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  1. Maintenance & Care
    I did an oil change with 5w-30 Mobil conventional oil and replaced the spark plugs this weekend. My first time trying the NGK V-Power Spark Plugs, model number: BKR5E-11. I wanted to thank everyone for the insight on copper plugs. I'm running a 2003 Elantra GLS, California SULEV version, with...
  2. Help!
    Hello all, I'm not quite sure what is wrong with my 2003 elantra. My car has been splashing coolant all over my engine bay the past few days. When I'm in traffic I will sometimes see a white smoke come up from the hood. And when I get to where I'm going I will smell burnt coolant. It appears to...
  3. Maintenance & Care
    Hello all, my 2003 Elantra GLS has been running pretty well recently until yesterday. All of my windows no longer roll down, initial I think I shorted something out. I noticed that my left tail light has been out, so I bought a replacement bulb the Sylvania 2357 I believe. I take out the housing...
  4. Maintenance & Care
    Hello all, I just have a quick question about adjusting the timing belt. I recently replaced all the belts on my 2003 GLS. I took off my upper timing belt cover last weekend to check on the timing belt tension, and I noticed there is a lot of slack on the right side of the belt. The car is...
  5. Maintenance & Care
    I wanted to thank everyone on here for the helpful DIY to the timing belt job, I was able to get this done in day with help from a friend. I replaced all 4 belts, along with the timing belt tensioner and idler pulley. I'm far from a mechanic but if you can turn a wrench you can do this job. The...
  6. Maintenance & Care
    Hello everyone, my 2003 Elantra GLS just hit 160k miles I've had since 110k. I've been trying to do more of my own maintenance with this car, so I attempted to replace the PCV valve today with no success. I've read previous forum post about the brass fitting coming out, and sure enough mine did...
  7. Help!
    So I got in a front end accident and had to replace the entire front end of my car a few months back. I didn't know much about the car so I wasn't sure what was missing or what fell out when the accident occurred. So my question is, can someone post a picture of their engine bay so I can compare...
  8. Marketplace
    ***SOLD - Manifold is no longer available*** I have a used but good condition exhaust manifold that I am selling. It's from a late model 2003 and is actually the 2004-2007 compatable manifold. I purchased it originally for my 2002 Elantra to replace the stock manifold, but it didn't fit. It...
  9. General Elantra Talk
    I have a 2002 GLS with an '03 2.0 DOHC. What kind of mods should I start off with given my scenario? I'm not poor but not rich. I am a mechanic with access to all amenities and tools of our full-service shop. I'm not extremely experienced due to my age deficiency... (17) The car has only...
  10. New Member Checkpoint
    So, I am a mechanic, and and elderly lady came in with an '02 Elantra GLS with a blown head gasket. I bought it from her for $100 and covered towing. The car was in very good condition and had low mileage. Other than the obvious engine malfunction and small dent in the left rear quarter (and the...
  11. Marketplace
    $300 Carbon Fiber Hood For Sale Fits 2001 2002 2003 (By Fiber-Images) I have a complete vented carbon fiber hood I bought in 2004 for an 03 elantra gt. It has been in storage the last 3 years. It will fit a 01, 02 and 03. I have pictures of the hood on my car, and of the hood taken today...
  12. New Member Checkpoint
    Hi there... just wanted to introduce myself to the community... During my surfing sessions, I happened to stumble across here and its great to know there's a community out there with a pooled brain that can answer questions for us less knowledgeable! I'm happy to find this site! I have...
  13. Interior
    This is really difficult, I removed the bolt but can't remove the wheel (can't pull) , I couldn't ever imagine that this was this hard! Here it looks like a it 's easy, but... http://www.elantraxd.com/DIY/steering.php http://www.elantraxd.com/DIY/twheel.php
  14. Help!
    how to remove a steering wheel on a 03 elantra?
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