For generations, many import shops have used the conventional “loss-leader,” 3,000-mile oil/filter change as their sole opportunity to inspect their customers’ vehicles for maintenance needs. But that practice has been rendered obsolete by import manufacturers programming extended oil life monitoring algorithms into their engine control modules (ECMs).
The 2016 Hyundai Azera earned a top spot in the large car category in AutoPacific’s 20th annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSAs). The Hyundai Tucson SUV is the only vehicle in the small SUV category to receive good ratings for both driver and passenger in the latest Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) small-overlap crash test ratings.
This phase of the program will make significant use of a newly opened hydrogen refueling station in the Washington, D.C., region.
An improperly adjusted or improperly operating inhibitor switch (range switch) may result in a vehicle that will not start or crank on an intermittent basis. In addition, the following codes may be present: P0705 – Range switch sensor circuit; P0707 – Range switch – open circuit; P0706 – Range switch range/performance; and P0708 – Range switch – short circuit or multiple inputs.
We’re going to be looking at an intermittent poor-run, hard-start complaint on a 2012 Hyundai Sonata. This car came to us by way of a body shop with which we work closely. We received a call from the body shop that this car had been delivered back to the client a couple of weeks before. All was going well for a couple of days, when they received a call that the car was hard starting and running poorly. With it back in their shop, as you would expect, it ran and started well with the only sign of a problem being a check engine light with a P0087 code indicating the Fuel Rail/System Pressure was low.
Hyundai Posts Record-Selling Start to Year Hyundai Motor America posted its best July ever and the best opening seven-month period in its 28-year history. July sales of 67,011 were up 1.5% versus the same period a year ago. The Sonata had another strong month with sales of 22,577, up 19%, while the Santa Fe recorded