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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    Balance Shaft & Oil Pump. Repair procedures
    Removal 1. Remove the timing chain. (Refer to Timing system in this group) 2. Install a stopper pin (A) after compressing the balance ...

    Sliding the sunroof
    To open or close the sunroof (manual slide feature), pull or push the sunroof control lever backward or forward to the first detent position. Pulling the control lever downward also closes the ...

    Indicator light
    When ignition switch is turned to ON, the indicator light illuminates, then goes off if the ESC system is operating normally. The ESC indicator light blinks whenever ESC is operating or illumina ...