This is a doozy. Follow along, if you can.
Over a period of several months, my 2008 Tucson began experiencing a series symptoms, which at the time, I didnât realize were related:
The stereo would occasional freeze up. It would still play, but the volume or channels couldnât be adjusted without restarting the vehicle.
The washer fluid motor stopped working. This was a continuous failure.
The check airbag light came on and stayed on.
One morning, several months after the first symptom appeared, I went outside to find the hazard lights turning on and off randomly. The car would not start. I had the battery tested. It was drained, but not defective. After putting the charged battery in , the car still would not start. I had it towed to the dealer.
Immediately after the car was taken off the tow truck, it started, the check engine light was off and the washer fluid motor was working. The diagnostic computer found no codes. The dealer cleaned and reattached the ground strap, and replaced the airbag pods as a precaution.
The car ran fine for several months, but then the radio and check airbag light problem started to appear again.
I took it to my regular mechanic this time. He could nâot find anything wrong, but gave me a new battery to try as a troubleshooting measure.
After a few months, the problems are now starting again.