2002 Hyundai Accent Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Hyundai Accent

2002 Hyundai Accent Problems

In areas where the roads are heavily salted during the winter, rust may occur in the front lower suspension or suspension coil spring. There are three separate recalls for road salt damage to the coil spring and/or control arm on 1995-1997 vehicles. Not all recalls may apply to all models so check with your local dealer to see if your vehicle is included. Our technicians remind us that if recall repairs are not completed to your satisfaction you should contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. For more information on these recalls please click here»

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2002 Hyundai Accent Questions

the speedometer jumps from "0 to 60" and sometimes doesn't work at all

I have a 2002 Hyundai Accent GL 1.6 DOHC. I had the tranny rebuilt, but it still hasn't operated correctly. I was going to put a used one in and have it serviced, replace seals, fluid, etc. What should I look to pay for this that wouldn't be a ripoff?

I have had to replace either my speed sensors or pulse generators every 1 1/2 to 2 years. Why am I blowing them? The mechanics have looked at the electrical harness and the computer and said I could replace them but with over 146,000 miles-it is easier to keep replacing the sensors and generators...

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2002 Hyundai Accent Recalls

CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT." DURING TESTING, THE 3-DOOR HATCHBACK EXCEEDED THE PERFORMANCE CRITERION IN THE STANDARD MIDWAY ALONG THE LENGTH OF THE WINDSHIELD SUPPORT ...

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2002 Hyundai Accent Reviews

Excellent car! Great MPG! Gets you where you’re going at an affordable price. I’ve had very few problems. If you need a 25K dollar car…buy one. If you need a ride to work, pick up a Hyundai.

i nave no reverse and wish they have a recall. its a known problem that they wont fix at all

I paid $2500 for my 2002 Hyundai with 78,000+ miles six years ago. I have put very little into repairs, serpentine belt, check engine light, tires, and it still runs like a champ. In town mileage is not so great, especially running the a/c (in AZ), but the day I bought it and drove it 600 miles home, I got 42 mpg! This is absolutely the best $2500 I've ever spent and it only has 110K miles o...

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