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2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring repairs by problem area

Engine (7%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (4%)

Brakes and Traction Control (13%)

Suspension and Steering (26%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (19%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (19%)

Other (12%)

Chart based on 149 repairs.

2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (13%)

$500 - $999 (13%)

$100 - $499 (38%)

< $100 (38%)

Chart based on 24 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

Hyundai Elantra Touring in Alberta, Canada
Feb 2010 - Sep 2015
Mar 2010

620 mi
Climate control will not blow air out middle vents, problem only occurs some mornings and will only happen for an hour or two at a time 
Apr 2010

1240 mi
Regulator on clutch line failed and was leaking brake fluid 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Quebec, Canada
Feb 2010 - Sep 2015
Jun 2010

1860 mi
Unable to fold down 1 of the 2 seat behind to create cargo space. Dealer had to order a new seat. 
Aug 2010

3100 mi
Changed the rear seat. Unable to fold down, replaced the rear seat under warranty. 
Mar 2011

8060 mi

C $80
CD player is randomly "On" and "off" while playing a CD. 
Jul 2012

19620 mi
Changed the shock absorber and stabilizer bar 
Feb 2013

23520 mi
CD player was dead. Dealer changed it under warranty. 
Jun 2013

27280 mi
Defective sunvisor. Minor problem. 
Aug 2013

29760 mi
Link broken on both front wheel. 
Jun 2014

35960 mi
Changed front right and front left top plate. 
Sep 2014

40300 mi

C $200
The car radio died. Replaced the radio myself with an aftermarket car radio. 
Nov 2014

41540 mi
Changed front left and front right link kit. 
Mar 2015

44020 mi

C $50
2 front top plate Shock absorber broken Shock absorber boots protector were loose 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Kentucky, United States
Nov 2009 - Oct 2012
Feb 2010

5300 mi
Manual transmission reverse release on shifter was sticking when going back into first gear. Lubricated 
Aug 2010

11000 mi
Driver's side window switch for passenger window become unreliable, only working on occassion. Motor not suspect, an adustment of the wiring fixed. 
Mar 2011

16000 mi
Water leaked into area where spare tire is stored in trunk. There are two rubber grommets in this area for drainage and one appears to have been defective and allowed water to pool below the spare. 
Jun 2011

20000 mi
Water leaked into rear spare tire compartment for at least the second time I've noticed. Removed grommets and sealed them with a heavier grade silicone. 
Nov 2011

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. 
Aug 2012

27700 mi
Airbag indicator came in dashboard display. Resetting ECU would not fix. Dealer repaired by replacing a sensor. Black trim on roof had faded and peeled exposing metal underneath on both sides of the vehicle. Trim replaced with updated trim made of a different material all together. 

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2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring 4dr Wagon

138-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Hyundai Elantra Touring in Colorado, United States
Jul 2010 - Jun 2013
Aug 2010

2200 mi
No repairs made, dealer cannot recreate the issue of Hot Anti-Freeze smell after driving more than 100 miles, also pulls slightly to the right, dealer states they re-aligned the car but it is still pulling slightly to the right 
Sep 2010

3200 mi
No repair performed, dealer refuses to acknowlege the anti-freeze leaking from head gasket, when engine gets hot you smell anti-freeze (hot) in engine compartment and it blows into the cockpit if AC is on 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Tennessee, United States
May 2010 - Sep 2015
Sep 2010

4000 mi
Door to fuel tank was difficult to open. I presume it was re-aligned. 
Oct 2013

28000 mi
Squeak in break pedal. Problem not solved. 
Dec 2013

30000 mi
Recall of brake lamp switch. Seems to have solved previous problem, too. 
Jun 2014

33000 mi

US $25
Air conditioning not cooling enough. Freon added, and so far so good. Will it last? Seems a bit abnormal at this stage, but I don't know. Include if appropriate. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Massachusetts, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2015
Aug 2010

4000 mi
The rear wiper blade and holder came off while driving. Dealership ordered new part, we came in a few days later and they installed it. Took about 1 hour to get the car back. 
Dec 2010

8000 mi
I never received a recall notice. I ended up doing it on my own because I knew the vehicle wasn't riding right when it went over bumps so I brought it in and informed them of the recall. Also had some loud squeaking from the rear hatch. Mechanic found one of the rear hatch pistons had excessive play. Dealership ordered a new piston for the hatch. 
Jan 2011

8104 mi

US $42
Recall parts installed to front struts. Informed that squeak in hatch was not from hatch piston. Have to schedule a new appointment for car to go to bodyshop to diagnostic where squeak is coming from. 
Feb 2012

20500 mi

US $241
Front bumper cover tab snapped off now the passenger side of the bumper cover hangs. Doing battle with Hyundai for them to cover this under the warranty. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Ontario, Canada
May 2010 - Jun 2012
Jun 2010

620 mi
Car pulls to the right Same problem of pulling to the right 
Aug 2010

1240 mi
Car was pulling to the right. As the 4th trip to dealer, service manager was involved. The right rear wheel needed realignment. Problem is fixed. 
Nov 2010

6820 mi

C $55
Same problem with car pulling to the right from date of purchase. It was repired in August 2010 after 4 trips to the dealer. Installed winter tires and problem returned. 
Feb 2012

27240 mi

C $150
The car still pulls to the right, even with the balancing and alignment just completed; in fact when we first drove the car off the lot we had the problem and after 4 trips to the service desk when balancing, alignments and rotating the tires did not work 
May 2012

29720 mi
Loud squeeking noise in the rear - turned out to be one of the rear tail lights; housing. Tape was installed between the housing and the body. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2009 - Oct 2012
Mar 2010

3100 mi
'Fish eyes' in rear glass. 
Dec 2010

8060 mi

C $200
handle for hatch falls off 
Jun 2011

12400 mi
replaced panel on hatch 
Jul 2011

13600 mi
ESC OFF light comes on when it should not. Replaced brake light switch. 
Oct 2012

28520 mi
rubber trim peeling off roof 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in North Carolina, United States
Oct 2009 - Mar 2010
Nov 2009

1000 mi
Front drivers side suspension spring creaks when body moves Creak in the drivers side front end. Lubed the whole front end, replaced the drivers side strut twice, problem was resolved at this time by replacing the drivers side spring. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Ohio, United States
Sep 2009 - Aug 2013
Jul 2010

35000 mi
Sticking gasoline tank door. 
Sep 2010

38000 mi
Gas cover door again. 
Nov 2010

40000 mi

US $205
Emergency brake adjuster was sticking. Was cleaned, adjusted and reassembled, tires were balanced. 
Sep 2011

53000 mi
Stability control light kept coming on. Brake switch was replaced. 
Mar 2012

61000 mi

US $741
Fuel pump has been making noise. Mileage was down and fuel pressure tested low. 

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2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring Repair Histories

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