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    PVC valve and sensor on 2017 Hyundai Elantra

    Hi, Does the PVC valve and the MAF/MAP sensors on the 2017Hyundai Elantra require any routine maintenance and is there a internal when they should be inspected or replaced? Thanks
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    Wagner QS (quick stop) brake pads....quality?

    Hi, My 2017 Elantra is due for front brake pads and rotors. One local shop uses Wagner QS brake pads? Are they considered their lower end pads and mid quality? I want to be sure the pads and rotors I get will be as least equal to, or even better than the Hyundai OEM's. Anyone here use or have...
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    Does 5W-30 REALLY protect better than 5W-20?

    Hi, Can folks here put an end to this debate on the Elantra forums? Some members are insisting that using 5W-30 instead of the more recommended 5W-20 will provide better engine protection and longer life. So if there really any document evidence than this is true?? Thanks
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    2020/2021 Nissan Sentra's CVT?

    Hi, I was wondering if the current generation Nissan Sentra still have the major issue with their CVT? Are they still using JATCO and if so, has it been improved in the 2020/2021 total redesign? I read all the internet horrible stories at Nissan's JATCO CVT issues and just wondering if some...
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    Honda's turbo engines?

    Hi, Are the 2021 Honda turbos now just as reliable as the other auto makers or would I be taking a HUGE risk and gamble in purchasing?? I have been considering a new 2021 Civic EX sedan. However, I have been told now be several well respected mechanics in my area the ONLY current 2021 model...
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    Raiti's Rides

    Never heard of him.
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    Hyundai Elantra warranty question?

    Hootbro, You nailed it. Just split the difference and do 5K oil and filter changes and you engine will be WELL protected. Just common sense. This is exactly has I have been doing with my 2017 Elantra Value Edition, now with 46,2000 miles and the engine runs perfectly! I use 5W-20 full synthetic...
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    Kia, Hyundai, Mazda - Used Car Candidates

    I would strongly looking at the 2017-2019 Elantra. Naturally aspirated, MPI and standard traditional 6 speed transmission and VERY easy to work on. No turbo, No GDI and No CVT....should prove to be the most reliable long term. I own the 2017 Elantra Value Edition with 46,000 miles and no issues...
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    replacing all spark plugs?

    Owner manual says to replace at 105K.
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    replacing all spark plugs?

    Hi, When one spark plug is diagnosed to be bad and replaced, is it a good idea to replace ALL the plugs? I ask this because my 2017 Hyundai Elantra SE 2.0, with just 40,000 miles, started misfiring and gave out a code "P0301- cylinder 1 misfired detected". The dealer replaced the ignition coil...
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    Smoothest riding tire for Elantra

    Hi, What would be the absolute smoothest, most comfortable riding touring tire for a 2017 Hyundai Elantra SE Value Edition? Size 205/55/16, 91H. Thanks
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    Front brake job soon question

    Hi, My 2017 Hyundai Elantra SE Value Edition will probably need front brakes within the next 5,000 miles or so. We have several very respected independent shops in my area that I can use for the service. but how do I ensure the shop I choose will use top quality pads and maybe rotors? Or is it...
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    Trip to dealer with P0301 code

    Now I know better!
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    Trip to dealer with P0301 code

    Because I didnt know and now I do! Thanks
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