75 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2012 Hyundai Elantra. 7 of these members (9.3%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 11 engine repairs to 2012 Hyundai Elantras--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.
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2012 Hyundai Elantra 4dr Sedan
148-horsepower 1.8L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
|27900 mi||Noise during acceleration. Replaced exhaust valve under TSB.|
|38250||Added Exhaust Heat Shield Brackets while noticing rattle while driving when cold.|
|42000||Muffler hanger was corroded|
|20000||Car was in for normal maintenance, but I had requested that the rough idle be examined. The ended up replacing the head gasket. This improved mpg but did not solve the rough idle. Car had a rough idle. A week after the prior visit (oil change, with them also replacing the head gasket), I took it back in but they could not reproduce the problem.|
|1860||strange whirring noise right after cold start up.|
|13640||C $150||ENGINE CONTINUES TO MAKE VALVE NOISE ON START UP FOR ABOUT 5 SECONDS IT USED TO ONLY DO IT WHEN THE ENGINE WAS COLD AND HAD SAT FOR SEVERAL HOURS IT NOW DOES IT AFTER A FEW MINUTES EVEN WHEN WARM|
|16120||engine making valve noise at start up.|
|14000||The fuel consumption is TERRIBLE.. less than 20.2 in mixed motoring. I got an Altima whilst the Elantra was in for a bodywork repair and achieved 27.8 doing the same route in the same conditions! The claimed mileage figures are a farce.. too many fellow o|
|1000||Having problems starting the car, but only when left sitting for about 2 hrs. Never had a problem with a cold start or a hot start the dealer was stumped but ultimatly replaced the fuel pump hoping that would solve the problem.|
|14000||Heat shield was loose and therefore making a loud rattle. Mechanic clamped it down.|