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

My tucson 2005 GL 4WD 2.7 ENGINE RUN 127,000 KILOMETER.
WHEN SHOULD I REPLACE THE TIMING BUILT AS I DO NOT KNOW IF THE EX OWNER DID OR NOT !!!

While driving down the road it feels like it has an engine miss. When pulling a hill it doesn't want to drop down in gears as easily and before it does it really acts up like a miss. I just had all the spark plugs and wires replaced. Also while stopped it feels almost like I've been bu...

Already changed the dash unit,fan speed fine

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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...

I bought a 2005 Tuscon and it has been a great vehicle. Most repair issues were handled under warranty with excellent service. Replaced all brakes at 70,000 miles. I have a 2.7 engine with 4-wheel drive. Gas mileage has been 17 in town and 23 on the road. A little dissappointing considering the small size of the vehicle. The only long term problem has been the air conditioning system. I've had ...

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