Last post on Apr 30, 2013 at 4:51 AM
You are in the Hyundai Azera
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Hyundai Azera, Sedan
#4260 of 4269 Re: Spark Plugs [jamazera]
Apr 18, 2013 (2:17 pm)
That's exactly how I did it...the dealer did all the warranty work, but as soon as the warranty ran out, I found a great mechanic. I have honestly learned more about my Azera through my mechanic than I ever did through the dealer.
How many miles does your Azzy have on it now?
#4261 of 4269 Re: Spark Plugs [allmet33]
Apr 18, 2013 (5:19 pm)
#4262 of 4269 Re: 2006 Azera sway bar bushings [jamazera]
Apr 19, 2013 (5:10 pm)
The sway bar bushings were ordered from Hyundai $21.12 each. Repair shop unable to order from other suppliers.
#4263 of 4269 Re: 2006 Azera sway bar bushings [wards]
Apr 25, 2013 (12:22 pm)
YIKES!!! Does your repair shop allow you to order parts yourself and provide them? $21.12 is extremely steep considering the prices I've found (at least 1/3 that). At any rate, you got them replaced and the dreaded clunk noise that so many have complained about is finally gone, yes?
#4264 of 4269 Re: Spark Plugs [jamazera]
Apr 25, 2013 (12:24 pm)
Jamazera...if you're hearing the clunk, go for it. My mechanic said that there's really no way to tell how long the bushings will last, but he said they could go bad anywhere between 20K to 80K miles (big window...i know).
#4265 of 4269 Re: Spark Plugs [allmet33]
Apr 26, 2013 (4:34 am)
not hearing or feeling anything....rides great after replacing Michelins with Yokos.....as u mentioned..huge window.......thought maybe i would replace since the fix was simple and cheap.....may get the bushings and wait....then replace when necessary
#4266 of 4269 Re: Spark Plugs [jamazera]
Apr 26, 2013 (5:57 am)
That's good to hear. I think most everyone that replaced the OEM Michelins found a huge difference in ride and handling, as long as they chose a good tire. I've seen postings of various tires that seemed to make a big difference. Also, find you a mechanic that's willing to let you supply your own parts and then look online for them. Considering I'm way past the warranty on mine, I order all my parts from rockauto.com and couldn't be happier.
For example...I had to get an o2 sensor replaced. My mechanic told me the Bosch O2 sensor that he was going to order was $125. RockAuto.com had the same one for $65. So he told me to order it and he installed it for me. I have also been surprised to find that some parts you can order come from the actual maker of Hyundai parts as well, but you also get a choice of what brand you want to go with. All in all, a great experience so far.
#4267 of 4269 Re: Spark Plugs [allmet33]
Apr 27, 2013 (4:36 am)
thats what I do...I supply the parts and my tech does the work......so far he's only worked on my santa fe and sonata...sold the sonata last month...he will also check pricing for parts and will get them with his discount....got about 3 more yrs on azzy warranty....i do all my routine maintaince my self. how many bushings are necessary for the sway bar ???
#4268 of 4269 Re: Spark Plugs [jamazera]
Apr 29, 2013 (6:38 am)
I believe you order one set of bushings for the sway bar, but considering the low cost...I will probably order a few sets and just keep them on hand for down the road.
#4269 of 4269 Re: Spark Plugs [allmet33]
Apr 30, 2013 (4:51 am)
a set is 2 bushings? I agree.