Hyundai Santa Fe 2010 Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Hyundai Santa Fe 2010 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Hyundai Santa Fe 2010: Does this model have a timing belt or chain?
Most versions of the Santa Fe diesel had a timing chain, but there was a 2.2-litre CRDi diesel, codenamed aD4EB-V, made between 2006 and 2010 that had a belt. Check the code number of your engine to see if you have that engine.
Can a faulty battery cause loss of power steering at low speeds?
The power steering is an electrical system, so a problem with the battery could affect the power assistance. You should still be able to steer the car even without power assistance. It won’t affect the braking.
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Turbo lag issue on Santa Fe
Finding the cause of an intermittent problem is difficult because it doesn't always occur when the mechanic is there to witness it. It means he's flying blind when attempting to diagnose it. Likewise, if it doesn't happen when the diagnostic equipment is connected everything will indicate normal. The only thing you can do is to persist with the dealer and urge him to continue to seek a solution. It might help if you to set up a video camera in the car and have it running every time you drive the car and record it when it happens. That would show the dealer that it does actually happen and you're not making it up, and might give him some information that might help trace the problem.
Santa Fe Warranty Claim
You need to have them inspect the master cylinder and the clutch to determine what the problem is. If it is a leaking master cylinder, and as a result the clutch has been contaminated by the leaking fluid then you have a legitimate claim, but you won't know until the clutch can be checked.
Tyres issue sorted on Santa Fe
Good to know the aftermarket kit fixed your problem.
Solution for Santa Fe tyre issue
Thanks for the advice, which I'm sure will be of help to the owner concerned.