The average cost for a Hyundai Sonata alternator replacement is between $502 and $869. Labor costs are estimated between $117 and $148 while parts are priced between $385 and $722.
Are there any recalls on a 2004 Hyundai Sonata?
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Hyundai Motor Co. has issued a series of vehicle recalls because of the risk of corrosion in states that use salt to de-ice roads. The automaker is recalling 175,765 MY 2001-2004 Sonata and MY 2001-2004 XG300 and XG350 vehicles because of a potential corrosion risk involving the front sub-frame.
What happens when an alternator goes out?
If a faulty alternator fails to keep your battery consistently charged, the fuel injectors may not fire, causing your engine to stall. A dying alternator can lead to a wide range of other electrical issues. Generally speaking, such issues manifest as an inability to perform at normal power.
Why won’t my car start after replacing the battery and alternator?
With a new starter, battery, and alternator (assuming you have not drained the battery attempting to start it), the starter should attempt to crank over the engine. If the starter does not make any noise when the key it turned to crank over the engine, you have an issue with the fuses, or the circuit.
Why is my battery light on after changing alternator?
It is possible that the problems that you have been experiencing with the bad alternators have damaged the battery causing it to be weak. This would make the Battery Light come on. It is also possible that there is a problem with the fusible link or the alternator fuse for the charging system.
How do I find out what’s draining my car battery?
What are the 2 small wires on an alternator?
The positive and negative cables are small and connected to the respective terminals of the battery. The alternator also shows a connection with the ‘battery charging wire.
How do you know if you have a bad relay?
You want to feel and listen for any clicks. If you feel and hear clicks, the relay works on one side – the side with the energizing circuit and coil. However, if there was no sound from the horn, the relay has a problem along the contact circuit.
How do you test if your relay is bad?
The only tool required to check a relay is a multimeter. With the relay removed from the fuse box, the multimeter set to measure DC voltage and the switch in the cab activated, first check to see if there are 12 volts at the 85 position in the fuse box where the relay plugs in (or wherever the relay is located).
How do you know if a relay is working?
Listen for a click when the relay is energized. Check the energized condition of the relay contacts. Use a digital multimeter (DMM) to test the resistance between each pole of the relay and the corresponding NC and NO contacts for that pole. All NC contacts should read infinite resistance to the corresponding pole.