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2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring Problems and Repair Histories

2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring repairs by problem area

Engine (6%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (4%)

Brakes and Traction Control (14%)

Suspension and Steering (25%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (19%)

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

Other (12%)

Chart based on 154 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

Engine not specified

Hyundai Elantra Touring in Georgia, United States
Oct 2015 - Mar 2016
Mar 2016

87000 mi

US $300
Brakes pads worn and rotors worn 

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2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring 4dr Wagon

138-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Hyundai Elantra Touring in Texas, United States
Dec 2010 - Oct 2011
Apr 2011

2000 mi
Broken drivers side sun visior 
Sep 2011

5000 mi
Rubber air intake shell before the air box was dry rotted after 9 months parts ordered 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Idaho, United States
Mar 2010 - Dec 2015
Jul 2011

31300 mi
AM radio was very staticy until you hit the dashboard. The first radio they got in didn't have base boost so they had to order another. 
Oct 2014

84300 mi
Mod to replace brake lamp switch 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Florida, United States
Apr 2010 - Mar 2016
Jun 2015

88000 mi
ESC turns off randomly, or after too much turning, often at slow speeds on back or side roads 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Quebec, Canada
Jan 2012 - Feb 2014
May 2012

14880 mi

C $325
Not really a cosmetic issue. Chronic fuel door non-release (unlocks, but a thin object such as a key is required to open door). Lubricated by dealer, the problem persists but only manifests itself on an occasional basis. 
Jun 2012

16120 mi
Passenger-side tweeter and rear door (passenger-side) speaker replaced under warranty due to audio response degradation. 
Mar 2013

19840 mi
Noticed a small oil leak from the bottom of the engine. Dealer changed oil pan gasket, followed by (the replacement of) the oil pressure/level(?) sensor under warranty. Repair was successful. 
Aug 2013

26040 mi
Had a front fender replaced due to a small collision. Noticed that the steering wheel was skewed several degrees after picking up car. Straightening and alignment performed by the dealer. Inner-shoulder front tire wear as a result. 
Jan 2014

33480 mi

C $1139
Shattered front driver's-side inner fender sleeve due to -30 degrees. Consequent exposure of internal front bumper surface along bottom of wheel well resulted in accumulation of compacted snow/ice at that corner, cracking bumper bottom. 
Feb 2014

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. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2012 - Mar 2016
Jun 2013

32240 mi
Electronic Power Steering (EPS) light came on when I started the car in the morning. Had to drive to work with no power steering. For the afternoon drive back home, everything seemed fine. Brought car to dealer for service. Work was covere 
Jan 2014

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. 
Jan 2015

41100 mi
Steering rack replaced under warranty. EPS light came on in summer of 2013 and car lost power steering for a day. Ok next day but garage did software update. Happened again in December and dealer said steering rack to be replaced. 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. 
Mar 2016

52700 mi
Replaced power steering rack after recall. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in District of Columbia, United States
Feb 2010 - Dec 2014
Mar 2014

86000 mi

US $1000
3 broken engine mounts.  
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Alberta, Canada
Feb 2010 - Mar 2016
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 California, United States
Nov 2009 - Apr 2014
Aug 2013

37000 mi
Inboard, passenger side, dash louver was replaced. Prior to repair, this vent had been stuck in the closed position. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Quebec, Canada
Feb 2010 - Mar 2016
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 Ontario, Canada
Jan 2010 - Apr 2012
Apr 2012

29760 mi

C $450
Parking brake slipping. 
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 Florida, United States
Mar 2014 - Apr 2014
Apr 2014

33000 mi
Damaged bushing in steering column repaired under warranty 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Oklahoma, United States
Feb 2013 - Apr 2014
Apr 2014

47000 mi

US $92
Power steering failed. Fixed by update to car computer software. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Ohio, United States
Aug 2013 - Sep 2013
Sep 2013

30000 mi
Power steering went out. First dealer only reflashed software. Failed again the next day. Second dealer replaced the steering column and bolt - safety lock. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Oklahoma, United States
Aug 2013 - Mar 2016
Oct 2013

14300 mi
Driver side power window was stuck in the down position. Made grinding noise when pushed. Dealer replaced window regulator. Adhesive strip on roof by roof rails peeling. New strip replaced by dealer. Required a second repair trip because they initially ordered the wrong part. 
Feb 2015

19000 mi
Passenger-side door handle coming loose, trim peeling causing cuts on hand when opening. 
May 2015

21000 mi
Large leak in one of the AC hoses. Ordered wrong part and had to reorder. Passenger side sunvisor, vanity mirror cover broke at hinge. Ordered and replaced sunvisor. Electric Power Steering. Safety recall for EPS failures. Power steering unit replaced multiple times but kept failing. Car kept at dealer. Loaner car provided. Manufacturer eventually reprogrammed software for new unit and flashed update. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Washington, United States
Jan 2012 - Jan 2016
Jan 2014

