Throw in the groaning from the steering and it was time to change. They last 12 months and die. My vehicle has broke down with me on 3 occasions with the same problem. The contact stated that as soon as he started the vehicle, the engine would generate a rattling noise from the timing chain. The vehicle acts as if it is in neutral, with no gas power or brake control, but the car is running and all other electrical functions are working windows, radio, etc.
I had to get a locksmith. Fit the vacuum pump 17. Teflon® is a registered trademark of E. After troubleshooting it was discovered that technician at other dealership replacing high brake lamp previously had knocked airbag connector loose. The sound was intermittent and occurred only for a few seconds before the car shifted to second gear. So I told them go ahead and then about half hour later they called and said the car needed a throttle position assembly replaced.
Jan 201698374 km Valve cover gaskets and oil pan gaskets were leaking oil. New battery was installed 204800 km Valve gasket leaks a bit of oil on to alternator. Just had aligned 12 months ago. Plenty of oil, battery good. Run the car as is and have to find reason. The tensioner failed, causing a very expensive engine repair. Thought it was alternator, but wasn't that.
At this point the car is inoperable. Brought this to the attention of the dealer and the manufacturer directly and remains unresolved. Hyundai Sonata in Texas, United States Oct 2006 - May 2007 Apr 200733871 km Windshield washer pump broke. New spark plugs end fix. Warnings and recommendations Unless otherwise advised by the manufacturer, the following procedures are recommended: Always fit a new timing belt after removal Check the tensioner and idler pulleys; renew if necessary Never turn the engine in the direction opposite to that of normal operation Check the belt s for cracks, fraying, wear and oil contamination Note: The engine must be cold before timing belt adjustment Note: Avoid bending, torsion or traction General Before disconnecting the battery cable, check the audio system security code Always check the timing marks before timing belt removal Removal Disconnect the battery Remove the radiator upper hose Remove the fuel filter unit Note: Do not disconnect the hoses Remove the engine mount Remove the bracket Remove the right front wheel Remove the air-conditioning drive belt Remove the ancillary drive belt Remove the ancillary drive belt tensioner Remove the coolant pump pulley Remove the crankshaft pulley Remove the timing cover s Align the timing marks Loosen the tensioner Remove the tensioner Remove the timing belt Check the gearwheels, tensioner and idler pulley s for damage and wear Renew if necessary Installation Check the timing marks Fit the timing belt Fit the tensioner Adjust the tensioner Align the marks on the tensioner Tighten the tensioner 23.
Update: unclear if still leaking when sold, would have had to clean engine to find out. Check Engine lamp goes off after multiple restarts. Seat buckle pre-tensioner was set too high - adjusted and airbag light goes off now. There were no error codes. The contact stated that while parking, she heard a loud popping noise. Vehicle was taken back to dealership on 3 separate occasions to remedy the problem but they reported that they were unable to duplicate the problem and reported the vehicle to be in manufacturer specification.
The contact stated that the vehicle would sporadically stall when driving at any speed. Pump would not shut off when filling car. The unit needed to be replaced The plastic latch on the armrest broke. My 2006 Sonata V6 started sounding like a diesel when started after sitting for several hours. The recall began on February 19, 2018. Jun 200872581 km Driver's side front door handle sometimes get stuck in open position. Replaced both sunvisors per campaign T64.
After 7-8 attempts I was able to get it going and the engine light turned on. Second time in 3 months Drivers side windows control panel, left front window stop working. Set dial gauge to zero. Nov 2013425806 km Passenger seat airbag sensor recall. Driver's side headlight required replacement. Hyundai Sonata in Illinois, United States Sep 2007 - Jan 2017 Aug 200825806 km Strange noise after starter engaged.
The contact stated that as soon as he started the vehicle, the engine would generate a rattling noise from the timing chain. Loosen the camshaft gearwheel bolt, 180 degrees. I called the dealer glenn Hyundai and told them of the incident, they in turn told me this would be nearly impossible for this to happen! Repaired under 100k powertrain warranty. If I was driving when it failed, it would have not only blown the engine but most likely would have stopped my car on whatever road I was driving on, including an expressway. The contact stated that the engine oil leaked and damaged the alternator. I'm told it's a timing chain tensioner, a known problem in these 3. Plugs fouled as a result of misfire dealer refuses to do anything about them.