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  1. I think my 2013 Sonata’s engine seized...

    YF (2011-2014) Sonata/i45
    I was driving again and the engine died again. This time it will not start again. It sounds like the starter engages for a split second and then no sound. To me it sounds like the starter cannot spin the flywheel which to me indicates the internals of the engine no longer turn either. There was...
  2. 2013 Hyundai Sonata 2.4 cut out on highway, started right back up

    YF (2011-2014) Sonata/i45
    2013 Hyundai Sonata 2.4 with 97,700 miles in it. It cut off randomly yesterday at highway speeds. The radio and everything stayed on. Had I not looked down to see the rpm gauge at zero I wouldn’t have realized it. The only thing it was doing odd was revving higher than usual, but it just got...
  3. Potential Theta 2 Engine Defect and Possible Coverup

    YF (2011-2014) Sonata/i45
    Pointing towards the engine itself being defective (and not an issue with debris from the manufacturing process) Koreaittimes June 3, 2019: According to legal circles on June 2, the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office, which has been investigating the alleged cover-up of Hyundai Motor's...
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