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Hyundai Elantra Transmission Problems

1107 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Hyundai Elantra. 75 of these members (6.8%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 97 transmission repairs to Hyundai Elantras--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Hyundai Elantra problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of Hyundai Elantra repairs by problem area

Chart based on 1145 repairs.

Hyundai Elantra transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 155 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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2009 Hyundai Elantra 4dr Sedan

138-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

2100 mi   car pulled right-fixed:swapped front tires. transmission leak-fixed:sealed transmission mount bolt. 

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2007 Hyundai Elantra 4dr Sedan

138-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

16900 mi US $165 Engine oil/filter change Transmission service. Noticed trans fluid was dark brown and smelled burnt. ATF was overheating due to blockage in the transmission. Had to remove the filter to access the blockage to remove it. 
20000   Transmission TCC valve inactive when transmission is started out in 3rd gear but is active once the gearshift is put in drive and back into 3rd gear. Trans TCC valve is supposed to work in both 3rd and 4th all the time. 

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2005 Hyundai Elantra 4dr Sedan

138-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

62000 mi C $1550 CV boots cracked and/or torn 

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2005 Hyundai Elantra 4dr Hatch

138-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

41540 mi   3 gears were off - replaced...? 

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2003 Hyundai Elantra 4dr Sedan

135-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

57000 mi US $115 problem with clutch pedal too high, clutch slow to engage - Stephens Hyundai told me "no problem existed" Friend told me clutch needs replaced soon, common probl in this year and make  

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2003 Hyundai Elantra 4dr Sedan

135-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

65000 mi US $220 Drivers side CV axle boot was torn, entire axle was replaced.  

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2002 Hyundai Elantra 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

103000 mi US $140 replaced clutch master cylinder 

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2002 Hyundai Elantra 4dr Hatch

140-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

86000 mi   Problems shifting into 2nd gear. Dealership could not reproduce problem.  

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2002 Hyundai Elantra 4dr Hatch

140-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

76000 mi   Automatic transmission shifting hard into third gear when engine is cold. Dealer scanned the transmission codes-there were none and was told that the transmission was acting as the manufacturer intended. 

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2001 Hyundai Elantra

Engine not specified

84000 mi US $140 Clutch throwout bearing blew apart and needed replacement. 

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