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Hyundai Elantra Touring repairs by problem area

Engine (10%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (14%)

Suspension and Steering (19%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (21%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (14%)

Other (14%)

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Hyundai Elantra Touring suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (5%)

$1000 - $2499 (21%)

$500 - $999 (5%)

$100 - $499 (26%)

< $100 (42%)

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.
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2011 Hyundai Elantra Touring 4dr Wagon

138-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

620 mi Thumping in rear end, was discovered to be right rear sway linkage. Manufacture defect, part to be ordered, mechanic took it off car. Now has no rear sway linkage said to be safe to drive without Update: was called by dealer told part not available for month. Decided to email corporate office and tell them that was unsatisfactory in our eyes. Next day dealership phones and say they have part go figure. 
21700 mi

C $99
As mentioned in another repair, told dealer about a noise when turning recommended brake service. Did it same noise took it back needed new strut under warranty. Still paid 200 for a brake service not needed. 
7500 mi Anti-sway bar rattled - tightened by dealer. 

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2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring 4dr Wagon

138-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

14880 mi power steering light came on and power steering failed; dealer repaired under warranty. 
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. 
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. 
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. 
620 mi Car pulls to the right Same problem of pulling to the right 
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. 
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. 
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 

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2009 Hyundai Elantra Touring

Engine not specified

27000 mi

US $70
There is a problem with suspension, eats up tires. 
29000 mi Hyundai put torsion bars on the rear end. They did other things to the car it now drives wonderful. 

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2009 Hyundai Elantra Touring 4dr Wagon

141-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

14000 mi One of the rear sway bar fasteners came loose, resulted in rattling and clunking sounds from the rear of the car. Dealer re-torqued the bolt, everything seems fine now. 

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2009 Hyundai Elantra Touring 4dr Wagon

141-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

16120 mi strut boot cover came loose 
19700 mi The steering column with steering angle sensor the dealer previously ordered arrived. They installed the parts. 

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Hyundai Elantra Touring Suspension Problems

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