Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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1998 Hyundai Tiburon electrical problems

electrical problem

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1998 Hyundai Tiburon Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 061999


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


The car has been into Hyundai dealers 4 times since I've owned it. I am the original owner. Car has been in literally every other month since purchase in October 1998. Major problem has to do with the computer(s) and transmission. Check engine warning light, airbag warning light have both gone off. Car wouldn't shift and would hesitate at highway and side street speeds. Car just returned from dealer yesterday after 4th time in for repair. At 65 mph, the rpms suddenly shot to approx 5800. Car has been terribly unreliable. Hopefully it is fixed now, but I am filing this complaint because I fear that in another 2 months the problems will occur again.

- Cottage Grove, MN, USA

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