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#3017 of 3419 Re: Timing belt [backy]
Jun 28, 2008 (8:18 am)
It's not state specific, also see that most other maintenance item have also been extended, such as trans fluid and coolant. Good news for cost to own and concerns on warranty claims.
#3018 of 3419 Re: Timing belt [ctc1]
Jun 28, 2008 (10:04 am)
It always did seem odd that the engine had a timing belt change interval of 60K in 49 states, and 100K in California on the '05 model (same engine). Maybe the belt is more mellow on the west coast???
#3019 of 3419 Re: Fuse for Tail Lights [bradguy]
Jul 07, 2008 (12:38 am)
You might never see this reply but I just had the very same problem with my 2001 Elantra. I was completely at a loss to figure out what was going on and decided to plough through the net for an answer. Straight away I discovered your problem and the reply and went straight to it on my car. All fixed in an instant. I feel like an idiot but I had no idea the fuse box was behind the tray. Thanks
#3020 of 3419 Re: 2002 Elantra GT Warranty Service Experience [my2002gt]
Jul 07, 2008 (7:11 am)
Just a quick follow-up on my parking brake repair experience. It took two trips to the Riverton Suzuki/Hyundai Dealership. The first time they replaced brake cables (both sides) but they neglected to test the repair while the car was still on the rack 'cuz with the rear wheels off the ground and the parking brake fully applied the passenger side still spun freely. Second time in they did replace the passenger side caliper. Both cables and the new caliper were covered completely under the 4B extended warranty I purchased. Now I must say these folks were MUCH easier to deal with and INFINITELY more courteous and trustworthy than the folks I dealt with at Intermountain Hyundai. So, if you're ever in the Salt Lake Valley and in need of service, stay away from Intermountain. Riverton Hyundai is a bit more of a drive for me but well worth it.
#3021 of 3419 My '02 GT is 6 years old and still doing good
Jul 07, 2008 (11:25 am)
I would like to have the pleasure to report my '02 GT (5-door) AT is doing well so far after 6-year of ownership.
It is currently at 55K miles and I just had 60K service (480), new battery (95), RR brake light (5) and rear brake pads (210) replaced at local dealers. The front pads still have 40% left and should last till 90K service (at which point I will have to spend over 400 for timing belt here in CA).
Except some trim issues, such as the black tapes on the doors, fixed under warranty early on, my car has not failed on me, not even once. Besides new tires at 35K, all other parts are still original unless mentioned above.
I bought Hyundai oil filter and washer online and used them when doing oil change at local shops. But always try to get the major things done at the dealer so that no BS later on should anything weird happens.
Overall, I really like the reliability and utility of this car.
#3022 of 3419 Re: My '02 GT is 6 years old and still doing good [nihao4587]
Jul 07, 2008 (11:39 am)
good to hear. its always nice to hear about cars performing well and meeting or exceeding expectations!
just curious about what's included at the 60K service? almost $500 is a pretty penny to spend.
#3023 of 3419 Re: My '02 GT is 6 years old and still doing good [ez888]
Jul 08, 2008 (4:39 pm)
Yep, I agree with you totally. The price is kinda high. But that is the best one I got after calling around (there are about 5 Hyundai dealerships around san francisco bay area), which happens to be where I purchased mine originally. The one that is closest to where I live quoted nearly 700 for the exact same service, go figure.
The 60K service is basically all factory required stuff (I opted out all the fancy stuff the dealer recommended), such as all fluids, filters, and check-ups. I skipped tire-rotation since I have that with america's tire. Timing belt is another 400+ which I chose not to do at this time (it is warrantied till 90K in CA although dealer did push me a little to do it with 60K service).
Yeah, since price for everything is inflated, it is not unusual to see the service expense gone up ( I remotely remember the 60K service only cost 300 about 3 years ago with the same dealer).
#3024 of 3419 Re: My '02 GT is 6 years old and still doing good [nihao4587]
Jul 09, 2008 (4:13 am)
I have an 02 GT with about 136,000 miles on it. I did the timing belt at 110,000 which is about 10,000 miles short of when I normally see the timing belt go.
As far as the 60k service, I'd probably hesitate before doing it. Like I said, I have 136,000 miles on my car and it's still going strong. I live about 45 minutes away from the nearest Hyundai dealer so I do most of my own work and avoid the suggested services.
I've had to do routine stuff like brakes, tires, oils, wipers, headlights and battery. Beyond that, the only other work has been a timing belt and the clutch. The clutch was expensive, but I'm not surprised at it happening after 130,000 miles.
In other words, I'm not sure what the 60k service is going to do that will be worth $500.00.
Jul 26, 2008 (4:37 pm)
anyone know where the pcv valve is located in a 2001 elantra engine?
Jul 30, 2008 (10:27 am)
Should plug into the valve cover at the front of the engine.