Hyundai Sonata: Fourth generation EF (1999Ц2005)

Fourth generation EF (1999Ц2005)

The fourth generation Sonata was a complete departure from its smooth predecessor, with a mish-mash of curvy and edgy American-inspired design, flanked by bug-eyed headlight and tail-light treatments. Happily, it all gelled together better underneath with improved engines, a stronger platform, better suspension and steering properties, higher safety levels and advances in ride and refinement qualities.

    Third generation Y3 (1993Ц1998)
    The third generation Sonata was Hyundai’s big gamble to secure the huge American Camry market. Its pleasant styling, spacious cabin and much-improved handling, ride and refinement levels (thanks ...

    Fifth generation NF (2004Ц2010)
    Arguably the best Hyundai sold in USA to date, the fourth-generation Sonata impressed with its pleasant styling inside and out, big quality and presentation strides and amenable – though far fro ...

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    Troubleshooting
    Trouble Shooting Ignition System Symptom Suspect area Remedy Engine will not start or is hard to start (Cranks OK) Ignition lock switc ...

    Sunvisor
    Use the sunvisor to shield direct light through the front or side windows. To use a sunvisor, pull it downward. To use a sunvisor for a side window, pull it downward, unsnap it from the br ...

    Repair procedures
    Inspection Front Door Lock Actuator Inspection 1. Remove the front door trim. (Refer to the BD group - "Front door") 2. R ...