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2009 Hyundai Genesis repairs by problem area

Engine (14%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (4%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (3%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (55%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (11%)

Other (9%)

Chart based on 399 repairs.

2009 Hyundai Genesis repair cost distribution

$2500+ (7%)

$1000 - $2499 (11%)

$500 - $999 (18%)

$100 - $499 (43%)

< $100 (21%)

Chart based on 28 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 Genesis

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Hyundai Genesis in New York, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2011
Mar 2010

7000 mi
This prob.occurred after 3 weeks of new car. driveshaft defect it took several trips and lots of aggravation until they finally took it of another car & fixed mine. At first wrong parts.... Delays, wrong parts again. Very angry, but now it is behaving. 
Hyundai Genesis in California, United States
Feb 2014 - Mar 2014
Feb 2014

58000 mi
Drivers side electric seat motor failed 
Mar 2014

58000 mi

US $1500
Factory installed XM radio failed. Was told it was the XM module. Cannot be fixed, can only order a new one. $1200 for part only. Entire nav package unreliable. Genesis has more repairs than any previously owned car. 

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2009 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

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

Hyundai Genesis in Georgia, United States
Jan 2010 - Jul 2011
Feb 2010

1000 mi
Tire pressure monitoring system light came on - was told the connection was bad and repaired. 
Mar 2010

2000 mi
Tire pressure monitoring system light came on again, was told part had to be replaced. part was ordered and replaced 
Jun 2010

3000 mi
Sensor cover for wipers fell off and needed to be replaced. Part was not available and was ordered. Ordered part (wiper sensor cover) was replaced successfully.  
Jun 2011

11000 mi
steering wheel did not move at all 
Hyundai Genesis in Virginia, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2011
Apr 2010

11000 mi
The back up camera did not work consistently. Initially it was intermittent problem, but then stopped. They ordered new camera. I need to return to dealer for replacement. 
Jul 2010

13000 mi
Had to replace a diode because the brake lights were not working.Part had to be ordered and installed the next day. For safety reasons, car was kept overnight. Diagnosed during annual state inspection. 
Hyundai Genesis in New York, United States
Sep 2009 - Nov 2012
Apr 2010

6000 mi

US $150
As part of 6 month checkup I asked to fix the glove box lock, which had a tendency to come out with the key and even fell out once upon hitting a pothole. Lock was repaired and the whole visit took less than two hours. No problems.  
Mar 2011

15000 mi
driver's side door pull, chrome separated. 
Jan 2012

22700 mi
Steering column automatic adjuster does not go up and down. In and out is fine. 
Hyundai Genesis in New Jersey, United States
Jun 2012 - Jun 2013
Sep 2012

45000 mi

US $70
Vehicle has a snapping noise when driving and vibration in the floor boards and pedals. Dealer rebalanced the tires which did not fix the problem. Steering wheel vibrates at idle causing arm and hand to shake. Dealer said it's a characteristic of the car and did not fix the problem. Rear dome light stopped working. 
Dec 2012

47000 mi
Brake pedal went to the floor and would not stop vehicle at random. 
Mar 2013

49000 mi
Switch for hood alarm fell off car causing the battery to drain and alarm not work properly. 
Hyundai Genesis in Maryland, United States
Apr 2009 - Sep 2014
Feb 2010

13000 mi
Engine check light came on...went to dealer. Reset light, tried to reproduce with no joy. 
Jul 2010

25000 mi

US $35
AC did not cool. Refrigerant was low. 
Aug 2010

27000 mi
the vehicle security system no longer seemed to activate when locking the doors. I also requested a map update for the Genesis, but the technician used the wrong update disk and corrupted the entire nav system. A new head unit is on order. 
Sep 2010

28000 mi
Oil leak around oil drain plug, gasket replaced. 
Apr 2012

48000 mi

US $150
Problem with driver side seat adjustment motor and tilt/telescope switch. 
Jun 2012

50000 mi
Parts for seat adjustment motor arrived. Had additional wait for steering wheel column (entire column had to be replaced rather than switch), repairs took 3 days over 2 visits. 
Sep 2013

66000 mi

US $175
Trunk would not stay open - struts apprently went bad 
Nov 2013

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. 
Dec 2013

70000 mi

US $600
In addition to the ABS module problem, the brake master cylinder needed replacing as well. 
Hyundai Genesis in California, United States
Dec 2009 - Jun 2012
Feb 2010

5500 mi
Radio Head Unit Replaced 
Apr 2010

7000 mi
TPMS light malfunction. Interference from headlight assembly causing radio interference and subsequent TPMS malfunction light. Headlight assemblies replaced under warranty. Radio Head Unit malfunction. Replaced under warranty, second time. 
Jul 2011

22000 mi
Trunk latch cover replaced under warranty Headlight assembly replaced. 
Hyundai Genesis in Illinois, United States
Nov 2009 - Nov 2015
Jan 2010

7000 mi
Leather seat bottom stretched. Dealer ordered and installed new leather. Still looked the same. Will order complete seat bottom assembly. Steering wheel continues to lose set memory. After sitting for 3 weeks the car would not start. Had to be jumped. Towed to dealership.  Buttons for temperature and fan speed would click to increase but not decrease. Have to press hard to work the controls.  They removed a complete drivers seat from a show room car and installed in mine. Because of prospective buyers sitting in car, leather stretched also. 
Nov 2013

47000 mi

US $47
Both headlights had stress cracks on lenses. Issues with Steering wheel memory. Replace cabin filter. Check on cooling drivers seat back rest.Not enough flow. 
Hyundai Genesis in Georgia, United States
Mar 2009 - Jun 2011
Nov 2009

3000 mi
The check engine light came on due to the gas cap not being tightened. Also had the airbags repaired for an airbag TSB. 
Jul 2010

7000 mi
This is my second trip to the dealer because my check engine light came on. The dealer informed me that it was a TSB or recall on the check engine light and informed me that the problem will be fixed. The dealership fixed the light. Check engine light came back on, and the dealer recognized it, but couldn't find a problem with the car. She said when you have a lot of electronics on a car this will normally happen. 
Hyundai Genesis in Saudi Arabia
Jul 2014 - Jul 2014
Jul 2014

70680 mi
Sound was heard when the car moves. It was heard at the right front side of the car. Slight vibration can be felt as well. 
Hyundai Genesis in Georgia, United States
Nov 2013 - Mar 2015
Nov 2013

