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2012 Hyundai Genesis repairs by problem area

Engine (15%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (1%)

Suspension and Steering (4%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (51%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (14%)

Other (8%)

Chart based on 155 repairs.
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2012 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

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

Hyundai Genesis in Minnesota, United States
Oct 2011 - Dec 2012
May 2012

13300 mi
Rear center seat belt receptacle reversed with passenger belt receptacle. 
Hyundai Genesis in Oregon, United States
Jan 2012 - May 2013
Feb 2012

10500 mi
Transmission was erroneously sending a clamping message to brakes at stop. Transmission was replaced. 
May 2013

40000 mi
Abrupt 2-3-4 shifts. Tried to fix with new pressure sensor as per TSB. Then tried a remanufactured transmission, which failed on install. Finally, a new transmission was installed. 

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2012 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

385-horsepower 4.6L V8 8-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Hyundai Genesis in Florida, United States
Jan 2012 - Dec 2014
May 2012

8000 mi
Rattling noise developed around 5k miles. Turns out to be something loose in headliner; presumes to be a mounting bracket for sunroof. Need to take car in to get resolved, did not have time to stay at dealer when I first reported it. 
Dec 2012

17000 mi
Rattling noise in headliner around the passenger sun visor area and around the passenger door 
Dec 2014

50000 mi
Rattle in headliner never fixed. 
Hyundai Genesis in Tennessee, United States
Jun 2011 - Jul 2013
Aug 2011

3000 mi
Defective o ring in power steering pump which made steering the vehicle very difficult. 
Hyundai Genesis in Arizona, United States
Feb 2012 - Dec 2015
Mar 2012

6000 mi
my 2012 genesis had a loose leather cover and not enough support when you sit in the drivers seat they finally decided to take apart and add more insulation,it seems better but not as smooth as passenger side i might take it back to the shop 

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2012 Hyundai Genesis 4dr Sedan

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

Hyundai Genesis in Washington, United States
Sep 2012 - Dec 2015
Oct 2012

4000 mi
Excessive noise from right front in city driving. Dealer states tire noise only 
Hyundai Genesis in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2011 - Dec 2013
Jan 2012

6240 mi
Faulty Centre Console Lid - Replacement ordered. Active (swivelling) Front Headlights not working - Still under investigation. Also: Steering Wheel position sometimes loses its memory and audio system switches itself on sometimes when you start the car. 
Mar 2012

9300 mi
Front parking sensor requires replacement - parts ordered. System 'beeps' every time car comes to a stop.  Rear view Camera out of alignment. Now fixed. Problem with swiveling headlights remains. Was reported as fixed, but no. Front Parking Sensor system malfunctioned causing system to beep repeatedly every time vehicle came to a full stop. New sensor ordered and fitted to fix problem. 
Mar 2013

32860 mi
Transmission was not as smooth as when new & appeared to be getting worse. Transmission also slow to change down when accelerating. Dealer tried re-flash of transmission computer but did not improve condition. Hyundai authorised replacement. Steering Wheel Position memory malfunctioned intermittantly. Memory module replaced. Problem now worse than before - no longer intermittant as it ghanges position every time now!! Drivers Sunvisor mirror cover was stuck closed. Sunvisor was replaced. Now OK. Drivers Seat Cushion centre panel was badly wrinkled. Dealer ordered a new centre panel for seat and replaced it. Repaired seat cushion is as bad or worse than the original. Dealer is ordering new complete seat cushion. 
Jun 2013

39060 mi
Drivers Seat Cushion foam and cover replaced. some seat trim was broken during re-installation. parts were ordered and fixed within three days. Fuel Tank not venting properly during fill-ups causing constant stops of gas pump. 
Hyundai Genesis in Korea, South
Sep 2011 - Dec 2014
Apr 2012

5760 mi
Engine check light stayed on. Dealer claimed there was a TSB (software upgrade) and that should probably resolve the issue. 
Sep 2012

9920 mi
The front grill had begun to peel so that the chrome was spotty. 
Aug 2013

16700 mi
My Smart Cruise Control System was displaying a warning. The dealer diagnosed and had to replace the Module Assembly for the Auto Cruise System. 
Hyundai Genesis in New Jersey, United States
Sep 2011 - Jan 2012
Jan 2012

5000 mi
Audio sound doesn't work occasionally. 
Hyundai Genesis in Texas, United States
Oct 2011 - Dec 2015
Jul 2012

15000 mi
The perimeter sensor stopped working.  Also the TPMS light sometimes comes on. Might be Texas temps. The check engine light flashed intermittently. Dealer says problem was caused by use of a automobile radar detector. Dealer disconnected battery and reset auto. 
Aug 2012

15500 mi
Perimeter parking system does not work. The dealer discovered that the perimeter sensor module had never been installed, ordered one from Hyundai and installed it. 
Apr 2015

47700 mi

US $300
Active Cruise Control module failed 

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2012 Hyundai Genesis Repair Histories

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