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Possible Causes of Your Hyundai Check Engine Light Coming On

By Product Expert | Posted in Service on Friday, May 12th, 2017 at 9:20 pm
Why Is My Hyundai Check Engine Light On?

Why Is My Hyundai Check Engine Light On?

Though rare, it is possible for warning lights to become illuminated on your vehicle’s dashboard. In fact, many of the lights you’ll see on there aren’t necessarily warning you about anything bad but just notifying you that your lights are on, your high beams are on or that your turn signal is on. The warning symbol that many drivers fear, however, is the check engine light.

If your check engine light comes on in your Hyundai, you probably want to know why. The reason this warning is so dreaded by drivers is because it presents only a vague idea of why the light actually turned on. Thankfully, we’re here to help you out.

Reasons Why Your Check Engine Light Is Illuminated

yellow check engine lightThe reason why your check engine light is on may depend on whether the illumination is solid or flashing. For example, if there is a solid illumination, the check engine light is probably warning you of an engine emissions problem. If it is flashing, however, the light may indicate a much more severe problem.

If you do notice that the check engine light is flashing, you should shut the engine off once it is safe to do so. You can try to restart the engine, but if the light is still flashing after you restart, you’ll definitely want to contact us for assistance. Some potential reasons include problems with the catalytic converter, bad mass air flow sensor, faulty EVAP control valve or bad spark plugs/wires.

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Unfortunately, unless you’re a qualified service technician, you won’t be able to figure out the exact problem on your own. For that, be sure to schedule an appointment for service here at Coastal Hyundai. We would be happy to help you diagnose the issue and solve your vehicle problems quickly… without hassle.

9 Responses to “Possible Causes of Your Hyundai Check Engine Light Coming On”

  1. Andy says:

    Have solid ligth on my hyundai tucson

  2. said says:

    J’ai une voiture Tucson model 2010, le témoin du moteur (CHECK) est allumé

  3. J’ai une voiture Tucson model 2010, le témoin du moteur (CHECK) est allumé


  4. Marcus Williams says:

    My check engine light keep coming on then I push the gas

  5. Rami Farhat says:

    My flashing light started when i push gaz . but when i dont it disappears.. Now it shows up when i start the engine and my engine starts shaking

  6. Chado says:

    Engine check is flashing

  7. Bong says:

    I have Tucson 2013 model
    My engine light is on I went to Hyundai dealer they said they is something wrong with the title body, which they have change, but the light still on now they telling me that the accel harness is wrong, and also they cahge the ECU, the light still on, what shall I do

  8. Elizabeth Komung says:

    My yellow check engine light stays on while I’m driving so what can I do to fix it

  9. Jabu Mpanza says:

    My Hyundai H1 check engine light it’s on when the key turned on then off when I start is it normal?

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