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2007 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS FWD 4dr Manual *Ltd Avail*

2007 Hyundai Santa Fe
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sport Utility, 2WD Sport Utililty
20 mpg city / 25 mpg hwy
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February 4, 2013, 6:59 pm

Scott S
 

Question: Car acts dead on cold start up intermittently

2003 Santa Fe 2.7L with 126K...on a few occassions, I go to start the car and it's completely dead, no sound, no click, nothing. Then a couple minutes later, all is fine and it goes for weeks until it happens again. Battery was changed recently, as were pl..."


February 18, 2013, 4:07 pm

Elizabeth K
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Here's an article on all the things that can cause your engine not to turn over, but with an intermittent problem, it's usually trickier to catch the problem long enough to diagnose it. Next time it comes up, try wiggling the connector to the brake on-off switch (at the brake pedal). If that helps the problem, you've got a bad brake switch or connector.

http://www.2carpros.com/articles/car-engine-will-not-crank-over


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