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2012 Hyundai Genesis Engine Problems

100 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2012 Hyundai Genesis. 13 of these members (13%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 18 engine repairs to 2012 Hyundai Genesiss--an average of 0.2 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 2012 Hyundai Genesis problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Chart based on 112 repairs.

2012 Hyundai Genesis engine repair cost distribution

Chart based on 8 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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2012 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

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

5000 mi   Very strong fuel smell in garage during hot weather. No other vehicles have had this issue. Dealer unable to duplicate problem. 
18500   Engine consuming oil. ~1 QT per 2000 miles. Dealership is currenty performing an oil consumption test and advised me to use 5W/30 oil as opposed to the the recommended 5W/ 20 

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2012 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

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

39060 mi   Fuel Tank not venting properly during fill-ups causing constant stops of gas pump. 
26000   Fuel tank causes fuel pump to shut off fueling early. Replaced vent valve. Did not correct problem. Fuel tank causes fuel pump to shut off fueling early. Second trip. "Blew lines out". Problem corrected. 
14000   Check engine light came on: emission control system problem. Dealer identified faulty sensor and replaced it under warranty. 
16000   Check engine light came on. 
18000   Emission system. A valve was stuck open and caused a CEL 
15000   The check engine light flashed intermittently. Dealer says problem was caused by use of a automobile radar detector. Dealer disconnected battery and reset auto. 
8000   unexplained hesitation under some conditions 
19000   Engine light came on. They replaced the sensor which apparently was a in a tech service bulletin. 
5760   Engine check light stayed on. Dealer claimed there was a TSB (software upgrade) and that should probably resolve the issue. 

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