78000 mi
Valve spring failure, 4 valves bent 
Jan 2014

81700 mi
Replaced drive shaft due to vibration. Earlier repair with shims didn't last. 
Oct 2014

100300 mi
Transmission wouldnot shift to reverse or drive, one time. Diagnosis did not identify problems. Has not recurred 
Hyundai Genesis in Tennessee, United States
Sep 2009 - Jun 2011
Jan 2010

3000 mi
Steering wheel stays up after starting car. Fixed by replacing wiring harness in driver's door. Could not replicate a number of other problems: Car stalls when flooring accelerator. In automatic position, windshield wipers come on on a sunny day. Transmission stays locked in Park after starting car and trying to move shift lever. More... 
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
Sep 2008 - Dec 2013
Jan 2010

13000 mi
Seat belt buckle failure (remained unable to lock) was replaced by dealer under warranty. V8 engine knocking; went away after 20 min.; Hyundai field engineers alerted. 
Feb 2011

24000 mi
Doors randomly locking and unlocking; other electrical aspects of electrical system randomly malfunctioning / beeping, etc. 
Nov 2011

35000 mi
Power braking went out. Apparently caused by valves failing open (manual braking remained, but brakes were extremely "soft.") 
Hyundai Genesis in Quebec, Canada
Mar 2009 - Sep 2014
Jun 2010

21700 mi
Rattle noise at 40 KM/PH. Fix in less than 30 minutes 
Sep 2010

27900 mi
cooled seat wasn't cooled enough 
Jan 2011

34100 mi
Replaced Head Unit and Amplifier 
Aug 2012

59500 mi
Drive-shaft was changed under warranty 
Hyundai Genesis in North Carolina, United States
Jul 2010 - Sep 2010
Jan 2010

6235 mi
Replaced amplifier 
Feb 2010

6700 mi
Replaced Amplifier 
Mar 2010

7200 mi
Replaced Head Unit 
May 2010

9900 mi
Replaced amplifier 
Jul 2010

12500 mi
Amplifier/Head Unit failed again. Filed claim under North Carolina Lemon Law statutes. no resolution as of 31 August 2010. Entire DIS intermitently inoperative. 
Aug 2010

15200 mi
Replaced Steering Wheel tilt/telescope switch 
Sep 2010

15200 mi
Tilt/telescope switch failed after repair. Traded car. 
Hyundai Genesis in Georgia, United States
Feb 2011 - Aug 2014
Jun 2011

7000 mi
The steering wheel up and down swicth had to be replaced 
Nov 2013

36000 mi
Replaced steering wheel switch 
May 2014

42000 mi
Replaced High tone horn 
Hyundai Genesis in Maryland, United States
Dec 2010 - Aug 2012
Jun 2011

11000 mi
Tech updated Nav due to nav interfering with radio, radio pausing intermittently. 
Oct 2011

14000 mi
Front windshield top molding appears to be pushed in from the right side. Don't know the cause, left side ok. Dealer sent it to a glass shop, windshield needs replacing, dealer waiting for an ok from a Hyundai Rep. He's coming in November. 
Hyundai Genesis in Pennsylvania, United States
Dec 2009 - Jul 2011
Jul 2011

10000 mi
Minor noise and vibration when steering was to the left at any degree. First trip they found loose wheel well liner- reattached. No better. Second visit took mech on ride he recognized problem ordered parts and replaced next week. 
Hyundai Genesis in Indiana, United States
Mar 2010 - Jul 2011
Jun 2011

21000 mi
Radio and all sound/voice commands stop working intermittently. Seems to occur most when hot. Replaced amplifier a year ago and still not fixed. 
Hyundai Genesis in Georgia, United States
Jul 2010 - Oct 2011
Jul 2011

22000 mi
A/C failing to cool vehicle at preset temp. Ambient air temperature sensor failing. Removed and replaced. 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Jan 2010 - Sep 2011
Aug 2011

31000 mi
Glove box pneumatic. door drops open with a thud. They need to order a new pneumatic so the opening of the door will be controlled. 
Hyundai Genesis in British Columbia, Canada
Nov 2008 - Sep 2011
Apr 2011

17360 mi
The sliding plastic cover on the auto shifter got jammed occasionally. Dealer replaced the plastic cover under warranty. 
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
Feb 2009 - Apr 2011
Mar 2011

58000 mi
Check engine light came on. Took to shop and they said there was a TSB. Performed TSB and problem went away. 
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
Aug 2010 - Oct 2011
Nov 2010

11000 mi
Fuel Pump failed. 
Hyundai Genesis in North Carolina, United States
Sep 2009 - Sep 2012
Jun 2012

50000 mi
Car would not unlock by elect. Had to use the metal key. Part ordered,car fixed. Now the car is doing it again. Also sometimes have to put key fob in slot to start car. Both problems occur together. Batt. in FOB is good. 
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
Jun 2009 - Jun 2014
Feb 2011

19000 mi
Adjustable steering wheel easy-exit feature stopped working. Wheel could not be moved with the knob. There was a TSB issued Jan 24 that was installed that corrected the problem by replacing the limit switches. No problem since. 
Aug 2012

37500 mi
Steering wheel tilt inoperative 
Sep 2012

38000 mi
Replaced module ordered previously 
Hyundai Genesis in Tennessee, United States
Feb 2011 - Jul 2013
Mar 2011

22000 mi
the driver's seat has badly wrinkled leather and is uncomfortable-no cushioning 
Hyundai Genesis in Virginia, United States
May 2011 - Jun 2016
Sep 2011

39000 mi
Bad alternator was replaced Front passenger weather stripping was torn and replaced. Water puddled near spare tire in the trunk. Dealer could not find a source of the water. 
Jan 2012

42000 mi
Brake pedal switch was bad. 
Mar 2012

42000 mi
Nav unit locks up occasionally when attempting to use the voice activation features 
Nov 2012

54500 mi
Engine misfires upon start up in cold weather only occasionally. 
Aug 2013

57000 mi
Engine would periodically run rough after startup and engine light would come on. For 9 months the dealer could not replicate and just cleared the codes. Finally it stayed running rough. Dealer replaced valves & springs on 1&2 and the cam 
Sep 2014

