my 2007 Santa Fe with 93000 miles has the check engine stay on all the time, but the car is running ok. when adding fuel the engine will run rough then after a minute runs fine. but the light stays

fman49
0

Asked by fman49 Jul 08, 2013 at 04:25 PM about the 2001 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS AWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My Santa Fe with 93000 miles has a check engine light that stays on.  the engine is running fine except when I add fuel.  After I added the fuel and put the gas cap back on, it runs rough and hardly will move.  But after I turn off the car and start the engine the car runs fine but the check engine light stays on.  Can you help?

6 Answers

Lars Cats
2,755

Try replacing the fuel cap with a new one, there may be a speck of dirt blocking the breather hole causing your problems.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
Frank Chilberti
40

I replaced the gas cap and disconnected the battery. I was told that would reset the system. the light went out for a few days but came back on. I just filled up the tank and the engine ran rough again. Can you think of anythingesle I can do, save taking it to the dealer and have them change me an arm and a leg to diagnois the problem. I'm leaving for vacation in a week.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
dandyoun
56,785

Is your check engine light back on? If so go to a local auto parts and have them check for codes. They will do this for free. Then post back on here what the codes are and this will give use a better idea as to what your issues are. Drive Safe.

Frank Chilberti
40

They checked the code and it was P0441. Can you help, thanks.

3 out of 3 people think this is helpful.
dandyoun
56,785

http://www.obd-codes.com/p0441 --- this will give you some info on that code

7 out of 7 people think this is helpful.
snorkeldragon
20

Replace the fuel pressure regulator located on the fuel rail. This regulator has a small diaphragm inside that wears out over time. It will cause rough idling, no starts, bad mpg and fuel relay burnouts. The part will cost about $45 plus install.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Santa Fe
Looking for a Used Santa Fe in your area?
CarGurus has 23,083 nationwide Santa Fe listings starting at $1,999.
ZIP:

Search Hyundai Santa Fe Questions

Hyundai Santa Fe Experts

#1 LouB
LouB
Reputation 940
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 410
#3 me29
me29
Reputation 340
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda CR-V"
761 Great Deals out of 48,725 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota RAV4"
816 Great Deals out of 37,466 listings starting at $1,925
Used Toyota Highlander"
606 Great Deals out of 15,154 listings starting at $4,600
Used Ford Escape"
1,621 Great Deals out of 55,634 listings starting at $1,400
Used Hyundai Sonata"
1,180 Great Deals out of 51,417 listings starting at $1,000
Used Kia Sportage"
262 Great Deals out of 12,306 listings starting at $2,877
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee"
1,039 Great Deals out of 53,412 listings starting at $995
Used Nissan Pathfinder"
368 Great Deals out of 17,575 listings starting at $1,595
Used Ford Explorer"
1,160 Great Deals out of 47,056 listings starting at $1,200

Used Cars For Sale

2014 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS AWD For Sale
715 listings starting at $26,796
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS AWD For Sale
44 listings starting at $22,879
2012 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS AWD For Sale
14 Great Deals out of 232 listings starting at $12,475
2011 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS AWD For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 156 listings starting at $12,888
2010 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS AWD For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 159 listings starting at $9,900