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topic Audio problem I30 1.5 DPI (Trend, year 2021)
[GENERAL]
RS
3 hours ago
topic Hyundai dealer has told me not to use 98RON petrol in my Nline
[PETROL]
CraigB
October 24, 2021, 11:51:54
topic Car electric messed up, help needed please
[GENERAL]
The Gonz
October 23, 2021, 10:19:39
topic Pulling left
[DIESEL]
Janinef
October 22, 2021, 23:36:20
topic Crankshaft pulley bolt left or right handed?
[DIESEL]
SuzanneH
October 22, 2021, 18:29:11
topic Problem with gears after clutch replacement
[DIESEL]
mike_s
October 22, 2021, 15:54:04
topic i30 FD - vanity mirror housing fix
[GENERAL]
PhireSideZA
October 22, 2021, 14:05:30
topic Aftermarket Head Unit Audio Problem i30 2012-13 Premium Factory Nav
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Greyhound
October 22, 2021, 13:07:28
topic Problem with gears after clutch replacement
[DIESEL]
sundiz
October 22, 2021, 10:20:56
topic Unknown OEM part number?
[GENERAL]
Shambles
October 22, 2021, 06:43:44
topic Auto hold turns *off* automatically!
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Shambles
October 22, 2021, 04:28:10
topic i30 FD 2011 Diesel - Transmission leaking after seal replacement
[DIESEL]
Romen
October 21, 2021, 23:48:12
topic HOW TO: UPGRADE YOUR GD-01/GD-02 TO A GD-03 HEAD UNIT STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE
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jprice46
October 21, 2021, 20:29:12
topic Deep/low/bass-like echoe sounds when driving on uneven roads
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EV
October 21, 2021, 14:39:41
topic GD near side rear handbrake function
[GENERAL]
eye30
October 21, 2021, 14:22:22
topic Couple of issues with my i30.
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mugiwara
October 21, 2021, 08:58:27
topic ESC Light and Tacho reading 0
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merlin032
October 20, 2021, 20:34:54
topic Turbocharging the 1.4 petrol
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Jarle Van Landeghem
October 20, 2021, 12:10:17
topic Those Monday blues (Hippo has a broken alternator)
[GENERAL]
PhireSideZA
October 20, 2021, 07:54:36
topic 2010 FD 4spd Auto - Checking ATF impossible?
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swedishnutlathe
October 20, 2021, 07:08:57
topic Heated steering wheel
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The Gonz
October 20, 2021, 04:46:41
topic Hyundai I30 scanner port
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swedishnutlathe
October 19, 2021, 10:14:01
topic 2011 i30 diesel engine miss at around 1500rpm.
[DIESEL]
CraigB
October 19, 2021, 08:47:20
topic Pinout colours for 2021 i30 LHS fog/driving light connector
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The Gonz
October 19, 2021, 05:04:54
topic change anti roll bar.
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BrendanP
October 18, 2021, 17:16:26
topic Workaround for i30 1.4 crdi 90hp DPF regeneration too often
[DIESEL]
Psalcedas
October 18, 2021, 11:16:15
topic 2010 (Mk1 FD) Automatic - Cruise Control Options?
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swedishnutlathe
October 18, 2021, 08:46:36
topic Coolant loss fixed
[DIESEL]
The Gonz
October 18, 2021, 08:24:10
October 20, 2021, 17:36:01 by aullah | Views: 403 | Comments: 8

Fuse
Hi guys,

I’m just outside at the moment. I’ve been replacing all the interior lights to LEDs (simple enough). However one of the LEDs were too big, I forced it in and seen the slightest spark. This turned all my interior lights off and now the car won’t lock using the central locking on the key.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. I’ve taken a quick look at the car’s interior fuse box and they seem fine.

I have the FD, 1.4 Petrol.

