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2010 Hyundai Genesis Problems and Repair Histories

2010 Hyundai Genesis repairs by problem area

Engine (12%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (7%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (60%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (5%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 164 repairs.

2010 Hyundai Genesis repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (10%)

$500 - $999 (30%)

$100 - $499 (30%)

< $100 (30%)

Chart based on 10 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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2010 Hyundai Genesis

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Hyundai Genesis in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2010 - Jun 2011
Oct 2010

1000 mi
Driveshaft out of balance..dealer replaced driveshaft. 

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2010 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

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

Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
Nov 2011 - Dec 2013
Dec 2011

14000 mi
The water pump was replaced The thermostat failed and was replaced. 
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
May 2011 - Sep 2012
Feb 2012

49000 mi
Auto-hold brake and electronic parking brake failed and needed replacement. 
Aug 2012

57000 mi
rear-view camera stopped working front parking sensor failed 
Hyundai Genesis in Kentucky, United States
Jul 2012 - Nov 2012
Aug 2012

37000 mi
There was a propshaft vibration problem. The angle of the engine and transmission was tweaked in order to minimize noise. 
Sep 2012

38000 mi
Drive train noise when driving at between 45 and 48 mph. Hyundai engineer said that this is normal because of the lock-up torque converter. 
Hyundai Genesis in New York, United States
Mar 2011 - Mar 2016
Oct 2011

15000 mi
Engine was misfiring. Car was towed at no expense. Computer was updated with progam, had car back within a day. Car runs fine. 
Dec 2011

19000 mi
Drivers side heated seat not working. Repair was not done sais unable to diagnose.  
Jan 2012

20000 mi
Car back to dealer last week, diagnosed bad switch. 
Jun 2012

25000 mi
Window controls from drivers position not working. Resolution was to replace master switch. 
Oct 2012

31000 mi
Power tilt on steering wheel was not working. The tilt up was limited and the wheel did not return to memory position. Parking sensor alarms at all times 
Dec 2014

73000 mi

US $1000
Back up camera went blank. Replaced head unit 
Jan 2016

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. 
Hyundai Genesis in California, United States
Sep 2010 - Mar 2016
Aug 2011

14000 mi
Suspension noise in front driver's side. Dealer greased bushings but did not fix the problem. 
Sep 2011

16000 mi
Replaced front drivers side strut assembly, finally after showing it to them 3 times 
Oct 2012

29000 mi
Fuel pump not working, replaced, left me stranded in Trader Joe's parking lot. 
Oct 2013

43700 mi
glove box assist piston 
May 2014

48000 mi
XM antenna got water in it, died Assist piston for glovebox got overextended and broke 
Mar 2015

62000 mi

US $500
Rear driver side power window regulator came apart, needed replacement. 
Hyundai Genesis in British Columbia, Canada
Jun 2010 - Mar 2016
Apr 2011

12380 mi
thrumming noise and feel during hard or extended braking. Rotors remachined fixed problem. heated and cooled drivers seat not working. parts ordered 
Nov 2011

21700 mi

C $65
parts ordered did not fix problem. more analysis required Heated and cooled drivers seat 
Sep 2013

48360 mi
Backup Camera needed replacement 
Hyundai Genesis in Rhode Island, United States
May 2010 - Dec 2012
Jun 2011

10000 mi
The automobile exhibited a thumping sound under medium and heavy acceleration. Service agreed there was a problem and road force balanced the tires, but it did not resolve the problem. Have not returned to complain, but eventually will. 
Oct 2011

13700 mi
Told there was a TSB to add/replace a spacer attaching the center drive shaft, because of a vibration during initial acceleration. This has been an on-going problem for the past year. Parts backordered. 
Dec 2011

15000 mi
Previous repair, adding spacers to the center bearing, made the problem. After more than six weeks, a new driveshaft was installed and this seems to have resolved the problem. 
Jun 2012

20000 mi
Molding around sun roof fell off. It was reinstalled without any issue. 
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
Mar 2010 - Mar 2011
Apr 2010

160 mi
Nav Stereo head unit defective on delivery. Replaced under warranty. 
Hyundai Genesis in Alabama, United States
Sep 2010 - Mar 2016
Dec 2012

