Hyundai Tucson Repair and Maintenance

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

Hyundai Tucson Problems

Transmission Won't Shift/CEL Due to Failed Speed Sensors in Transmission

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».

Confirm Latest Software For Transmission Control Module and Correct Fuild For Proper Shift Quailty

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 Recalls

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.

Transmission Fluid Leaks From Cooler Hose

The transmission cooler hose may have been improperly manufactured and may develop a leak. Dealers will replace the transmission cooler hose free of charge to resolve the concern.

Driver's Front Air Bag May Come Loose

The driver's side air bag mounted in the steering wheel may come loose from it's mounting. Dealers will inspect and tighten the bolts that secure it free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Hyundai Tucson Reviews

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...
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.....
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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