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2009 Hyundai Genesis Problems and Repair Histories

186 TrueDelta members own a 2009 Hyundai Genesis. 111 of these members (59.7%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 321 repairs to 2009 Hyundai Genesiss--an average of 1.7 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2009 Hyundai Genesis problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2009 Hyundai Genesis problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2009 Hyundai Genesis problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2009 Hyundai Genesis repairs by problem area

13% of the 2009 Hyundai Genesis repairs were to the engine, 3% to the transmission, 4% to the brakes, 2% to the suspension, 55% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 12% to the body and trim, and 10% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 321 repairs.

2009 Hyundai Genesis repair cost distribution

Of the 2009 Hyundai Genesis repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 32% cost less than $100, 37% between $100 and $499, 11% between $500 and $999, 11% between $1000 and $2499, and 11% more than $2500.

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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Repair costs are in local units.

2009 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

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

Hyundai Genesis in Tennessee, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2008 0    
1000 0 Audio system would lock up. 
3000 0 Same problem as before, audio system lockup 
4000 0 Audio system locked up again, replaced amp; fixed problem. 
9000 0 replaced RH front seat belt buckle 
 

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2009 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

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

Hyundai Genesis in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2008 1860    
7440 0 Speed sensor was cracked and needed to be replaced. Glitchy software, an upgrade was done. 
35340 30 Front left wheel bearing replaced 
99200  
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2008 3000    
5000 0 Fuel Release switch failed. Also did recall software updates and oil change. 
41000  
Hyundai Genesis in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2008 0    
2000 0 Had a problem doing a T63 update (Update for Nav-system). Could not get it to work. Dealer had car for 5 days before I made a BIG fuss. They then tried the update/recall again and it went through! After 5 days!!! 
 
Hyundai Genesis in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2008 2000    
3000 5 Excessive heat building up in cup holder and center console when heat is activated for rear seat passengers. 
12000 0 Dealer says car was "built like that to keep coffee warm and/or cold depending on setting." Needless to say I was stunned at their response and their gall to think I was born yesterday! 
59000 125 had brake pads replaced 
Hyundai Genesis in Rhode Island, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 1000    
2000 23 While at the dealer for an oil change (I like to get the first oil change early) I mentioned the voice control problem. The Tech looked at it and said it was fine. After a brief discussion I left the shop only to find that it no longer functioned. ... 
6000 0 Genesis was returned for a reoccurring problem with the voice command system. Dealer did a number of firmware upgrades, but problem returned a few days later. Dealer currently working with the factory to find a solution. 
7000 0 After a number of visits to the dealer, the factory has decided to install a new radio/navigation system. The part has been ordered, but because of availability no date has been set for delivery/installation. 
8000 0 After waiting two weeks, went to dealer to ask status and was told they are waiting for a remanufactured radio. This implies that there are inherenet problems. Still waiting. 
9000 0 Radio was replaced, but not enough time has passed to be sure the problem is resolved. However, I remain optimistic that the replacement will solve the voice command problem. 
10000 50 My Genesis supposedly had the radio replaced, but after two weeks the problem resurfaced. Dealer states that they have no idea what to do and that I should talk to the Factory Rep. I will follow-up at some point. Appears they cannot fix the problem. 
13000 0 Replaced Sub-Woofer to fix speaker rattle, problem fixed. Also replaced Bluetooth/DVD head to resolve voice command problem. New DVD unit does not perform correctly and the voice command problem persists. Scheduled to replace DIS control. 
14300 0 DIS unit was replaced, but did not resolve the problem. Decided to stop pursuing a solution since the lease will expire in a few months. Hyundai did not seem to have the expertise to fix the problem, unfortunately.  
 
Hyundai Genesis in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 0    
1000 0 Rear driver door lock failed to open with push of unlock button or remote. The lever would move as though it received the signal, but couldnt complete the unlock movement. Dome light flashes on occasion similar to a flourescent bulb warming up or dying. Dealer ordered a replacement part but delivery took too long and I wanted my car back. The part has since arrived, will be installed on my next service appt 
18000 0 Accordion cover on the sunroof mechanism glue wore off. Rattles from the dash area – fixed one but created another upon return of the car. Rear shocks also squeaked, dealer could not replicate… Dome light flickered… was replaced multiple times without solution. 
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2008 5000    
6000 0 Odometer and Speedometer off by about 5 mph. Told it is a miscalibration for the 18" wheels and they don't have a fix. 
95000  
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2008 0    
0 Some sort of software upgrade. Haven't noticed any difference after the upgrade. Never noticed any problem. 
3000 0 Software update for navigation/audio. Software update for air bags. 
5000 0 Antilock brake sensor caused the brakes to pulse at slow stop. Sensor replaced. 
8000 0 Attempted repair of rear window shade. Broke again in a couple of days. Ordered new shade. Ordered new interior driver's side door handle. Installed rear window shade. Installed door handle. 
9000 0 Paint bubbled and pealed (small spot, 2 inches by 1 inch)plus stone guard in front of left rear wheel replaced. 
 
Hyundai Genesis in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2008 0    
3000 0 Poorly seated seal on driver's door, resulting in minor wind noise in passenger compartment. 
11000 0 TSB for software update of Tech/Nav system. Dealer inspected fuel door switch, which fails to work intermittently. Ordered a replacement, which was installed on a subsequent visit. 
43000 0 Dealer replaced TPS (throttle position sensor) under warranty. 
 

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