Hyundai Genesis: General Information / Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting
Symptom
Suspect area
Remedy
Engine misfire with abnormal internal lower engine noises.
Oil short or oil plethora bearing wear
Loose or damaged engine drive plate.
Replace the crankshaft and bearings as required.
Repair or replace the drive plate as required.
Worn piston rings.
(Oil consumption may or may not cause the engine to misfire.)
Inspect the cylinder for a loss of compression.
Repair or replace as required.
Worn crankshaft thrust bearings
Replace the crankshaft and bearings as required.
Bad valve clearance
Check the valve clearance and adjust if necessary
Engine misfire with abnormal valve train noise.
Stuck valves.
(Carbon buildup on the valve stem)
Repair or replace as required.
Excessive worn or mis-aligned timing chain.
Replace the timing chain and sprocket as required.
Worn camshaft lobes.
Replace the camshaft and valve lifters.
Bad valve clearance
Check the valve clearance and adjust if necessary
Engine misfire with coolant consumption.
Faulty cylinder head gasket and/or cranking or other damage to the cylinder head and engine block cooling system
Coolant consumption may or may not cause the engine to overheat.
Inspect the cylinder head and engine block for damage to the coolant passages and/or a faulty head gasket.
Repair or replace as required.
Engine misfire with excessive oil consumption.
Worn valves, guides and/or valve stem oil seals.
Repair or replace as required.
Worn piston rings.
(Oil consumption may or may not cause the engine to misfire)
Inspect the cylinder for a loss of compression.
Repair or replace as required.
Engine noise on start-up, but only lasting a few seconds.
Incorrect oil viscosity.
Proper oil change
Worn crankshaft thrust bearing.
Inspect the thrust bearing and crankshaft.
Repair or replace as required.
Upper engine noise, regardless of engine speed.
Low oil pressure.
Repair or replace as required.
Broken valve spring.
Replace the valve spring.
Worn or dirty valve lifters.
Replace the valve lifters.
Stretched or broken timing chain and/or damaged sprocket teeth.
Replace the timing chain and sprockets.
Worn timing chain tensioner, if applicable.
Replace the timing chain tensioner as required.
Worn camshaft lobes.
Inspect the camshaft lobes.
Replace the timing camshaft and valve lifters as required.
Worn valve guides or valve stems.
Inspect the valves and valve guides, then repair as required.
Stuck valves. Carbon on the valve stem or valve seat may cause the valve to stay open.
Inspect the valves and valve guides, then repair as required.
Worn drive belt, idler, tensioner and bearing.
Necessary and related parts replacement belt replacement
Lower engine noise, regardless of engine speed.
Low oil pressure.
Repair as required.
Loose or damaged drive plate.
Repair or replace the drive plate.
Damaged oil pan, contacting the oil pump screen.
Inspect the oil pan.
Inspect the oil pump screen.
Repair or replace as required.
Oil pump screen loose, damaged or restricted.
Inspect the oil pump screen.
Repair or replace as required.
Excessive piston-to-cylinder bore clearance.
Inspect the piston, piston pin and cylinder bore.
Repair as required.
Excessive piston pin-to-piston clearance.
Inspect the piston, piston pin and the connecting rod.
Repair or replace as required.
Excessive connecting rod bearing clearance
Inspect the following components and repair as required.
The connecting rod bearings.
The connecting rods.
The crankshaft pin journals.
Excessive crankshaft bearing clearance.
Inspect the following components, and repair as required.
The crankshaft bearings.
The crankshaft main journals.
The cylinder block.
Incorrect piston, piston pin and connecting rod installation
Verify the piston pins and connecting rods are installed correctly.
Repair as required.
Engine noise under load.
Low oil pressure
Repair or replace as required.
Excessive connecting rod bearing clearance .
Inspect the following components and repair as required :
The connecting rod bearings.
The connecting rods.
The crankshaft.
Excessive crankshaft bearing clearance.
Inspect the following components, and repair as required.
The crankshaft bearings.
The crankshaft main journals.
The cylinder block.
Engine will not crank-crankshaft will not rotate.
Hydraulically locked cylinder.
Coolant/antifreeze in cylinder.
Oil in cylinder.
Fuel in cylinder.
1.
Remove spark plugs and check for fluid.
2.
Inspect for broken head gasket.
3.
Inspect for cracked engine block or cylinder head.
4.
Inspect for a sticking fuel injector and/or leaking fuel regulator.
Broken timing chain and/or timing chain and/or timing chain gears.
1.
Inspect timing chain and gears.
2.
Repair as required.
Material in cylinder.
Broken valve
Piston material
Foreign material
1.
Inspect cylinder for damaged components and/or foreign materials.
2.
Repair or replace as required.
Seized crankshaft or connecting rod bearings.
1.
Inspect crankshaft and connecting rod bearing.
2.
Repair as required.
Bent or broken connecting rod.
1.
Inspect connecting rods.
2.
Repair as required.
Broken crankshaft.
1.
Inspect crankshaft.
2.
Repair as required.

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