Report: NHTSA Concerned About Rust Forming at Front Suspension Mounting Points/Frame/Sub-frame
Hyundai Sonata Problem
Average Mileage: 87,389 mi (55,000 mi - 122,190 mi)
Concerned about safety, the NHTSA is investigating reports of rust forming at the front suspension mounting points, the frame, and the sub-frame. Some of these vehicles may have been recalled for this issue. For more information, please click here»
Same rust problem
steering problems, lots of noises coming from underbody.
Visitor, 2002 Hyundai Sonata, 55,000 mi
Took my car to get tires put on after a worsening wheel alignment problem had caused the tires to bald , after mavis put the new tires on they told me subframe was rotted out and would need replacement ($2500-3500), hyundai let us know that this was a recurring problem with 2002 Sonatas and replaced everything free of charge , they were excellent with the whole process , thanks Hyundai
Visitor, 2002 Hyundai Sonata, 88,000 mi
Just has my car repaired from this rust problem.
Visitor, 2001 Hyundai Sonata, 122,190 mi
Rear control arm was rusted and broke away from frame while driving. According to Tire pros pros fixed september 2010. The control arm was replaced.
Right front sub frame failed (rusted through, per AAMOCO) and pulled the axle from the transmission.A used sub frame was installed and a new axle. The repair was completed on 09/09/10.