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2008 Hyundai won't start. Battery is up fine. When we shut

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2008 Hyundai won't start. Battery is up fine. When we shut it off last night running fine. Turns over great ... won't fire. or start. Gary
JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?
Customer: Yes .. no corrosion - battery is good.
JA: What is the model of your '08 Hyundai?
Customer: Sonata V6
JA: Are you fixing your Sonata yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes.. I simply unhooked battery and hooked it back up .. hoping it would "reset" something ..
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Hyundai
Expert:  david craig replied 5 months ago.

Hi Im David, thanks for visiting the site. when you try to start the vehicle does the red security light go out?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Not sure what you mean
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Check engine light stays on
Expert:  david craig replied 5 months ago.

check engine light being on when trying to start is ok. there should be a red security light or a key symbol on the instrument panel

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
No read security light
Expert:  david craig replied 5 months ago.

there is no security light on your vehicle when you turn the key to the on position? really? there has to be

Expert:  david craig replied 5 months ago.

let me look something up, thanks

Expert:  david craig replied 5 months ago.

is there a red blinking light on top of the dash?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Hmmm. No.
Expert:  david craig replied 5 months ago.

ok.

Expert:  david craig replied 5 months ago.

ill be back ...got to look some info up. there is supposed to be a red flashing light on your dash maybe near the light sensor..... gimve me a whil thanks.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Ok
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Have to out for a few. Be back in a while
Expert:  david craig replied 5 months ago.

ok

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I'm back
Expert:  david craig replied 5 months ago.

ok.... then if you cant find the security light , ...then when you turn the key to the on position, can you hear the fuel pump running for a few second?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I went and looked and the only thing that is on is the battery icon and check engine when I try to start ... and a few letters like LPSM or something like that .. thx
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Don't know .... will try ..
Expert:  david craig replied 5 months ago.

ok

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I went and looked and the only thing that is on is the battery icon and check engine when I try to start ... and a few letters like LPSM or something like that ..
Can't hear fuel pump ... when I sprayed ... ether in the intake vents .. it tried to start .. but wouldn't ..
Expert:  david craig replied 5 months ago.

ok. lets look at some fuses. ill send you a pic of the fuse panel

Expert:  david craig replied 5 months ago.

thers no symbol with a car with a key and maybe says IMMO?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
No. It try's to start with ether in intake vents
Expert:  david craig replied 5 months ago.

ok then you have a fuel issue. let me find the fuse panel diagram

Expert:  david craig replied 5 months ago.

start checking the fuses for the ecu, fuel pump, ign, starter, etc...

Expert:  david craig replied 5 months ago.

start checking the fuses for the ecu, fuel pump, ign, starter, etc...

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Thx David
Expert:  david craig replied 5 months ago.

keep me updated please

Expert:  david craig replied 5 months ago.

hows it going?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Replaced the fuel pump .. now .. it runs great !!
Expert:  david craig replied 5 months ago.

excellent! please accept the answer and leave me a 5 star rating if you were satisfied with my assistance. thank you and have a great evening and weekend