Sputtering and flashing CEL

Asked by Dec 01, 2012 at 10:58 AM about the 2002 Hyundai Accent GS 2-Door Hatchback FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

A few weeks ago my car has started to sputter when I am accelerating.  Then a week later the check engine light flashed on and off a few times while driving to work.  I checked the gas cap and it was tight.  Several days later, I get the flashing CEL again as I'm driving down the highway.  It's very intermittent.  Is this something a simple tune-up would fix?

1 Answer


would almost bet it is a misfire...check plugs and wires or coil if coil on plugs

Your Answer

Hyundai Accent Experts

  • #1
  • #2
  • #3
    Tom Demyan
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Hyundai Elantra
426 Great Deals out of 45,294 listings starting at $495
Used Honda Civic
398 Great Deals out of 52,416 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Corolla
715 Great Deals out of 67,521 listings starting at $1,599
Used Hyundai Sonata
386 Great Deals out of 51,068 listings starting at $1,300
Used Ford Focus
408 Great Deals out of 70,291 listings starting at $1,695
Used Honda Accord
592 Great Deals out of 92,752 listings starting at $1,495
Used Toyota Camry
890 Great Deals out of 73,115 listings starting at $1,400
Used Kia Rio
44 Great Deals out of 5,810 listings starting at $1,999
Used Nissan Sentra
522 Great Deals out of 50,793 listings starting at $1,888
Used Toyota Yaris
39 Great Deals out of 2,533 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Fiesta
78 Great Deals out of 16,302 listings starting at $3,227

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Hyundai Accent For Sale
2,727 listings starting at $11,416
2017 Hyundai Accent For Sale
114 Great Deals out of 3,045 listings starting at $7,999
2016 Hyundai Accent For Sale
35 Great Deals out of 3,059 listings starting at $6,995
2015 Hyundai Accent For Sale
19 Great Deals out of 585 listings starting at $6,100
2014 Hyundai Accent For Sale
24 Great Deals out of 566 listings starting at $5,850

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.