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topic 2022 i30 running cables from front to rear and removing rear seat base
March 20, 2023, 20:58:52
topic i30 GD Crank Seal failure (again)
March 19, 2023, 15:50:23
topic Roof rack for i30 (2014) without fixing points
March 17, 2023, 23:13:37
topic Headlight globe...which one do I need???
March 17, 2023, 04:45:21
topic Bricked GD03
March 16, 2023, 05:52:55
topic i30 2013 GD 3 door petrol electrical gremlin
March 15, 2023, 03:35:26
topic Front Crank Seal Keeps Popping Out, no warning before 2011 Manual
March 15, 2023, 03:09:10
topic Radio presets.....gone!
The Gonz
March 14, 2023, 14:23:54
topic 2012 i30 dead dash display
March 14, 2023, 12:18:12
topic Engine management light - Camshaft position
March 13, 2023, 20:37:29
topic Hyundai I30 turbo exhaust vapour/smoke
March 13, 2023, 07:56:19
topic Hyundai i30 fd notchy and loud gear shifts after changing a lot of things.
March 12, 2023, 23:28:08
topic Replacing front drop links on FD (again)
March 12, 2023, 23:25:50
topic Can we upgrade the DAB to have Sat Nav ?
James Bond
March 12, 2023, 17:08:25
topic Removing front wiper arms in a 2020 i30
March 12, 2023, 05:39:05
topic i30 Mk3 Tourer - Boot parcel shelf / Load cover
March 11, 2023, 11:15:04
topic Firmware update
March 09, 2023, 19:35:47
topic Head Unit freezing issues - sick of pulling the fuse!
March 06, 2023, 05:42:10
topic Tachometer not working and ESP OFF light on.
March 06, 2023, 00:43:25
topic Hyundai i30 2017 mk3 passanger Head light wiring
March 05, 2023, 16:20:07
topic My car wont turn off properly
March 05, 2023, 13:53:07
topic Replacing engine mount on FD 1.6 CRDi
March 04, 2023, 22:00:16
topic PD headlight condensation
March 02, 2023, 18:35:12
topic 2015 I30 CW randomly stalls
March 02, 2023, 14:58:29
topic Replacing steering column on FD due to failed EPS
March 02, 2023, 13:40:00
topic USB mp3 music - memory question
February 28, 2023, 19:47:15
topic Genuine N parts on the N Line, yes/no?
February 28, 2023, 17:36:11
topic i30 sedan update for Oz this year.
February 28, 2023, 07:08:16
topic Intermittent not starting, turns over but does not fire up, 2010 i30 CRDi 1.6
February 27, 2023, 17:39:59
topic 2011 slight jolt most of the time when changing from park to reverse
February 25, 2023, 13:29:07
topic Rear Caliper Replacement PD Diesel
February 23, 2023, 20:16:00
topic Repair Manual for 2010 i30 crdi wagon
February 22, 2023, 06:59:25
topic Another cold start issue thread [i30 GD 2014]
February 21, 2023, 15:52:42
June 23, 2022, 01:31:49 by BrendanP | Views: 2524 | Comments: 9

My 2015 1.6 diesel has recently begun to not start first time. The engine isn't cranking but there is a whirring sound as though the starter motor is spinning. If I stop and try again it usually starts as normal. I know the solenoid should push the starter pinion along the shaft splines to engage with the teeth on the flywheel, and the contact in the solenoid should close to energise the motor. Does anyone have experience in overhauling the starter motor? My thoughts are that it could be the pinion is sticking on the motor shaft, or the motor brushes are worn down. Any ideas?
June 20, 2022, 21:36:02 by rogerwaskow | Views: 1969 | Comments: 3

Door Locking
Hi all
My wife had some acrobatics yesterday as the driver's door of her Hyundai i30 Trophy 2012 petrol 2ltr would not unlock and for that matter does not work with either the key or remote. So we are stuck with a car that needs 61-year-old acrobatics to climb over to the passenger side to get out. What can I look for to help ourselves as being on disability pension means taking it to a workshop is out of the question at the moment. I am pretty handy and have once already replaced the inside door panel of the same-mentioned door. Any help from the brain's trust would be much appreciated.

