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Old 11-12-2011, 04:40 PM   #1
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Almost had the Jeep i wanted! Suck!

So I finally found an 06 rubi with under 50k in my price range, receive approval with an acceptable rate, and then make plans to head to atl to make dp and pick only to have my wifes 08 sonota blow the engine at 90000. So now my dp goes to finding a used engine and my whole next check goes to the mechanic to instal. Needles to say this week sucks! Bye bye rubi. My GC died in march and we've been living off of one car. If anyone knows where I could find a used 2.4 L 4 cy sonota engine it would be a big help! No one has been able to locate one. I'm in nw ga willing to travel a reasonable distance to save a buck.
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Old 11-12-2011, 05:06 PM   #2
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Oh man! that really is bad luck.
Well turn it into a possative & maybe' when you can get a Jeep a better one will come along
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Old 11-12-2011, 11:12 PM   #3
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Scrap the sonata, buy the jeep. Lol

Though now that I think of it, Hyundai has a 100k mile powertrain warranty. The engine should be covered by manufacturers warranty. Contact a dealer ASAP.
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Old 11-13-2011, 12:07 AM   #4
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Scrap the sonata, buy the jeep. Lol

Though now that I think of it, Hyundai has a 100k mile powertrain warranty. The engine should be covered by manufacturers warranty. Contact a dealer ASAP.
That's what I thought but we are the second owner so it's 60000/5yrs instead. Had I known that I would have bought the extended warranty.
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Old 11-13-2011, 01:11 AM   #5
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I'd try calling Hyundai's corporate office and fighting with them on it. They're more likely to be helpful rather than your local dealer. They should stand behind they're initial warranty whether you're the first owner or not. Its BS for a motor to blow at 90k on a 3/4 year old car.
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Old 11-13-2011, 01:40 AM   #6
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I'd buy the rubi then worry about the hyundai after that.. but thats just me
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Old 11-13-2011, 01:42 AM   #7
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Old 11-16-2011, 09:09 PM   #8
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I bought the jeep car will have to wait until tax time to replace the engin
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Old 11-16-2011, 09:15 PM   #9
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Good Potoo... Very Good

Now pics we must have pics lol
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Old 11-17-2011, 09:29 AM   #11
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Several Sonata 2.4 Engines Available I don't know where you are but there are quite a few used ones listed Car-Part.com--Used Auto Parts Market
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