2009 Hyundai Genesis 4.6 Repair and Maintenance
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2009 Hyundai Genesis 4.6 ProblemsPower Steering Failure
power steering went out while driving down the highway with no warning. It turns out the power steering module disintegrated and messed up the rack. The Hyundai dealership charges over $4,000 to fix this.
A whine type noise may be noted from the power steering pump. This can be caused by a clogged reservoir which can aerate the power steering fluid. Cleaning the reservoir screen will restore proper fluid flow, reducing the noise.
The theft system alarm may sound for no apparent reason. The is commonly caused by a faulty hood closed switch. A new, slightly taller switch is available to correct this concern.
2009 Hyundai Genesis 4.6 QuestionsWhat should it cost to replace the transmission with 86K miles. No warranty. (1 answer)
My dealer said there was an intermittent shifting problem between 1st and 2nd gear, only able to be identified after a cold start. I have never noticed this "problem". I was told it may have another 20K in miles before the transmission would need to be replaced. There have been no other...
2009 Hyundai Genesis 4.6 RecallsBrake Lights
Due to an electrical circuit failure the brake lights may not work, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will repair the brake light switch circuit to correct this concern.
The Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU) is part of the Anti-Lock braking system. The vehicles being recalled may have been assembled with brake fluid that does not protect the HECU from corrosion. If the module were to corrode, braking effectiveness could be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash. For vehicles manufactured prior to June 01, 2010, dealers will change the brake fluid and inspect the HECU, repairing it as necessary. For vehicles manufactured after June 01, 2010 dealers will flush the HECU assembly and brake system and change the brake fluid.