64000 mi

US $100
Noisy engine - whining. Idler pulley replaced. Pulley replaced, but still whines. drivers side external lock button failed 
Mar 2015

74000 mi

US $200
Compressor replacement Engine replaced. Short block. I complained about whining noise for 18 months, ever since they replaced a valve (no noise before repair). After we got into the extended warranty, they took the problem seriously. Noisy oil pump, metal in the oil pan. 
Sep 2015

74000 mi
power steering hose was leaking. Dealer said fitting or hose was loose. 
Hyundai Genesis in California, United States
Sep 2009 - Aug 2011
Oct 2009

4000 mi
Steering wheel tilt and telescope quit working. Dealership replaced a cable and switch. Horrible smell when accelerating hard. Has been present since day one. Dealership won't admit there is a problem. 
Hyundai Genesis in Virginia, United States
Jan 2009 - Jun 2011
Jan 2010

18000 mi
sattelite receiver had to be replaced 
Hyundai Genesis in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2009 - Jun 2013
May 2009

2480 mi
leak in driver front corner of sunroof...flood test done...drainage tube found to be crimped under headliner at time of manfacturing...problem solved 
Nov 2011

19220 mi
steering tilt function quit working...part was replaced 
Jun 2013

29140 mi
Front parking sensors kept going off, TSB 
Hyundai Genesis in Tennessee, United States
Oct 2008 - Mar 2010
Dec 2008

1000 mi
Audio system would lock up. 
Jan 2009

3000 mi
Same problem as before, audio system lockup 
Feb 2009

4000 mi
Audio system locked up again, replaced amp; fixed problem. 
May 2009

9000 mi
replaced RH front seat belt buckle 
Hyundai Genesis in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2013 - Mar 2016
Aug 2015

48500 mi
Front rotors had rusted and warped slightly. Needed some grinding and re-surfacing. 
Nov 2015

49700 mi
An hydraulic pump in the ABS braking system failed and was replaced by the dealer under warranty. No charge. 
Hyundai Genesis in Iowa, United States
Sep 2008 - Dec 2013
Jun 2009

8000 mi

US $10
Voice button on steering wheel does not work all the time. rain sensing wipers does not shift correctly. 
Jul 2009

8000 mi
The steering wheel buttons don't always work. They did replicate once and didn't fix, now the answer is always "can not replicate". Rain sensing wiper doesn't always work, I get the same answer. Steering wheel doesn't slways go up. Same answer. 
Aug 2009

8000 mi
Rain Sensing Wiper. Steering wheel does not move to the up position, when the car is turned off and door is opened. The voice button on the steering wheel. Transmission does not operate smoothly. Unable to improve ride. 
Sep 2009

9000 mi
An intermittent problem with rain-sensing wipers. An intermittent problem with steering wheel not moving to up position. Dealer replicated voice button not working once and did not repair. Now they can not replicate. After the voice ping you request a new radio station, the voice command repeats your command, but does not perform the command. Not sure auto defrost works, waiting for winter to check. Update: still not fixed. Haven't attempted again because know they can't fix it. 
Nov 2009

9700 mi
buttons on left side of steering wheel don't work, dealer can't fix. 
Mar 2010

11000 mi
Dealer cannot replicate problem with buttons on steering wheel. 
Jul 2010

12000 mi
Went to Hyundai-required Better BBB arbitration in July for many problems that started first week of ownership. Navigation, all voice commands and additional problems. I lost, and the problems continue. I have given up on getting these problems fixed. 
Apr 2012

25000 mi
Problem with the bluetooth calling wrong numbers. This has been problem since October 2008, not fixed. 
Oct 2012

28300 mi
Waiting for Hyundai to reply if covered under bumper to bumper. 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Sep 2009 - Oct 2009
Aug 2009

150 mi
Repair Up/Down Function for Steering Wheel 
Hyundai Genesis in Oregon, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2016
Jun 2015

54000 mi
Right rear door. Handle and child lock failed. 
Jun 2016

59000 mi
Lost all power, steering and wipers during heavy rain storm. I replaced battery personally. Took car to dealer for alternator replacement. Dealer paid for rental. Part order, shipping and installation took four working days. 
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
Apr 2015 - Jul 2016
Jul 2016

116000 mi
Backup camera ceased to function, repair was simply unplugging and reconnecting camera, functionality restored. 
Hyundai Genesis in California, United States
Dec 2008 - Jul 2009
Mar 2009

1000 mi
Check Engine light came on. Dealer had car for one hour. Tech said there was a minor short. Problem fixed. 
Hyundai Genesis in North Carolina, United States
Oct 2008 - Dec 2015
Mar 2009

5000 mi
Replaced passenger seating surface due to flaw in leather.  
Feb 2010

11000 mi
Engine started with white smoke and severe noise. Restarted fine. Determined to be a valve problem. Replaced all hydraulic lifters and one valve, new timing chain tensioners. 
Oct 2010

15000 mi
Leak from Oil Pressure sending unit - minor oil leak 
Feb 2012

31000 mi
Replaced the back-up camera (under warranty). 
Hyundai Genesis in California, United States
Oct 2008 - Nov 2010
Feb 2009

3000 mi
Hot air coming from the rear passengers vents. 
Nov 2010

12000 mi
update nav software, would sometimes gives wrong advise 
Hyundai Genesis in Alberta, Canada
Feb 2015 - Sep 2015
Sep 2015

96720 mi
Brake light switch that was replaced due to a recall started causing issues (brake lights remaining on after pedal released). Replaced switch, no issues yet. Driver's Side Door squeaks when door shut. Can only be heard when shut from the outside. Dealership informed me that they lubed the door. Went to shut the door, it squeaks again. 
Hyundai Genesis in Virginia, United States
Feb 2009 - Sep 2011
Jul 2009

8000 mi
XM satellite radio/NavTraffic services stopped working and would not refresh (even though I could clearly receive the preview channel 1). Dealer diagnosed a defective amplifier and ordered a new unit from Hyundai North America, all under warranty. 
Aug 2009

10000 mi
Dealer replaced defective XM satellite amplifier. XM satellite radio/NavTraffic works great again. Parts/labor completely covered under factory warranty. 
Hyundai Genesis in Nevada, United States
May 2009 - Jul 2012
Jun 2009

