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Hyundai Genesis repairs by problem area

Engine (13%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (5%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (53%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (12%)

Other (8%)

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Hyundai Genesis brake repair cost distribution

$2500+ (21%)

$1000 - $2499 (7%)

$500 - $999 (14%)

$100 - $499 (14%)

< $100 (43%)

Chart based on 14 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2015 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

311-horsepower 3.8L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

4000 mi Electronic parking brake failed to release. Vehicle was towed to the dealer who cleared a code to release the brakes. They ordered and replaced the module. Issue resolved. 

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2015 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

311-horsepower 3.8L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

4180 mi One rear ABS sensor go mad. Though it was supposed to be just a subsystem, the most of electric features turned off, including power steering, blind spot system, traction, stability controls, cruise control, etc.. 
11000 mi During a recent interstate trip, AEB FAILURE (Autonomous Emergency Braking Failure) flashed on the dash several times in a 1-hour period & then cleared. Not seen since. Dealer had no way to test for this unless error displays constantly. During a recent trip on the interstate CHECK HAPTIC WHEEL STEERING SYSTEM FAILURE appeared several times on the dash during a 1-hour period & then cleared. Dealer has no way to test for this failure unless error message displays constantly. 

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2012 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

429-horsepower 5.0L V8 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

76000 mi

US $300
Brake pedal went to floor if car lost traction during acceleration into a turn. Didn't happen all the time, and usually the brakes came back to normal quickly, this time they didn't. Dealer diagnosed bad ABS module. 
When delivered, the car exhibited a strong pulsating feeling in the brakes. The dealer's service department determined that the rotors were rusted in spots and resurfaced them. Problem appears to have been resolved. 

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2012 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

333-horsepower 3.8L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

129500 mi

US $275
parking brake shoe shattered -- both sides replaced at that time 

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2011 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

385-horsepower 4.6L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

4000 mi After only 2,400 miles on the vehicle a vibration was noticed upon braking. Diagnosed as a warped rotor. Dealer replaced both front rotors and pads under warranty. 
49000 mi The brakes intermittently became very soft and did not stop the vehicle. The dealer replaced the HECU under specially requested warranty extension. This is related to the recall campaign by Hyundai. 
95480 mi

C $450
Brake pads needed to be replaced and snow tires put on. Dealer wanted $900.00 , outrageous.!!! Went to my mechanic bought the pads( front/back) and vented front rotors. Cost for everything was $425.00 including installation of snow tires. 

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2010 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

375-horsepower 4.6L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

15000 mi

US $200
Car presented with vibration at 60mph with braking. Brought into shop and 4 rotors cut. Paid for myself. next day Front end making noise while braking. Dealer replaced front rotors under warranty. 
25000 mi

US $100
Brake rotors cut 
92700 mi Complete loss of brakes. Diagnosis is bad abs module likely caused by corrosion issue tied to bad brake fluid. This was a recall (brake fluid). Dealer diagnosed replacement of abs module. Dealer advocated for me, got Hyundai to cover the $3k repair. 
12380 mi thrumming noise and feel during hard or extended braking. Rotors remachined fixed problem. 
49000 mi Auto-hold brake and electronic parking brake failed and needed replacement. 
33300 mi Replace brake module 

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2010 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

290-horsepower 3.8L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

9650 mi Brake lights failed 
77000 mi Excessive pedal travel which was diagnosed as a leaking hydraulic power brake assembly and replaced free of charge 

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2009 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

375-horsepower 4.6L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

48500 mi Front rotors had rusted and warped slightly. Needed some grinding and re-surfacing. 
49700 mi An hydraulic pump in the ABS braking system failed and was replaced by the dealer under warranty. No charge. 
47000 mi Brake pedal went to the floor and would not stop vehicle at random. 
35000 mi Power braking went out. Apparently caused by valves failing open (manual braking remained, but brakes were extremely "soft.") 
96000 mi

US $900
Brakes soft 
70000 mi

US $1500
Brake started to go to the floor when pressed; it needed to be pumped. Took to dealer for diagnosis; fault codes indicated ABS module problem, parts ordered. 
70000 mi

US $600
In addition to the ABS module problem, the brake master cylinder needed replacing as well. 

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2009 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

290-horsepower 3.8L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

62000 mi

US $300
ABS control module failed 
69000 mi

US $3100
the ABS system had to be replaced 
45000 mi

US $400
Replaced the rotors due to normal wear and tear. 
35340 mi

C $400
Getting a "tick, tick, tick" noise when braking. Front pads replaced, rotors turned rear brakes serviced (cleaned and lubed?). 
46280 mi Had problem with brake fade where pedal went right to floor. Dealer informed me of campaign to replace DOT 3 fluid with DOT 4 due to boiling issue with DOT 3 under heavy braking. 
66960 mi Had brakes and rotors replaced. 
59000 mi

US $125
had brake pads replaced 
40300 mi While Stopped at a traffic light with my foot on the brake the pedal went to the floor. 
5000 mi Antilock brake sensor caused the brakes to pulse at slow stop. Sensor replaced. 
47000 mi

US $220
Replaced front brake pads 

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