2008 Hyundai Accent Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Hyundai Accent
Ask a mechanic in our community
2008 Hyundai Accent ProblemsRoad 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»
2008 Hyundai Accent QuestionsNew alternator and battery. Why does my car keep dying? (1 answer)
So recently I experienced some issues with my car where it would shut off while at idle. A mechanic suggested to me the symptoms seemed to point to my alternator or battery. The car has 102,000 miles on it and I was told it is not uncommon for an alternator to need replacing at this milage. Long ...
2008 Hyundai Accent RecallsThe Brake Light Switch May Fail Prematurely
The affected vehicles are being recalled because the brake light switch can fail prematurely, resulting in the loss of brake light operation. Other systems that may be affected include: cruise control, push-button start, gear shifter, and Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system. Dealers will replace the brake light switch to correct this concern.