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you can try disconnection the power to the radio for 5 minutes (all the power not just the main power) then reconnect it and see it it reset.

2004 Hyundai... | Answered on Dec 01, 2019


Without actually looking at the vehicle's electrical system (fuses, wiring, flasher unit, hazard switch, multi-function switch (LH side of steering wheel), etc., it's difficult to say.

Go to www.hmaservice.com and register your vehicle by VIN #.. you'll then have access to wiring diagrams, shop manuals, service bulletins, illustrations and procedures, etc

2004 Hyundai... | Answered on Oct 07, 2019


Hi First off what engine and drive line and exactly what are you looking to do or repair ? need more info

2004 Hyundai... | Answered on Oct 03, 2019


Autozone...purchase a repair manual.

2004 Hyundai... | Answered on Sep 30, 2019


purge valve or spark plug wires....replace purge valve first..

2004 Hyundai... | Answered on Sep 30, 2019


change your spark plugs..all of them...and and put in the correct amount of oil..

2004 Hyundai... | Answered on Sep 30, 2019


if its the V6 2.7l its below the coil packs and behind cooling fan(must remove to replace it) on the side of the block, Drivers side... gonna need a flashlight and long extension...kinda hidden but its there follow the wire/connector back to the block....if its 4 cylinder its passenger side behind timing belt...must remove passenger wheel and timing belt cover..

2004 Hyundai... | Answered on Sep 30, 2019


The transmission is stuck in 1st gear,have the shift solenoids checked.

2004 Hyundai... | Answered on Mar 07, 2019


i have a 2004 hyundai santa fe and i've had the same problems. it's so random when it happens but it seems to be when its a bit warmer outside.. above 70 degrees. it's when i press the gas from a stopped position the car just almost dies. i've pulled out in traffic and thought i was going to get killed. then the car accelerates and the tires squeal and the engine revs super high. the car jerks and its very scary. i bought the car new in 2004 and it started doing it after a few years and it still does it. it's not the gas pedal. it seems like a glitch in the computer or something. it's very dangerous!

2004 Hyundai... | Answered on Feb 15, 2019


If this is what I think it is, on the 3.5 Lit V6, you have an APS (Accelerator Position Sensor) and a TPS (Throttle Position Sensor). The accelerator pedal cable is NOT directly connected to the throttle body plate, it's connected to the APS. The APS sends its signal to the ETSCM (Electronic Throttle System Control Module) which in turn activates the ETS Motor located on the throttle body which opens/closes the throttle plate/butterfly. It's a very sofisticated electronic system. Both the APS and the TPS are known to go bad and simply replacing them is no guarantee of fixing problems in this system (often times it does, and frequently it doesn't). You should first verify there is a problem with these sensors (APS and or TPS). They are basic potentiometers (two circuits in each) which provide data to the computer regarding throttle opening for LOAD calculations (ignition timing, fuel injector pulse width, cruise control operation, etc). Best you have this system diagnosed by a professional technician who knows the system.

2004 Hyundai... | Answered on Feb 15, 2019


On the 3 different engines (4 cyl & both V6s) on LH side (radiator side) below the exhaust manifold. All have two14mm bolts mounting them to the engine.
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2004 Hyundai... | Answered on Feb 15, 2019


Just helped a friend fix this exact same issue on his 2004 hyundai santa fe. Replaced the purge control valve - a $39 part, even from the dealer. Had to get our hands dirty, but it took literally one single hour to replace the part. Filled it up immediately afterward and no more starting problems. Part is located directly behind the manifold - top, rear of the engine compartment - just between the engine

2004 Hyundai... | Answered on Feb 15, 2019

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