Hyundai Santa Fe: Steering Wheel Difficult to Turn

If your Hyundai Santa Fe’s steering wheel is hard to turn, it’s almost always going to be caused by an issue with the power steering system. The power steering system is responsible for taking energy from the engine, converting it to hydraulic pressure, and using that pressure to decrease the amount of force that you … Read moreHyundai Santa Fe: Steering Wheel Difficult to Turn

Hyundai Santa Fe:  Blue Smoke → Causes & Diagnosis

  A very common problem that affects all vehicles (including the Hyundai Santa Fe) is blue smoke coming from the exhaust.  Reasons for blue exhaust smoke include bad valve seals, valve train wear in general, the PCV valve, burning transmission fluid and more. Blue smoke indicates that your Santa Fe’s engine is burning oil.  The … Read moreHyundai Santa Fe:  Blue Smoke → Causes & Diagnosis

Hyundai Santa Fe: Airbag Light Stays On Diagnosis

Every time you start your Hyundai Santa Fe, the computer system runs a self diagnostic check on all major systems.  If any of these checks fail, you will see a diagnostic warning light on the dash for the corresponding system.  When the airbag system fails this check, you’ll see the airbag light. Depending on the … Read moreHyundai Santa Fe: Airbag Light Stays On Diagnosis

Hyundai Santa Fe Battery Draining Diagnosis

  If your Hyundai Santa Fe’s battery is draining, it’s something that’ll need addressing right away.  If it is draining while your Santa Fe is off, it’s usually caused by something that is drawing current that shouldn’t be.  If the battery is draining while you’re driving, that is probably going to be the alternator or … Read moreHyundai Santa Fe Battery Draining Diagnosis