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2011 Hyundai Genesis repairs by problem area

Engine (13%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (3%)

Suspension and Steering (6%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (56%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (8%)

Other (10%)

Chart based on 80 repairs.
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2011 Hyundai Genesis

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Hyundai Genesis in New Jersey, United States
Sep 2012 - Oct 2013
Oct 2013

35000 mi
I took the car to be checked cause engin shift some times when it stop. I only had the car two years and the tires had to be replaced already 

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2011 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

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

Hyundai Genesis in Arkansas, United States
Feb 2013 - Apr 2013
Mar 2013

4000 mi
Shaking and pulling. Problem not solved at third visit. 
Apr 2013

4000 mi
Hard pull to right. 5 trips to dealer. Hyundai field service engineer x 2 visits. 3 sets of tires. 9 days in shop. Now car pulls a bit to left. Profound concern about accelerated tire wear with all these tracking/pulling/steering issues Left pull after right pull repair Car pulled hard to right.Multiple failed repairs. Hyundai bought it back. Lemon law buy-back. Interestingly, it was apparently sold as a "steering" concern. 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Jan 2011 - Dec 2015
Feb 2011

2000 mi
car wanders all over, alignment corrected but still have the problem 
Hyundai Genesis in Georgia (nation)
Oct 2012 - Dec 2012
Dec 2012

18600 mi
HEATED SEATS TURN OFF BY THEMSELVES, LUMBAR SUPPORT DOESN'T FULLY INFLATE. 
Hyundai Genesis in Georgia, United States
May 2013 - Jun 2013
Jun 2013

29000 mi
random misfire--from check engine light 
Hyundai Genesis in Georgia, United States
May 2011 - Mar 2013
Nov 2012

19500 mi
Volume knob broke off again 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Mar 2011 - Sep 2015
Jan 2015

94700 mi
Adaptive cruise control was shutting by itself. Dealer said it was because of a brake fluid recall. Repairs were performed for free. Problem just reoccurred yesterday. Starts with the dash display flickering, then cruise shuts off. 
Hyundai Genesis in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2013 - Jun 2015
Dec 2014

79000 mi

US $68
Threw a Check engine code, cylinder misfire. No root cause found. Issue has not recurred. 
Hyundai Genesis in California, United States
Jan 2011 - Dec 2015
Dec 2013

34000 mi
Drivers side window controls worked intermittently. Relay for brake lights stopped working. 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Jul 2012 - Jun 2014
Jul 2012

10000 mi
A/C does not work well in city traffic when outside air temps are 90F or above. Dealer is diligent & capable, but could not find reason. My thought - A/C duct to rear passenger area is in center consul on top of transmission 
Mar 2014

19000 mi
windshield wipers did not work 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Oct 2012 - Dec 2015
Oct 2014

52300 mi

US $20
Sunroof failed to open and close properly. Replaced sunroof motor and rails. 
Hyundai Genesis in Ohio, United States
Sep 2010 - Sep 2013
Jun 2013

47000 mi
actuating turn signal caused headlights to flicker. Dealer unable to replicate but replaced switch; problem resolved. 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Jan 2014 - Dec 2015
Sep 2014

26000 mi
Headlights started flickering when putting on the right turn signal. I caught it on video but the dealer couldn't replicate. Tightened down ground bolt to headlights recommended by dealer. Happened one more time, but not for a while. 
Jan 2015

31700 mi
Headlight flickering issue still happening. Dealer found a TSB this time and replaced the multifuntion switch. The problem has been fixed. SCC warning light came on while driving. Dealer checked connections and found good connections. Replaced cruise control module. Drivers leather seat bottom has streched. Dealer added extra padding. 
Jul 2015

36700 mi
Multifunction switch went out again. Caused the headlights to randomly shut off. Third switch now installed and haven't had the problem since. 
Hyundai Genesis in Delaware, United States
Jan 2012 - Sep 2015
Jun 2013

15000 mi
New wiring harness required for front right side indicator light (not turn signal) 
Mar 2015

