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Forum: X3(1994-1999) Accent   Today, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 49
Posted By jsinton
Hyundais from the era had a HUGE problem with the...

Hyundais from the era had a HUGE problem with the wiring harness connectors disintegrating into little pieces. My guess is if you take the harness off the oil sensor, it will break up into bits in...
Forum: SM (2001-2006) Santa Fe   Yesterday, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 77
Posted By jsinton
Water pumps don't go bad unless you failed to...

Water pumps don't go bad unless you failed to change the anti-freeze every couple years. It's all about lubrication. You know a pump is bad when it's making noise or it leaks. I still have my...
Forum: Performance   09-14-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 53
Posted By jsinton
Eliminate the purge valve. Disconnect the...

Eliminate the purge valve. Disconnect the manifold side tube, and seal it off. Don't disconnect the power or the vapor canister side. Sounds harder than it really is.
Forum: Y2-EF(1989-2005) Sonata   09-14-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 156
Posted By jsinton
Better off with a Toyota or a Honda. I only...

Better off with a Toyota or a Honda. I only drive Hyundai because nobody makes little wagons anymore.
Forum: Suspension, Wheels and Tires   09-13-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 125
Posted By jsinton
Just return it and get them from another...

Just return it and get them from another supplier. I bought front wheel bearings two weeks ago, they were clearly the wrong size bearings, and the supplier clearly had them listed for my car.
Forum: XD (2001-2006) Elantra   09-12-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By jsinton
It means you failed to snap the bearing onto the...

It means you failed to snap the bearing onto the pressure plate.
Forum: XD (2001-2006) Elantra   09-11-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 83
Posted By jsinton
Check car-part.com for a used trans near you. It...

Check car-part.com for a used trans near you. It will show you other years compatible, in addition to prices and locations.
Forum: XD (2001-2006) Elantra   09-11-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 159
Posted By jsinton
Does it have an immobilizer? We don't have that...

Does it have an immobilizer? We don't have that in the US version.
Forum: XD (2001-2006) Elantra   09-11-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By jsinton
Your clutch is not slipping, it's not engaging...

Your clutch is not slipping, it's not engaging because the slave/master hydraulics are gunked. Should have bled it first.

To remove the check valve: remove the slave cylinder, look inside,...
Forum: J2(1996-2000) Elantra & Lantra   09-11-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By jsinton
The friction of the old rubber window seal is...

The friction of the old rubber window seal is what causes it to stick. I paint my rubber gaskets periodically with silicone spray and never have a problem with window sticking and coming off the...
Forum: J2(1996-2000) Elantra & Lantra   09-11-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By jsinton
If you want to remove the headlight housing, then...

If you want to remove the headlight housing, then you need to remove the turn signal lens first because there's another bolt hidden by the turn signal lens. Take out the phillips screw from the top,...
Forum: MC (2006-2011) Accent   08-04-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,023
Posted By jsinton
Flashing ECU light is like "DEFCON 5 EMERGENCY". ...

Flashing ECU light is like "DEFCON 5 EMERGENCY". It means fix it right away because it could cause engine damage.
Forum: HD 2006-2010 Elantra   07-28-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By jsinton
It's usually not a wheel bearing problem. People...

It's usually not a wheel bearing problem. People have noisy tires with belts separating, dealers like to make money, so they play along with the "wheel bearing" Kool-aid.
Forum: J2(1996-2000) Elantra & Lantra   07-27-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,623
Posted By jsinton
And here's my daily driver car. I only use the...

And here's my daily driver car. I only use the Hyundai when I want to fool people in to believing I'm poor.
Forum: J2(1996-2000) Elantra & Lantra   07-27-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,623
Posted By jsinton
Here's a pic of my old house. I moved because I...

Here's a pic of my old house. I moved because I hate washing all those windows.
Forum: J2(1996-2000) Elantra & Lantra   07-27-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,623
Posted By jsinton
True, I didn't time stamp it. And how do you...

True, I didn't time stamp it. And how do you know I didn't just download any old pic off the internet?
Forum: J2(1996-2000) Elantra & Lantra   07-27-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,623
Posted By jsinton
It's actually a huge mistake to change synthetic...

It's actually a huge mistake to change synthetic oil out at 3k. Synthetic oil requires a brake in period of 3k, so that synthetic oil which is 6k old is actually superior to synthetic oil which is...
Forum: J2(1996-2000) Elantra & Lantra   07-27-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,623
Posted By jsinton
RTV gasket stuff. It didn't work.

RTV gasket stuff. It didn't work.
Forum: J2(1996-2000) Elantra & Lantra   07-26-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,623
Posted By jsinton
Oh, but I find your reasoning very flawed. ...

Oh, but I find your reasoning very flawed. First, it costs ME 60% less, not you. Second, I wouldn't want to leave my filter on that long like you, I would expect the oil to get DIRTY and sludge up...
Forum: J2(1996-2000) Elantra & Lantra   07-26-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,623
Posted By jsinton
Yeah, I know what you mean. I had a Type 2 Bus...

Yeah, I know what you mean. I had a Type 2 Bus for years... no filter. Ran great, but stay away from the highway.
Forum: J2(1996-2000) Elantra & Lantra   07-26-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,623
Posted By jsinton
Okay, so I changed the gasket and (drumroll)......

Okay, so I changed the gasket and (drumroll)... no gunk. None. Some varnish color, but it looks the same as it did 60k ago when I last did it.
Forum: J2(1996-2000) Elantra & Lantra   07-26-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,623
Posted By jsinton
My theory is my oil maintenance regime is...

My theory is my oil maintenance regime is beneficial for four reasons: Economy, conservation of resources, ease of maintenance, and convenience.

Economy- cost 60% less
Conservation of...
Forum: J2(1996-2000) Elantra & Lantra   07-26-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,623
Posted By jsinton
Whoops... gotta take my elderly mother out to...

Whoops... gotta take my elderly mother out to eat. Maybe later I'll do the valve cover gasket.
Forum: J2(1996-2000) Elantra & Lantra   07-26-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,623
Posted By jsinton
That's what people are telling me. Okay, I got a...

That's what people are telling me. Okay, I got a spare valve cover gasket out there, I'll be back in 30 minutes with a pic so we can test that theory. I say since there's always an adequate flow of...
Forum: i10 Forum   07-26-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,028
Posted By jsinton
On second thought, I think I'm completely wrong,...

On second thought, I think I'm completely wrong, and you're right Montego. I now think I talk of the "pilot" bearing, and you're right about the "thrust" bearing. Perhaps the UK terminology for...
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