After two to three weeks, the light illuminated again. On one occasion my car lost power, engine died and would not start again. Got jump start but battery kept dying. I told him I changed the bulb twice and that the part that was holding the bulb was black and looked like it was burning. Then all of a sudden the alarm started to sound. When I got on the road the locks all locked as if I had pressed the remote locking button! When I got on the road the locks all locked as if I had pressed the remote locking button! When intermittent they said it was not fixed as it never was on when taken to dealer.
The airbag light has been on and steady for about a year, now with the new state inspections in massachusetts my car will not pass and I am an outside sales rep using my own car. Asked to call shop if indicator light comes on again. Service tech says his Sonata did the same thing. I had told them the last time I took it in that the doors sometimes do not unlock right away. While driving the light will spontaneously come on and will go back off either during the same driving event or in the next few days. I am very frustrated with this problem, I owe more money than the car is worth and I cannot afford to fix the problem at this time. A couple of weeks ago July , I left my car door open and the battery died.
Then they said it would cost between 700 and 1200 to replace, not covered by warranty, even though it apparently disables the airbag system. Light was on for the previous owner for I don't know how long and has been on for me for almost a year now. This and recommendations from Consumer Reports began to change consumers' views of the car for the better. I will have it towed to the dealership in the morning to find out what the problem is. Almost impossible to read radio station frequency.
She was able to fuel small amounts at a given time however, it would take more than thirty minutes to fill the fuel tank to capacity. Unacceptable since it appears to be a design flaw. I talked to my friend in Michigan who is a mechanic and he told me it sounds an electric problem. The car has never been in an accident and has 70,000 miles. It doesn't depend on whether the passenger seat is empty or occupied by an adult.
This will help the parts last longer, and you'll avoid many common problems. There should be a recall. Right before the last time I brought it to the shop something very strange happened. Shop said error code wasn't specific enough to fix problem so code was cleared. I asked him about the burning part and was told that was fine. I did some research on the internet and this seems to be a persistent problems with Hyundai vehicles.
Car would have to be towed to the dealership. My car at times will not unlock. If your'e looking for a car for a teenager or a new driver this is it. Instead, they only reconnected some wiring and cleared the air bag indicator. The failure mileage was 92,000 and the current mileage was 94,000. Do I need to pay to have this fixed? When intermittent they said it was not fixed as it never was on when taken to dealer. I came in the house and researched the internet and found this was a problem with Sonata's from 1999-2004 campaign number 09V12400, I contacted Hyundai customer service 6-24-17 around 12:30pm.
I changed out the bulb twice that day thinking maybe the bulb is bad. I am since my car has a little over 60,000 miles this is in four parts sorry that I had to break this up into parts there are 4 complaints filed. I have to repeat start the fueling and it automatically shuts off after entering a gallon or two. It has never been in any accidents nor has the air bag assembly or seat been damaged. The manufacturer was advised of the failure and informed the contact to take the vehicle to the local dealer for diagnostic testing.
I had to have it jumped a couple of times and when I had the battery checked it was fine. Got that, but car radio and remote still don't work. The contact stated that when attempting to refuel the vehicle, gasoline would spew back out from the filer neck and onto the ground. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags with 44 problems. Power and Associates, the respected automobile analysis firm, awarded the Sonata the coveted top spot in its initial quality study. Then the car also started to die after driving it for a while.
Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey for about 500,000 vehicles, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how 2000 through 2018 vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. I turned off the car and it will not start. Then all of a sudden the alarm started to sound. It was broken loose from the rt side subframe. I never owned an american made car whose transmission didn't go out around 100,000 miles and for this car to go almost 250,000 miles on the original automatic transmission is quite a testimate. My car at times will not unlock.
I have been through three alternators and one battery. After picking it up from the shop I drove about 10 miles to a store and when I came out, the car would not start. I see this is an on-going problem with this vehicle. Battery dead again on December 30th 2006. I asked someone to jump it for me. My valve must be stuck in the partially open position since I can only fill the gas tank every one-third of a gallon before the gas dispenser shuts off. I am a single parent and need to be reimbursed for my troubles as this was directly related to the recall letter I just received.