Hyundai Tucson Repair and Maintenance

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

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Hyundai Tucson Problems

Check Engine Light and Transmission Won't Shift Correctly

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 Issued For Airbag Control Module

Hyundai issued two recalls for the airbag control module on certain vehicles; it should be replaced to prevent incorrect passenger side airbag deployment during an accident. For more information on these recalls, please click here» and here».

Poor Shift Quailty of Automatic Transmission

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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Hyundai Tucson Questions

engine was overhauled/ computer showed crank sensor and we replaced it! (2 answers)

injectors were tested still no start up?computer box was tested just about everything still wont start. Hyubdai expert also trying for 3 days now and still wont start

Installed new alternator now having electrical problems. (1 answer)

I installed a new alternator, everything tested good, drove it about 6 miles for a good test, hit a slight bump, radio screen went blank with flashing. ESC, ABS, TPMS lights came on then went off. A/T started to shift like a manual and gages did not work. When I arrived home parked and shut off. ...

Oil light comes on at idle but not when driving (1 answer)

The oil light comes on at a light but goes off when moving.

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Hyundai Tucson Recalls

Engine Will Not Accelerate When Pedal Pressed And Released Repeatedly

The engine may not accelerate when the accelerator pedal is pressed and released repeatedly, during certain driving conditions and high temperatures. Dealers will update the transmission control module software free of charge to resolve the concern.

Hood Opens While Driving

The secondary hood latch may not fully secure the hood. This could allow the hood to open while driving. Dealers will replace the secondary hood latch free of charge to resolve the concern.

Trailer Hitch Wiring Turn Signal Operation Failure

The trailer hitch wiring harness may be defective and not activate an installed trailer's turn signals as appropriate. Dealers will update the tow hitch wiring harness free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Hyundai Tucson Reviews

I have a 2014 limited tucson. At 7000 miles I reported that it sounded like a Mack Truck the dealer said it was normal. At 18000 miles they replaced the engine. At 26000 Miles they changed it a 2nd time. Also soon after that my directional would not go off even with the car off and the key out. They replaced the BCM which I'm told was a major job. It also has a continuous transmission problem t...
went to have air bags replaced and in 1/2 hr was told I had over $2000 problems & said I should not drive out of lot, car could roll over? First of all I did not tell them to check my car. I called Hyundai and was told I would have to bring to another Hyundai dealer. Said I am afraid to drive car, I am a 76 year old senior. Said to have it towed asked if they would pay for tow, said no and ...
I bought my U.S. built Tucson GL Dec 17, 2013 with 64,000 miles, so I've had it just over one month. It has a 2.0L with 5 speed manual and is FrtWD. I get 28 to 31 mpg in the city (seriously!) - I have not had it on the highway yet. Suspension is stiff and somewhat noisy. Lots of interior room. Rear defroster wasn't working. The 30A fuse was blown and it blows instantly when replaced, and the A...

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