Hyundai Repair and Maintenance

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

Hyundai Problems

Peeling paint

The problem Im having with my 2007 Sonata is the paint is peeling off like nail polish. And rusting on the hood near the wiper blades. Squiking front end during cold weather.

Intermittant cylinder misfires

Parking lights don't turn off

    Parking lights not turning off intermittently or all the time. The common problem is with the cabin fuse box.  Complete replacement of the assembly is necessary to fix the problem.

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Hyundai Questions

I have got a question about my 2003 hyundai elantra (2 answers)

I have a question about my 2003 hyundai elantra it has been miss firing for a couple months now and I changed the spark plugs on it and it still doing it and and about two months ago my daughter left the dome light on and it burn the battery down then was a short in it and that is fixs in it but...

What are the chances if I replace the speed sensors my car will move past 20mph? (2 answers)

The car has bucked now for a few months. Diagnostics P0734 and P0733 indicate 2 gears are locked. Obviously I do not want to replace a trannie on a 2003

Does my car ECM use coolant sensor information for engine control. or it is using only for temp gauge and radiator fan operation. (1 answer)

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Hyundai Recalls

Driver's Frontal Air Bag Does Not Inflate Properly

The second stage of the dual stage driver's frontal air bag may not deploy properly due to a missing chemical enhancer necessary for the second stage deployment. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module free of charge to resolve the concern.

Power Steering Assist Fails

The electronic power steering circuit board may be damaged and result in a loss of power steering assist. Dealers will replace the control unit for the electronic power steering free of charge to resolve the concern.

Seat Belt Warning Chime Does Not Sound

The warning chime that alerts occupants that their seat belts are not buckled may not sound due to wiring in the buckles being damaged by the seat's height adjuster mechanism. Dealers will inspect and reroute the wires in the front seat belt buckle harnesses to their proper location free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Hyundai Reviews

Not very good at engine broke down its a 2.4 litter at 140.000 miles
For the record....BEWARE!!! We purchased this LEMON OF a car in 2013. It was out of commission for 2 stinking years, beginning 2 months after purchase. Engine problems...seriously dangerous...just plunking out in the middle of busy traffic. Out mechanic tinkered with it for 1 year plus....he had a stroke. To another friend mechanic...he had another Santa Fe pulled apart...piece by piece...mirro...
I bought my 2004 V6 2.7 in 2011 at 80,000 mi. It now has 167,700. Not positive if I am the second owner. I love my Santa Fe and will purchase a newer model when I'm done with this one. I have maintained regular maintenance and up till now no serious . Only issue was tail light burninig out frequently. It appears to have had some body work before only noticed when i took the light off to replac...

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