2005 Hyundai Santa Fe Consumer Review: problems with throttle sensor
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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe - Consumer Review

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GLS 4dr SUV (2.7L V6 AWD 4-speed Automatic)

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problems with throttle sensor
By liza on

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2005 Hyundai Santa Fe GLS AWD 4dr SUV (2.7L 6cyl 4A)

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I have had the car for approx 3 years now. At about the 42,000 mile mark the car developed a problem. While driving the car the rpm suddenly started revving up and dropping back down. The car lunges forward on it's own, then jerks backward. It lunges back and forth as you drive. Wasn't able to make it home. Had the car towed. Dealer said it was the throttle sensor. Fixed it. The car worked for 3 months then developed the same problem. Had it towed again. Same problem. This happened again 3 months later. I'm actually starting to fear driving this car. If I'm on the highway when this happens I could get killed. I'm considering getting rid of the car and getting something else.

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cd changer. garage opener

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fix what the problem is with the acceleration (throttle sensor)
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