400 mi
seat belt warning light comes on when driving and audio system went out, stopped working. Hyundai dealership they fixed problem, picked up vehicle and still does the exact 2 problems 
Jul 2009

480 mi
Back for same problem, seat belt warning light and audio system locked out. Audio system was working when I went in, dealership states no problem until it goes out again. Seat belt module (the part where you put the clip in was the malfunction,on order) 
Jul 2012

29000 mi

US $300
Molding on drivers seat needed a part installed as well as a part on the passenger seat 
Hyundai Genesis in Wisconsin, United States
May 2009 - Jul 2010
Jun 2009

2000 mi
Head unit display issues. Could not replicate. 
Jul 2009

3000 mi
Amplifier sound is intermittent. On my 3rd Amp now, about to lemon the car off, if it comes off again. 
Sep 2009

9000 mi
The nonconformity has persisted for the 4th dealer-repair attempt. The vehicle was in the shop for 9 days, but there has been no issues ever since.  The steering wheel Power tilt/telescopic steering column was replaced due to it not responding fully to the pre-programmed settings. Leather in driver's seat deformed/creased much quicker than any other luxury vehicle I have driven. Hyundai said that this problem is uncommon, and they replaced and re-tightened the leather. Bluetooth Echo heard by the caller (hearing themselves) - Head unit was replaced, the problem no longer reappears. AFLS light flashing on occasional startup until vehicle resets again - dealership could not replicate, and advised if it happens again, drive straight to the dealership. 
Jan 2010

13700 mi
Bluetooth echo. Still persists, even on multiple different phones. Juggling through settings does nothing. Dealer unwilling to do anything at this time. 
Jul 2010

23000 mi
Tried monthly to fix Bluetooth issue. Hyundai bought the car back. 
Hyundai Genesis in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2009 - Jun 2011
Aug 2009

1240 mi
Car riddle slight at first 5km at the start of the day. Hard to replicate problem to dealer. Dealer contacted the head office as to any other similar related problem to the manufacturer tire selection. Will follow up. 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Nov 2008 - Jun 2011
Aug 2009

9000 mi
no longer possible to adjust steering wheel up and down / in then out 
Sep 2009

9000 mi
put in switch which did not fix problem so computer module ordered. 
Oct 2009

10000 mi
Installed module. Still not fixed. After a fourth repair trip where replaced steering column power adjustments for steering wheel finally fixed. 
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
Oct 2008 - Mar 2012
Sep 2009

10000 mi
replaced factory tires at 17000 miles. Not much tread left. These were dunlop tires. Repaced with Bridgestone serenity tires for $1000. Excellent results. Should have been the factory tire. XM radio does not work. New radio ordered but no time frame. It is now a week. 
Oct 2009

11000 mi
XM radio malfunction. New amp installed at a cost of $2900 (Hyundai paid) 
May 2010

20000 mi
car would not start after stopping for gas. Towed to dealer. Found brake sensor relay broken. Sensor replaced and car is fine. 
Aug 2011

39500 mi
sensor located behind brake pedal failed and would not let me get out of park. There is a manual override that worked and dealer had car for 3 days while locating the part which was initially backordered 1 week. 
Hyundai Genesis in Connecticut, United States
Nov 2014 - Feb 2016
Dec 2014

56000 mi

US $33
Replaced front trail light. Replaced fog lights. Replaced driver side map LED.  Replaced driver heated seat switch 
Apr 2015

61500 mi
Passenger heated seat sensor When using driver seat heater/cooler after about a minute the middle of three LEDs goes out. If I pressed in middle of the seat it relighted. Traced to internal short in electric seat track. Track assembly and front seat back pocket assembly replaced. 
Jul 2015

68700 mi

US $190
Rear backup camera failed. Found exact replacement part on eBay. Dealer removed and replaced 
Hyundai Genesis in Arizona, United States
Nov 2008 - Sep 2012
Sep 2009

8000 mi
Spinner knob switch on nav system quit working. It took 6 weeks for the repair part to come in. All working fine now. 
Dec 2010

19000 mi
Trip covered a few items. 1-Steering wheel would not automatically return-TSB, 2-NavMap update, 3-new tires, alignment, filters. I paid $1025 for #3, 1,2 paid for by Hyundai 
Jun 2012

31000 mi
Steering wheel squeaking when it returns to up position, sometimes sticking in certain positions. 
Hyundai Genesis in Illinois, United States
Jun 2009 - Jun 2015
Jul 2009 Seat belt not buckled chime kept chiming. Replaced front buckle assembly 88830 3M500-V2.  
Apr 2010

3000 mi
Passenger front door..properly aligned striker..door closes normal  
Jun 2012

13000 mi
GPS was not working 
Jun 2013

19000 mi
Check engine light came on. Diagnostics indicated bad oxygen sensor. Sensor was replaced. 
Oct 2014

25500 mi
Brake lights failed, Had to replace diode for led lights. 
Hyundai Genesis in North Carolina, United States
Jan 2010 - Oct 2014
Jan 2010

3000 mi
Check engine light on. Dealer had vehicle for 25 minutes and they had to reprogram ECM. Problem fixed. 
Hyundai Genesis in Wisconsin, United States
Feb 2014 - Jun 2016
Sep 2014

66000 mi

US $180
Wipers would stutter when working, if they worked at all. Windshield wiper motor/transmission replaced. To note: I repaired this issue myself for $180 but dealer quoted 900+ to repair (no thanks). 
Apr 2015

70500 mi
Interior door handle recall for cracking/peeling plastic paint. Drivers handle chrome paint peeling to a sharp edge. 

