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ignition?
Hi there. What you are describing is common with an ignition lock cylinder problem. This is the component in which your key is inserted on the steering column. Inside this component are multiple electrical connections that must all work together...
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p0340
Some of the common causes of Diagnostic Trouble Code P0340 include camshaft position sensor circuit wiring that is broken, shorted, or corroded; a camshaft position sensor circuit connector that is broken, shorted, or corroded; a faulty camshaft position sensor; a...
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Clicking sound.
Hi There, Generally a clicking noise when trying to start the vehicle is a result of a weak battery or a faulty starter solenoid. If you hear a clicking sound when turning the key, it is likely that your starter...
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Could this be a grounding issue or a switch issue?
Hi there. It's possible that you have a ground issue that is causing this electrical fault. It could also be a damaged relay. If you can't trace the source of this issue personally, you might want to have a professional...
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Car revs up but does not drive faster than 40 mph on a flat road.
Hi there. For the engine revving up and the vehicle slowing down, the transmission could be slipping. Check the transmission fluid and see if its full and red in color. If the fluid is full, then the transmission could be...
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When driving steady with tach at 3000 rpm engine RPM will drop suddenly to 1000 RPM and than suddenly return to 3000 rpm
Hi there. It's quite possible that this issue is directly related to the transmission or torque converter on your Hyundai Sonata. In many cases, the slipping RPM is caused when the transmission slips into a higher gear (like the 3000...
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Trouble starting
Hi There, Code P0340 indicates a camshaft position sensor circuit malfunction which essentially means there is no signal coming from the sensor. This may have been caused when you changed the camshaft and possibly did not get it hooked back...
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i'm looking for a radiator fan for my 2010 hyundia Sonota. What model sonotas can I get one off of to work on my car?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Without knowing the sub-model of the vehicle it is difficult to say. The Sonatas do use different designs for their models. You are going to want to find one on a 2009-2010. If you...
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30,000 mile
Vehicle maintenance schedules are year, make and model specific. The maintenance schedule for your specific car, as printed in the Vehicle Owner's Manual, states that at 30,000 miles you should change the engine oil and filter, replace the cabin air...
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Car won't start, no power, doesn't even crank engine.
Hello, thank you for writing in. When it comes to the vehicle not starting, and not having electrical power, always start by checking the battery. In your situation you can go remove the battery from the vehicle, and take it...
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How many map sensors are in my 2011 Sonata 2.0t?
Hello. There is only one MAP sensor on your vehicle. If you replaced it and the code has not gone away, or you are still experiencing the same symptoms, there is likely something else going on with the circuit. Make...
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My cars is 2006 hyundai sonata and i want to know that when has to transmission of the filter be changed in these cars?
Hi there. One of the best resources we have available on our website for car owners like yourself is the scheduled maintenance tool. All you have to do is enter your vehicle's information and all of your recommended services and...
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Bad brakes 2007 Hyundai Sonata
Hi there - I recommend a brake system inspection to determine what components in your brake system must be replaced. I would expect brake pads and brake rotors at a minimum, and possibly the brake calipers as well if they...
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My esc light came on not long ago and I can't turn it off... why is this?
Hi There, As you may know, the esc light refers to your traction control system. The traction control system monitors the steering and stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been detected. This is done by...
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I have a 2011 Hyundai sonata and the key is stuck in the acc position and will not turn off. I can start the car but I can't turn
Hello, thank you for writing in. When the key will not turn to the "Off" position, typically that will mean that you have an issue with you neutral safety switch. This safety feature limits your ability to turn the key...
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Starting slow
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first thing we need to determine is if the slow crank is due to an engine issue or if the starter is running slow. As a starter fails, it may produce a slow...
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My car is very loud, what could it be
The presence of relatively loud noise, as well as vibration, could mean you have multiple issues. Typically, very loud operation is due to exhaust system faults but exhaust system faults will not generally cause vibration in the vehicle. To investigate...
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RPMs drop to zero (typically on acceleration). Usually come back up and belt squealing sound is heard; sometimes engine shuts down
Hello. We will be happy to assist you. You most likely have a stuck pulley along the serpentine belt routing. My first guess would be the power steering pump because it is leaking fluid so that is the component I...
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Steering wheel won't turned when I drive
Hi there. It is very possible that you have a problem with the steering column, as that's what typically causes a steering wheel to remain locked when you attempt to drive. However, it could be an issue with the power...
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how to replace the serpentine drive belt
It is recommended that this repair be performed by a professional because all of the rotating elements, that is the bearing supported pulleys of which there are quite a few, should be inspected to be sure they turn freely and...

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