2002 Hyundai Accent Repair and Maintenance

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

2002 Hyundai Accent Problems

Road salt may cause rust in lower suspension/coil spring

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

Took car to get an oil change yesterday. Car drove great, no problems. After oil change car feels like to has no suspension/shock absorption. Is there a way to tell what happened & if this is normal? (2 answers)

How do I check to see if I need a brake light switch .I have no brake lights (1 answer)

Hazards and blickers work fine The dash lights flicker dim to bright at times. car has 203000 mi. run good

67000 miles, runs great but a lot of noise from rear tires . (1 answer)

Follows pavement with rougher pavement , noise becomes worse and

increases with speeds above 50 mph to unusually high levels.

Can a piece of insulation be missing from underneath OR a bad wheel bearing adding to problem.

Tires are Cooper GL which came with car.

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2002 Hyundai Accent Recalls

Recall 02V167000
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

this is a great car for your money .It gets you where you want to go and then some.
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...
I bought my 2002 Accent GL 1.6 DOHC A/T and have had no real problems until the speed sensors and pulse generators have gone out. I have replaced them several different times and still every 1- 1/2 to 2 years the problem occurs again. Even now I have to make an appointment to fix them again. Basically the car doesn't want to shift right. The first time it happened was driving 65 miles an hour a...

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