2006 Hyundai Elantra Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Hyundai Elantra

2006 Hyundai Elantra Problems

Transmission Won't Shift/CEL Due to Failed Speed Sensors in Transmission

If the automatic transmission does not shift properly and the Check Engine Light illuminates, the speed sensors in the transmission may have failed. The sensors are simple and inexpensive to replace.

Recall for Defective Airbag System that Causes the Airbag Light to Illuminate

The airbag warning light may illuminate due to an internal fault with the driver's side airbag. Hyundai has issued a recall for this concern. The recall applies to 1994 & 1995 models only.

Power windows stopped working.

My power windows won't work. Power locks function well but the buttons for my windows won't.

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2006 Hyundai Elantra Reviews

2006 Elantra GT has rust around rear brakelight. Power Steering pump is shot at 90,000 miles. Brakes always sound like they need to be replaced. Wipers don't always seem to work that well either. Of course my car was in perfect shape until the warranty was up
i have a 2006 Elantra,, 18000 miles, mostly city. My rear brakes burned out at 18m left rear was at 0.00 right had a bit left, Front brakes are about 90% of original. Had to cut the drums because of all the scoring California weather is kind to cars some wet streets mostly good weather. Has anyone else had a similar brake problem? My last car a Ford Explorer ran 35m between brake jobs similar ...
The car has been very reliable and handles well. The driver's seating position is very good and can be easily adjusted to accomodate my 5' 1" wife. Much improved over my previous Geo Prizm/Toyota Corolla. Engine always starts, unlike some carbureted ones I used to own many years ago. I like the styling of this 2006 GT hatchback better than later models, but would prefer their timing chain...

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