Car will not accelerate stays between 1500 to 2000 RPM 2007 Sonata V6. Goes at snail pace.

Asked by Jan 05, 2015 at 01:45 PM about the 2007 Hyundai Sonata SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car idles but when pedal is depressed engine does not rev. When in drive or reverse car moves very slowly with pedal to the floor. It happened 2 weeks ago but cleared up when I repeatedly turned the engine on and off. However today I am not so lucky

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There was a recall involving your year Sonata: There is a recall concerning the esc light coming on due to the faulty brake switch, which can also affect the transmission, which would cause it not to accelerate. you need to take it in to your local Hyundai for the recall to be performed NHTSA Campaign # XXXXX Vehicles: Make/Models: Model/Build Years: HYUNDAI/ACCENT 2006-2007 HYUNDAI/AZERA 2007 HYUNDAI/ELANTRA 2007 HYUNDAI/ENTOURAGE 2006-2007 HYUNDAI/SANTA FE 2007 HYUNDAI/SONATA 2006-2007 HYUNDAI/TUCSON 2005-2007 HYUNDAI/VERACRUZ 2007-2008 Defect: HYUNDAI IS RECALLING 532,633 MY 2006-2007 ACCENT, ENTOURAGE, SONATA, MY 2007 AZERA, ELANTRA AND SANTA FE, MY 2005-2007 TUCSON AND MY 2007-2008 VERACRUZ VEHICLES. THE STOP LAMP SWITCH IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES MAY MALFUNCTION. A MALFUNCTIONING STOP LAMP SWITCH MAY CAUSE THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO NOT ILLUMINATE WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED OR MAY CAUSE THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO REMAIN ILLUMINATED WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS RELEASED. A STOP LAMP SWITCH MALFUNCTION MAY ALSO AFFECT THE OPERATION OF THE BRAKE- TRANSMISSION SHIFT INTERLOCK FEATURE SO THE TRANSMISSION SHIFTER WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO BE SHIFTED OUT OF THE PARK POSITION. IT MAY ALSO CAUSE THE ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL (ESC) MALFUNCTION LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE, AND IT MAY NOT DEACTIVATE THE CRUISE CONTROL WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED. Component Affected: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STOP LAMP SWITCH FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 29, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE HYUNDAI CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER AT 1-800-633-5151. Consequence: ANY OF THESE MALFUNCTIONS, ALONE OR IN COMBINATION, MAY LEAD TO A CRASH. Read more: http://www.justanswer.com/hyundai/6k5zi-hyundai-sante- fe-car-wont-accelerate.html#ixzz3Nyg5BsQP

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