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Hyundai Azera repairs by problem area

Engine (26%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (4%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (16%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (24%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (15%)

Other (7%)

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Hyundai Azera suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (5%)

$1000 - $2499 (16%)

$500 - $999 (26%)

$100 - $499 (37%)

< $100 (16%)

Chart based on 19 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2008 Hyundai Azera 4dr Sedan

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

75000 mi Replaced front struts and upper control arm bushings. 
43300 mi

US $35
Diagnose uneven tire wear (cupping). Dealer unable to diagnose. 

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2007 Hyundai Azera 4dr Sedan

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

150000 mi

US $85
Rear shocks will need to be next. 
78100 mi Noise heard when turning left. Mechanic unable to find problem. Problem continues 
2500 mi Brought car back to dealer for second time about noisy, rough riding suspension. This time I brought copy of recently released TSB concerning the infamous "clunk". Dealer had to replace shocks since I was armed with the TSB. 
72300 mi

US $640
Replaced front struts. 
61760 mi Hydraulic pump for power steering broke. 
108000 mi

US $500
Grinding noise when turning diagnosed as needing new struts. Replaced. Took car home. Still heard grinding noise. 
114700 mi

US $142
"Left lower ball joint loose" Installed ball joint assembly complete 
76000 mi replaced leaking struts, replaced worn upper and lower ball joints,replaced tie rod ends 
89000 mi

US $396
sway bar end links replaced 
85000 mi

US $1100
Power steering pump replaced. 
44500 mi Alignment was off and wore tires. The feathering of the tires caused a loud road noise that sounded like a wheel bearing or CV joint. Rides like a truck. I will replace tires and have all 4 wheels realigned. 
205000 mi

US $950
Replace front ball joints and struts 
13000 mi Azera had bad shocks for the second time. Had to fight Hyundai at corp.level to get 2nd set of front shocks replaced. After being told that it was "normal and all Azeras do that." Finally factory rep okay replacement under "goodwill" What beloney! 
17000 mi Not repaired. Factory shocks failed again. Third time. The second set of factory replacememnts. Given up on Hyundai shocks and will wait for aftermarket replacements. KYB or Bilsteins hopefully. Factory Mando parts won't last for even 5K miles. Shameful 
25000 mi I don't take it to any dealers on advise of Attorney. It's presently being litagated under the California Song-Beverly lemon law. Hope to be shed of it soon. It simply cannot be fixed with factory parts, and there are no aftermarket shocks available. 
45000 mi Lemon law for shocks. 
150500 mi

US $345
Worn outer tie rod ends. Shop replace both tie rod ends. 
42000 mi Both (passenger and driver side) front lower control arms were replaced due to excessive wearing.  
55000 mi

US $140
A hollow sound from front suspension. Front struts replaced and sound still persist. 
68700 mi

US $66
Bushings replacement due to noisy suspension. Problem was reduced but it still there. 
49700 mi struts replaced under warranty, known issue 
85000 mi

US $1000
Rack and pinion failed and had to be replaced. 

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2007 Hyundai Azera 4dr Sedan

234-horsepower 3.3L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

18000 mi The struts were replaced for the third time due to failure. 

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2007 Hyundai Azera 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

8000 mi This was an appointment with Regional Service Manager re: ongoing ride problems. 5th trip-on 3rd trip the struts were replaced per TSB with very little, if any, improvement in ride. SM says all Azeras ride like this. If so, it is a major manufacturing ... 

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2006 Hyundai Azera 4dr Sedan

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

97340 mi

$300
There is horseshoe linkage above the shock absorbers. The a rubber mount that had worn out. 
8000 mi Hyundai Suspension TSB performed. Problem still not fixed. Suspension still very noisy 
41000 mi Pulley in power steering assembly 
27900 mi 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. 
39060 mi 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. 
93620 mi

C $107
Rear sway bar bushings replaced to eliminate clunking noise. 
36000 mi 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 mi Installation of new steering shaft.  
43000 mi Installed another new set of struts after replacements went bad. Excessive wallowing and float, and knocking noises. 
37000 mi 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. 
48000 mi Developed front strut noise, dealer replaced front struts according to TSB #07-50-007. 
55000 mi Suspension noise, dealer replaced right-side strut insulator. 
81000 mi STRUTS ARE ON THE TSB 
55800 mi

C $450
Front Lower Ball Joints loose, causing knocking noise in the suspension. Recommended replacing as soon as possible (by the dealership). While replacing the rotors and brake pads myself, examined it, was loose, but not to the extent they said 
192000 mi

US $300
control arm replaced 
210000 mi

US $1100
front struts A/c compressor replaced 
289000 mi

US $900
rack and pinion alignment 
99000 mi

US $600
Noise in hitting bumps. Replaced shocks and struts. Noise remains. 
105000 mi

US $500
noise, could not locate fault 

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2006 Hyundai Azera 4dr Sedan

40920 mi

$110
changed two upper arms from front suspension. 
41540 mi

$50
changed more bushing from lower control arms 
42780 mi

$30
the steering geometry was off,again. the steering rack wasnt properly devided. now runs true 
43400 mi

$1
changed all shocks. second time. runs like a merc for X amount of time. 

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