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2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring repairs by problem area

Engine (7%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (4%)

Brakes and Traction Control (15%)

Suspension and Steering (26%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (21%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (18%)

Other (11%)

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2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring brake repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (22%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (44%)

< $100 (33%)

Chart based on 9 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring 4dr Wagon

138-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

34720 mi Defective brake switch affecting ESC and rear brake lights activation was replaced under a safety recall at the dealer in under 45 minutes. 
59520 mi

C $240
With over 65% of the front pads Nd over 70% of the rear pads remaining, both sets of rotors needed replacement. These were dealer parts. Less than 40 K kms of gentle service. Unacceptable. 
88000 mi ESC turns off randomly, or after too much turning, often at slow speeds on back or side roads 
43400 mi Parking brake handle was pulling up too far, parking brake was ineffective. Disassembled and greased all parts. 
31000 mi

C $450
Parking brake slipping. 
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. 
41100 mi Upon release, parking brake lever did not go all the way down, causing brake light to remain on. However, did not effect actual braking. Dealer did repairs but brake light still comes on when lever released. 
23000 mi 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. 

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2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring 4dr Wagon

138-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

13600 mi ESC OFF light comes on when it should not. Replaced brake light switch. 
87000 mi

US $300
Brakes pads worn and rotors worn 
6000 mi

US $40
ESC light came on. they reset it. 
9000 mi 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 mi ESC still coming on sporadically when sold. 
54560 mi

C $1200
parking brake cables completely rusted. had to replace entire assemblies + cables 
10000 mi The ESC light went on when the brake lights stopped working. I have another Hyundai tha was recalled for the same issue so I knew it was the brake switch. This car has not been recall for that but they use same components! NHTSA? 
50000 mi ABS problems, the brake light switch was replaced as part of a recall campaign 
47000 mi

US $360
Front Rotors and pads replaced. 
28000 mi Squeak in break pedal. Problem not solved. 
40000 mi

US $205
Emergency brake adjuster was sticking. Was cleaned, adjusted and reassembled, tires were balanced. 
53000 mi Stability control light kept coming on. Brake switch was replaced. 
122000 mi 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. 
21080 mi

C $960
All four brake pads and rotors were replaced. Worn down to nil. Major issue as this resulted within first 35000 KMs! 
26660 mi

C $150
Brake rotors rusted in back. Under warranty since replaced for he second time in a year. 
33480 mi

C $400
Grind rotors to remove rust 
13000 mi 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?? 

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