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2009 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

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

Hyundai Genesis in Utah, United States
Jan 2011 - Jun 2016
Dec 2011

9000 mi
The car needed to be jumped to start. A new battery was installed. 
Oct 2014

19000 mi
Erratic engine idle. The throttle position sensor was replaced. 
Hyundai Genesis in Connecticut, United States
Dec 2009 - Sep 2014
Nov 2011

39000 mi
Throttle position sensor had failed and was replaced at the dealership under warranty. The car was still driveable, however the acceleration was erratic. 
Jun 2012

45000 mi

US $400
Replaced the rotors due to normal wear and tear. 
Hyundai Genesis in British Columbia, Canada
Jul 2011 - Jan 2016
Nov 2011

20740 mi
fuel link 
Sep 2012

31000 mi
cabin lights flickering when door open. replaced dome light assembly. 
May 2014

55180 mi
drivers door handle push button not open or close. backup camera intermitant -blanks out then comes on. 
Oct 2014

59060 mi
dealer changed wipers one year ago and still no resolve to chatter and thumping of the blades after 4 blade changes. now request new arms or wiper motors. 
Jan 2016

73780 mi
changing of lightbulbs (ongoing problem that dealer is incompetant to fix ) -in my opinion caused afls to be inoperable . they recommend total replacement of headlights $$$$$$ , not successful repair ongoing problem with wipers chattering and banging noises . ongoing problem that dealer seems to not be able to fix 
Hyundai Genesis in Georgia, United States
Aug 2011 - Dec 2015
Sep 2011

28000 mi

US $1000
Two of the wheels seemed to have pealed or were discolored. 
Hyundai Genesis in Quebec, Canada
Nov 2009 - Jun 2013
Jan 2009

3720 mi
Replaced Amp Unit; Symptoms were - flaky voice activation, causing audio system to mute permanently and on one occasion causing the Driver Information System to lock-up. No problems for a year now. 
Hyundai Genesis in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2009 - Jun 2011
Jan 2010

159 mi
passenger front door electrical problem. Windows, lock, and mirror will not move. Affects rear locks as well. Will visit dealer. 
Hyundai Genesis in Illinois, United States
Feb 2010 - Jul 2012
Sep 2011

59000 mi
Key fobs (both) would not open car after it sat overnight or longer period of time. Battery check okay. Dealer replaced one fob reinitialized 2nd. New fob works. Old fob same problem, won't unlock car if car sets unused for several hours. 
Oct 2011

60000 mi
Second original key fob would not open the car doors remotely. After 4 trips to the dealer both key fobs were eventually replaced under warrenty. 
Jan 2012

67300 mi

US $250
Car had rough idle at startup. Intermittent engine misfire at cruising speeds. 65,000 miles on car. Replaced throttle position sensor and updated software. 
Hyundai Genesis in Georgia, United States
Aug 2011 - Oct 2013
Sep 2011

27000 mi
driver door panel cup to be replaced and part ordered 
Hyundai Genesis in New Jersey, United States
Mar 2009 - Mar 2010
Aug 2009

5500 mi

US $40000
1] paint overspray on windows 2]parking sensors not working 3]very bad-rough hard,bouncy suspension 
Hyundai Genesis in British Columbia, Canada
Dec 2009 - Sep 2014
Oct 2012

15500 mi
Replaced wiring harness for both Steering wheel tilt and Telescopic operations. All on warrantee. 
Aug 2014

17980 mi
Power steering wheel adjusting switch. Up/Down 
Hyundai Genesis in British Columbia, Canada
May 2012 - Jun 2016
Mar 2015

43400 mi
Hi idle sensor not functioning properly and was replaced which corrected the problem. 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Jul 2008 - Oct 2015
May 2013

53000 mi
Left rear window failed to operate. Loose wire reported and repaired under warranty. 
Nov 2013

62000 mi

US $300
ABS control module failed 
Hyundai Genesis in North Carolina, United States
Oct 2011 - Dec 2015
Dec 2012

44250 mi
Engine was making a knocking sound at startup. Dealer diagnosed a problem in the bottom end and replaced the engine with a new one, from Hyundai. All work done under warranty. 
Jan 2013

44850 mi
After engine replacment (late 2012) there was a slight vibration in the driveline. Dealer diagnosed as a transmission issue and reprogrammed the transmission. 
Hyundai Genesis in Nebraska, United States
Dec 2012 - Jun 2016
Nov 2013

57000 mi
Exhaust - Code P0037 02SHeater Circuit -Low (B1S2) sensor at caytalic converter - Warranty repair 
Hyundai Genesis in Missouri, United States
Jul 2014 - Jun 2016
Apr 2015

53500 mi

US $500
The brake pedal sensor failed. I fixed it on Monday, ironically received a recall notice on Friday of the same week. replaced button on door handle for keyless opening 
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
Dec 2009 - Sep 2014
Sep 2014

29000 mi
Steering wheel would not go to desired position automatically. Dealer could not fix problem,said it contact factory support and give me a call to return to fix the problem. 
Hyundai Genesis in Arkansas, United States
Jul 2011 - Sep 2011
Aug 2011

19000 mi

US $60
electrical issue causing static noise in radio, CD, XM, etc. Sometimes seems to affect temperature control too. This was 5th visit for radio issues. Am in process of 'final repair' prior to Lemon Law. 
Sep 2011

19000 mi
Wrote certified letter to company for last repair opportunity before lemon law action. They got serious and got the problem fixed... It required a NEW radio with the radio correction that was made after the Genesis 09's came out. 
Hyundai Genesis in California, United States
Sep 2014 - Oct 2015
Oct 2014

116000 mi
The engine imploded while driving on the freeway. It threw a rod and blew a hole in the engine block. This car was serviced regularly through a dealership and had just returned from servicing 2 weeks earlier. 
Oct 2015

136000 mi
Transmission had been having some minor slips. Then coming home from vacation, we were going uphill, the car shifted very hard then did not come out of that gear for the remainder of the trip. The next day, it had returned back to normal. 
Hyundai Genesis in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2009 - Jul 2014
Oct 2012

57500 mi
steering wheel in out adjustment was not working 
Apr 2014

75620 mi

C $190
Ac not working. Took to AC repair shop leak check and re charge 
Hyundai Genesis in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2009 - Apr 2013
Jun 2012

61000 mi
small bubble in paint at driver rear wheel 
Apr 2013

77000 mi
backup camera failed. dealer replaced 
Hyundai Genesis in California, United States
Aug 2011 - Aug 2012
Dec 2011

30000 mi
Door handle levers have metallic lamination that peeled and cut our fingers when operating. Interior lights blinking, come on for no reason, and won't turn off intermittently. 
Mar 2012

34000 mi
Smart Key's had to be replaced, car sensor could no longer detect them. Had to manually unlock doors and manually insert smart key to start car Damaged driver side seat 
Apr 2012

35300 mi
charging system was failing 
Hyundai Genesis in New Jersey, United States
May 2011 - Jan 2012
Dec 2011

