Hyundai Issues

The most common Hyundai problems

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Problems solved during Hyundai’s recalls do not usually determine the reliability of the vehicle itself. Even the common-recalled model can be a good choice, and vice versa.

It is good to be informed, however, what problems the manufacturer has recalled most often. At least to know whether the defect was corrected by the previous owner, when buying a second-hand car. You should check your vehicle VIN with your nearest Hyundai dealer using our special page.



The most common Hyundai faults by keywords

Airbags

End of Airbags Sumary

Brakes

hyundai-i30cw-fd-recall 17. 10. 2014

Hyundai i30 CW (2007 - 2012)

  25. 4. 2007 - 24. 5. 2012
The vehicle becomes impossible to steer as a result of the loosening of a bolt on the steering colum ...
     1,172
hyundai-veloster-2012-recall 31. 5. 2013

Hyundai Veloster (2011 - 2012)

  until 28. 2. 2012
Due to water entering the rear brake caliper, the hand brake may not release completely. Incomplete ...
     260
Hyundai-ix55-2008-recall 24. 5. 2013

Hyundai ix55 / Veracruz (2007 - 2009)

  1. 12. 2007 - 28. 2. 2009
The brake light switch may malfunction. As a result the brake lights can either stop to operate afte ...
     212
hyundai-santa-fe-2008-recall 24. 5. 2013

Hyundai Santa Fe (2007 - 2011)

  1. 4. 2007 - 31. 7. 2011
The brake light switch may malfunction. As a result the brake lights can either stop to operate afte ...
     234
Hyundai-Accent-2008-recall 24. 5. 2013

Hyundai Accent (2006 - 2009)

  1. 12. 2006 - 28. 2. 2009
The brake light switch may malfunction. As a result the brake lights can either stop to operate afte ...
     217

End of Brakes Sumary

Engine

Hyundai-Ioniq-2017-recall-clutch-oil-leak 31. 8. 2018

Hyundai Ioniq (2015 - 2017)

  15. 12. 2015 - 20. 9. 2017
The inner housing of the hydraulic clutch actuator (HCA) may have burrs which can damage an inner oi ...
     268
Hyundai-Ioniq-Hybrid-2017-recall 2. 2. 2018

Hyundai Ioniq (2016 - 2017)

  4. 10. 2016 - 31. 3. 2017
The aluminium housing of the EPCU (Electric Power Control Unit) may contain voids. Coolant could com ...
     1,058
hyundai-h1-2015-recall 21. 7. 2017

Hyundai H1 (2015 - 2016)

  12. 2. 2015 - 30. 3. 2016
Fuel may leak from the fuel line in the engine compartment which may result in a fire. The recall co ...
     1,145

End of Engine Sumary

Gearbox

hyundai-i40-2012-recall 19. 1. 2018

Hyundai i40 (2011 - 2012)

  1. 4. 2011 - 26. 3. 2012
The clutch switch may be faulty. As a consequence, if the vehicle is started when it is in gear, wit ...
     1,094

End of Gearbox Sumary

Suspension

12. 8. 2016

Hyundai Genesis (2011 - 2015)

  2011 - 2015
The screws for the rear axle differential mount can come loose. The rear axle differential can fall ...
     735
hyundai-grandeur-2007-recall 27. 2. 2015

Hyundai Grandeur (2005 - 2011)

  MY 2005 - 2011
There is the possibility of the rear axle cross-members rusting through as a result of inadequate co ...
     595
hyundai-sonata-2008-recall 27. 2. 2015

Hyundai Sonata (2005 - 2011)

  MY 2005 - 2011
There is the possibility of the rear axle cross-members rusting through as a result of inadequate co ...
     597
hyundai-elantra-2002-recall 12. 10. 2012

Hyundai Elantra (2001 - 2003)

  MY 2001 - 2003
As a result of an inadequate anti-corrosion coating, the front axle A-arms may rust through, leading ...
     170
hyundai-coupe-2002-recall 12. 10. 2012

Hyundai Coupe (2001 - 2003)

  MY 2001 - 2003
As a result of an inadequate anti-corrosion coating, the front axle A-arms may rust through, leading ...
     355

End of Suspension Sumary

Steering

Hyundai-Santa_Fe-2017-recall-steering 6. 7. 2018

Hyundai Santa Fe (2017 - 2018)

  15. 6. 2017 - 25. 1. 2018
The steering wheel assembly may break and become detached from the steering column. As a consequence ...
     414
hyundai_i30_fd-recall 17. 10. 2014

Hyundai i30 (2007 - 2012)

  25. 4. 2007 - 24. 5. 2012
The vehicle becomes impossible to steer as a result of the loosening of a bolt on the steering colum ...
     1,668

End of Steering Sumary

Fuel Tank

End of Fuel Tank Sumary

Bodywork

Hyundai-Santa_Fe-2016-recall 26. 9. 2017

Hyundai Santa Fe / Grand Santa Fe (2013 - 2016)

  2013 - 2. 7. 2016
There may be problems with the engine bonnet closure and locking system, causing the bonnet to open ...
     488
19. 8. 2016

Hyundai Tucson (2015 - 2016)

  2015 - 2016
Because of a faulty safety catch, the bonnet, in the event that it has not been closed properly, may ...
     1,165

End of Bodywork Sumary

Electronic

hyundai-sonata-2013-recall-abs 9. 3. 2018

Hyundai Sonata (2004 - 2013)

  18. 10. 2004 - 12. 12. 2013
An electrical short circuit might occur inside the ABS/VDC module. This could start a fire. The reca ...
     299
Hyundai-Grandeur-2013-recall-abs 9. 3. 2018

Hyundai Grandeur (2004 - 2013)

  18. 10. 2004 - 12. 12. 2013
An electrical short circuit might occur inside the ABS/VDC module. This could start a fire. The reca ...
     208
Hyundai-Ioniq-Hybrid-2017-recall 2. 2. 2018

Hyundai Ioniq (2016 - 2017)

  4. 10. 2016 - 31. 3. 2017
The aluminium housing of the EPCU (Electric Power Control Unit) may contain voids. Coolant could com ...
     1,058
hyundai-i40-2012-recall 19. 1. 2018

Hyundai i40 (2011 - 2012)

  1. 4. 2011 - 26. 3. 2012
The clutch switch may be faulty. As a consequence, if the vehicle is started when it is in gear, wit ...
     1,094
Hyundai-ix55-2008-recall 24. 5. 2013

Hyundai ix55 / Veracruz (2007 - 2009)

  1. 12. 2007 - 28. 2. 2009
The brake light switch may malfunction. As a result the brake lights can either stop to operate afte ...
     212

End of Electronic Sumary

Door Locks

End of Door Locks Sumary

Stabilization

End of Stabilization Sumary

Seat Belts

End of Seat Belts Sumary

Fuel

Hyundai-tucson-2011-recall-fuel-line 30. 3. 2018

Hyundai Tucson (2011)

  PY 2011
A faulty fuel line may lead to fuel loss in the engine compartment. Fuel leakage could lead to a fir ...
     545
Hyundai-Santa_Fe-2011-recall-fuel-line 30. 3. 2018

Hyundai Santa Fe (2011)

  PY 2011
A faulty fuel line may lead to fuel loss in the engine compartment. Fuel leakage could lead to a fir ...
     296

End of Fuel Sumary

Seats

End of Seats Sumary

Headlamps

End of Headlamps Sumary

Tyres

End of Tyres Sumary



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