2011 Hyundai Elantra Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2011 Hyundai Elantra

2011 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.

Confirm Latest Software For Transmission Control Module and Correct Fuild For Proper Shift Quailty

Prior to replacing the automatic transmission fluid (to improve shift quality), make sure that the transmission fluid level is correct. Also, make sure the computer that controls the transmission has the most up-to-date adaptive programming information. When servicing these transmissions be sure to use fluid approved by Hyundai.

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2011 Hyundai Elantra Questions

P0106 code, Would this be covered in the power/drivetrain warranty? 100,000wrnty (2 answers)

Why gears pounding very hard? It sounds like you are backing up on someone. (1 answer)

It has 63.700 miles. I just got my transmission fluid changed and now it is JERKING and POUNDING the gears. It happens while the car still cold when you pull from parking do reverse and then from 'N' to DRIVE. It bangs so strong that gives you the impression that the whole transmission ...

11 Hyundai Elantra has codes P0605 and P2105. Any ideas or should I take it in. (1 answer)

Check engine light just came on while driving. Checked the codes and that's the ones that came up.

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2011 Hyundai Elantra Recalls

Brakes Apply Unexpectedly

A malfunction of a sensor in the electronic stability control system may cause the brakes to apply unexpectedly while driving. This can cause loss of vehicle control. Dealers will verify the proper calibration of the electronic stability control sensors, and update the system's software calibration free of charge to resolve the concern.

Front Coil Springs Break When Exposed To Road Salt

The front coil springs may fracture from corrosion that occurs due to exposure to road salt. Dealers will replace the front coil springs free of charge to resolve the concern.

Headliner Support Bracket Comes Loose During Side Curtain Air Bag Deployment

On Touring models, the side curtain air bags may cause a support bracket for the headliner to become dislodged upon deployment, risking injury to passengers. Dealers will apply adhesive strips to the headliners free of charge to resolve the concern.

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2011 Hyundai Elantra Reviews

Bought a 2011 Elantra limited with Nav . Has had a shimmy between 30-45 mph was told exhaust was the cause, after new tires and alignment shimmy still there , no fault found. At 30,000 the radio and nav decided it no longer wanted to work, replaced ,never worked proper since - no fault found. 50,000 the engine needs to be replaced - was told this engine has a problem and the new engine would ha...
I'm having a problem with the plastic splash shield under the radiator easily cracking and coming loose. Because I cannot see the front end of my car, it's easy to scrape the bottom on a concrete parking barrier. Everytime this happens (four times now), the plastic shield breaks and has to be replaced. I've never had this problem with any other car so am wondering if this is a defect or just...

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