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Three Important Tips for Hyundai Elantra Transmission Slipping
Introduced in 1990, the Hyundai Elantra is the second-longest running nameplate in the Hyundai lineup. This popular, four-door compact sedan made its debut in the United States in 1992. It won the North American Car of the Year in 2012. The Hyundai Elantra is currently on its fifth generation. Although Hyundai offers a 10-year warranty, many Hyundai Elantra patrons are unhappy campers because of transmission slipping in their car. If your Hyundai Elantra\'s transmission shifts on its own or your car jerks or bucks, you most likely have a slipped transmission.
Transmission fluid condition
First thing you should do is to check if your Hyundai Elantra is low on transmission fluid. This is because when a transmission is low on fluid, it struggles against increased internal pressure from extra heat brought about by low transmission fluid level. In addition, make sure that your Hyundai Elantra does not have the wrong transmission fluid. Furthermore, have the transmission fluid plushed every 30,000 miles and change the transmission filter. If you see that the transmission fluid is brown, you most likely need a transmission fluid change. This is because the transmission fluid accumulates many particles through time that negatively affect your Hyundai Elantra\'s performance. Changing the filter and fluid will eliminate the build up. If these maintenance procedures do not work, you need to replace the automatic transmission speed sensor.
Faulty transmission components
Check if your Hyundai Elantra is suffering from a leaking axle seal. If it is, this is not a major problem because axle seals are relatively affordable and repair would only take about half-a-day. In addition, if the automatic transmission on your Hyundai Elantra does not shift properly and the Check Engine Light illuminates, you most likely have faulty speed sensors that need to be replaced. The speed sensors are inexpensive to replace so this is not something to stress about.
Inspect the clutch and see if it needs to be replaced. This is particularly important if your Hyundai Elantra has manual transmission. Make sure that the clutch is properly adjusted. Do this by depressing the clutch pedal and putting the transmission on fourth gear. Then, slowly release the clutch while stepping on the gas pedal. If you were able to fully release the clutch pedal without the engine stalling, your clutch is most likely worn out and needs replacement.
Complete transmission repair
If you need to have your Hyundai Elantra\'s transmission repaired or replaced, choose the right mechanic for the job. A transmission repair done by a good mechanic can make your transmission last long without problems. Scout around for multiple quotes from certified technicians or repair centers before making a decision. Then, compare prices so that you can make the best decision, taking into consideration quality and value. Do your homework too by conducting research on forums or websites or ask people who\'ve had the same issue. Sometimes, it is better to settle for pricy repair shops that have sterling reputations than cheaper shops because the latter may have hidden or additional fees.