66000 mi

US $100
a bit of a nervous ride, jittery over bumps 
Hyundai Genesis in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2012 - Dec 2015
May 2012

26620 mi
Dealer was not able to properly update navigation. Had to replace radio head unit. 
Dec 2012

35340 mi

C $400
Getting a "tick, tick, tick" noise when braking. Front pads replaced, rotors turned rear brakes serviced (cleaned and lubed?). Noise from what seemed like the accessory belt as well as erratic idle on startup only when ambiant temperature is less than 5 degrees celsius. 
Oct 2013

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. 
Dec 2013

47120 mi
Squeeling noise and erratic idle when engine is cold 
Jan 2014

49220 mi
They replaced the throttle body per Hyundai's direction and that fixed the erratic idle at startup problem. 
Mar 2014

53320 mi
Squealing noise at start up. They replaced all the serpentine belt idlers including a $350 one that wasn't covered by the warranty. Fortunately for me the dealer picked up the cost. 
Feb 2015

60760 mi
Not able to shift from drive into park or vice versa. After 3 tries that included putting the wrong brake sensor in the car the dealer finally determined that it was the gyro in the headlight module causing the problem. 
Sep 2015

66960 mi
Had brakes and rotors replaced. 
Dec 2015

69440 mi

C $600
header had rusted out and required replacement. 
Hyundai Genesis in Georgia, United States
Sep 2008 - Feb 2016
Oct 2008

1200 mi
Oil changed by dealer at no cost to address valve/lifter clattering at startup 
Jun 2014

97000 mi

US $130
brake diode broke, resulting in no brake lights activating during braking. Car did this previously while still under warranty. 
Hyundai Genesis in Indiana, United States
Dec 2011 - Dec 2013
Sep 2012

52000 mi
Brake sensor would not allow car to start or move out of gear 
Nov 2012

55500 mi
Distance sensors in front bumper were faulty 
Hyundai Genesis in New York, United States
Nov 2011 - Jun 2016
Apr 2015

47000 mi

US $220
Replaced front brake pads 
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
Mar 2010 - Jun 2012
Dec 2011

39000 mi
Around 1 in 50 times the window would not auto up or down. I visited the dealer once when this was happening and they ordered a new switch and replaced it. It took around 1 1/2 hours 
Jan 2012

40000 mi
Drivers seat track made a grinding noise when moving back and forth. 
Hyundai Genesis in Alberta, Canada
Sep 2009 - Nov 2014
Dec 2010

9920 mi
Driver Heated seat control model defective. 
Mar 2011

11780 mi
Intermittent failure of the audio system to function. Firmware upgrade was installed to rectify the issue. 
Jan 2012

18580 mi
Heated driver seat keeps turning off and locking up. 
Sep 2013

32860 mi
The voice activation feature locks up the audio and entertainment system. Dealer replaced the head unit and updated the firmware. It took five attempts to completely resolve the issue. 
Mar 2014

40300 mi
While Stopped at a traffic light with my foot on the brake the pedal went to the floor. Parking sensor failure Steering wheel tilt telescoping drive failure The climate control ventilation shift mechanism developed a noise and does not shift from floor to defrost accurately. The motor that moves the components is not functioning as it should. 
Apr 2014

41700 mi
New parking sensor installed. New switch for steering column installed. 
Nov 2014

48360 mi
Seat heater issue never resolved. Ventilation mechanism was still noisy but functioning. 
Hyundai Genesis in New Jersey, United States
Dec 2008 - Jun 2011
Aug 2009

5000 mi
Air Bag light warning remained on 
Dec 2009

7000 mi

US $64
Air Bag Warning light came on. 
Apr 2010

9000 mi
Airbag Warning light remained on. 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Sep 2008 - Jun 2011
Aug 2009

21000 mi
3 "malfunctioning" / "blown" premium Tier Lexicon speakers, Front Passenger. Rear view camera blurs, fades, or distorts occasionally when car is placed into reverse. Resolvable by putting car back into park, then back into reverse.  
Oct 2009

25000 mi
Rear back up camera distorts intermittently. 
Jul 2010

43500 mi

US $120
Interior driver side leather trim, And passenger door handle were damaged/peeling. 
Sep 2010

47700 mi
Sat Nav upgrade.  Replaced steering wheel motorized parts.  Repaired glovebox mechanism.  Repaired rear roof dome light. 
Dec 2010

56000 mi
Front and rear map lights, caught on video flickering at random when doors open. Additionally the "electrical whine" from the left tweeter. Unable to replicate @ dealership. 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Feb 2009 - Jan 2012
May 2009

3000 mi
laminent between layers of glass in windshield started to appear as wavey, distortions. They replace entire glass and sent part to factory for inspection 
Oct 2011

34000 mi

US $50
battery replaced 
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
Oct 2008 - Aug 2011
Mar 2009

8000 mi
The Driver's seat would not adjust. Problem found to be a faulty switch on the side of the seat. Dealer replaced under warranty. 
Hyundai Genesis in California, United States
Sep 2008 - May 2013
Sep 2009

18100 mi
Everything repaired under warranty. Battery not holding charge and drained after sitting for 5 days without use. Nuts came loose and needed to be tightened on the front stabilizer bar. Alarm not operating due to loose wires under hood. 
Nov 2010

35000 mi
Car wouldn't start. Alternator was the problem. It was replaced. Navigation system keeps dropping addresses from memory after going through car wash. Security system wasn't being activated. 
Aug 2011

49000 mi
Noticed that part of right headlight wasn't working. Brought it in and it turned out to be an issue with the part and a new one was ordered. Was told to bring it back in a week. part replaced seat not adjusting up and down. part ordered. 
Sep 2011

51000 mi
seat cushion bottom and motor was replaced. Seat is now adjusting up and down. 
Hyundai Genesis in California, United States
Feb 2009 - Jul 2015
Oct 2009

16000 mi
Drivers seat motor/track '?' began low grinding sound when activated. Dealer very receptive, found problem and ordered parts to repair. Will update when parts arrive. 
Nov 2009

16500 mi
Seat track removed and replaced. no further problems 
Feb 2010

20000 mi
DVD/Aux select button began sticking and made selections difficult. Dropped by service on the way home from work to show problem. I couldn't leave car then so I made an appt. Repair took less than an hour. 
Feb 2011

