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3.5

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
36,833 miles

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1999 Hyundai Elantra electrical problems

electrical problem

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1999 Hyundai Elantra Owner Comments

problem #6

Feb 092009

Elantra

  • 120,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Compaign id 00V259001 is for low speed stalling on 1999 Hyundai Elantra models with certain VIN numbers and relates to the wiring with the mass air flow censor. I have a 1999 Hyundai Elantra that is having the exact same problem but does not fit within the VIN range so they are not covering it. I feel this campaign should be expanded further to cover all of these models with the same problem.

- Bellingham, WA, USA

problem #5

May 012005

Elantra 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 78,000 miles
Mass air flow sensor was replaced at dealership. I just found out on the web that the part was recalled in Sept 2000. Can I be reimberssed?

- Van Nuys, CA, USA

problem #4

Nov 012004

Elantra

  • 23,000 miles
At 23,000 miles A/C burned out, replaced auto transmission, spark plug wiring and many leaks. Front end vibrating, tires and brake lining failed. The consumer stated that the brake shoes for the front and back do not match.

- Bethlehem, PA, USA

problem #3

Mar 012001

Elantra

  • Manual transmission
  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

While traveling at 55 mph the vehicle suddenly died. Engine light illuminated afterwards. Took vehicle to dealer and they replaced spark plugs. Consumer stated every 10,000 mile vehicle needed spark plugs. Cause unknown, the consumer checked the NHTSA website and found the Hyundai appeared to have a recall for this problem, the dealer advised that this was not a recall and that Hyundai does not have to honor the warranty.

- Egg Harbor Township, NJ, USA

problem #2

May 222001

(reported on)

Elantra

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving at any rate of speed vehicle severly pulls to right or left, causing loss of control cause unknown. Dealer cannot identify problem. The vehicle could not start because the charging system failed to maintain the battery. Afterwards, the vehicle experienced rough acceleration, cutting off in idle, surging back and forward. Brakes pulsing and squealing. Later on the air system stopped completely due to the heater fan and motor assembly failure. Check the engine light came on due to burned spark plug wires.

- Virginia Beach, VA, USA

problem #1

May 222001

(reported on)

Elantra

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving vehicle hesitates and then transmission slips out of gear, cause unknown. Dealer cannot identify problem. The vehicle could not start because the charging system failed to maintain the battery. Afeterwards, the vehicle experienced rough acceleration, cutting off in idle, surging back and forward. Brakes pulsing and squealing. Later on, the air system stopped completely due to the heater fan and motor assembly failure. Check the engine light came on due to burned spark plug wires.

- Virginia Beach, VA, USA

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