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HELP!?! I only have 3rd gear.

I am the original owner of a 2002 Santa Fe. Several years ago the transmission seemed to hiccup or down shift at different times. Well just today, in very cold tempatures, I am getting the engine light and now I only have 3rd gear. I've tried manually down or up shifting... nothing. I can't afford a new transmission. Has anyone experienced this problem? Thanks

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  • paul_j_serra Nov 19, 2008

    Thanks zappanut... I have the 4 cyl 2 wheel drive.

  • paul_j_serra Nov 19, 2008

    Thanks. the zip is 07823. But some one mentioned a possible sensor problem. I forgot to mention that it started when it got cold and the check engine light is on. I missed the "attention to details" part. LOL

  • kscarinzi Dec 10, 2008

    01 Hyundai Elantra same problem...i've taken it to the shop and it's been in and out of it they seem to fix the problem but it seems like it's only a temporary fix cause it'll happen again when im driving but if i shut the car off and turn it back on it seems to reset it's self and then after a while it'll do it again. please help me

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    ZappaNut May 11, 2010

    which do you have?
    A.T., 2.4L (4 cyl)
    A.T., 2.7L (6 cyl), 4WD
    A.T., 2.7L (6 cyl), FWD



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Looks like there are some transmissions available , what is your zip code and I'll get ya a list of the lowest prices near you for a used trans. I did a search for my area and they are going for like $325 for a trans with 75k on it....

Posted on Nov 19, 2008

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    ZappaNut Nov 19, 2008

    here is one in your area for $250

    Hyundai Santa Fe
    2.L,ATOD,2WD,Z, 93K NO.77573
    PRP - EL and M Auto Recycling USA-NJ(Hammonton) 1-800-624-0987



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