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Hyundai Sonata, Sedan
#2711 of 3234 Re: 2004 Sonata: [homer14]
Nov 12, 2008 (10:07 am)
A few thoughts on this....if you replaced just the bulbs, well, they have key ways so the can be properly installed in only one way. The key ways are in the form of three tabs extending from the base of each bulb. These tabs correspond to key holes in the headlight assembly itself. The bulb can only be installed if each tab lines up to the proper "key-way" The spacing and size of these are what allow only proper installation. Proper installation allows the bulb to seat into the housing and the rubber O-ring to seal moisture out. If you did this properly then the reflector part of the headlight assembly appears to be damaged due to moisture (per your description) and has turned dark. There is NO way to repair this type of damage and replacement of the light assembly is necessary. These can be purchased from aftermarket vendors for much less than official Hyundai parts. Furhter there is no provision for any "adjustment" for the bulbs...only the entire housing can be adjusted slightly in a horizontal (side to side) and vertical ( up and down) way.
#2712 of 3234 Questions about Add-A-Circuit
Nov 22, 2008 (2:34 pm)
Apologies from someone very unfamiliar with the "Add-A-Circuit" (mini size in my case - see http://www.littelfuse.com/data/en/Data_Sheets/FHM02FHA02.pdf - to be installed into a new Hyundai sedan) and how to install and use it.
1. Does the single red wire contain only the positive wire, or is somehow the ground wire also part of that red wire?
2. What kind of female connector is on the end of that red wire? And what kind of male connector is required to connect into it? What tools/supplies/directions would be needed for installing the right connectors needed?
I have a GPS unit and radar detector to hard wire and neither have the type of connector that would fit into the end of the red wire on the Add-A-Circuit.
Thanks in advance for any advice and assistance or even to be pointed in right direction for this information.
#2713 of 3234 TMPS Defect
Dec 07, 2008 (5:24 am)
2007 Sonata, TMPS has been reset, parts replaced, now for the 6th time. 19000 miles on car. Dealer now wants the company enginer to come in an try to correct. Has any one had this much problem with the TMPS! Thanks. Otto65
#2714 of 3234 Re: 02 sonata power locks [kcochran]
Dec 08, 2008 (12:50 pm)
To Mr kcochran:
Were you able to solve your problem with the power locks on your 02 sonata? I have the same problem - doors will unlock with my remote but will not lock. Is there a faulty solenoid/sensor in the the driverside door?
#2715 of 3234 Re: 02 sonata power locks [papamike]
Dec 08, 2008 (1:27 pm)
This happened on my 06. Turns out it was the door lock actuator. Happened on one door only though. ??
#2716 of 3234 Re: TMPS Defect [otto65]
Dec 08, 2008 (8:01 pm)
Call me stupid but what is a TMPS????
#2718 of 3234 Re: 02 sonata power locks [papamike]
Dec 09, 2008 (7:52 am)
Door lock problem was solved by the
dealer installing a power lock new relay.
#2720 of 3234 2004 Sonata V6 stalled: ideas?
Dec 10, 2008 (6:16 pm)
Just had a weird experience. As I pulled up to the curb to park my Sonata's engine cut out. Battery would turn engine over, but wouldn't start. After five minutes tried again, engine would barely start but coughed and shook and wouldn't go over about 500 rpms. Called AAA, by the time they got there (an hour) I tried one more time and the engine started fine. I drove it the ten miles home with no problem.
I was lucky I was only going 4-5 mph, since of course I lost the power steering etc. It's scary to think of it happening when on a freeway or something. Anyone else have this happen? Ideas? Never had any problems with the car before (44,000 miles).