Many owners of Hyundai cars are trying to save money on their servicing by purchasing cheap and not always high-quality spare parts and consumables. As a result, a repaired component or assembly can break down again very soon. Worse yet that its improper operation may cause failure of the related systems. We advise you to stop saving money in this dangerous way, and this will enable you to cut costs of visiting car workshops. All the more so because you can replace many of faulty parts at home with the help of AUTODOC Club step-by-step video tutorials on Hyundai repair and maintenance.
The suspension of some cars of the make, including the Hyundai Solaris, is too soft. This affects the steerability: the car starts to pull to one side at the speed of about 80 km/h. It becomes more and more difficult to control it. The problem can be solved by installation of stiffer springs and shock absorbers. Our recommendations on DIY Hyundai repair and servicing will help you to choose suitable components and install them properly.
Hyundai Creta has problems with its paintwork. In some areas its thickness is insufficient. Due to this, corrosion may develop as a result of even the slightest damage. The luggage compartment door gets rusted most of all. That is why even minor scratches and chips on the car body surface should be repaired in good time. Watch a step-by-step video tutorial on Hyundai repair for how and with the help of which tools and products this can be done.
In some models, the luggage compartment lock may break down prematurely. Moreover, cars of the make have very fragile bumpers. They may crack and require replacement after even a small impact. Absence of underbody cover is the disadvantage of some cars of the make, in particular, Hyundai Creta. But you can install it yourself with the help of a video guide. Moreover, door seals harden in sub-zero temperatures. To avoid this, treat them with special agents from time to time.
The front, rear and fog lights of many cars of this make are apt to excessive condensation build-up. This affects the quality of lighting. The problem is caused by unreliable seals. Replace them to get rid of misting up. For the replacement procedure, see the illustrated PDF Hyundai repair manual which you can download for free.
Sometimes the headlights and dashboard lighting start blinking when the engine is idling. This isn’t considered to be a malfunction, but is an effect of energy saving when the car battery is discharged.