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#565 of 1181 Re: Hyundai 2004 Santa Fe timing belt Ca. [btj1]
Jan 15, 2008 (12:32 pm)
if you can afford to do it - get it done before any problems occur - if there is any problem and you didn't do it - then the dealer will be like "shame on you" - all maintenance is recommended.... if they list it as recommended and there is no listing for required - just do it at the recommended schedule... and if the required is after the warranty is up - even more the reason to get it done...
#566 of 1181 seat leather fitting problems
Jan 19, 2008 (7:37 am)
I have tried, unsuccessfully, to get the dealer to fix the rear seat covers on my Limited, ever since I bought it on 4/30/07. They do not fit properly because the edge does not attach to the bottom of the seat frame as it should, as the connecting strip is on the wrong side. Unfortunately I missed it when I went through the initial inspection.
They have taken pictures, admitted it is wrong, supposedly sent 2 e-mails to Hyundai HQ and after all this time, and me asking over 6 or 7 times to fix the damn thing, nothing.
The whole bottom edge on both rear seats is literally hanging down unattached.
I have checked other vehicles and some also had the same problem where the edges would not attach.I have read many posts where there are also bad dealers like mine who simply aren't interested in dealing with "grey areas".
Anyone else had this problem???
#567 of 1181 Re: seat leather fitting problems [jcwsbltd]
Jan 19, 2008 (11:37 am)
I have this problem on the drivers side only. I have an appointment for Monday. Haven't mentioned it to the dealer yet, we bought at the end of October.
#568 of 1181 Check Engine Light on 2007 Santa Fe
Jan 21, 2008 (12:39 pm)
I was wondering if anyone else out there had this problem. I bought my Santa Fe in November of 07...the first time the temp dipped below freezing the engine light came on upon starting and it also misfired and ran horribly. Since then I have gone through two catalytic converters (replaced by hyundai service) after being left stranded on the freeway and the Santa Fe has been in the service department more than it has been in my garage. The service department just can't seem to find a fix for it.
I'm becoming increasingly frustrated.
#569 of 1181 Re: Check Engine Light [bramble1]
Jan 21, 2008 (4:05 pm)
Do you have any occurence again with your codes after the sensor replacement? My Santa-Fe 2007 was at the dealer today for the 2nd time this month for codes P2106,1295,2135: a check-engine after very cold temperatures, no power at all, vehicule is OFF-ROAD! They filled the computer and TPS connectors with ''wurth stuf'' (???). Today, they have done the same with the throttle body connector. I am not confident about their solution...
#570 of 1181 Re: seat leather fitting problems [grutza]
Jan 21, 2008 (5:13 pm)
I had the seat fixed today, but didn't ask what the solution was because I picked it up after service hours. Sorry I didn't get the answer but it is fixed.
#571 of 1181 Re: Check Engine Light on 2007 Santa Fe [isabo]
Jan 22, 2008 (4:47 pm)
TO the engine light problem... yes I have also had this problem MANY times... and after practically begging the Hyundai service to take me vehicle and just fix it.. Never getting a solution... finally calling LEMON LAW Hyundai CORP came and inspected it...said it was only a computer upgrade...not converters, plugs, gas cap, ... Yeah i heard it all... still in the workings with lemon law...GET IN TOUCH WITH HYUNDAI!
#572 of 1181 Re: Check Engine Light on 2007 Santa Fe [angel20]
Jan 22, 2008 (4:55 pm)
with the amount of these problems - wonder why no tsb - or recall...
#573 of 1181 Re: Hyundai 2004 Santa Fe timing belt Ca. [btj1]
Jan 23, 2008 (5:27 am)
How many miles do you have? You have the 2.7 enginer right so it is a belt? There may be two belts to replace by the way. The 3.3 engine has a chain.
#574 of 1181 Re: Hyundai 2004 Santa Fe timing belt Ca. [gunga64]
Jan 23, 2008 (5:51 am)
I have 3.5 V-6. The warranty says timing belt in California"Recommended" not "Required" at 60k in California. So to me that reads and was told by the previous dealership "shine it at 60k as if it breaks it WILL be covered by warranty including any damage as it is NOT a required maintenance service in California" However I don't want to void the warranty on a tech issue? The new dealership that took over says I have to do it. Do I? I just do it but it's a money issue since I lost my job.