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Hyundai Accent Problems

Cars today are more a necessity than a luxury. Hyundai Accent is considered to be one of the most affordable small cars in the United States by many. A Hyundai Accent owner/ user should be acquainted with the mechanics of the car and to be able to fix at least a few of the issues related to the car. One may face many questions while trying to fix issues related to Hyundai Accent. Below mentioned are a few of the most common asked questions related to Hyundai Accent that have been answered by the Experts.

How to replace a high mount/ 3rd brake light bulb in a Hyundai Accent 2006?

The individual needs to remove the high mount/ 3rd brake light bulb in a Hyundai Accent 2006 by turning it counterclockwise at the place where the bulb goes into the trunk lid. The bulb comes out of the two wires at the base of the trunk near the brake light assembly. Once the bulb is removed, the same may be replaced with a new one.

If the battery of a Hyundai Accent 2005 goes dead after few days of driving, how to check if the battery and/ or the alternator is working?

The Hyundai Accent 2005 can be taken to an auto parts store to check if the problem is with the battery or the alternator. The individual can also get the starter checked since the battery; starter and alternator work together and draw from each other. An auto parts store can check the battery, starter and alternator individually and determine which of them is drawing from the other and what part would need to be replaced.

Where can one find an owner's manual for the 2012 Hyundai accent in English?

One can register at to get a free online owner’s manual. If need be, a printed manual can be ordered from the same site.

Does the 10/100K power train warranty on a 2013 Hyundai Accent cover the belt replacement @ 60,000 miles?

The belt replacement is similar to the replacement of the hoses, tires, accessory driver belts, etc. which is known as maintenance items and generally would not fall under the power train warranty. The belt replacement would be covered under the 10/ 100K power train warranty only if the belt were to break before the 60,000 miles service interval.

What does the code P1402 indicate?

Any issues related to DMTL (Diagnostic module for tank leakage) attached to the charcoal canister at the left posterior of the undercarriage behind the fuel tank is indicated by the code P1402. The module gets blocked due to charcoal leakage caused when there is a breakage in canister. The code may not reoccur if the canister is replaced and all the loose carbon is blown out of the vacuum lines.

Can the clutch and transmission of a 1999 1.5 Hyundai Accent be used for a 2001 1.6 Hyundai Accent?

All the components including the transmission, clutch and slave cylinder are usually the same for both 1999 1.5 Hyundai Accent and 2001 1.6 Hyundai Accent and can be used in both the cars.

As with any automobile, a Hyundai Accent problem may crop up at any time. A mechanic may not be available everywhere or every time or it might be expensive to approach a mechanic with a menial issue. An Expert’s opinion at that point of time comes handy. For any clarifications related to Hyundai Accent problems, the car owner/ user may need to ask an Expert.
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