15000 mi
Hard starting. Fuel pump replaced under warranty. 
Aug 2014

25000 mi
Power seats not operating smoothly forward and aft. Dealer replaced and lubed track under warranty. 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Sep 2012 - Dec 2012
Oct 2012

15000 mi
Drivers seat actuator for movement of seat was draining the battery. Switch was defective. 
Hyundai Genesis in South Carolina, United States
Jul 2013 - Mar 2016
Aug 2013

37500 mi
Drive shaft replaced. 
Nov 2013

39000 mi
Passenger.seat heater didn't work. Ch eck engine light came on Dealer had to flash with firmware update. 
Jan 2014

39300 mi
Also the rear window defogger doesn't function properly. Windows do not always function properly. 
Jul 2014

45300 mi
Auto light feature doesn't work. Headlights will not turn off regardless of the setting. The interior lights will not come on until I am in the car and have started it and I have to push one of the buttons on the overhead console. Replaced a module. 
Sep 2014

46000 mi

US $237
Returned to shop for issues with lights. Replaced the dome light, still not fixed. Also, car locking when keys were in the car. License plate bulb burned out. 
Jan 2015

48300 mi

US $48
Same issue with the lights. I never know what I'm going to get with these "auto" lights that have been in mass production since the late 70s early 80s and can work on a Toyota Corolla, Ford Focus, etc. but not on a $45,000 Hyundai Genesis. 
Jun 2015

50000 mi
Fixed my continual auto light problem. It was a bad light switch/button in the driver's door. 
Nov 2015

52000 mi
Reading lights flicker after being on 2-3 minutes 
Hyundai Genesis in New York, United States
Dec 2012 - Mar 2016
Dec 2013

51000 mi
The parking sensors did not work in the front and back. The parking module was replaced and a cleaning of a connector on the main harness. One sensor is dead and will be replaced at later date. 
Hyundai Genesis in Virginia, United States
Jun 2011 - Apr 2014
Dec 2013

28000 mi
Processed recall on stoplight switch. Replaced stoplight system diode, which failed at time of recall service. The latter was under warranty. 
Hyundai Genesis in Arizona, United States
Oct 2009 - Apr 2015
Jul 2013

26000 mi
Seat adjust limit switch. Steering column limit switch 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Jul 2013 - Feb 2015
Aug 2013

31000 mi

US $296
Door lock actuator 
Apr 2014

33300 mi
Replace brake module 
Hyundai Genesis in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2010 - Sep 2015
Apr 2011

19000 mi
Could not adjust steering wheel. Had 2 defective steering column tilt limit switches replaced 
Jun 2012

38000 mi
Recall repair for tilt steering wheel. 
Jul 2012

39700 mi
Second trip to dealer resolved problem with tilt steering wheel. 
Oct 2012

44000 mi
Driver's front seat could not be moved. Driver's power front seat switch assembly was replaced under warranty. 
Mar 2013

49000 mi
Driver's seat would not move forward or backward 
Hyundai Genesis in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2013 - Mar 2016
May 2013

39500 mi
low end torque vibration through pedal at start.. (whether cold or hot start).. dealer replaced drive shaft assembly under warranty. 
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
Jul 2013

40000 mi

US $140
Repair of loose drivers seat foam. Parts ordered. Right muffler rubber hangers failing. Rubber muffler hangers ordered. 
Hyundai Genesis in Massachusetts, United States
May 2015 - Mar 2016
Jan 2016

111300 mi

US $250
Thermostat 
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
Oct 2010 - Feb 2013
Nov 2010

14000 mi
threw an engine code. reprogram fixed it 
Dec 2010

16000 mi
seat & steering wheel would not return to up positionh when off. repaired with new switch 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Feb 2010 - Mar 2015
Oct 2010

9000 mi
Replaced steering column 
Oct 2011

20000 mi
Engine misfire 
Aug 2012

30300 mi
Audio fixed 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Mar 2010 - Jun 2011
Nov 2010

10000 mi
replaced steering column 
Hyundai Genesis in California, United States
Dec 2009 - Sep 2010
Aug 2010