Not great that I’m doing this on a cold night. At least it’s not raining. 😊

Thanks guys.
October 15, 2021, 23:42:13 by Janinef | Views: 442 | Comments: 5

Steering
UK here, I have an I30 2011, I bought it second hand in 2018, it had a light pull to the left but nothing major, it has passed MOTs, had alignment, new tyres and tracking all done, in the last 3 months the pull has got worse and it shudders when reversing and turning and in the last few days if I'm idle the front left makes a shuddering noise too. Like I say I've has the tracking and tyres looked at but it's not them, wondering if it might be the steering column? Has anyone else had this?
October 13, 2021, 12:04:55 by iceman2010 | Views: 424 | Comments: 4

Bulbs
Hi, someone has just told me that neither of the rear brake lights work on i30 2012 UK (2nd gen I think).
The centre led brake works fine and all the other lights work on the rear.
I'#039m not sure where the brake bullbs actually are where they are on the hatch or the sides of the car body. nbsp The ones in the hatch have the reverse lights and another set of lights which both work. nbsp So i guess they are in the side?

I don'#039t want to start removing the housing as its odd that both bulbs have stopped working so thinking issue is something else. nbsp Last week I did have to drive through a fairly big puddle in the road, maybe the level to the underside of the car so not sure if that might have caused the issue.

Also tri...
October 12, 2021, 11:38:33 by agentu008 | Views: 575 | Comments: 7

Steering
I have a i30 - 2016 with a heated steering wheel.  Today I pushed the button a few times and nothing happened. After a few minutes I pressed it again and it worked.

Are there any specific conditions that hate to be met for the heater to start?
September 28, 2021, 07:52:48 by chrisdarl | Views: 634 | Comments: 3

Alternator
My i30 GD with 115k miles is making a bit of a light rattle from the alternator. Garage quoted £360 for new part (aftermarket) + labour. What are peoples thoughts on which is best out of me buying a new aftermarket part or having my original one refurbished?
September 26, 2021, 09:56:05 by RedCari30 | Views: 576 | Comments: 4

Cruise Control
Hi All

Since new ( 2013 ) i have never found the cruise control very good on my i30 GD petrol. It isn'#039t broken and give it a flat road and it holds the speed. Add a few hills though and it really is unusable. First it lets the speed drop too much. Then regains the speed aggressively only to go well over once your crest the hill. On the down it gains a good 10 -20Kph which then triggers the downshifting to try to reduce the speed which it gained by holding the gas on too long!!

Basically it responds a couple of seconds after the event, like coming too late for the dance. I have owned Toyotas and Mazdas and they hold the speed like a laser beam compared to this. As soon as the speed gains or looses just 1 -2 kph you fee...
September 21, 2021, 06:18:13 by Richo123 | Views: 590 | Comments: 5

Glow Plug
Yesterday, after years of procrastination, and having mechanics not agree to replace my glow plugs, I finally replaced the glow plugs in my 2013 I30 myself, which has now done 210000 km.
It has had an intermittent long crank, smokey start on cold mornings for as long as I can remember, some days it was ok. It felt like at least one of my tradie neighbours saw me start up in a cloud of smoke in the mornings nbsp so embarrassing. I have now replaced all four with NGK Y-527J plugs, all four original plugs were open circuit.
The results are fantastic, this car has never started this well since I have had it and there is no more smoke and splutter on start. Now it starts without hesitation, every time, better than ever.
Thanks hea...
September 16, 2021, 21:36:39 by Pnut | Views: 648 | Comments: 10

Air Con
I have noticed the AC is set to start when the car starts no matter what setting it was in when the car was last run. My Toyota came the same way but i was able to turn it off via Techstream software and OBD2 connector. Is this something i can change the behavior on the i30 FD?
September 13, 2021, 15:18:53 by rickey | Views: 916 | Comments: 5

Problems & Issues
Recently purchased a 2011 i30 auto wagon.  Great car but develops a miss at around 1500rpm. Usually when cold mabe the first 5 to 10klms of driving. After that it's fine. Any ideas? Is this a common problem? Thanks. Rick.
September 13, 2021, 11:41:54 by CraigB | Views: 632 | Comments: 11

Oil Leak
Had me little i30 in for it'#039s 8 year service last week (84,000k'#039s on the clock), when I picked it up the mechanic tells me it'#039s developed a leak from the timing cover that apparently he'#039s seen on at least three other 1.6 petrol engines in the last couple of years and it'#039s a known problem with this engine :undecided:

I'#039ve searched everywhere and can'#039t find any info on this reported problem though the mechanic assures me it is known by Hyundai and that not enough or incorrect sealant was used at the factory, I'#039ve spoken with Hyundai service and customer care and neither have heard of this issue either...unfortunately...or I might of had a chance of claiming an out of warranty defect :disapp:

Anyway, the mechanic ...
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