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Re: battery keeps dying on 2001 c 240
YOU PROBALLY HAVE A NEGATIVE POWER DRAW TO CHECK THIS USE A TESTER LIGHT AND CLIP THE WIRE TO THE POSITIVE SIDE OF BATTERY AND TOUCH THE NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL IF IT LIGHTS UP U HAVE A NEGATIVE POWER DRAW
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At first I would suspect the alternator isn't charging the battery -- Now that you mention 'SMOKE'.. Take/Tow your vehicle to an authorized Hyundai dealership and pay the diagnostic fee... they will tell you exactly what the problem is and the cost of parts/labor to fix it... at least this way you'll know what the problem is and what's required to fix it.
I am no expert, but I just had a similar problem. The car would shake and buck when accelerating. It finally just died and would not start. After sitting for some time, the car would start and run a while, then do the same thing. I thought fuel pump. The dealer diagnosed distributor. After replacing, the car is running perfect. Something to think about. Good luck.
What about the fuel filter in the frame? Did the Ford mechanic check it?
Is a diesel? If that is the case, it could be the electric cellanoid switch in the injector pump. But usually it would start and stop it would just shut down with that.
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