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Hey guys. I'm a Newbe owner with a 2013 Sport 2.0T. Just got into the Hyundai camp a year and half ago when we traded our 12th, or 13th Mazda, for a 2010 3.5 V6 Santa Fe. Then the Hendrick dealer made us a deal we couldn't refuse on the 2013 2.0T.

I have had great luck with the brand until yesterday. We have only 890 miles on it but the exhaust pipes are loaded with soot, when I watch the wife drive off I see a puff of black smoke once in a while. Plus the in town and highway MPG isn't as good as the V6 was.
I was wondering if any of you have seen the same thing on your 2.0T? I'm sure the MPG should get better as the miles add up and I switch over to the Mobile 1 I always use. But as of right now I don't like what I see in the pipes and I feel a little "jerkiness" when taking off in traffic.
The Service Adviser this morning told me it is just because it's new and not broken in. I don't buy that. I was a Mazda SA for years and NEVER saw a new car load up the exhaust with this much crap, new or used unless it was running too rich.
Anyone with a 2.0T have the same problem? :confused:

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FYI, I checked in with another Hyundai forum and found out the soot in the tail pipes is normal not only for the turbo engines but the others also. Everyone seems to have the same thing. Just make sure it is DRY soot and not oily. :D

Hope things pick up here. Kinda' lonesome!!:(
 

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Hey guys. I'm a Newbe owner with a 2013 Sport 2.0T. Just got into the Hyundai camp a year and half ago when we traded our 12th, or 13th Mazda, for a 2010 3.5 V6 Santa Fe. Then the Hendrick dealer made us a deal we couldn't refuse on the 2013 2.0T.

I have had great luck with the brand until yesterday. We have only 890 miles on it but the exhaust pipes are loaded with soot, when I watch the wife drive off I see a puff of black smoke once in a while. Plus the in town and highway MPG isn't as good as the V6 was.
I was wondering if any of you have seen the same thing on your 2.0T? I'm sure the MPG should get better as the miles add up and I switch over to the Mobile 1 I always use. But as of right now I don't like what I see in the pipes and I feel a little "jerkiness" when taking off in traffic.
The Service Adviser this morning told me it is just because it's new and not broken in. I don't buy that. I was a Mazda SA for years and NEVER saw a new car load up the exhaust with this much crap, new or used unless it was running too rich.
Anyone with a 2.0T have the same problem? :confused:



Hey, JRM. I was told that Direct Injected engines put out more carbon. That is probably why we see more soot in our exhausts. I noticed that with my SF Sport as well. I also have the 2.0 T engine and got mine in March. I hope the excess carbon doesn't cause the plugs to foul more often.
 

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Im also having same problem. Its also happens on my Veloster Turbo, and very common on the Veloster forums.
 

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I've been looking at other cars a lot that are direct injected and they all have that black soot on the inside of the exhausts. Haven't heard much about engines needing plugs more often than non direct injected engines so I guess it is not an issue. I was behind a Kia Sorrento the other day who had the turbo direct injected engine, and when he went to pass a car in front of him I saw a little black puff of smoke come out of his exhaust as he accelerated. It must be normal.
 
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