42700 mi
microscopic hole developed in lower radiator hose. no obvious leak. check engine sensor lighted up. Dealer found issue and repaired. No cost to me. Great! 
Nov 2011

60000 mi
Seat cooling flow to back portion of seat became almost non-existent. Seat cushion air flow channels had collapsed. Dealer replaced seat cushions, cooling fan and added modded 1/2 inch pvc pipe to prevent future collapse. Good job! 
Sep 2013

95000 mi
Steering column control up/down in/out starting to malfunction intermittently. Due to cost +$300 I chose to wait. I understand there is a fix but must be done under warenty. 
Jul 2015

134000 mi
Intermittent power steering column fore-aft adjuster problem never fixed. I felt it was too much to pay for that convenience. 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Nov 2008 - Mar 2010
Dec 2009

21000 mi
Navigation system states you are at destination when you are up to 1/2 mile away. Take you on circumferous routes. 
Hyundai Genesis in Michigan, United States
Nov 2009 - Mar 2012
Dec 2009 There was clear plastic peeling from the wheel center caps. It wasn't clear if this was the original protective coating that somehow got stuck. Dealer replaced with caps from another car on his lot. 
Dec 2011

24000 mi
Oxygen sensor failed. Vehicle warning lamp. Occasionally engine stuttered...hesitating when pulling out and accelerating. 
Hyundai Genesis in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2009 - Mar 2012
Nov 2009

13082 mi
Bluetooth connect problem. 30 minutes at dealer, software reload & problem solved. Problem returned. Never resolved 
Feb 2011

32860 mi
Parking sensors dead. Hyundais troubleshooting poor. They changed an expensive part, ( no fix ) then changed the actual original sensor itself that I had suggested. ( Genesis forum ) Took three days ! 
Hyundai Genesis in Pennsylvania, United States
Nov 2008 - Jan 2010
Mar 2009

6000 mi
T63 Nav update 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Jul 2008 - Jun 2011
Feb 2009

8000 mi
Broken plastic cap on radio volume button, sticky FM selector button on NAV center console 
Apr 2010

25000 mi
Engine sensors caused engine to not run at idle at start up, RPM fluctated. Eventually check engine light came on after a week 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Sep 2008 - Oct 2012
Oct 2008 Some sort of software upgrade. Haven't noticed any difference after the upgrade. Never noticed any problem. 
Aug 2009

3000 mi
Software update for navigation/audio. Software update for air bags. 
Dec 2009

5000 mi
Antilock brake sensor caused the brakes to pulse at slow stop. Sensor replaced. 
Dec 2010

8000 mi
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. 
Jul 2011

9000 mi
Paint bubbled and pealed (small spot, 2 inches by 1 inch)plus stone guard in front of left rear wheel replaced. 
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
Sep 2008 - Dec 2012
Oct 2008

6000 mi
Odometer and Speedometer off by about 5 mph. Told it is a miscalibration for the 18" wheels and they don't have a fix. 
Hyundai Genesis in California, United States
Aug 2008 - Jul 2010
Sep 2008

1000 mi
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 
Jul 2010

18000 mi
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 Rhode Island, United States
Aug 2008 - Jun 2010
Oct 2008

2000 mi

US $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. ... 
Apr 2009

6000 mi
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. 
May 2009

7000 mi
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. 
Jun 2009

8000 mi
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. 
Jul 2009

9000 mi
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. 
Aug 2009

10000 mi

US $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. 
Dec 2009

13000 mi
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. 
Feb 2010

14300 mi
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 New Jersey, United States
Oct 2008 - Sep 2013
Nov 2008

3000 mi

US $5
Excessive heat building up in cup holder and center console when heat is activated for rear seat passengers. 
Aug 2009

12000 mi
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! 
Sep 2013

59000 mi

US $125
had brake pads replaced 
Hyundai Genesis in New Jersey, United States
Sep 2008 - Jun 2011
Jan 2009

2000 mi
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 Texas, United States
Dec 2008 - Jun 2012
Jan 2009

5000 mi
Fuel Release switch failed. Also did recall software updates and oil change. 
Hyundai Genesis in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2008 - Jun 2016
Mar 2009

7440 mi
Speed sensor was cracked and needed to be replaced. Glitchy software, an upgrade was done. 
Jul 2010

35340 mi

C $30
Front left wheel bearing replaced 
Jul 2014

114680 mi

C $650
Hole in passenger side flexpipe 
Jul 2015

138900 mi

C $643
Wiper transmission and motor faulty 
Hyundai Genesis in Illinois, United States
Jun 2009 - Jun 2011
Mar 2010

13000 mi
Rubber gasket on driver's door was loose. When I showed this to the dealer at the last oil change, they just ordered a replacement and gave me a call when it came in. While replacing gasket, they also took care of TSB that was issued 2 days before. 
Oct 2010

22000 mi
One of the plastic hooks in the trunk that are used for the cargo net broke. Dealer ordered the part and replaced it at no charge. 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Jun 2009 - Dec 2014
Apr 2010

17300 mi
The steering wheel would sometimes not go back to the correct position, the TSB corrected it. I reported the sound went out on two separate occasions. The shop replaced the amp in the car. 
Apr 2011

36000 mi
The DIS wheel stopped working. I could still listen to the radio, and use voice commands, I just could not use the DIS wheel for anything. The dealer replaced the wheel and made sure all contacts were properly seated. 
May 2012

63700 mi
Tires and brake lights 
Sep 2012

69000 mi

US $3100
the ABS system had to be replaced The button to unlock the door from the outside on the drivers side was not working 
Jun 2013

83000 mi

US $300
The TPMS light was on. The part needed to be replaced. 
Hyundai Genesis in British Columbia, Canada
Nov 2010 - May 2011
Jan 2011

11780 mi

C $200
Driver seat loose on tracks. Audio starts to repeat track after left turn, when flash drive playing in USB port. Intermittent. 
May 2011

14880 mi
Audio from Thumb-drive in USB input sporadically loops on final sector/segment of a tune. Skip forward bypasses the problem, but may occur on later tune. 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Mar 2009 - Dec 2011
Jan 2011

17300 mi
backup camera worked intermitingly . CAMERA WAS REPLACED AND SEEMS TO WORK NOW 
Hyundai Genesis in North Carolina, United States
Oct 2010 - Sep 2012
Dec 2010

