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K. Wiggins, Hyundai Technician
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Experience:  Asian Import Specialist, ASE Certified Technician AA in automotive Technology, 15+ years in the trade
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Its a 2007 santa fe awd and it will not start. replaced

Customer Question

its a 2007 santa fe awd and it will not start. replaced battery...nothing...you hear a click thats it. voltage is 12.6 VDC
JA: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?
Customer: maybe bad starter...started about 4 weeks ago...always in the morning after sitting all night...sometimes it starts after 10 minutes...last 2 days not at all
JA: Are you fixing your Santa Fe yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: maybe...just changed the battery and trying to get some info
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no thats it
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Hyundai
Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 2 months ago.

Hello, the easiest step you can take is to first swap the starter relay with another one that's the same in the relay box such as headlight or ac. I'll post a picture below of it's location. Let me know if this resolves the issue.

Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 1 month ago.

Hello, I was just wanting to follow up and see how things went.

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