Hyundai Tucson Repair and Maintenance

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

Hyundai Tucson Problems

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.

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.

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».

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Hyundai Tucson Questions

Facts as I know them are; I checked from both drivers side switch and passenger side door switch, all good on other doors. passenger switch shows it is supplying voltage when pressed. Is there a relay module and where is it??
The motor works on reverse polarity to raise, works fine with a batter...

on the weekend car wouldnt start, craks but no fire. i bangd on the bottom of the tank tried it again and fired up right away. I changed the fuel pump thinking it was the problem but car still wont start. the pump does not come on when key is turned on. i have checked the relay, and fuse, bot...

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Hyundai Tucson Recalls

The affected vehicles are being recalled because the brake light switch can fail prematurely, resulting in the loss of brake light operation. Other systems that may be affected include: cruise control, push-button start, gear shifter, and Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system. Dealers will replace the brake light switch to correct this concern.

The red reflectors in the rear bumper do not meet the Federal safety standards for photometry, in this case, the amount of light reflected. This may make your vehicle hard to see, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the rear reflector assemblies. This recall is expected to begin during June 2011. The Hyundai recall number is 101.

The air bag warning light may come on if an occupant over 240 pounds sits in the passenger seat. The air bag light being illuminated deactivates the air bag system. This could lead to serious injuries in an accident. Dealers will reprogram the PODS (Passenger Occupant Deactivation Switch) module. This recall began on February 15, 2010. The Hyundai recall number is 095.

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Hyundai Tucson Reviews

2011 Hyundai Tucson Limited owner with continuing ESC and TSC issues....at around 15k had to have it towed to a dealer b/c it would not shift out of or into park after the ESC/TSC lights came on...dealer replaced the brake switch and said there would be no more issues...today at 27k, same issue...lights came on randomly in a car park,trouble getting it into park then it was fine. until today.....

Problems with locks not unlocking and locking.. What good is a keyless entry??? While riding in the car, many times you can hear the locks going off and on. Will actually do this while the car is turned off. Have left car locked and came back after shopping and car is unlocked... How safe is this?? While car is off for no reason at all the alarm will go on and off. Sometimes have woke up to a d...

My door locks are not working all of the time. I am the original owner, but it only has 40,000 miles, so it hasn't gone very far. I changed batteries on the key fobs a few years ago, when it first started, but there wasn't much improvement. Now that I use the car more frequently, it seems to be happening more often. One day, after not using the car for a day, I went out to the garage, and...

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