AfterMarketNews AfterMarketNews Auto Care Pro AutoCareCareerHub Brake&Frontend BodyShopBusiness Counterman EngineBuilder Fleet Equipment ImportCar Motorcycle & Powersports News Servicio Automotriz Shop Owner Tire Review Tech Shop Tomorrow's Tech Underhood Service Speedville

Diagnostic Dilemma: The Case of the Missing Code

When doing mobile diagnostic work, no-code stalling complaints are a major part of your agenda. In most cases, the client shop is simply too busy to duplicate the failure or, in some cases, a long test drive will yield nothing in the way of useful...

Read more...

Secondary Ignition: The Art of Spark

What is a coil? From the beginning of the internal combustion engine, several different ignition systems have been used to create a high-energy spark. The most popular system, and the one that’s in use today, is a step-up coil. A coil is nothing...

Read more...

Diagnosing Catalytic Converter Failure Symptoms

Although construction can vary according to engine application, the common three-way catalytic converter contains a reduction and oxidation stage. To create maximum surface area, each stage is generally a ­ceramic or stainless steel honeycomb substrate...

Read more...

Electronic Proportioning Valve: Doing More With Less Hardware

Anti-lock brake systems (ABS) and the HCU are replacing proportioning, combination and other valves to change the braking forces in the front and rear. This is called Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and it can dynamically change the proportioning...

Read more...

NHTSA’s GM Brake Line Corrosion Investigation: Reading Between the Brake Lines

There will be no recalls on some GM vehicles for brake line corrosion. Instead, we received an advisory from the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) about brake line inspection and car washes. What was not discussed was the corrosion...

Read more...

2007-2011 Ford Expedition and Navigator Air Suspension

The Ford Expedition air suspension does more than just lift and raise the vehicle. The system levels the vehicle under loads and when a trailer is attached. The system uses only two air bags on the rear axle unlike previous models with air bags on all...

Read more...

MAZDA: Timing Belt & Chain Replacement

This month, we’re going to be looking at the ­timing components on the Mazda line of vehicles. We’ll be focusing on timing belts since they are considered a service item and will present the greater amount of opportunity for replacement. Then, we’ll...

Read more...

Honda Element Brake Job

It may look like a car that was never removed from the box it came in, but the Honda Element isn’t boxy when it comes to the brakes. Based on the CR-V platform, there is also nothing tricky when it comes to service. But, its brake system is hardware...

Read more...

The Changing Maintenance Market: New Technologies Mean More Opportunities

Most of us wake up each morning, not ­realizing that our professional world has changed even as we slept. Our first job of the day is to service a ­vehicle equipped with an oil life monitor. Not only do we discover that modern oil life monitors can...

Read more...

Converter Codes: How Long Will the Light Stay Out?

OBDII systems with faulty catalytic converters will normally store a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) when the converter begins to fail. The OBDII converters use an upstream and downstream oxygen sensor to measure the differences in oxygen content between...

Read more...

Maintaining Your Spray Guns

If there’s one piece of equipment that epitomizes the painter and the paint shop, it’s the spray gun. Over the years we’ve seen many spray guns. Although there are operating principles and functions that remain the same, some have been improved...

Read more...

Wheel Bearing Adjustment Tools & Equipment

A recent survey showed that more than half of the bearings on the road today are adjusted incorrectly. A wheel bearing that’s out of adjustment can reduce bearing life and can affect more than just the bearing. An out-of-adjustment bearing affects...

Read more...

Print Print Email Email

If you are servicing a vehicle equipped with a “SHIFTRONIC” automatic transaxle that has the following symptoms, refer to the following repair procedure.

• Will not shift in “D” position, but shifts correctly in Sports Mode; and
• Will not upshift or downshift in Sports Mode.

Affected Models: 2001 Santa Fe and XG, 2002 Sonata, 2003 Tiburon, 2005 Tucson and 2006 Azera.

Test Procedure:
Attach a Hi-Scan Pro or GDS and select:
• Hyundai Vehicle Diagnosis; and
• “Automatic Transaxle,” “Current Data.”

1. Sports Mode Select Switch Test: With the ignition key “ON” and engine off, select “Sports Mode Select Switch.”

Check the operation of the select switch when the shift lever is moved from “D” to “Sports Mode” and back.

2. Sports Mode Upshift & Downshift Switch Test:
Select:
• “Sports Mode Up Switch,” F1 “FIX.”
• “Sports Mode Down Switch,” F1 “FIX.”
• F2, “SCRN” two times (this will isolate top two data to provide a quick refresh rate).

Shift the Sports Mode lever to the upshift and downshift positions and check the operation of the switches.

Switch Box Replacement:
If the switches do not operate as indicated above, proceed as follows. See Fig. 1.
Note: Applies to 2001 Sante Fe & XG, 2002 Sonata, 2003 Tiburon and 2005 Tucson.

1. Refer to the appropriate shop manual (Body section) and remove the center console.

2. Visually check the wiring for an open or short circuit. Check the related connectors for pins that are bent or not fully inserted. If they’re OK, go to step 3.

3. Refer to the appropriate shop manual, “Automatic Transaxle Control System” section and replace the switch box assembly.

Gear Shift Lever Replacement:
Note: Applies to 2006 Sonata and Azera.

1. Refer to the appropriate shop manual (Body section) to remove the center console.

2. Check the wiring visually for an open or short circuit. Check related connectors for pins that are bent or not fully inserted. If they’re OK, go to step 3.

3. Refer to the appropriate shop manual, “Automatic Transaxle Control System” section and replace the gear shift lever assembly.

Technical service bulletin courtesy of ALLDATA.

For additional tech tips, visit www.alldata.com.

The following two tabs change content below.
Latest articles from our other sites:

Ultimate Underhood: From Mechanical Fuel Injection to Putters

Mechanical constant stream fuel injection is the pinnacle of pure mechanical engineering. The mechanic setting up the system must optimize the amount of fuel for a given throttle position, rpm and engine...More

Induction Cleaning Service For Direct-Injection Vehicles

You may have seen it before: misfire codes, stumbling and suspicious fuel trim numbers. On a scan tool, the engine may show a loss in volumetric efficiency. The driver may complain about a loss of power,...More

Electronic Proportioning Valve: Doing More With Less Hardware

Anti-lock brake systems (ABS) and the HCU are replacing proportioning, combination and other valves to change the braking forces in the front and rear. This is called Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)...More

NHTSA’s GM Brake Line Corrosion Investigation: Reading Between the Brake Lines

There will be no recalls on some GM vehicles for brake line corrosion. Instead, we received an advisory from the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) about brake line inspection and...More

Tips For Spark Plug Removal

Removal or installation of spark plugs on modern vehicles requires extreme precision and care. Before removing a spark plug, check to see if it’s still working properly and whether the engine itself...More

Oil Service for Today’s Vehicles

You have most likely been made aware over the last few years that you need to be diligent in which oil you choose when servicing today’s modern vehicles. Hopefully your team is trained to look up the...More

Beta Tools Offers Double Swivel End Socket Wrenches

Beta Tools of Italy offers #80 double-end, swivel socket head wrenches, which are made to swivel 180° on a single-plane axis to allow access to confined spaces. They are bright polished chrome vanadium...More

Electronic Specialties Introduces Its Automotive Test Lead Set

Electronic Specialties introduces a new product, #635 CATIII Automotive Test Lead Set. This kit includes a basic assortment of accessory test leads, which are in compliance with IEC Safety Rating of...More