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topic Considering buying Diesel I30, but unsure.
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nzenigma
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topic 2007 i30 D4FB CRDI turbo diesel clutch part number
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topic Black Wheel Nuts. Better than chrome ??? + Other Info
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CraigB
January 17, 2019, 21:50:09
topic Android Auto - No radio, quiet apps, no guidance
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January 17, 2019, 21:32:14
topic 2.0 CRDI trouble starting - new battery/alternator no warning lights?
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nzenigma
January 17, 2019, 16:15:33
topic Heater Relay replacement
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tw2005
January 17, 2019, 15:41:08
topic Upgrading GD-02 to GD-03 HEAD UNIT
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January 17, 2019, 14:59:36
topic RHS rear door and tailgate not unlocking
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January 17, 2019, 13:37:18
topic PD SR Stereo Install. Speaker, Amps, Subwoofer
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topic Dashcam Installation - How I did mine.
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January 16, 2019, 21:08:37
topic Let's see those dash cameras please!
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January 16, 2019, 08:46:11
topic i30 GD 1.4 CRDI 2012 oil RISE
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January 16, 2019, 05:16:09
topic Front bumper panel clips damaged - do I have to replace whole panel?
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January 16, 2019, 04:40:42
topic Updating interior grey trim on door because the color was cracked and now looks
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January 16, 2019, 02:58:38
topic ABS fault ?
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beerman
January 15, 2019, 20:20:13
topic GD i30 auto transmission fluid change procedure
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January 15, 2019, 18:29:53
topic i30 PD LED tail lights upgrade
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January 15, 2019, 18:07:01
topic HOW TO: UPGRADE YOUR GD-01/GD-02 TO A GD-03 HEAD UNIT STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE
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January 15, 2019, 15:38:51
December 19, 2018, 04:28:37 by nzenigma | Views: 568 | Comments: 0

Hint & Tips
Tachometer not working and ESP OFF light on.

This is a complaint that reoccurs online, but, as yet has not been conclusively resolved. Unfortunately, original posters seeking advice, rarely have the courtesy to advise their advisors of the failings or the success of proposed remedies.
 Drilling down into the inter-babble, I conclude that the probable cause is a failing crank shaft position sensor (CKP).

A crank sensor (CKP) is an electronic device used in both petrol and diesel engines to monitor the position or rotational speed (RPM) of the crankshaft. This information is used by engine management systems to control the fuel injection, the ignition timing and other engine parameters.

Usually the compl...
December 18, 2018, 01:59:31 by Sharpie | Views: 622 | Comments: 3

Clutch
I purchased a 2016 I30 Tourer wagon in 31 July 2018 - still under warranty obviously. Have had problems from the start with the "dual clutch" auto transmission, excessive engine braking, excessive engine revving. Finally had the dealer "fix " the transmission (apparently replaced the lot) , picked car up Friday, still not working properly, gear changes in lower gears very rough, still excessive revving and engine braking especially in the lower gears.
Is anyone aware of a general issue with the dual clutch transmission?  The dealer has told me to drive it for a month so the new clutch etc can "get used to my driving habits".  Is this for real??  Today the car "stalled" as I moved off from a standing start and entered an intersection - ...
December 11, 2018, 02:46:02 by bagerlk | Views: 1430 | Comments: 27

Radio
Cartronics have just released new firmware for the TL-01, DM-01, AD-01, FS-02, GD-03 and GD-04 head units dated December 11, 2018 containing Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™, Bluetooth enhancements and bug fixes. The version numbers of the new firmware are:

SW Ver: 2.05.10
Micom: 3.28.00
Platform: 1.76.00

Notable fixes include:

LCD Display - Blank (black), green or noisy image may be displayed on the LCD screen when the vehicle is started and the transmission shifted to Drive
Reverse Camera - Blank (black), green or noisy image may be displayed on the LCD screen after the transmission is shifted to reverse
Reverse Camera - Reverse camera image may co...
December 09, 2018, 03:17:59 by marc.knuckle | Views: 1108 | Comments: 28

Dash Cam
Hi all

I was looking into fitting a dash cam to the i30 but didn't really want to mess around connecting to the fuse box. Is there an easier way. For example, are the power sockets both permanent live or ignition live i could use?

Cheers.

p.s. for future reference, is there a letter designation for my 67 plate i30? Like my Astra being a 59 plate was an Astra H.
December 07, 2018, 08:02:00 by marc.knuckle | Views: 984 | Comments: 19

Door Locking
Hi guys

I found a previous thread on this but couldn't add to it unfortunately.

Bought a new i30, 67 plate, a week or so ago. This morning when i got in the door wouldn't stay shut. On checking outside the handle was stuck out. It went back in easy enough.

Anyone know the easiest solution for this? It's wd40 safe for the paint work if i squirt some in?

Cheers, Marc
December 01, 2018, 06:53:51 by thebeardedone | Views: 853 | Comments: 8

Possessed
So I've had my 2012 FD for almost a year now. Recently the car started jerking during acceleration and the radio goes on the fritz.

It felt like the car was misfiring, so I took it in to Hyundai, they checked it out an said there was just a loose connector. I drove it home from the dealership and it was fine for that trip and the radio behaved itself as well.

The next I left to go to work and the problem was back. The past day or so the car also seems to idle a little rough and it feels like the power just isn't there anymore.

The radio works fine on FM and AM but I switch to USB, it reads the drive, plays the song for a few seconds and then goes back to FM, then detects there's a ub drive and repeats the p...
November 23, 2018, 13:35:35 by electroman5000 | Views: 1007 | Comments: 10

Handbrake
Hello, fellow i30 owners and lovers!

I've noticed an issues for 2 days now - as I pull the handbrake up when parked - the warning light on the dashboard does not come on. But in the ignition mode (before starting the engine) it does light up , as a pre-start check, I guess. So I wonder what to do now - either go HY and let them sort it out (there's still 4 months of warranty left), and hope that it's a warranty case, or go some independent garage (I got a few a locally) and let them boys fix it. I'm thinking it's probably the handbrake sensor, or some related wiring/plug on it.
Does anyone know where is it located exactly? Did anyone experience such an problem? The handbrake functions as normal, no issues there, just it's n...
November 21, 2018, 07:19:49 by sheff30 | Views: 563 | Comments: 12

Handbrake
Hi Has anyone found a caliper return spring that will fit the Handbrake return on the rear caliper - I just contacted the dealer and was told it's not available separately but comes as part of a caliper meaning you have to pay in the region of £250 for a £5 spring  :faint:
November 19, 2018, 10:06:57 by pcmc | Views: 1333 | Comments: 26

Bulbs
Hello All,

My i30 dashboard background light becomes unstable and flashes.
Starting up the engine, or even driving for 20 miles make no difference.
It only settles down when the side lights are turned on.

I have uploaded a short clip into youtube:
:link: hyundai i30 Dashboard background light unstable 20181109 121909 - YouTube


Much appreciated for any advice on this.

Regards,
Peter
November 16, 2018, 03:06:37 by Jamesi30 | Views: 288 | Comments: 2

Windscreen Washer
I was searching for the capacity for the windscreen washer reservoir on my 2017 PD i30 5 door hatch. The dashboard kindly notified me that the level was getting low after my first 5000kms of driving.

I could not find the capacity anywhere. I read Terry T’s thread but no definitive results there unfortunately.

Today I made up 5 litres of washer mixture and filled the reservoir. This was from totally empty to half way up the filler spout.

Capacity was 4.5 litres.

That is a quite a large capacity I think.
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