21700 mi

US $43
intermittent light operation. fixed 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Quebec, Canada
Aug 2011 - Mar 2016
Sep 2014

60140 mi

C $700
Suspension leeking 
Aug 2015

68200 mi

C $1000
leaking oil in the rear suspension 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Florida, United States
Jul 2012 - Jul 2015
Jul 2015

26000 mi
power steering moter noise 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Utah, United States
May 2010 - Dec 2015
Jul 2015

8000 mi
Power steering failed. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in New York, United States
Feb 2011 - Mar 2016
Jul 2015

19300 mi

US $846
Alternator failed and was replaced. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Hawaii, United States
Feb 2012 - Dec 2014
May 2012

24000 mi
Window motor died. Replaced under warranty after 2 week wait. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Nova Scotia, Canada
May 2010 - Jan 2016
Jul 2015

49180 mi

C $405
replaced leaking AC condenser 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in California, United States
Jan 2011 - Apr 2015
Feb 2011

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? 
Sep 2011

12500 mi
Gas cover had a defect with the pivoting mechanism, dealer added a kind of rubber shim to increase the spring effect. They told us about a recall to repair this. 
Jan 2012

15000 mi
Dealer checked alingment, Said everything was ok didn't touch it. The plastic cover on the vanity mirror broke and fell down. First, it was hanging and dealer said it wasn't covered by warranty. I called Hyundai corporate line and they said it was covered. Finally they replaced the whole sunvisor. 
Feb 2012

20000 mi
Dealer performed the electrical steering calibration again. (step required after alignment) and change steering settings (set it to soft turn). car was still pulling right. 
Apr 2012

22000 mi
I did some alignment check on my own then I have the dealer bring the regional engineer. Explain the problem and took pictures, put old rear tires in the front and re-aling. No more pulling. 
Jun 2012

22500 mi

US $60
3rd party alingment found toe Ok but camber slightly different, loose everything and retightened, perfect 0.85º. Rear side, right wheel almost 2º. Loosen and readjusted but not completely OK. No way to adjust, aftermarket bar needed. 
Apr 2015

50000 mi
ABS problems, the brake light switch was replaced as part of a recall campaign 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in British Columbia, Canada
Jan 2011 - Jun 2014
Oct 2011

12090 mi
Fuel door was sticking and eventually would not release by itself. Dealer adjusted the release cable. This is a known issue. 
Apr 2014

28520 mi
Transmission was slipping gears. Sold. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Wisconsin, United States
Mar 2013 - Mar 2016
Sep 2013

33000 mi
Spring on gas tank door was no longer working properly. fixed under warranty. 
Dec 2013

37000 mi

US $175
The valve stem broke while filling the tire in bitter cold. Dealer insists there must have been some other damage done to it to break it. They were the last to have the wheel off but it had been a few months since so they claimed no fault. Break stop sensor replaced, recall. The "ESC OFF" light would come on randomly. The tech at the dealer said that was due to the Brake stop switch and not to worry, did not mean ESC actually turned off. 
Apr 2014

41000 mi

US $275
Had 2 tires replaced due to sidewall damage to one tire. Also had rear windshield wiper and a brake light replaced. The last took more than ten minutes. 
Sep 2014

47000 mi

US $360
Front Rotors and pads replaced. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2010 - Sep 2014
Sep 2014

37200 mi
Roof rail coating was peeling off 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2015 - Jun 2015
Mar 2015

53940 mi
Hard and erratiic shifts under load. Transmission replaced. During transmission repair, tech noticed EPS/ESC light on. Determined steering column was faulty. Replaced column. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Connecticut, United States
Jul 2010 - Jul 2014
Jul 2014

43000 mi
Body moulding became loose due to heat in southern sun. Dealer repaired under warranty. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in District of Columbia, United States
Jan 2011 - Jun 2015
Apr 2013

32000 mi
The cruise control stopped working. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Tennessee, United States
May 2010 - Mar 2016
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. 
Mar 2016

45000 mi

US $213
Air conditioning was weak and unreliable. A hose was replaced and sytem recharged. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Texas, United States
Jul 2010 - Sep 2013
Oct 2010

1300 mi
my ET has no factory tint on the front windshield? it is on even the cheepest of cars! so the inside is very hot from the heat in tx. & it not hot now!we have towels to cover legs. & when summer is here we may have to sale the car. 
Oct 2011

9000 mi
the gas cap not opening. replaced spring in gas door. 
Sep 2012

9000 mi
Allament of car ! not fixed this week!! 
Sep 2013

12000 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?? 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in British Columbia, Canada
Sep 2010 - Mar 2014
Oct 2010

620 mi
After the 4th day of ownership we had to use W/wipers and found they did not function. Drove to dealer the next day and they discovered a loose wire in system. We used a courtesy car for 2 hours so not sure how long repairs took. 
Jun 2011

