Need Help?

2001 Hyundai Elantra GLS 4dr Sedan Manual

2001 Hyundai Elantra
Trim Info:
Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
25 mpg city / 33 mpg hwy
Other Trims
Do you own this car?
Estimated Mileage
 Miles
Enter current mileage for most
accurate info about this vehicle


Track Your Service Records
Get Recall Alerts
Get Updated Value Estimates on Your Car.
back to question list

Ask the Community

Ask Our Auto Mechanics


April 10, 2013, 3:56 pm

Karl K
 

Question: New fuel filter, extended crank.

Hi, I replaced the fuel filter on my car earlier today which is an in-tank filter. But ever since I put the new one in I've hand to crank the engine for about 4 seconds before it will start. Could the new filter be bad?


April 21, 2013, 6:46 pm

Tyler O
Expert Mechanic

Sounds like it's not holding fuel pressure in the lines properly. Could be a bad filter, improper install, or the fuel pressure regulator which is built into the pump assembly.


0/0 users found this helpful.

Ask our panel of certified auto mechanics a question. We pay for their advice so you don't have to



My Auto Score

See the free AutoCheck score

Meet The Experts
Kim Perrin
Kim Perrin is our resident mechanic here at DriverSide. Kim worked as…
Tyler Orr
Tyler Orr is an expert in German and Japanese cars and has been a mechanic …
Elizabeth Kriesten
Elizabeth Kriesten worked as an automotive technician for several years at Dodge…
Tips on Servicing

Car Brakes: How Do You Know When to Change Them?

By Zach Bowman For those who suffer a daily commute through heavy traffic, your vehicle's braking system can bring thousands of pounds of metal, plastic and empty Starbucks cups to a stop hundreds of times before you get to work. It goes without saying that these pieces wear out, but they do so slowly, meaning you may not notice they need attention until ...

Read more…