9000 mi
Car is a lemon and being bought back by Hyundai after 4 unsuccessful repair attempts to fix constant pulling to the left. Was in the shop for this in both April and May. 
Hyundai Genesis in Wisconsin, United States
Mar 2011 - Mar 2016
Apr 2011

2000 mi

US $55
Rattle in steering column. A loose U Bolt was tightened. 
Sep 2013

27000 mi

US $600
Steering column not centered in dash. Pulled at dash when telescoped out Rear outboard parking sensor failed 
Dec 2013

28000 mi

US $500
Parking sensor replacement 
Hyundai Genesis in Wisconsin, United States
May 2010 - Jul 2013
Dec 2010

14000 mi
Heated seats did not work when in high or medium. They would turn off completely after a couple of minutes. Switch replaced, but did not fix. Put springs around breather tubes. Fixed problem. 
Jun 2013

58000 mi
Air conditioner would always be on high. Turns out humidity sensor was bad. 
Jul 2013

60000 mi
Problem with rain sensing wipers. Wipers did not go off until it was too late. Replaced window and sensor because sensor was not removable. 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
May 2010 - Dec 2010
Jul 2010

1300 mi
There was (car is again at dealership for repair) a vibration from 'cold start' to 30 to 50 mph, loudest the first 10 to 15 miles. Dealer insisted that was normal. I persisted (this is my third trip). I'm awaiting a drive shaft replacement 
Oct 2010

2831 mi
The (drive shaft) vibration, reported since June continued. This visit, the drive shaft was replaced...but the vibration continues, though less noticeable. Also had to tighten bolts on steering box. Lubricated window tracks for rattles. 
Nov 2010

4194 mi
Same problem, as before. Car is STILL at dealership awaiting engineers for a diagnosis. Had to replace tires, at my expense, to convince Hyundai representatives that tires were NOT the problem. Issue is drive shaft and associated connection 
Dec 2010

4194 mi
Vibration from drive shaft area, whooing sound that could not be diagnosed. Car was replaced. 
Hyundai Genesis in Pennsylvania, United States
Oct 2009 - Jan 2013
Jul 2010

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. 
Aug 2010

17000 mi
Tilt wheel switch TSB 
Mar 2011

25000 mi

US $100
Brake rotors cut 
Jun 2011

29000 mi
air bag sensor 
Jul 2011

30000 mi

US $400
replacement of major air bag sensors under drivers seat 
Aug 2012

51000 mi
Fuel pump 
Sep 2012

52000 mi
seat limit switches and rear camera 
Hyundai Genesis in California, United States
Dec 2009 - Aug 2014
Apr 2010

4750 mi
multi function knob stop being able to change anything on screen when turned 

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2010 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

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

Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Sep 2010 - Aug 2011
Oct 2010

5800 mi
none my steering wheel shakes every time i go over a bump or when tires cross over expansion sections on a bridge. the dealer said to come back monday 10/11/2010 when his top tech is there. 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Jul 2010 - Nov 2013
Aug 2010

4000 mi
Cooling system in drivers side seat not working properly, was told they could not duplicate even though seat doesn't get cool. Contacted Hyundai Corporate for assistance. 
Sep 2010

5000 mi
Navi/Audio Warning Screen kept freezing up and/or rebooting 1-2 times after being told to hit enter. Part ordered and problem fixed, faulty head unit. 
Mar 2011

12000 mi
Throttle body & sensor required replacement. Was covered by warranty 100% 
Jun 2011

20000 mi
Oil Control Valve failed, check engine light came on. CVVT was not working till repair completed. 2nd engine related issue in 1 yr ownership, and I take excellent care of the car..above and beyond most owners. 
Jul 2011

21000 mi
Oil control valve failed again after 2 replacements... PCM failure (brain of the car) both replaced under warranty...check engine light on again 400 miles later. 
Oct 2011

26000 mi
Check engine light still coming on, engineer brought in from California. Diagnosed transmission as root of problem, transmission shipped in from Korea and replaced. No check engine lights or other major problems since fixed. 
Jan 2012

