why dose my 2004 Hyundai Santa i Fe start up for a few min and then just quits


Asked by brendadennis Jul 07, 2013 at 03:53 PM about the 2004 Hyundai Sonata FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

it starts up then just quits

8 Answers


Not much information here- how many miles on the car- is the maintenance up to date according to the schedule in your owner's manual? does it start right back up again? If not, how long before it will start? When WAS the last time it had a tune-up? Are you out of gas


no it haves gas it starts up and then quits and u can do the same it starts up every time for about a second


Could be several things: clogged fuel injectors, spark plugs, maybe even a battery issue. Hard to tell since you still haven't given us any real information to work off of. Have it checked out by a mechanic, if you can't pinpoint the problem.


my 2004 Hyundai Santa FE was running good put gas in it and it started having a Hesatshen in it then shut it off then got back in it started it up it stayed running for a second then quit then started it back up same thing

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possible you got some bad gas? possible the fuel filter is clogged? when was the last time it was changed? Look at racer's answer- it could be MANY things- you have to go down your list of maintenance items- a mechanic or friend will have to do the maintenance on it- that should make your car feel better


"and it started having a Hesatshen"??? What in God's name are you trying to say? Just PLEASE take it to a mechanic...You have NO idea what's wrong, therefore we can't help you either. I'm done with this question....Have a nice day.


Check fuel pump relay makes bad connection, it's known about this car years 01 to 07 to make bad connection do to the relay getting hot well driving, easy fix bend the pins a little and put it back in should work. happen to me

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