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December 09, 2017, 23:49:59 by kroner | Views: 381 | Comments: 11

Hi All.

probably a silly question, so apologies in advance.
a while ago I noticed my stock wipers squeaking, so I replaced the rubber strip for some el cheapo I bought from supercheap auto in Oz.
Didn't seem to do much to be honest, though now it's more of a chattering noise.

I wiped the windscreen very well with glass cleaner, as well as the wipers to no avail.

am I missing something?
what products do you guys recommend?
when it does rain, it very annoying!

December 09, 2017, 02:08:02 by Liisa | Views: 1071 | Comments: 35

Wont Start
Hi all, I'm hoping I can get some help. So I have read other issues relating to starting issues with older models of the I30 however I've taken my car to Hyundai several times and they are not helping at all.

So the thing is, I own a 2017 sr model since august. When it's a cold start the car turns on fine however after using it and then having it unused for 30mins-3hrs, when I come to turn it back on the car really struggles to start, sometimes I have to turn it off and back on as the noise it makes is not normal. Sometimes the imboliser light stays on and recently so has the engine light. This happens on a regular basis.

I've taken it back to where it gets serviced at least 4times since buying it and they keep it for ...
December 06, 2017, 21:39:27 by JHI30 | Views: 1266 | Comments: 51

Hi All,

I need to replace my turbo on my 2008 crdi after 200,000km. Iíve been quoted a ridiculous amount to replace it. I already have the Garret replacement turbo and wanted to give this a go myself. Has anyone done this before themselves? It doesnít appear to be too difficult but wanted to know if thereís anything important I need to know about? I have new oil, gaskets, oil feed line etc... Has anyone got a workshop manual that details the step / process? Just want to make sure Iím not missing anything

Thanks in advance.
December 04, 2017, 00:37:32 by Deadduck | Views: 655 | Comments: 17

Kangaroo start
Hi everyone I have bought myself an i30 1.6L diesel auto and love it, but I have a slight problem. It will do it cold or hot and any speed braking or not, it's just complety random.

I will just be driving along then all of a sudden it will jolt (like someones tapped on the brakes hard for less than a second) it has 230 tho kms on the clock when it happens; the revs drop off and come back up. I have replaced the engine as the old one has bad timing rattle then i accidentally cooked it but i used the injector and pump that came on the new one. Got it all coded done diesel filter air ect; it did it on the old engine and also now the new one.

Anyone have any ideas where to look or what it could be? thanks
December 01, 2017, 21:49:23 by Digby Jones | Views: 581 | Comments: 23


I recently bought a Hyundai I30 2010 Trophy, ( Petrol 2.0lt, 5spd manual ) about 4 weeks ago.  It has 90,000km on the clock.
I have noticed the oil light staying on after startup, and sometimes it goes out quickly, other times it takes a long while 30+ seconds.  Once it didn't go off for over 60+ seconds.  On the way to work the other day, I was stopped at a set of traffic lights and the oil light was flickering on/off, but went off completely when I revved the engine.  I was concerned, but thought it may be an oil sensor ( I have checked the oil level and it was fine ). 

I took it to my mechanic for a full service ( oil changed ), also to change the timing belt/water pump.  I specifically mentioned my oi...
December 01, 2017, 12:46:41 by CraigB | Views: 170 | Comments: 1

i30 in the news
Not sure if this ones been posted before, overall positive but had me wondering if he really liked it with some of his comments :link: 2018 Hyundai i30 N Review | Practical Motoring
November 27, 2017, 06:13:02 by Kliment | Views: 298 | Comments: 2

Hello everyone,
Last year I bought a second hand Hyundai i30 2009 LPG 1.4 80kw.
Last winter I felt that the right ventilation hole was blowing cold air and the rest 3 of them were fine and blowing hot air.
Thus year the right 2 of them are faulty and blowing cold air and I start to feel that the left one is starting to blow cold air while the heating is set on.
Does anyone had this kind of problem before?
Please share with me.

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November 27, 2017, 02:11:15 by yldcrd | Views: 446 | Comments: 12

Hi All,

I have a 2014 Hyundai i30 GD2 active auto australian model. Car drives very well and no issues when driving.

However, the car intermittently, and very rarely makes a very grinding electrical sound just before it starts to crank. then once it cranks over the idle chugs for like 30secs to minute. Then it will sometimes blow a heap of white smoke out the exhaust pipe. the smoke will disappear like the idle chugs and then its back to normal. Below is an exact video of what the idle chugs look and sound like:

The other issue is with the radio dropping out randomly and making fuzzy sound and the only w...
November 27, 2017, 00:58:34 by NATHAN_P | Views: 261 | Comments: 2

How to adjust  headlight  on i 30 2013 , distance  from the wall and height low beam and high ? :'(
November 24, 2017, 19:02:13 by Fireescape | Views: 901 | Comments: 33

About 2 weeks before the end of my 6 speed manual diesel i30's warranty period I notice that changing gears became difficult. It was always a very smooth and light action but, overnight, it became stiff and hard to engage each gear, including reverse. I checked the clutch master cylinder fluid levels, which were fine, and couldn't see any leaks around the master or slaves cylinders, so decided to get my local Hyundai dealer to have a look . They agreed that it was stiffer than normal to change gears, but like me, couldn't see any external issue. They told me that more likely than not that the clutch was worn and would need replacing, which would cost around the $1300 mark and would take 2 days. As the car was still able to be dri...
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