Struts on '01 Hyundai Santa Fe

Reply

  #1  
Old 02-28-04, 10:26 AM
dfrandin
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
Question Struts on '01 Hyundai Santa Fe

I have an '01 Hyundai Santa Fe with just under 36K miles on it. I've begun to notice a lean/roll when going around a corner, and a loud pop sound when going over a speed bump or hitting a chuckhole. Am I looking at replacing struts on this vehicle already? I read another post on this board about a Toyota not needing struts until after 100k.. Am I going to see replacement necessary this early on this vehicle?

Thanks in advance,
Dave Frandin
daveATfrandinDOTorg
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 02-28-04, 11:22 AM
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 1,531
Should still be under warrantee? Bring it back to the dealer let them check it out.

May not be a strut, could be problem with sway bar or sway bar link.
 
  #3  
Old 02-28-04, 04:35 PM
Desi501's Avatar
Member
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Boynton Beach Florida
Posts: 2,207
That problem should be able to be diagnosed. If you have a bad strut, it shoud be obvious. As for you comment about the 100K on a Toyota, remember one thing. A Hyundai is definately not a Toyota or even close. That whole car is pretty well used up at 100K.
 
  #4  
Old 02-28-04, 08:19 PM
billys68ss's Avatar
Member
Join Date: May 2003
Location: USA
Posts: 1,459
You have a 10 year/100K mile warranty. Dont even sweat this, just take it to your local dealer and let them fix it. I am a Hyundai/Kia tech and I can tell you that you should not have any problem with shocks or struts on this vehicle unless it has been abused.
Desi..... Good answer. I work on these things every day and I can agree with you on that for sure.
Billy
 
  #5  
Old 02-29-04, 06:23 AM
dfrandin
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
Thanks all for the good advice.. I have to take the car in for a service bulletin I just recieved regarding the front oxy sensor, and I'll have them check out the struts while it's there..

Dave
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes