FordOwner6 months ago

The brake lights may stay illuminated and the shift lever may be moved from park without depressing the brake pedal. Dealers will replace the brake pedal stopper pad with an improved part free of charge to resolve the concern.

Corrie19995 months ago

The affected Elantra sedans were produced between Dec. 1, 2012, and Feb. 19, 2013, at a South Korean Hyundai plant, while others were built between Jan. 23, 2013, and April 30, 2013, at the automaker’s Alabama assembly plant.

Col Minessota4 months ago

A failing vapor canister purge valve may cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. This valve is part of the evaporative (EVAP) emission control system.

Red4 months ago

Here are five of the most common brake problems I run into, starting with the most serious. It's good to understand what the cause of your problem might be, before a mechanic starts talking about the need to replace this or that. If you don’t find your issue here, look also at my article on brake noises, look through the comments at the end, or leave a comment yourself telling your story.

Mary4 months ago

It's worth grabbing a flashlight and looking to see whether the master cylinder is leaking visibly. If it is, you should be able see the fluid on the carpet under your dash, just over your brake pedal. The pictures below show the master cylinder under the brake pedal.

Bri19874 months ago

The front coil springs may fracture from corrosion that occurs due to exposure to road salt. Dealers will replace the front coil springs free of charge to resolve the concern.

Red4 months ago

I also have same problem w/horrible frt brake pad noise! Kept taking them back, while still under warranty. Finally was told, that the 06 Hyu Elantra's were known for that w/after market brake pads used! So, to fix my grinding noise, I need to buy Hyundai brake pads only! What a bunch of crap!!

FordOwner4 months ago

There are many possible causes of this shaking, including the front rotors being warped, hot spots (slight irregularities) on your rotors caused by excessive heat, or pad impressions. If your car sits for long periods without moving, moisture from rain or high humidity causes your rotors to rust, except for the patch of rotor surface where the pads rest. This patch of uneven rotor surface is called a pad impression and will cause the brakes to pulsate.

Fireboy4 months ago

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MechExp4 months ago

Hyundai said it is not aware of any related accidents or injuries.

Fionas_Boy4 months ago

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Porker4 months ago

Well if your positive everything was actually replaced and replace properly it could be a wheel bearing, tie rod ends or the steeting rack itself causing the vibration. The grinding noise could be a dust sheild rubbing the rotors or calipers.

Fionas_Boy4 months ago

A malfunction of a sensor in the electronic stability control system may cause the brakes to apply unexpectedly while driving. This can cause loss of vehicle control. Dealers will verify the proper calibration of the electronic stability control sensors, and update the system's software calibration free of charge to resolve the concern.

Pete_W4 months ago

Hyundai Motor America is recalling 64,500 Elantra sedans from the 2013 model year because the brake pedal stopper pads can deteriorate over time.

R2_Amazeballs4 months ago

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R2_Amazeballs4 months ago

I am trying to make my hyundai a little bit more powerfull and custom. i cannot find any parts that i can get in the states. only in canada. kinda way outa my way. and a tad bit expensive. does anyone...

FordOwner4 months ago

Engine is running but it is constantly hesitating like it is about to stall. Ecceleration is hard, rpm's rev up high and shifting isn't smooth. Car constantly seems like it is stalling, no power.

Red4 months ago

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petHead4 months ago

In documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Hyundai said deterioration of the pads can lead to the continuous illumination of the sedan’s brake lights and the ability to shift out of park without pressing down on the brake pedal, among other potential problems, increasing the risk of an accident.

Corrie19994 months ago

A car that pulls to one side can be annoying and also dangerous. This braking problem can caused by several different things, even the tires (see below), but the most common cause is a frozen caliper. Over time, a caliper can freeze up gradually, a process that can go unnoticed for a long period of time.

MDG Ltd4 months ago

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Red4 months ago

I'm due for my 12month inspection for my 2011 Elantra. The dealer wants $400.00 for the F&R brake service, which he says is taking them apart and cleaning them. We have 7,400km on the car. I'm thinkin...

Gary19964 months ago

If every time you apply your brakes, your brake pedal pulses up and down, the problem is usually caused by the rotors being warped or out of true. As rotors age, they go through the heating and cooling process thousands of times, so it's inevitable for them to lose their shape or trueness. If you do a lot of highway driving and you happen to be hard on your brakes, you will probably run into this problem many times in the life of your car.

R2_Amazeballs4 months ago

When the brake pedal gets soft or sinks to the floor, it's generally due to a leak in the braking system, most commonly the master cylinder leaking internally or externally.

Corrie19994 months ago

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Bri19874 months ago

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Col Minessota4 months ago

As a disclaimer, the car's an 04 Hyundai Elantra GLS sedan with the 2.0L 4-cylinder. So, sometimes when I'm stopped, and the car's in either drive, park, or reverse (never happens in neutral that I c...

Watergirl4 months ago

Brake problems can be daunting if you don't know what's causing them. Fear of the unknown causes anxiety. You have questions like: Will my brakes fail? Are they safe? Can I drive my car? Should I drive my car?

Fireboy4 months ago

Most new vehicles use ceramic pads. Organic pads are not as good. When you had the brake job done they did not turn or replace the rotors. Big mistake! The grinding is the new pads seating into the old rotors. The vibration is because they are indeed warped. That is the sound and feeling you are having. They should have put new rotors on your Elantra not just pad slap them.

Bri19874 months ago

Hopefully this information will help you (and your mechanic) decide where to start when fixing your problem. When you are in a crisis situation like a brake problem, some mechanics will take advantage of the customer and over-sell the work that really needs to be done. There are only about nine evil mechanics in the world, they just move around a lot!

Fionas_Boy4 months ago

i just put a clutch in my 2002 hyundai elantra gls as i was drivering down the road it just died stopped running i could not get it started it was not getting fire so i changed the relay to the fuel pump. then it started next day it done the same thing whats wrong ?

Fireboy4 months ago

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Watergirl4 months ago

The part was supplied to Hyundai by Kyung Chang Industrial Co. of South Korea. Hyundai said it “continues to review possible supplier changes” related to the brake stopper pads.

Corrie19994 months ago

One way a caliper can freeze up is by the piston on the caliper being stuck in its bore. If the dust boot that protects the piston from the elements gets torn, water and debris will penetrate the metal in the caliper and cause rust and corrosion. If the piston is stuck, and the fluid pressure can't push it back into the bore easily, the pressure on the pads will be uneven and the car will pull. To fix this problem you will need to replace the caliper.

Gary19964 months ago

The only fix I recommend for a faulty master cylinder is to replace it with a new one. You shouldn't waste your valuable time trying to rebuild it. It's a vital component in your car; leave it to the pros. You wouldn’t pack your own parachute on your first jump, would you?

Corrie19994 months ago

Model: 1999 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0l DOHC Odometer: 78,000 Recent work: replaced MAF with new, cleaned ignition plate, ran through 1 tank with Techron fuel system cleaner. The problem has a few vari...

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Pete_W4 months ago

The fix for this brake problem is simple: resurfacing the rotors, if they are still thick enough (see section 3 above), or replacing them if they are not. If you do either of these processes, and your brake pads are more than half worn, it’s worth it to just replace the pads at the same time for the peace of mind it will give you; pads wear out frequently (they are a consumable item) and you might as well deal with them while in the neighborhood.

MechExp4 months ago

If your whole car shakes when your brakes are applied, it could be just your rear brakes. As a rule of thumb, shaking caused by a problem in the front end of the car will be felt in the steering wheel, while shaking in the rear will seem to affect the whole car.

Pete_W3 months ago
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