The Five Senses: Understanding the sights, sounds, and smells of maintenance issues with your Hyundai car

There's no denying that Hyundai cars are a delight for the senses. From the look of their sleek, modern exteriors, to the satisfying sound of their engine notes, a lot of work has gone into making Hyundai cars appealing to their drivers. However, while Hyundai cars can offers some incredible aesthetics and sounds, there are also some sights, sounds, and smells your Hyundai car can produce that can indicate car trouble. And as one of the premier resources for Hyundai service here in Plantation, FL, we've got a few Hyundai care tips to help you decode those odd sounds and strange odors, and ensure you get the most out of your Hyundai for years to come.

  • Squeaking or squealing: This sound almost always indicates that the brake pads are worn down on your Hyundai. Fortunately, you can get new brake pads for your Hyundai here at Rick Case Hyundai Plantation.
  • Grinding sounds: This is usually the big brother of squeaking and squealing, indicating trouble with your brake rotors. If you hear this sound, you should come in to our Plantation, FL Hyundai service center for brake repair A.S.A.P.
  • Burning smell or excess exhaust: This smell can be indicative of your engine oil level being low or your oil being old and viscous. Luckily, you can get a quick Hyundai oil change here at Rick Case Hyundai Plantation.
  • Odd or musty odor coming from A/C vents: Usually indicates that you need your cabin air filter replaced. Stop by our Hyundai service center near Fort Lauderdale, FL and we'll gladly set you up with a new cabin air filter for you Hyundai.
  • Fluid pooling under your vehicle: If you see fluid pooling under your vehicle, it can mean any number of things. If it's dark and amber-color, you could have an oil leak. Yellow or green could mean a coolant leak, and clear or brown and slick could mean a brake fluid leak. Whatever the case, it's best to be safe and have Hyundai multi-point inspection done by our technicians here at Rick Case Hyundai Plantation to assess the issue.

Of course, these are just a few examples of things that you can see, hear, and smell that might indicate trouble with your Hyundai. If you'd like to learn more about telltale signs of car trouble, feel free to reach out to the technicians in our service center here at Rick Case Hyundai of Plantation. Alternatively, if you're experiencing any of these issues with your Hyundai right now, don't hesitate to schedule your next service appointment online today!

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