33000 mi
Headlight control stick on steering column needed replacement. Automatic seat (driver) components grinding. Replaced under original warranty 
Hyundai Genesis in Nevada, United States
Apr 2011 - Jul 2013
Dec 2011

1000 mi
In addition, there was a strange sound when the vehicle was cold, but seemed to lessen when warm. Dealer said normal. On my own found that one of the clips on the air box was hanging loose. Fastened it. 
Jun 2013

4000 mi
Right rear door would not open from inside. Probably that way since delivered. An actuator arm was reinstalled and that fixed the problem. 
Hyundai Genesis in California, United States
Feb 2011 - Dec 2015
Jun 2011

3000 mi
Radio and nav malfunction. Dealer could not reproduce, no repair. Working fine now. 
Jul 2012

14000 mi
Interior driver side map light malfunction. Entire assembly must be replaced. Covered under 5/60 warranty. Part was not in stock, must return for second trip to dealer. 
Nov 2012

18000 mi

US $1450
Warranty repair: interior driver side map light assembly replaced. 
Oct 2013

26700 mi
Sunroof refused to close. Headlights blink off when turn signal depressed. They also undertook some research, and determined their may be a fix and replacement part concerning the lights/blinker issue. I need to schedule a followup appointment. Windows occasionally refusing to close. Problems were not replicated at the dealer. But after I arrived to pick up the car, on one occasion they did observe the window operation error. 
Mar 2014

31000 mi
Headlights blink on and off when using turn signal. 
May 2015

41000 mi
Front and rear windows occasionally refuse to shut when window buttons depressed. 
Hyundai Genesis in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2015 - Jan 2016
Jul 2015

84140 mi
My backup camera was only working intermittently. Dealer looked at it briefly and said "yes" there could be a problem. He recommended replacing it at a cost of $900.00. I said "no" the price was outrageous. I seems to be working fine now. 
Jan 2016

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. 
Hyundai Genesis in New Mexico, United States
Jul 2010 - Jul 2011
Jun 2011

11000 mi
check engine light on. small evap leak. 1st replaced gas cap...not the solution. Replaced line. no problem since 
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
Jul 2013 - Dec 2015
Jun 2015

64000 mi
The evaporative cable and canister failed. 
Hyundai Genesis in Alberta, Canada
Jan 2011 - Mar 2015
Jun 2011

4340 mi
tilt steering does not alawys go all way up 
Aug 2011

7440 mi
Emission light on 
Sep 2011

8680 mi
replaced limit switches on power tilt steering 
Feb 2012

11160 mi
Bad connection for the power tilt steering. Cleaned contacts and now works 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Jun 2011 - Aug 2012
Sep 2011

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. 
Jun 2012

14000 mi
A/C system was only partially cooling. Dealer found valve cap on high pressure side leaking. Cap assembly replace, system recharged and now operating optimally. 
Aug 2012

15000 mi
Radio would intermittently turn on and off. Dealer replaced entire nav/radio system under warranty. 
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
Feb 2015 - Dec 2015
May 2015

42000 mi
Reverse camera not working. Camera replaced. 
Hyundai Genesis in Maryland, United States
Dec 2010 - Dec 2015
Feb 2015

45000 mi
The multi-function switch/stalk for the lights and turn signals would turn off the head lights or make then flash when turning right. 
Hyundai Genesis in New York, United States
Dec 2010 - Dec 2012
Jul 2011

4300 mi
Radio comes on by itself intermittently when car is started. Dealer will not fix it if it doesn’t happen to them. 12 volt console aux jack melted plug on an accessory due to design problem with the jack location. It's in the air duct to rear heat/AC vents where temp reaches 190 F when heat is on, overheating the jack. Dealer replaced jack after a lot of dialogue. 
Jul 2012

16300 mi
Radio comes on by itself after startup 
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
Sep 2011 - Oct 2012
Oct 2011

1000 mi
Driver side door would not latch when closing the door causing the door to remain open. Occurred intermittently, with several days between occurrences. Door latch mechanism was replaced. No issues since. 
Jan 2012