Many thanks in advance
Kind regards
June 10, 2022, 09:06:59 by toast | Views: 1646 | Comments: 3

Sat Nav

My stock head unit's sat nav broke down recently and I decided to try my hand at installing a Sony XAV-AX5000 into my 2015 i30 gd. I had been interested in using android auto for a while now and this seemed like the perfect excuse to go for it. My model was unfortunately not included in the Hyundai android auto rollout (2015 q4 and onward i30 models only).

I thought I'd share my journey through this process since there were some odd bits and pieces I found during installation (granted I'd never done anything like this before!).

I also found these threads very helpful throughout the process:
:link: Swapping out a i30 Navigatio...
May 29, 2022, 10:59:18 by SkidsMagoo | Views: 5835 | Comments: 3

Door Locking
G’day all, first time registered, long time lurker.

I’ve been doing little repairs on my parents I30, most have been easy fixes but I’ve got an issue which I’m trying to diagnose and couldn’t find an exact match in the search.
My parents don’t have a remote and operate the central locking with a key, I’ve had to repair both doors on the passenger side but now when you turn the key only they drivers door opens. I’m assuming there’s no electrical signal coming from the drivers door and am hoping to find a relay or module inside the car. From there I could chuck the multimeter in and turn the lock with the key from the outside and see if here’s a signal.

Is there a smarter way to work out if the drivers door actuator...
May 17, 2022, 06:38:53 by rajiemoore | Views: 6961 | Comments: 4

Sat Nav

I bought a 2014 i30 Premium Hatchback and have been unable to get the Sat Nav to function. I believe that others have had the same issue, that the Sat Nav will not go past the 'Agree' button screen. I also get an error message shown when the device starts:

Out of memory
Requested: 33554432
Cache: 0

I have had a look through the forum to try to find if anyone has solved this issue and it appears those who had a warranty had their head unit replaced.

I have tried resetting the unit with the reset function, also using the Volume control/CD eject reset and resetting to factory settings.

I also accessed Test Mode to see if i could solve the issue from there, b...
May 05, 2022, 17:33:03 by Olper | Views: 1189 | Comments: 0

Cruise Control

I read a few threads here about adding cruise to I30 and wanted to share what I found and how I succeeded. I can't answer those old threads, so I though I'd make a new one and tell you what I went through.
Threads that I found useful:
:link: Hyundai i30 2014 Steering wheel Cruise control wiring diagram
I will borrow some images from these.

My car was base model that had just few buttons:
left up: volume up/down and mute
left low: no buttons
right up: seek up/down and mode
April 28, 2022, 23:13:56 by Lizzie1111 | Views: 6089 | Comments: 3

Hi all, I have an issue with my eps light, keep coming on and heavy steering. when it does I’ve done diagnostics, and it’s saying there is a problem with the steering column, I was wondering, if I purchase a steering column, does it need coding to my car? I have Hyundai i30 59 plate thanks 😊
April 27, 2022, 17:15:18 by welbourne | Views: 5924 | Comments: 1

Hi all,

My 2010 FD mk1 1.6 CRDi auto has recently developed a weird metallic clunking, the symptoms of which I've never experienced before.

It's a very low down deep sounding metallic clunk from the front offside/driver side, and only happens when the car is warm. If it's stone cold, there's no noise to be heard.

It happens almost exclusively when I take power or when I brake. Even just slight throttle application causes it to thunk, and braking is the same although not 100% of the time.

Here's what I know:

I've replaced lower wishbones and bushes
Replaced anti roll bar drop links
Replaced shock absorbers and strut tops/bearings
Replaced ball joints
Steering ...
April 19, 2022, 06:46:39 by Mdp83 | Views: 6751 | Comments: 2

Have got a 2015 I30 diesel with the 7speed trans has lost reverse, 2nd, 4th & 6th gears
Got a code out (P1920) have not found any info just saying is Hyundai specific
There was no pre warning just pulled up and no reverse vehicle has been taken to dealer they are not sure of the fault said it could be an actuator at $4000 + fitting otherwise anew trans at $12000 + fitting anyone seen this before of have a fix
April 13, 2022, 03:24:21 by Pnut | Views: 1252 | Comments: 4

The OEM head unit in our FD has some silly "Initial Volume" setting, I find no matter what we seem to set it to it is not right the next time the car is used. Is there any way to disable the initial volume so that it just starts at the same volume it was shut down like every other radio I've used?
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