Hyundai Accent Repair and Maintenance

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

Hyundai Accent Problems

Road salt may cause rust in lower suspension/coil spring

In areas where the roads are heavily salted during the winter, rust may occur in the front lower suspension or suspension coil spring. There are three separate recalls for road salt damage to the coil spring and/or control arm on 1995-1997 vehicles. Not all recalls may apply to all models so check with your local dealer to see if your vehicle is included. Our technicians remind us that if recall repairs are not completed to your satisfaction you should contact Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. For more information on these recalls please click here»

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Hyundai Accent Questions

Tire wear on outside front tires, car shows no sighns of needing alighnment when I'm driving. What would cause this, could is still be the alighnment although it drives straight ? (1 answer)

Any issues with hatch Bach window shattering...went out to my car and it was shattered. (1 answer)

Was fine in the morning afternoon it was shattered.

Engine Shuts Off When Idle (2 answers)

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I have a Hyundai Accent 2003 automatic with a little over 170,000 miles. I have personally replaced all fuel injectors but I still have this intermittent problem of the engine shutting off. It occurs when my car is sitting in traffic or sitting for a long time at a drive-thru. I do not...

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Hyundai Accent Recalls

Brake Light Switch Failure

The brake light switch may stop functioning, resulting in the lack of brake lamp operation, cruise control deactivation and shifter lock not releasing when depressing the brake pedal. Dealers will replace the brake light switch free of charge to resolve the concern.

Front Passenger Air Bag Stays Active With Child Seat Installed

The Occupant Detection System (ODS) of the restraint system may not sense a child seat in the passenger front seat. This may cause the passenger front air bag to remain active when a child seat is installed, which can cause unintended deployment in a collision. Dealers will correct ODS software to resolve this concern.

The Brake Light Switch May Fail Prematurely

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.

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Hyundai Accent Reviews

Bought a 2011 Accent brand new and have had to get coil changed 3 times now. I will never buy a Hyundai again this is costing me a fortune. I did all preventive maintenance and paid over $600 this month just in that. Of course the coils keep failing repeatedly after my warranty is up, and i have to pay $160 every time. I believe it is time to go back to Chevy
Have had coil problems on this 2011 Hyundai Accent every since I got it. There needs to be a recall on these with all these reviews on coil problems.Shame on you hyundai I will never purchase anything from them again and will advice others not to as well.
Since I bought this car I have had issues with the same thing this is my 5 th time with the same problem. The ignition coils have failed. All 4 of them have been replaced and this 5th time 2 broke and my car is no longer under warranty and the dealer is trying to charge $450 to replace the 2 ignition coils. I hate this care what a mistake buying this car and sad thing is I am still paying month...

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