Hyundai Tiburon - Popular Questions, Answers, Tips & Manuals


Hi Donna,
The most common problems with an engine that will not start are lack of fuel in the tank, water in the fuel, the fuel pump not working or there is no spark for ignition.
Realistically, if you know little about engines you need help from a mechanic or someone with knowledge. The only quick try you could apply is to turn on the ignition, then thump the fuel tank with a rubber mallet or your fist. If the pump is stuck, this might jar it into action, but you still need a mechanic to repair or replace the pump, as it is inside the fuel tank.
Good luck.

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Oxygen sensors are usually located in the exhaust system. Assuming yours has the V6 engine you have 4 fitted. They are labelled in the attached photo.

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Wiring, schematic, electrical diagrams, fuse diag, error codes, torque settings etc are basic contents of these online books they have here on this website www.reliable-store.com I have attached. Must check it out

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Start with the engine. Open the bay and look in the direction of the firewall. There has to be a connection going to your dash there somewhere. Try pushing and pulling, maybe you will pinch the right cable. If that did not work, try taking a multimeter and looking for broken connections.

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If you have the V-6, there are actually 3 converters. One on each engine bank and one after the Y pipe

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That fuse powers the front wiper motor, vehicle speed sensor, and the electronic time and time and alarm control module. If your mechanic can't diagnose where the short/overload is coming from, find a different mechanic. This is a pretty simple process of elimination.

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Learn to be a tester an not a guesser . Test the starter electrical circuit's . Voltage drop testing . What engine , 2.0 or 2.7 l ? Do you know what a wiring diagrams ? What a DVOM - digital volt ohm meter is ?
Starter Voltage Drop

http://www.bbbind.com/free_tsb.html Free wiring diagrams here !
Enter vehicle info. year , make , model an engine size ! Under system click on engine ,then under subsystem click starting . Click the search button then the blue link.
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Electric Testing Techniques You Need to Know

Don't guess learn to test ! Don't make parts stores rich buying parts that are not needed .


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Often, aftermarket units will have a separate fuse in the power supply line in the center console or dashboard.
To check, pull out the stereo (you may need to buy a couple of cheap "DIN removal tools", though you can sometimes fake it with a couple of small screwdrivers) and examine the wiring.
If the fuse did blow, the next question is why, so look for any wires that have come loose and are contacting things they shouldn't.

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Not actually au-fey with this model but some cars have a little button just above the key slot which needs pushing in to release the key lock. Another reason could be that the handbrake is not fully on. Thirdly try just pushing the key in hard before turning (usually) Anti-clockwise this will release the concealed internal lock.

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It goes to the starter motor.

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I presume you have checked oil and all fluid levels.

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What is the make and model of your vehicle? You need a wiring schematic to troubleshoot. It's possible there is a fuseable link in the wire itself that is bad.

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check fuel pump relay

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Put key in ignition, turn all the way forward, but not trying to start. Let alarm cycle 2 times, when it stops the 2nd time, remove key and alarm should be disarmed. This will only work if it is a factory alarm.

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Possible bad or damaged ground cable. Check both ends.

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I'd check first to see if the accelerator cable and bracket are in the correct place. If not mounted properly, this can cause a higher idle. If this is not the problem, find a shop that has the software and computer to adjust the idle speed.

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Fix your car right away by clicking the link I attached
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Most electrical problems are either a short , loose connection, or software issue.
Check to see if your vehicle has a CPU test point. If so take it to Autozone and they will test the codes for free.
If the CPU (computer) is good then you probably have an open circuit somewhere. Check for loose connectors or broken wires.
A short usually blows the fuses and then none of it works.
A good volt/ohm meter is handy for tracing circuits.

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Best Manuals Fix your car right away by clicking the link I attached

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