EN
Parts & Tools Parts & Tools
Mechanics Mechanics
Gear Guide Gear Guide
search

Fix Coolant Leaks: 2001-2006 Hyundai Elantra

Stroli Motors helped make these videos

We are still working to obtain content for your car, however the video above is believed to have similar characteristics as your car.

 
Video Description

Follow the steps in this video to see how to fix minor coolant (antifreeze) leaks in your 2005 Hyundai Elantra. Leaking coolant is one of the more common types of fluid leaks on Elantras. Engine coolant (which is also called antifreeze or anti-freeze) moves through the inside of your Elantra's engine and keeps it from overheating. Coolant can leak from the reservoir or from the hoses, in 2005 Elantras with the 2.0 liter engine, coolant leaks are most likely to occur where the hoses connect to the engine. The video above shows you where the coolant reservoir, hoses and connections on your 2005 Elantra GLS are located and the steps needed to fix minor leaks.

A few things to note about coolant is that it is sweet tasting and highly toxic, so it can end up in the dog's stomach pretty quickly. If you ignore a small coolant leak long enough, you will run out of coolant, which leads to an overheated engine and other serious, but highly avoidable, problems. In many 2005 Elantras, an anti-freeze leak can cause the temp sensor to record high engine temperatures. Always protect yourself with safety glasses and gloves when working with the coolant on your Elantra.

Other videos you might find helpful

  • Front Turn Signal Change Hyundai Elantra (2001-2006)
    Replace the front turn signal

    If your blinker doesn't blink, or blinks rapidly, you likely have a burnt out bulb

    2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L 4 Cyl. Sedan (4 Door)
  • Tail Light Change 2001-2006 Hyundai Elantra
    Change a tail light

    The burnt out tail light: classic reason for a cop to pull you over - change yours now

    2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L 4 Cyl. Sedan (4 Door)
  • How to Add Coolant: Hyundai Elantra (2001-2006)
    Add antifreeze

    Low coolant levels is all to common - top yours up today

    2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L 4 Cyl. Sedan (4 Door)
  • Check Power Steering Level Hyundai Elantra (2001-2006)
    Check power steering fluid level

    Power steering fluid is easy to check and many people (mechanics included) often forget about - learn how here

    2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L 4 Cyl. Sedan (4 Door)
  • 2001-2006 Hyundai Elantra Hose Check
    Checking coolant hoses

    Coolant hoses wear out over time and need to be replaced - check 'em early and often

    2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L 4 Cyl. Sedan (4 Door)
  • Power Steering Leak Fix: 2001-2006 Hyundai Elantra
    Seal minor power steering fluid leaks

    See how to seal up minor power steering fluid leaks

    2005 Hyundai Elantra GLS 2.0L 4 Cyl. Sedan (4 Door)
  • See all videos for the 2005 Hyundai Elantra
Comments
The Right Parts
The Right Tools