4000 mi
XM radio often lost signal. Dealer initially replaced XM component but that was not the root cause. The problem was the satellite antenna. 
Hyundai Genesis in New York, United States
Jun 2011 - Dec 2014
Sep 2011

5000 mi
brake lights didn't work - faulty diode 
Oct 2011

6000 mi
driver seat leather became loose and wrinkled called Hyundai and they promised to send representative to look at it. 
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
Jun 2011 - May 2012
Oct 2011

17000 mi
Driveshaft Vibration. New driveshaft ordered. Sun Visor Mirror would not open. New part ordered. 
Nov 2011

19000 mi
Driveshaft Replaced to fix vibration 
Hyundai Genesis in South Carolina, United States
May 2014 - Sep 2015
Jul 2014

6300 mi
driver seat belt would not release from stowed position. belt was replaced by dealer. 
Aug 2014

6700 mi
The audio in my car stopped working. Everything else on the radio worked. This was the second time this has occurred. I did not report problem to the dealer as problem cleared up on its self after about an hour. 
Nov 2014

7000 mi
windshield wiper motor quit working. 

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2011 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

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

Hyundai Genesis in North Carolina, United States
May 2011 - Dec 2015
Feb 2015

50000 mi
pulley tension arm replaced 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Sep 2014 - Sep 2014
Sep 2014

50000 mi
Had CVVT Valve replaced. Every morning on a cold start I would hear a harsh metallic, rattling noise for a few seconds. Now it's pretty much cleared up. 
Hyundai Genesis in New Jersey, United States
Feb 2011 - Dec 2015
Mar 2013

81000 mi
Engine Service Light - replaced multiple sensors 
Aug 2014

132700 mi

US $350
low battery voltage caused several electrical problems inclucding not starting 
Hyundai Genesis in New York, United States
Dec 2010 - Jun 2014
Oct 2011

12700 mi
Auto steering wheel positioning system required 2 new switches.  
Jun 2013

25000 mi
Auto positioning of steering wheel, seats and mirrors. 
Hyundai Genesis in Michigan, United States
Apr 2011 - Feb 2014
Sep 2011

7000 mi
Speaker was making a rattled sound Replaced Speaker 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Jan 2011 - Jun 2014
May 2011

3000 mi
Driver's side door lock mechanism would periodically jam or malfunction causing the drivers door not to latch when I closed the car door. It was sometimes correctable if I manually pressed the door lock button but not always. 
Hyundai Genesis in Massachusetts, United States
Feb 2011 - Apr 2012
Oct 2011

7000 mi
Broken speaker clips caused rattling noise. Speaker clips were replaced. 
Jan 2012

10000 mi
Display screen for the audio/nav system freezes on startup. The problem occurs between one and four times per week. We think the problem was fixed, but it's hard to say because the repair was just completed and the issue is intermittent. The steering wheel tilt adjustment had limited range of motion; it could not tilt upwards all the way, preventing me from seeing half of the gauges. 
Apr 2012

12000 mi
Problems with nav display freezing up and steering tilt moving to random position instead of where set in memory. Sold car isntead of fixing them. 
Hyundai Genesis in British Columbia, Canada
Jun 2011 - Dec 2015
Feb 2012

13640 mi
When putting the car into park, all the doors would not unlock consistently. The lock/unlock switch was replaced. 
Hyundai Genesis in Missouri, United States
Jun 2012 - Apr 2014
Jan 2013

25700 mi
Distance Sensor on the front of car was malfunctioning 
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
Sep 2011 - Dec 2015
Jun 2012

21000 mi
Paint flaked on front bumper. Repainted the bumper. 
Mar 2013

34000 mi
Steering column had limited movement 
Aug 2014

58700 mi
automatic lock not working properly 
Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Dec 2012 - Dec 2015
Jul 2013

26000 mi
Slight oil leak on lower oil pan 

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2011 Hyundai Genesis Repair Histories

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