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Mike V., Hyundai Technician
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2005 sonata malfunction light on. Car shakes in drive and

Customer Question

2005 sonata malfunction light on. Car shakes in drive and reverse.
JA: Do you have the trouble code? Do you have a code reader or scan tool?
Customer: no
JA: Not a problem. You can work with the Hyundai Mechanic to figure that out. Are you fixing your Sonata yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: it is my son's car. i had him drive another car for today i need to take it somewhere...kind of far to go to dealership for me should i be driving it at all?
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Hyundai
Expert:  Mike V. replied 8 months ago.

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Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Ok
Expert:  Mike V. replied 8 months ago.

Is the light blinking at all?

Expert:  Mike V. replied 8 months ago.

From the description you are providing it sounds like there is a misfire. The car is able to be driven, but I would only take it to a nearby shop for diagnosis and repair. It likely needs a new ignition coil which shouldn't be a huge expense, but the less you drive it with the misfire the better.

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