29300 mi
Windshield laminate was peeling away from glass causing bubbles to form and condensation was getting into vehicle. 
Sep 2012

38000 mi
Bad rattle somewhere in roof/door area, still can't pinpoint it. 
Mar 2013

44000 mi
ECM and OCV bad 2nd time on each, replaced under warranty. 
Hyundai Genesis in Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 2015 - May 2016
May 2016

78000 mi

US $250
Ventilated drivers seat non functioning Auto damaged in accident. Right front fender and tire/rim 
Hyundai Genesis in Alabama, United States
Aug 2013 - Mar 2015
Sep 2013

58000 mi
Driver's side seat forward/back power button does not work. Memory settings for seat position does not work. Dealer is baffled about how to repair. Problems still exists. Had car in 1 year ago for same. Replaced power seat motor then. 
Nov 2013

62000 mi
Exact same problem with driver's seat not moving forward or back. Preset seat positions didn't work. Dealer installed more new switches. Worked for a while but same problem occurring again. 
Aug 2014

75000 mi

US $135
Was not cooling well. Added coolant and replaced interior air filter. 4th time limit switch on driver's side front seat went out. Seat would not move forward/backward at all. 
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
Jul 2015 - Sep 2015
Jul 2015

84000 mi
Car alarm came on due to temporary failure of keyless system to recognize car key. Dealer was unable to diagnose the problem. Owner researched on online forum deduced it may be caused by interference with cellular phone in close proximity. 
Aug 2015

85000 mi
Following suspension work, noticed wobbling sound coming from left front wheel. Shop determined that wheel nuts had come loose and fixed the issue by tightening nuts. Problem repeated itself 2 month later. May be issue of wheel nut tolerance 
Hyundai Genesis in Ontario, Canada
May 2010 - Dec 2014
Jun 2010

1860 mi
Tech Package main controller failed, part cost was an astonishing #1200.00 
Nov 2010

17640 mi
Main controller on multi use system failed'it was apparently a $1200.00 part. I can build 2 or more computers for the price of this knob assembly. Memory to return steering wheel to driver selected position quit completely and manual switch to lower the wheel is intermittant.Hyundai dealer in Vero Beach FLA wants me to pay and collect from selling dealer in Canada. Poor warranty. 
Jun 2011

26040 mi
Power tilt for steering memory failed, switch replaced under warranty. 
Jun 2013

63860 mi
At 103000. Kms my Lexicon Top Line CD Player won"t eject or play. It has to sent back to factory and I have decided the cost was too excessive for amount of use I get from it. 
Hyundai Genesis in Georgia, United States
Sep 2009 - Dec 2011
Aug 2010

14000 mi
Steering console adjustment switch was replaced as it intermittently would not adjust steering column Driver's seat cooling was not working properly. Center console lid rattled when pressure was applied by putting arm on the lid. 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Sep 2010 - Apr 2011
Aug 2010

1800 mi
Electronic tilt steering wheel stuck in low position. Dealer ordered parts. Dealer replaced steering column to correct tilt mechanism malfunction. Did not correct the issue. 
Oct 2010

4000 mi
Electronic tilt steering wheel stuck in down position. This is the 4th attempt at repairing this condition. Dealer stated they found a bad ground. Corrected that and so far it is still working. 
Dec 2010

5000 mi
electronic tilt steering wheel sticks in low position. 
Apr 2011

8000 mi
car bought back for sticking power steering wheel adjuster. 
Hyundai Genesis in Tennessee, United States
May 2010 - Jun 2015
Dec 2010

6000 mi
Genesis 3.8 engine makes a harsh "rock-rock-rock-rock-rock" sound at about 2000 rpm under load. Several people have commented. I have a video on YouTube (search "Hyundai Genesis 3.8 Sound") documenting it. Two dealers--no help. 
Jun 2015

33000 mi
Recall for a problem with the rear brake lights. 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Jun 2010 - Nov 2011
Aug 2011

12000 mi
HD radio would not stay locked onto station and would switch intermittently from regular FM to HDFM with significant difference in sound level. Entire Nav/Audio Unit was replaced under warranty which also included an upgraded Blue Tooth. 
Hyundai Genesis in Quebec, Canada
May 2010 - Jun 2013
Jan 2011

