2000 Sonata, automatic, 4-door, 4 cylinder, 101,000 kms on odometer
In Nov 05 I had an incident where I lost power steering due to a drive
belt that frayed and came off.
It was replaced and then it happened again a few days later.
The tech told me he'd need to replace one of the pulleys which he did.
The other day I took the car in for service.
One of the things I asked them to look into was a mild squealing sound
under the hood when the car is started cold. He re-tensioned the drive
belt and the squeal went away. But 150 kilometres later the drive belt
came off again and once again I lost my power steering.
Now they're telling me that the other pulley is the problem and it may
need to be replaced.
Does it sound like they know what they're doing, or am I being taken to
Is this a common problem on 2000 Sonatas?
I've never had anything like this happen on any other car I've owned in
my 35 years of driving.
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