Starting after fueling

Asked by Aug 02, 2016 at 05:23 PM about the 2002 Hyundai Sonata GLS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Why is my 2002 sonata having a hard time starting
after refueling even after I have replaced the
vaccum solinoid a year ago?

6 Answers

105,485

It knows the warranty has expired so it failed again. Seems like a common problem with Hyundai's and Kia's.

28,065

once again...hows the fuel filter/pressure?

Tennisshoes I beleive it, my car is out to get me lol. Kelly idk what the the pressure is in the car it has no indicator of the pressure and as for the filter I really havnt had any problems with it. My car does like to drop rpm if I'm on the road for awhile and come to a sudden stop like at a red light.

105,485

That bad solenoid could cause that, when you brake hard the fuel will slosh and if that solenoid valve is open too far excess fuel can be introduced into,the intake system causing a momentary too Rick condition that the ECM will see and try to lean it out too much given it a drop in idle but it should recover quickly. It could also be an ISC that has a slow response time and have nothing to do with fuel slosh, the only real way to tell is by having a live data scan performed and duplicating the conditions that cause the idle problem. HTH

So basically just get a diagnostic to see what the true cause would be. Cause I was thinking of replacing that vaccum solenoid again and seeing if that does it but the last time I had solenoid problems the RPM would never bottom out on the road or turn my car off completely

105,485

Sounds like your on the right path.

Your Answer

Sonata

Looking for a Used Sonata in your area?

CarGurus has 56,541 nationwide Sonata listings starting at $1,000.

ZIP:

Hyundai Sonata Experts

  • #1
    toDumbToNotKnow
    Reputation
    1,630
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,360
  • #3
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    1,100
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord
1,115 Great Deals out of 74,391 listings starting at $1,100
Used Hyundai Elantra
653 Great Deals out of 50,435 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Camry
1,107 Great Deals out of 87,562 listings starting at $995
Used Kia Optima
549 Great Deals out of 33,045 listings starting at $995
Used Nissan Altima
1,222 Great Deals out of 77,844 listings starting at $1,695
Used Honda Civic
834 Great Deals out of 61,318 listings starting at $950
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,035 Great Deals out of 62,796 listings starting at $880
Used Toyota Corolla
965 Great Deals out of 66,720 listings starting at $1,699
Used Hyundai Santa Fe
286 Great Deals out of 18,315 listings starting at $995
Used Nissan Maxima
332 Great Deals out of 21,807 listings starting at $1,200
Used Mazda MAZDA6
217 Great Deals out of 11,385 listings starting at $700
Used Chevrolet Impala
577 Great Deals out of 34,544 listings starting at $900

Used Cars For Sale

2014 Hyundai Sonata GLS For Sale
71 Great Deals out of 1,477 listings starting at $6,491

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.