car won't start I replaced the fuel pump and it still doesn't start what could it be ?
If the engine won't turn over, that is if the starter motor is not functioning, the issue is in the starter circuit and/or the starter motor itself. If the starter is functioning, but the engine won't catch and run, that...
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Intake manifold
Hi There, Yes, if you continue driving the car with a damaged intake manifold it will in fact cause major engine damage due to the amount of excess air that will leak into the motor. This will eventually cause the...
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My car has been making a whining sound when accelerating, then is find at a set speed.
Hi There, It sounds like your vehicle may be a bit low on transmission fluid or you may potentially have a bad transmission control solenoid. As you know, the transmission works on hydraulic pressure built up from the fluid inside...
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Sonata '11 hesitates/jumpy at ~1800rpm or 38-45mph, also when cold and taking turns. Tuneup done. Not wheel related...any ideas?
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the motor. This sensor relays vital information...
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Can i drive my 2006 sonata with a broken compressor
Hi There, Driving the vehicle with a broken AC compressor may potentially cause further engine damage due t the fact that the AC compressor is powered by the main belt (serpentine belt). If the AC compressor happens to freeze up...
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I am hundai sonota SE 2015 model....I do not have spare wheels. I am planning to buy complete spare wheel. How much it costs
Hi there. Unfortunately we don't sell spare tires and wheels, so we really can't provide you with a correct estimate. In most cases however, a full sized spare tire and wheel new will cost about $150.00. You might want to...
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car is shaking when I brake especially down hill and knocking sound when driving slowly
Hi there. What you are describing is typically an indication of a damaged wheel bearing as opposed to a brake system issue. The wheel bearing is designed to wear out over time and will cause vibrations, shaking and make sounds...
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What is the widest tire i can buy for my 2016 hyundai sonata instead of using the required 205 65 16? Thanks
You cannot go too wide more than an inch or it will rub the fenders on the car. Look at the tires you have now in rear and see how close to fender the tire is and see how much...
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How msny filt ER s are in 2016 hrydrai sonata
Hi Betty. Thanks for writing into YourMechanic.com today. For your Hyundai Sonata, there are multiple filters, each designed to remove debris and materials from liquids or air as it circulates through the engine and drive systems. Some of the filters...
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My car cut off when I stopped at the light and applied pressure to the brakes. I was told it's because I need to replacey brakes
Hi Kim. The brakes needing to be replaced are typically not a cause of an engine shutting down or stalling. In most cases when the car stalls when you slow to a stop, it's due to a fuel flow problem....
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Hey Kenneth. I was wondering if you do the timing chain at my place or is that something you don't do since it's internal
Timing chains to my knowledge are currently not a service that is offered by YourMechanic. Timing belts however, can be replaced. I would recommend taking your vehicle to a qualified professional shop locally in your area.
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High pitch squeal right side
There are a number of things that could make an engine noisy when starting up. Depending on the specific type of sound you are referring to, this will determine how to properly diagnose. If there is a bit of a...
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Might be starter connection....starts every three or four times
It is very possible that a starter connection could be the cause of this issue. It is also likely that the negative or positive batter terminal end is loose as well. I would recommend starting by making sure that the...
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Some doors lock an some don't. 1 day frt pass may lock next day not. Like a whack a mole thing. Same whith unlocking. It's a 4 dr.
If you door lock motors get out of sync then just hit the unlock button several times to see if all doors unlock and then see if they will lock all together from door switch? If they do not straighten...
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2006 Hyundai Sonata p2106 code how do I repair
This trouble code indicates an issue with the intake manifold runner circuit. This could be an issue with the wiring, the intake runner position sensor, or the powertrain control module. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a qualified...

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