Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Car hesitates, bank one and bank two too lean. 2001 Hyundai XG300.

asked by on

When I drive, the car sort of hesitates like it's not getting enough fuel. I've done several repairs on the car, including spark plugs, fuel filter and air filter replacement, along with the wires and coil connectors change. I went to get the code read and the error codes indicated that bank one and bank two are too lean. These codes keep appearing each time I test the car. What might cause this and what can I do to improve the performance of the car?

Hello there. This is a common issue with the 2001 Hyundai XG300. There are a few possible causes for the engine to hesitate. The most common are the spark plugs, vacuum leak, oxygen sensor, fuel pump, exhaust leak, fuel filter, or air filter. When bank 1 and 2 are lean, it means that the engine is either not getting enough fuel or air. All of the listed faults could contribute to the symptoms you are experiencing, but diagnosis is needed for an accurate answer. If you would like help with this, a qualified technician from YourMechanic can come to your car’s location to diagnose the hesitation problem and let you know what needs repair.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Car tremble a short while sometimes when travelling in low speeds or changing from idle to drive at the traffic light.

Hi there. With the limited vehicle description, all I can mention is that the throttle pedal position sensor needs reprogrammed or replaced or the gas pedal cable is out of adjustment and need adjusted (carburetor cars). The throttle is out...

Q: How much gas can the tank hold?

Whether you’re planning a trip or trying to manually calculate your fuel mileage, knowing how much gas the tank holds is important. The gas tank on your Honda can hold 18.5 gallons of gas. However, make sure not to “top...

Q: Service B notice won't go off

Hi there, thanks for writing in about your 2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK320. The Service B indicator needs to be reset using a factory level scan tool. A qualified technician can reset the light, but only after performing a complete B service,...

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...