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Hyundai Accent repairs by problem area

Engine (36%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (16%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (13%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (13%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (7%)

Other (6%)

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Hyundai Accent transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (23%)

$500 - $999 (19%)

$100 - $499 (38%)

< $100 (15%)

Chart based on 47 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2010 Hyundai Accent 2dr Hatch

96-horsepower 1.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

22940 mi Clutch replacement 
31660 mi complete replacement of the clutch assembly 

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2010 Hyundai Accent 2dr Hatch

110-horsepower 1.6L I4 5-speed manual FWD

13000 mi

US $817
Replaced right front trans-axle 

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2009 Hyundai Accent 4dr Sedan

110-horsepower 1.6L I4 5-speed manual FWD

63000 mi New clutch installed, $360. Differential out of tolerance. Found transmission (5speed) needed to be replaced. Replaced under warranty (transmission, not clutch). Had car in the shop for 4 days. 

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2009 Hyundai Accent 4dr Sedan

110-horsepower 1.6L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

105000 mi

US $1148
Temperature sensor is going out in the automatic transmission. I got an engine check light on the instrument panel, took it in & got it diagnosed. They have to order the part so they just gave me the cost to replace it & scheduled me in. Also, an update on my previous repair at 103,000 miles: They replaced the automatic transmission sensor. Costs $674.76. Dealer repaired it. 

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2009 Hyundai Accent 2dr Hatch

110-horsepower 1.6L I4 5-speed manual FWD

37000 mi

US $500
Have had trouble with this before, transmission doesn't work properly. I don't bother to call Hyundai anymore, they are very bad with customer service/satisfaction issues. 

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2009 Hyundai Accent 2dr Hatch

110-horsepower 1.6L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

135000 mi Car starts in limp home mode - mechanic sent it to dealer - dealer said it needed new computer - new computer put in at mechanics cost - condition still persists. 
135500 mi Car starts in limp-home mode - been off and on for 4 months - been to the shop multiple times since June - two new transmissions and a new computer. As of today, issue persists. I only paid for the first trans - my mechanic covered rest. Same as before - bought another car today so Hyundai can spend extended time at shop. 
143000 mi

US $80
Same issue as before - found loose transmission ground. Fixed the problem - probably didn't need original transmission replacement. 

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2008 Hyundai Accent 4dr Sedan

110-horsepower 1.6L I4 5-speed manual FWD

34000 mi Clutch squeak that would go away with slightest pressure on the clutch pedal. Throw out bearing bad. Replace same along with damaged pressure plate. This was second visit for issue, I had to agree to $600 for tear down in case wear item. 

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2008 Hyundai Accent 2dr Hatch

110-horsepower 1.6L I4 5-speed manual FWD

61000 mi Passenger side axle seal leaking, also changed trans fluid. 

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2008 Hyundai Accent 2-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

26040 mi

C $1200
Mechanical clutch failure not covered under warranty. They rebuilt the clutch. 

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2007 Hyundai Accent 2dr Hatch

110-horsepower 1.6L I4 5-speed manual FWD

41540 mi Clutch made a weird nose; lubed up the part (they had to remove the transmission) Work done on warranty 
28000 mi

US $1282
Clutch went out at 28,000 miles. Wear item or not, should not go out this soon, dealership promised warranty repair, had car over 1 week, no work done, then suddenly wanted $1300 to repair, declined, took to another shop. Continuation of previous problem, took to local KIA dealership (Hyundai owns KIA), Clutch, pressure plate, and flywheel replaced(Hyundai dealer told me to drive on it, when it went out it destroyed the flywheel, throw out bearing and pressure plate) 
61380 mi Squeaky clutch when depressing and releasing. Parts ordered. Clutch release bearing replaced. Car had a hard rattle after released from shop and had to be brought in just to find out what wasn't tightened properly. Ready the following day without problems. 
55180 mi

C $1200
Clutch 
58900 mi

C $900
Clutch improperly installed by dealership. They refused to pay for it. 

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2007 Hyundai Accent 2-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

6000 mi

US $50
Auto Trans was slipping during the 2nd gear to 3rd gear change when cold. 

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2005 Hyundai Accent 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

53300 mi

$600
Vehicle front wheels felt wobbly when driven. Replaced both worn front drive shafts.  Clutch cannot be properly engaged and disengaged. Replaced faulty clutch pump and changed gearbox oil. 
60760 mi Clutch assembly faulty and needs to be replaced. Clutch plate cannot fully disengaged from engine flywheel. 

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2005 Hyundai Accent 2dr Hatch

104-horsepower 1.6L I4 5-speed manual FWD

29000 mi The transmission was popping out of 5th gear when you let off the gas. The problem was an internal transmission problem covered under warentee. 

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2005 Hyundai Accent 2dr Hatch

104-horsepower 1.6L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

114000 mi

US $2250
transmission rebuilt; problems with 3rd and 4th gear and other issues 
69500 mi

US $415
Warranty replacement of transmission. Also dent in oil pan. Not covered by 100,000 mile power train warranty. Cost $399 + tax 
25000 mi Transmission would not shift into 4th once. Brought to dealer, who replaced vs repairing. Dealer guys it was normal, did not the challenge warranty job, expected to see me again for same issue at 80K miles. 

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2003 Hyundai Accent 4dr Sedan

104-horsepower 1.6L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

18600 mi Warranty replacement of transmission. 
72540 mi

C $1000
Replace TPS sensor, fix transmission leak. 

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2003 Hyundai Accent 2dr Hatch

104-horsepower 1.6L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

193000 mi

US $175
Engine was revving at start. Replaced throttle position sensor (TPS), and works like a charm. 

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2002 Hyundai Accent 4dr Sedan

105-horsepower 1.6L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

112700 mi

US $1900
Differential gear broken and required complete transmission rebuild. 
123700 mi Transmission that was replaced just a year ago went out again. Shop replaced it again for no charge. 
129000 mi Replaced a worn bearing in the transmission. 
159000 mi

US $81
Transmissionn went into fail-safe mode on way home from buying it. OD Clutch bearing replacement along with fluid/filter change 
159700 mi

US $107
Both CV axles. While under the car I noticed the outer CV boots were split wide open and so the CV axles became a preventative measure as they hadn't failed yet but who knows how long the boots had been split. 

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2002 Hyundai Accent 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

94000 mi

US $900
Front CV boot replaced. 

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2002 Hyundai Accent 2dr Hatch

92-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed manual FWD

159000 mi

US $1400
Drive shaft and CV joint. 
71000 mi Replaced transmission due to bearing wear. Worn out bearing. 

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2002 Hyundai Accent 2dr Hatch

105-horsepower 1.6L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

112000 mi

US $320
CV joints replaced 
136300 mi

US $2100
Transmission not shifting properly. Had tranmission rebuilt at 93000 miles, apparently not sufficiently. Mechanic found stress fractures in 2 main components, one was because of improper bearing seating. 
139000 mi

US $1736
Missing 1st gear, did not shift well into 3rd gear. 
139000 mi

US $325
a bad internal piece of the tranny, pulse generator 

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2001 Hyundai Accent 4dr Sedan

105-horsepower 1.6L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

95000 mi

US $1700
transaxel swap  

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2001 Hyundai Accent 2dr Hatch

92-horsepower 1.5L I4 5-speed manual FWD

99700 mi

US $860
The transmission throw-out bearing went out and caused irreparable damage, so I had to purchase a used transmission and have Aamco replace clutch and throw-out bearing in that one instead. 
110000 mi

US $700
Replaced wheel bearings on one hub and the entire hub and bearings on the other side. 

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