Rattle Noise from Accelerator Cable – 2007-2008 Hyundai Elantra

      Technical Service Bulletin Group

FUEL

Number

08-FL-005

Subject

RATTLE NOISE FROM ACCELERATOR CABLE

Date

MARCH, 2008

Model

2007-2008 ELANTRA

 

DESCRIPTION

Some Elantra vehicles may have a rattle/buzz/tapping noise from the accelerator cable.  This noise is usually described as a body noise heard near the base of the windshield.

NOTE:  There are no operational issues associated with this condition.

 

accelerator cable

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

  • 2007 Elantra vehicles built after January 29, 2007.
  • 2008 Elantra vehicles built before November 25, 2007

 

REPAIR PROCEDURE

  1. Locate the unused plastic clip located behind the engine on the bulkhead.

unused plastic clip

 

  1. Snap the accelerator cable into the clip.

unused plastic clip

 

WARRANTY INFORMATION

Normal warranty coverage applies.

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