2480 mi
Fuel filling door hard to open. Sprayed pivot point with WD 40. Seems ok. 
Sep 2011

3720 mi
Fuel door still not opening when tripped. Asked dealer to repair when in for lube/oil. A week later it was still not functioning properly. Have not bothered to return to dealer. The inside lever unlocks it but we have to use a pointed object to open it.  
Sep 2013

10540 mi
In Sept on 2 occasions car would not start [cranked OK] until 5th or 6th try. Dealer kept overnight and found problem in anti -theft circuit. Parts on order, still driving as little as possible. Air bag warning light stays on.Dealer has ordered parts. Replaced sensor in anti-theft starting system and also replaced a sensor to the air bag warning dash light. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Georgia, United States
Jun 2010 - Apr 2012
Dec 2010

6000 mi

US $40
ESC light came on. they reset it. 
Feb 2011

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 
Mar 2012

17000 mi
ESC still coming on sporadically when sold. 
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 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
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 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 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. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2010 - Jun 2011
Dec 2010

2480 mi
The 12v plugs stopped working. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Connecticut, United States
Sep 2009 - Jun 2015
Nov 2010

20500 mi
front end noise recall 
Nov 2014

68000 mi
Front end noise. Can't remember the name of the part but they didn't have to cover it and did anyway because I reported noise before 60,000 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2010 - Mar 2016
Nov 2012

24140 mi
removed roof liner to repair lose piece that was squeaking / rattling 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Virginia, United States
Jan 2013 - Mar 2016
Feb 2013

45000 mi
Hard shifting, odd reving, and slow engaging to reverse. 
Apr 2015

76700 mi
Hyundai recall: replace door handles due to material peeling 
Mar 2016

86000 mi

US $150
OEM Master power window switch was becoming intermittent on the three non driver windows. A used master switch was obtained from ebay. Passenger side window only goes down with the "new" switch but will not go up any longer. 
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 Missouri, United States
May 2013 - Jan 2014
Jun 2013

104000 mi

US $1600
electronic power steering control unit went out. Intermittantly had issues with ESP and ESC lights coming on during driving 
Jan 2014

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. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Florida, United States
Aug 2011 - Mar 2016
Mar 2011

1000 mi
Rusting trunk hinges replaced, trunk and hinges painted. 
Dec 2011

16000 mi
Roof molding disintegrated - replaced under warranty 
Apr 2012

21000 mi
Plastic cargo net in trunk snapped off 
Sep 2012

25000 mi
Inside handle for hatch broke off. Replaced under warranty. 
Feb 2013

29500 mi

US $280
Fluid flush, outside normal maint. schedule Roof gutter cover disintegrated 
Dec 2013

39000 mi

US $12
Recall for problems with stop lamp. Done, no cost to us. Broken sun visor, ordered and will be covered under warranty. 
Feb 2015

51000 mi
Worn motor mounts. Replaced under warranty 
Jul 2015

55000 mi

US $423
Driver's door window motor failed. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Illinois, United States
Mar 2010 - Aug 2011
Aug 2011

10000 mi
Console lights flickering when headlights turned on. I traded it in for something bigger. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Michigan, United States
Oct 2010 - Jul 2015
Jan 2011

10000 mi
Gas could not be pumped into the gas tank without all of it spilling out on the concrete. Car was towed to Dealer, who dropped the evaporative fuel vent emission hoses to clean them out. Dealer could not find any spiders or debris in hoses. 
Mar 2011

17000 mi
Rear hatch would open partially during driving, and other times would not open at all. The power lock solenoid in the rear hatch could be heard at times cycling by itself during driving. Electrical connector that was defective was replaced. 
Apr 2015

95700 mi
Warranty Recall for momemtary low of power steering. Steering was tested on dealers computer and a computer reflash was done to the vehicles steering computer module. 
Jul 2015

99000 mi

US $30
AC was low on freon and not cooling down the vehicle. Freon was measured at .5 lbs, specification calls for 1.15 lbs. Freon was added and AC is working fine now !! 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Quebec, Canada
Mar 2010 - Apr 2011
Apr 2011

14880 mi
power steering light came on and power steering failed; dealer repaired under warranty. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in British Columbia, Canada
May 2011 - Mar 2016
Jun 2011

19840 mi
Gas cap flap would not open. There was a recall bulletin issued from Hyundai for this issue, but Canadian Hyundai dealer would not recognize it (not in their computer system yet). Was repaired under warranty anyway. 
Hyundai Elantra Touring in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2010 - Mar 2016
Sep 2013

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! 
Sep 2014

26660 mi

C $150
Brake rotors rusted in back. Under warranty since replaced for he second time in a year. 
Mar 2016

33480 mi

C $400
Grind rotors to remove rust 

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