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2011 Hyundai Elantra GLS 4dr Sedan Man (Ulsan Plant)

2011 Hyundai Elantra
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Mid-Size
29 (est) mpg city / 40 (est) mpg hwy
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March 9, 2012, 3:56 pm

Samuel R

Question: Why wont my car start....sometimes?

This has been happening for the past couple of weeks rarely, but recently almost every time. Sometimes when i turn my key it does not start. The radio, lights,ac comes on but the engine doesnt start. After turning it off and on multiple times finally it would start, and it would start no problem. When it doesn't start there are no engine noises, just silence.

March 13, 2012, 6:13 pm

Ron W
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Sounds like the ignition anti theft system may be loosingt the key programming. You should have a shop look at it to be sure. Either that of the ignition switch is failing.

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