Question about 2001 Hyundai Accent
My battery is less then nine months old, but the car still has the original alternator. Do you think this is a problem with the alternator, or just a sensor. Also, about 10,000 miles ago, I changed the brake pads, rotors, and the brake drums. Any advise??
The light that comes on just say "BRAKE", correct?
If this is the case first check the fluid level in the master cylinder. If it is low it will turn the light on. Top off with DOT3 or DOT4 brake fluid only. Continue to monitor the level. if it goes down again within 10k miles than there is likely a leak somewhere.
The other thing that will case the BRAKE light to illuminate is if the E-BRAKE lever is not in its full retracted position.
If there was a problem with the charging system a light would come on that looks like a "battery". You should be able to see this light for a couple of seconds every time you turn the key on.
Posted on Feb 23, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Remove the lower bolt and lift the caliper assembly up and secure it with a wire or some other retaining method.
Remove the pads.
CAUTION: Do not depress the brake pedal while disassembling the pads
INSPECTION 1. Check the pads for wear or oil contamination and replace, if necessary. • The pads for the right and left wheels should be replaced at the same time. Never "drop" or intermix brake pad sets. • All four pads must be replaced as a complete set. • When replacing the brake pad, check for deformation. When replacing the guide spring, use a new one or the used one after cleaning away foreign material. 2. Check the pad for damage or deformation. Brake pad thickness: Standard value: 9 mm (0.354 in.) Service limited value: 2 mm (0.0787 in.)
INSTALLATION 1. Install the pad clips. 2. Install the pads onto each pad clip.
3. Insert the piston in the cylinder using the Special Tool (09581-11000). 4. Install the new pads. The shims are attached to each pad as illustrated Be careful so that the disc or pad isn't contaminated by grease. 5. Install the bolt and tighten to the specified value. Tightening torque Guide rod bolt: 22~32 Nm(220~320 kgf·cm, 16~24 lb·ft)
Posted on Jun 11, 2008
SOURCE: brake rotors for hyundai accent
The rotor is mounted to the hub by 4 bolts. The procedure is described in the service manual. Go to http://www.hmaservice.com/ and register. You'll have access to the information you want after you register (shop manual, wiring diagrams, service bulletins, etc.).
Posted on May 28, 2009
you need to grease the metal clips at the top and bottom of the pads (dont get grease on the rotor or pad though) and also spray some "disc brake quiet" on the back of the pads. it comes in a red can and the spray that comes out is like sticky red paint. do those 2 things and the squeals will be gone.
Posted on May 30, 2009
NO $300 special tools are needed. A impact screwdriver to remove the set screw from the hub.
You can buy an impact screwdriver for about 30-40 bucks at a cheap tool store.
Posted on Jun 18, 2009
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