2006 hyundia 3.3l Idles fine but revs up when put in gear. Idles fine in neutral. No codes on Actron scanner. Im lost with this


Asked by Apr 06, 2016 at 12:48 PM about the 2006 Hyundai Sonata GLS FWD

Question type: General

It also wants to rev up and down while driving 25-30 miles an hour.  Idles at 750 then wants to rev up to 2000 rpm.  Have to really hold the brake hard at stop lights.  when it down shifts back into first gear it wants to lunge forward

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i have the same car and experiencing the same issues. still looking for answers. here's hoping we find some soon. good luck with your car!

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Thanks rock

Hey someone have found good news in in the same boat.. Please let me know i think that is the input and output sensor


Sweet. Just have to know where those sensors are.

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Found them on the Tranny. Still no help. Replaced the throttle position sensor and that didn't help. Thinking about just running a cable from the accelerator and making a part for the butterfly that will be spring loaded. My only other option.

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