24000 mi
Engine running enevenly and eventually could not accelerate due to faulty throtle position sensor. "Limped" to dealer and part replaced 
Hyundai Genesis in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2009 - Jul 2015
Feb 2011

24000 mi

US $2
Replace a lost rubber pad in hood which depresses switch and keeps battery from draining. Battery was dead because of missing bumper pad. 
Jun 2012

42000 mi
hood latch cable rusted, latch rusted, rust came through the hood in same area. code check revealed problem with mechanisms for handling oil flow in engine. Sensor replaced as well as another part; also sensor for exhaust regulation. 
Oct 2013

58000 mi
Previously, dealer's designated body shop had repaired rusted hood cable assembly and repaired rust bubbling under hood lip and trim. Rust returned and it was repaired again without charge. 
Hyundai Genesis in California, United States
Nov 2010 - Dec 2014
Mar 2011

34000 mi
Lock button on drivers door stopped working, ordered replacement 
Oct 2012

45700 mi
Very rough running, ESC and Check Engine lights lit, Fuel injection computer replace Backup camera was intermittent 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Dec 2009 - Mar 2016
Jul 2011

19000 mi
Fuel cap not sealing completely c/s engine light on. Replaced fuel cap and cleared code P0442. Performed Evap leak test. No leak present. car body weather stripping along driver side torn. Service center replaced weatherstripping. 
Apr 2012

27000 mi
Cruise Control Stopped operating. Mechanic reset error code. Plan to replace Cruise control harness as well. Part on order Trunk lock flap fell off. Reattached spring 
May 2012

28000 mi
problems with the tilt steering wheel, tilt position memory would not engage. Dealter installed a new tilt/telescope switch per TSB 08-BE-010. 
Jul 2012

30300 mi
Clearcoat paint on driver door handle peeling. Replaced driver door outter handle and lock cylinder cover. 
Hyundai Genesis in Ohio, United States
Dec 2010 - Jun 2016
Apr 2011

24500 mi
Engine would surge when idling and power would cut out when driving. Drove it to dealer and they replaced faulty fuel sensor. 
Oct 2012

57000 mi
Air conditioning blowing warm air. Replaced compressor(?). Passenger rear door lock would not open automatically. Replaced switch. 
Jan 2014

82700 mi

US $470
Windshield cracked and had to be replaced. A crack showed up on a very cold day (below 0) when we had the defroster turned on high. No rock that we were aware of. Front proximity sensor stopped working 
Jun 2015

103000 mi
It made a knocking sound, especially when turning. Diagnosis found a loose bolt. Tightened at no charge. 
Hyundai Genesis in New York, United States
Jul 2009 - Jan 2013
Apr 2011

31000 mi
Car having trouble shifting at low speeds. Reset computer, problem fixed 
Dec 2011

39000 mi
Trouble with sensor that manages shifting. Strong hesitation at 35-50 mph 
Hyundai Genesis in Minnesota, United States
Jul 2008 - Jul 2011
Sep 2008

3000 mi
Poorly seated seal on driver's door, resulting in minor wind noise in passenger compartment. 
Feb 2009

11000 mi
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. 
Nov 2010

43000 mi
Dealer replaced TPS (throttle position sensor) under warranty. 
Hyundai Genesis in Maryland, United States
Aug 2009 - Dec 2011
Oct 2010

6000 mi
Steering wheel could not bo adjusted. 
Hyundai Genesis in Georgia, United States
May 2010 - Jun 2015
Jun 2010

11000 mi
Shifting was erratic. New software update fixed it. 
Dec 2010

15000 mi
Transmission shifts poorly. This is a problem on all 3.8 Genesis because Hyundai met fuel mileage standards using the transmission rather than the engine. I'll never buy another one. 
Hyundai Genesis in New Jersey, United States
Oct 2009 - Mar 2015
May 2010

55000 mi
on cold start erratic fluctuating idle 
Hyundai Genesis in California, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2010
Apr 2010

30000 mi
Issues with Seat and Radio. Radio was replaced. Issues continued. Hyundai is now in the process of buying back the Vehicle under the Lemon Law. 
Jun 2010

30000 mi
HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA finally did a Lemon Law buy back. 
Hyundai Genesis in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2009 - Oct 2011
Jul 2010

43400 mi
Steering Wheel lost position memory due to shorted limit switch. 
Oct 2010

49600 mi
Trunk Lid Gas Struts replaced. Became "sticky" in hot weather. Dealer reported they were leaking. 
Jun 2011

66960 mi
Loss of engine power when driving in hot weather (35+deg.C). Happened twice. First time was able to drive home. 2nd time needed dealer assistance. No obvious cause but they cleaned MAF. No problem since but also hasn't been as hot. 
Hyundai Genesis in Georgia, United States
Jan 2009 - Jun 2016
Jul 2010

10000 mi
Leather steering wheel replaced under warranty - leather cracking. 
May 2011

16000 mi
Check engine light and ESC light came on and car would not respond to accelerator. Throttle position sensor was replaced under warranty by dealer. CD Player had "mechanism error" and would not play or eject CD. CD Player replaced by dealer under warranty. 
Hyundai Genesis in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2010 - Nov 2015
Oct 2010

8700 mi
Fixed trim piece on trunk latch Replace wiper blades and adjusted hood hinges so that wiper arm would clear underside of hood without rubbing. 
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
May 2010 - Nov 2011
Oct 2010

20000 mi
I will have to take the car back this weekend. I found a TSB which specifically covered my problem -- air is leaking out of the improperly placed Tire Pressure Monitor Sensors -- that will fix the problem. 
Hyundai Genesis in Nevada, United States
Jun 2009 - May 2011
Sep 2010

5000 mi

US $42
I was advised by the Genesisowners forum that a TSB (P06) had been issued for my vehicle. It was to upgrade parts of the ECU and Nav maps. The process took a number of hours, but was successful. 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Jan 2008 - Nov 2011
Oct 2008

29 mi
Transmission would not go into park. Made adjustment to Neutral safety switch. Drove home and transmission would not go into park again. Neutral safety switch replaced. 
Jun 2011

36000 mi
Paint started coming off of the wheels. Took it in. Repair scheduled. Dropped off car. Given loaner for free. Picked up car same day with wheels refinished at no cost to me. Excellent service! 

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