Question about 2001 Hyundai Elantra

1 Answer

Hi. I have a 2001 hyundai elantra. Recently, only when I start up and take off, it skips when I accelerate. It has happened twice in a week (not consecutively) it stops after I drive for about 10 miles, give or take a mile. It feels like it does when it shifts gears but continuously. I'm thinking it could be bad plugs or a clogged fuel filter. I can't afford to take it back an forth to the mechanics so I'm looking for a definite answer. Please help!

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 1,280 Answers

Sorry to say that without actually looking/diagnosing your vehicle, there cannot be a DEFINITE answer. You mention 'back and forth to the mechanics'??.... Have you had work/repair service performed on the vehicle? If so, what, specifically, was done (parts replaced, diagnostic trouble codes, road/drive test results? Did the mechanics recommend anything? I need some maintenance/diagnostic history here before I can begin to provide any help/assistance.

The drivability issue you describe could be caused by 'MULTIPLE' conditions, and each one needs to be individually checked/inspected/examined in order to complete a proper & complete diagnosis...there may be more than one cause.

Examples
Throttle Position Sensor problem(s)
Injector problem(s)
Fuel Quality problem(s)
Ignition (wires, plugs, coils, electrical connectors/connections)
Clogged catalytic converter (restricted exhaust)
Vacuum leak(s) - (hoses, intake manifold, exhaust manifold, O2 sensor (s)
Electrical Issues (ECM/PCM, Grounds, Faulty Relay(s), wiring harnes(s) & connector connections (pins), etc.

Advice: Have the problem properly diagnosed by a qualified/certified technician. That way you'll find out precisely/exactly where the problem(s) is/are and what it will cost/take to FIX it.

Posted on Mar 26, 2011

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

2001 Hyundai Elantra idles loudly & shakes @ start up


at the exhaust manifold there is a flex joint in the exhaust pipe
what you describe indicates that that flex section has failed and need replacing
There is no transmission problem

Dec 19, 2017 | 2001 Hyundai Elantra

1 Answer

2001 Elantra leaking coolant and not accelerating properly


i think ur tranny started sliping then after reving it high, u must have over heated the motor causing it to puke out some coolant.

Jun 16, 2010 | 2001 Hyundai Elantra

1 Answer

Lighted symbol on dash appeared which says "check"


2001 elantra gets 300 miles per tank of gas regular unleaded
slow to respond when accelerated 105 K original miles recently purchased
no check engine lights most parts look original engine revs up but tranny seems slow to respond?

Apr 13, 2010 | 2001 Hyundai Elantra

2 Answers

My 2001 hyundai elantra (automatic) loss power while driving


The check engine light usually comes on when there is a faulty sensor. or circuit. Sounds like you may have a faulty throttle position sensor. It would be best to have engine codes read to pinpoint exact problem area. Many part stores do this for free.

Sep 25, 2009 | Hyundai Motor 2003 Elantra

1 Answer

2001 hyundai elantra gt, car drops out of overdrive on highway


Hi, I had the same problem with my '01 Elantra 2.0L It turned out to be a problem with the input/output speed sensors on the auto gearbox. From memory it cost me about $300 to get it repaired. No problems since.

Nov 23, 2008 | 2001 Hyundai Elantra

2 Answers

Power Problem


my wifes car has the same problem, replaced everything you said plus check it at the mechanic like 4 times still no dice :/

Sep 15, 2008 | 2001 Hyundai Elantra

1 Answer

2001 Hyundai Santa Fe Compressor


Your car will typically have a higher idle to offset the parasitic drag of the compressor. This is completely normal and nothing to be worried about.

The only thing that bothers me is you mentioned skipping a beat? Does this only happen under acceleration?

Jul 16, 2008 | 2001 Hyundai Santa Fe

Not finding what you are looking for?
2001 Hyundai Elantra Logo

257 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Hyundai Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

79865 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22326 Answers

Jeffrey Turcotte
Jeffrey Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8836 Answers

Are you a Hyundai Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...