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2012 Hyundai sonata My brake lights won't come on also the shifter won't move from park unless done manually
Inasmuch as the problem started after the bushing replacement, the cause is most likely a loose connection in one of the wiring harnesses that was removed when you replaced the bushing. The reason the brake lights don't work at the...
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I. Have a. Sonata 2011. It accelerate. But dont adcance went im driving it it gave me a throttle body code
The throttle body trouble code may be a key clue but the components, system and wiring referred to in the trouble code have to be individually diagnosed (the code itself is not a diagnostic or "result", but rather the code...
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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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I have a 2011 Sonata, when I apply the brakes after driving at speeds, during the end of the stop I will hear multiple ''thud'' ty
The likely causes are a loose brake or suspension component, although even a loose motor mount could be a cause. With regard to any of those general possibilities, the noise simply occurs once the moving (loose) component reaches its end...
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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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my headlights along with the radio keeps shutting of and on repeatedly along with a few dashboard lights
You will need to have the charging system checked to see if the system is working properly. You may have electrical connection issues or component problems with the body control module and will need a mechanic like one from YourMechanic...
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Q: Car slow down itself
If your vehicle is slowing down all by itself or having trouble accelerating, it is possible that the brake calipers on the front of the vehicle are locking up. This will cause the brakes to be applied at all times....
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what type of oil can be used for V6 Hyundai sonata 2004
The Hyundai owner's manual specifies a wide range of oil viscosities for this vehicle. See page 6-5 at the foregoing link for full details. Overall, you will be OK with 5W-30. Synthetic oil is always preferred. The stalling could 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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Hello, I have 2009 Hyundai Sonata with about 114,000 miles on it. The car jerks...sometimes violently when I'm driviing and go to
Hi Taheem. Thanks for contacting us today. It depends on what you mean by "jerking". If the car is pulling to one side while braking, this could indicate a bad caliper, worn brake pads, faulty wheel bearing or even tire...
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2009 Hyundai Sonata tries to start while already on
Hey Big B. Thanks for contacting us. What you're describing is typically associated with a damaged ignition switch. This could be due to an exposed wire, poor electrical ground or even an ignition relay that is faulty, causing the ignition...
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Have had altanator checked . A new battery put in 2 months ago . Was struggling to turn on after a couple days after new battery w
It is possible that the battery is not being properly recharged by the car's alternator, there is a parasitic load that is draining the battery while the car is off, or there is a deficiency in the starter motor or...
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My EPS light comes on sometimes and does not at others. What problem does the EPS light indicate?
Hi Andre. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Instead of using a traditional hydraulic power steering system, your vehicle is equipped with electric power steering(EPS). In this system, the EPS control module receives input from the steering angle sensor. It then...
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Speed wont go above 60mph no matter if i step in the gas. Please help.
Hi Otto. Thanks for sending in your question. Typically when the car will not accelerate past 60 MPH, it’s due to either the ECU activating a limp mode or other mechanical (fuel or ignition system component) failures. Some of the...
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Broken headlight cover Hyundai Sonata
The outer shell is not vended separately and there is no repair procedure for the type of damage that you have described, at least not any that will create a properly functioning luminaire. Consequently, your only option is to replace...
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Replaced Steering Coupler/ EPS error
If the EPS light is always on, it means the vehicle's computer is reporting a fault in the electronic power steering system. A mechanic can download the trouble codes from the computer that have caused the alert, and then follow...
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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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How do you fix a seat belt retractor that's locked up
Hi Matt. Thanks for sending your question tonight. Usually, there are two reasons why this will occur. First, if the spring inside the seat belt is broken, then you'll typically replace the entire unit (as it's more difficult to attempt...
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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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