7820 mi
Driver-side seat warmer trips off when car is cold. Replaced seat warmer console switch Gas cap does not tighten properly. No click. Replaced gas cap. 
May 2013

31000 mi
Inoperative back-up camera Noisy vent baffle servo motor 
Hyundai Genesis in Georgia, United States
Sep 2010 - Mar 2016
Jul 2011

27000 mi
Steering wheel would not move. Normally adjusts to position by memory. 
Nov 2011

32000 mi
Rear view camera defective, replaced. Rear dome light flickering, replaced. 
Feb 2013

48500 mi
Steering column squealing. Oiling the column failed to fix it. Seat bottom stopped tilting. Replaced control paddle, didn't fix problem. Replaced steering column, squeal fixed. Replaced seat motor, seat tilting again. 
May 2013

51000 mi
Keyless entry stopped working for Driver's door, only. 
Sep 2013

57000 mi
Motorized steering wheel failed for the third time while under warranty. Motorized bottom seat cushion stopped moving. Second time since new. Keyless entry failed on driver door. 
Nov 2013

57700 mi
Driver's Seat again failed to move. 
Feb 2014

58700 mi
Auxiliary input damaged. cannot hear both channels 
May 2014

61700 mi
actuator motor for driver door working intermittently. Reported at 55 K miles, but door handle replaced, and seemed to work, but failed, and I didn't bring it back in time to complete the real, needed repair. 
Hyundai Genesis in Quebec, Canada
Feb 2010 - Jul 2014
Mar 2011

11160 mi
Parking sensors not working, lcd light out on steering wheel 
Sep 2012

32240 mi
auto windows failed to operate 
Mar 2013

39060 mi
battery run down 
Hyundai Genesis in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2010 - Mar 2016
Oct 2011

38440 mi
Failure on passenger side rear window. Short caused window to operate randomly. 
Oct 2012

60760 mi

C $700
Backup camera failure. 
Hyundai Genesis in Virginia, United States
May 2010 - Mar 2016
Dec 2010

8000 mi
Windshield wipers excessively noisy. I was told "they are all like that" and if I wished they would replace the wiper blades which might help. I would have to pay for the blades. I declined. 
May 2011

9650 mi
Brake lights failed 
Feb 2012

17000 mi
chrome coating on inside drivers door handle was peeling off and drivers leather seat bottom was wrinkled. Repaired the handle and made an appointment for me for a few days later at an upholstery shop, Drivers leather seat bottom was wrinkled 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Sep 2010 - Oct 2011
Nov 2010

7500 mi
"Device not available" bluetooth errors (intermittent) 
Oct 2011

15000 mi

US $70
Problems with the driver seat (won't move back) voice command does not respond, and no bluetooth access to cellphone ... all three are intermittent problems and the dealer cannot resolve them. 
Hyundai Genesis in Virginia, United States
May 2010 - Dec 2012
Nov 2012

26000 mi
Occasionally drivers door would lock when key was in car or refuse to lock--very intermittent. Diagnosis was defective handle which was ordered and installed in about an hour. 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Jun 2010 - Jul 2014
Nov 2010

14000 mi
Steering wheel tilt and telescoping was not working. After repair seems to work OK. 
Sep 2011

25000 mi
Steering tilt not going up or down Button on exterior door handle to lock and unlock door wasn't working. Ordered parts. Button on exterior door handle to lock and unlock door wasn't working. Dealer replaced part. Now works fine. 
Mar 2012

30000 mi
Warranty work on telescoping steering wheel 
Apr 2012

31300 mi
Seat rail replaced. Grinding noise as seat moved backwards 
Mar 2013

42000 mi
Drivers door lock not working electrically 
Hyundai Genesis in North Carolina, United States
Mar 2011 - Mar 2012
Feb 2012

24700 mi
Steering wheel automatic positioning and driver seat autmatic positioning 
Hyundai Genesis in California, United States
Jul 2010 - Mar 2013
Feb 2013

17000 mi
Car will not start even after the battery has been checked and charged 

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2010 Hyundai Genesis Repair Histories

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