Troubleshooting 2013 Hyundai Genesis won’t start / hard start problem

There are some issues that can go wrong with starting system and make your 2013 Hyundai Genesis car won’t start or hard time to start – This article guides you through some of the facts behind the starting system, and the components that may be to blame, and tells you what action you can take to try to remedy each situation.

No lights on the 2013 Hyundai Genesis dashboard

If no lights coming on in the dashboard and no other electrical consumers work, the battery could be completely dead or there is no connection between the battery and the vehicle electrical system. Check if the battery terminals look tight. If the battery is completely dead, jump starting might help.

2013 Hyundai Genesis No Start, No Sound, No Crank when you press the Engine Start Stop Switch Button:

If nothing happens when you press the Engine Start Stop Switch Button, it means that the starter motor doesn’t turn over the engine. Most commonly this could be caused by a low/dead battery or there is no connection between the battery and starter.

Check the battery and the terminal cable connections. If they look really corroded, you need to clean the battery posts and cable connectors or replace the cables and try to start the engine. Also check the starter. The solenoid attached to the top of the starter can fail, as well as the components inside. Replace starter solenoid, starter contacts, starter assembly or repair starter circuit as required.

The 2013 Hyundai Genesis car makes a clicking noise but won’t start:

If you press the Engine Start Stop Button, but the engine won’t crank; all you hear is a single click or repeated clicking coming from the engine compartment. Very often this could be caused by a low battery or poor connection between the battery and starter.

Check the battery and the terminal cable connections. If they look really corroded, you need to clean the battery posts and cable connectors or replace the cables and try to start the engine. Also check the starter. The solenoid attached to the top of the starter can fail, as well as the components inside. Replace starter solenoid, starter contacts, starter assembly or repair starter circuit as required.

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