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Used Hyundai Coupe Fault Guides

Used Car Expert Fault Guides tell you the common Hyundai Coupe faults and wear items that can become problems and big bills for their owner.

Independent research indicated that using our fault guides to check a car before you buy it can save you an average of £300 in surprise bills and hidden problems.

That's because our Hyundai Coupe fault guides are written so that anyone can understand them – even if you know nothing about cars and have no tools. For every common fault, we tell you what to look for, what it means and what it costs.

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Hyundai Coupe (1996 - 2002) Fault Guide
Hyundai Coupe (2003 - Present) Fault Guide


Hyundai Coupe (1996 - 2002) Fault Guide

View Hyundai Coupe (1996 - 2002) Fault Guide

We know of 7 HYUNDAI Coupe (1996 - 2002) faults which our fault check guide makes it easy for you to spot and avoid.

  • 3 engine faults
  • 1 suspension wear items or faults
  • 1 interior problems
  • 1 bodywork issues
  • 1 recalls

Here's an example fault on the HYUNDAI Coupe (1996 - 2002)

What to look for:

Check the paperwork to see if the cam belt has been changed on schedule. On most pre-1996 engines the cam belt must be changed within 5 years or 40,000 miles. On most post-1996 engines it must be changed within 50,000 miles.

What it means:

If the cam belt and associated parts (such as water pump and tensioner) have not been changed, and the mileage is over these boundaries, the cam belt is likely to fail soon. Usually the engine has to be replaced or at least re-built after a cam belt failure.

What to do

Ensure that the cam belt is changed before the car is driven anywhere if it is coming close to its interval. Changing the belt will cost £150.


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Hyundai Coupe (2003 - Present) Fault Guide

View Hyundai Coupe (2003 - Present) Fault Guide

We know of 11 HYUNDAI Coupe (2003 - Present) faults which our fault check guide makes it easy for you to spot and avoid.

  • 3 engine faults
  • 3 suspension wear items or faults
  • 3 interior problems
  • 1 bodywork issues
  • 1 recalls

Here's an example fault on the HYUNDAI Coupe (2003 - Present)

What to look for:

Check the paperwork to see if the cam belt has been changed on schedule as a part of the last warranty service. On most of this vehicle’s engines the cam belt must be changed within 5 years or 50,000 miles.

What it means:

If the cam belt and associated parts have not been changed, and the mileage is over these boundaries, the cam belt is likely to fail soon. Usually the engine has to be replaced or at least re-built after a cam belt failure.

What to do

Ensure that the cam belt is changed before the car is driven anywhere if it is coming close to its interval. Changing the belt will cost £400 - £550.


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