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2006 Hyundai Azera Problems and Repair Histories

67 TrueDelta members own a 2006 Hyundai Azera. 29 of these members (43.3%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 101 repairs to 2006 Hyundai Azeras--an average of 1.5 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2006 Hyundai Azera problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2006 Hyundai Azera problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2006 Hyundai Azera problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2006 Hyundai Azera repairs by problem area

25% of the 2006 Hyundai Azera repairs were to the engine, 2% to the transmission, 5% to the brakes, 24% to the suspension, 21% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 15% to the body and trim, and 9% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 101 repairs.

2006 Hyundai Azera repair cost distribution

Of the 2006 Hyundai Azera repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 7% cost less than $100, 67% between $100 and $499, 13% between $500 and $999, 7% between $1000 and $2499, and 7% more than $2500.

Chart based on 15 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2006 Hyundai Azera 4dr Sedan

263-horsepower 3.8L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Hyundai Azera in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 24000    
26000 0 Air bag light remained on during operation of car - repaired by dealership. 
36000 0 Replaced seat belt assembly to correct air bag light on passenger side 
36000 0 New shocks on all 4 wheels at Hyundai's expense and offering. Ride was becoming increasingly bouncy and wallowing-a real concern at higher speeds. Afterwards we saw immediate improvement but the firmness was soon gone. The car was back to its old ways. 
Hyundai Azera in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2009 40000    
41000 0 car will intermittently not start. Attempted to jump, no luck. Waited a few hours and car started. Drove to dealership..."Unable to replicate". 
42000 0 car will intermittently not start, battery not the problem. Car will start after waiting various lengths of time. Dealer unable to replicate. Will trade in this vehicle when no longer upside down. picked car up from dealer, drove for a few hours, car would not start. Waited a while, car started, drove back to dealer. They ran diagnostics, stated car checked out "fine", unable to replicate prob. 
52000 0 Rotors and pads all around. 
52000 0 unable to open hood using hood release. splash guard (x2) underneath car dragging ground on trip (first one on way to Texas, 2nd one on way back from Texas) Had same problem previously and covered under warranty at dealer in VA. Dealer in KS would not cover under warranty.  replaced cable that opens hood. Replaced both although only one was broken because other cable was "looking rough" per dealer  brakes squealing despite new pads. Returned to Meineke and told pads were worn after only couple of months. Replaced under lifetime brake pad warranty - told "probably a bad day at the factory or might need new rotors - time will tell" 
54000 0 Crack noted in dash around front passenger airbag. Part ordered Took car to different dealership for broken splash guards x2.  Dash replaced due to crack around passenger airbag.  Splash guards replaced x2  
 
Hyundai Azera in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2008 33000    
45000 0 We do have an intermittent problem with the drivers seat and door locks but the dealership has not been able to get it to malfunction when they have it.  
55000 45 Driver's seat has had recurring intermediate malfunction for entire ownership. Dealer finally recreated it. Both front door locks recently started sticking. 
 
Hyundai Azera in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2007 9000    
23000 0 Had a crack in the dash 
46000 0 Replaced idler pulley,under warranty 
51000  
Hyundai Azera in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2007 26000    
29000 0 Intermittent air bag failure light. Dealer reseated connectors under passenger seat. No trouble since. 
38000 0 Driver's door will not electrically lock or unlock. 
 
Hyundai Azera in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Sunroof Mis-aligned. 
0 Hyundai Suspension TSB performed. Problem still not fixed. Suspension still very noisy 
0 Airbag light on intermittently. Sensor reset on passenger seat. 
20000 0 Airbag light on again. Passenger seat sensor reset. 
 
Hyundai Azera in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2007 12000    
15000 0 Timing chain tensioner replaced per TSB. 
26000 190 CEL went on and unable get any acceleration. Waited for few minutes and car responded. Dealer checked computer codes. Had throttle body sensor replaced under warranty and car is running well. 
33000 0 Windshield wiper blades inoperable. Adjusted and tightened bolt which allows wiper blade arm to be driven by motor. 
34000 0 CEL, ABS light on. Computer code showed a defective wheel sensor which was ordered and then installed the following week. Everything normal now. 
42000 740 No A/C only hot air blowing.Defect in compressor causing short and blow out fuse. Removed and replaced A/C compressor 
50000  
Hyundai Azera in Georgia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2007 17000    
20000 0 Automatic rear sunshade broke. 
28000 700 Driver's door seal deteriorated. Outside door handle broke off when opening.  Driver's door seal replaced. 
29000 0 Replaced exterior door handle trim. 
32000 0 Accelerator pedal malfunctioned, stopping the car dead. Check engine and skid control lights flashing.  Dashboard cracked at passenger airbag indentation. Dashboard replaced. Electrochromatic rearview mirror on darkest tint and would not return to normal. Mirror replaced. 
36000 0 Undercarriage dirt/heat shield came loose and dragged on the ground then caught on the road and ripped apart. Banging and popping from front suspension. Installed new struts and bushings Problems with steering, clanking from steering shaft and entire steering wheel/shaft loose. 
38000 0 Installation of new steering shaft.  
42000 0 Installed another new set of struts after replacements went bad. Excessive wallowing and float, and knocking noises. Rear automatic sunshade broke (2nd time). 
Hyundai Azera in Manitoba, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2007 26040    
27900 0 Mechanic noted play in rf ball joint during test drive. Repaired. Clunk in rear like two by fours hitting together when going over a deeper road indentation like a recessed sewer cover. 
31620 0 recliner switch on passenger power seat not working all the time. internal short in power switch and part ordered. 
35340 0 Whistling noise traced to pulley-idler that had a faulty bearing causing the noise. Idler pulley replaced and problem corrected. 
39060 0 Clunking noise from the rear suspension when going over severe potholes. Problem loose dust boots on shocks. Dust boots secured and vehicle now quieter than when new. Dealer sent in a report to Hyundai Canada. 
47120 0 ticking noise when cold. Dealer performed a TSB timing chain tensioners. Did not correct problem. Going back and leaving vehicle until it is repaired. 
48360 0 Ticking noise when cold was caused by piston slap. Dealer installed a new engine block under warranty. 
63240 250 TPS unit faulty-replaced and ECU updated 
93620 107 Rear sway bar bushings replaced to eliminate clunking noise. 
 

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2006 Hyundai Azera 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Hyundai Azera in Iowa, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2007 8000    
9000 0 Driver's side back window wouldn't lock/unlock remotely. Actuator ordered and installed. 
 

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