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2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring Brake Problems

87 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring. 13 of these members (14.9%) have reported brake repairs for their car. A total of 17 brake repairs to 2010 Hyundai Elantra Tourings--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring repairs by problem area

Chart based on 124 repairs.

2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring brake repair cost distribution

Chart based on 8 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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2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring 4dr Wagon

138-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

34500 mi   Car is parked outside and on very cold days, the parking brake warning light stays on even when the brake is released. The brake isn't actually catching but the handle is not going down all the way. After about 5K, light goes off. 
23000   Brake switch malfunction caused the stability control 'Off' light to remain constantly illuminated even though the ESC was not disabled. Switched replaced and problem has not returned. 
31000 C $450 Parking brake slipping. 

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2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring 4dr Wagon

138-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

6000 mi US $40 ESC light came on. they reset it. 
9000   ESC off light was coming on and staying on, they replaced a few parts but came back on....once in shop unable to replicate it so we will wait and see if it happens again 
17000   ESC still coming on sporadically when sold. 
122000   The ESC issue that was a recall on other models, which I tried to tell the service manager was the same issue I was having, is now a recall issue on my model. 
28000   Squeak in break pedal. Problem not solved. 
13000   Key switch between to lock up. Dealer couldn't find the cause & don't fix. Also the gas cap door pops open sometimes. They ordered a new door, but the key locking up was a big letdown! A salesperson ask us if we would consider trading?? 
40000 US $205 Emergency brake adjuster was sticking. Was cleaned, adjusted and reassembled, tires were balanced. 
53000   Stability control light kept coming on. Brake switch was replaced. 
21080 C $960 All four brake pads and rotors were replaced. Worn down to nil. Major issue as this resulted within first 35000 KMs! 
26660   Brake rotors rusted in back. Under warranty since replaced for he second time in a year. 
13600   ESC OFF light comes on when it should not. Replaced brake light switch. 

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