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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2003 Hyundai Santa Fe

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2003 Hyundai Santa Fe is between $406 and $496 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$451
Annual Repair Cost
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On the 2.7L V6 and 2.4L 4 Cylinder, a defective exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) switching valve may cause an intermittent rough or unstable idle engine.
Hyundai issued a recall on the airbag computer; it needs to be reprogrammed to prevent the airbags from deploying incorrectly during an accident when a child car seat has been placed in the passeng...
The timing belt can fail prematurely; if it fails while driving, it can cause catastrophic damage to the engine. Be sure that the timing belt is inspected and replaced according to the manufacturer...
Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain model Year 2001-2006 Santa Fe vehicles manuf...
HYUNDAI IS RECALLING 83,355 MY 2001-2003 SANTA FE VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGIST...
ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3.5 LITER V-6 ENGINES, 4-WHEEL DRIVE AND ANTILOCK...
Overall (13 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
November 21, 2014
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe
I have 301,000 miles on my Hyundai Santa Fe with the original engine and transmission. No major work done on either. But I knew that when I hit the 300K mark, the doors would fall off and the eng...
July 02, 2014
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe
OVER ENGINEERED, COMPLICATED, MAINTENANCE NIGHTMARE
December 28, 2012
2003 Hyundai Santa Fe
This vehicle has been a 9 month nightmare! I purchased new in 2003 everything was perfect until 90 thousand miles. ABS pump failed had to replace. AC compressor pump failed had to replace. Alte...