Hyundai Elantra 1996-2001 Haynes Owners Service & Repair Manual covers all Hyundai Elantra (originally called Lantra in Australia) models built from 1996 to 2001.
Engines covered by this manual are (all DOHC petrol engines):
- G4GM 1.8 litre (1795cc) 1996 – 1998
- G4GF 2.0 litre (1975cc) 1999 – 2000
- G4GC (Beta engine) 2.0-litre (1975cc) 2001 – on
- 5-speed manual
- 4-speed electronically controlled automatic
Introduction to the Hyundai Elantra
These models are available in four-door sedan body, four-door hatchback and station wagon body styles. The transversely mounted inline four-cylinder engines used in these models are equipped with electronic fuel injection.
The engine drives the front wheels through either a five-speed manual or a four-speed automatic transaxle via independent driveaxles.
Independent suspension, featuring MacPherson struts, is used on all four wheels. The power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering unit is mounted behind the engine.
The brakes at the front are discs and either disc or drum at the rear, with standard power assist. Some models are equipped with Anti-lock Braking Systems (ABS).
About This Manual
The purpose of this manual is to help you get the best value from your vehicle. It can do so in several ways. It can help you decide what work must be done, even if you choose to have it done by a dealer service department or a repair shop; it provides information and procedures for routine maintenance and servicing; and it offers diagnostic and repair procedures to follow when trouble occurs.
We hope you use the manual to tackle the work yourself. For many simpler jobs, doing it yourself may be quicker than arranging an appointment to get the vehicle into a shop and making the trips to leave it and pick it up. More importantly, a lot of money can be saved by avoiding the expense the shop must pass on to you to cover its labor and overhead costs. An added benefit is the sense of satisfaction and accomplishment that you feel after doing the job yourself.
- Introductory Pages
- About this Manual
- Introduction to the Hyundai Elantra
- Vehicle Identification Numbers
- Recall Information
- Buying Parts
- Maintenance Techniques, Tools and Working Facilities
- Booster Battery (jump) starting
- Jacking and Towing
- Automotive Chemicals and Lubricants
- Conversion Factors
- Safety First
- Tune-up and Routine Maintenance
- General Engine overhaul Procedures
- Cooling, Heating and Air Conditioning
- Fuel and Exhaust Systems
- Engine Electrical Systems
- Emissions & Engine Control Systems
- Manual Transaxle
- Automatic Transaxle
- Clutch & Driveline
- Suspension and Steering Systems
- Chassis Electrical System
- Wiring Diagrams
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