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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe Brake Problems

109 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe. 9 of these members (8.3%) have reported brake repairs for their car. A total of 11 brake repairs to 2004 Hyundai Santa Fes--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe brake repair cost distribution

Chart based on 29 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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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 4dr SUV

turbocharged 111hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 5-speed manual AWD

82000 mi £350 the abs system is playing up, both front reluctor rings are cracked due to corrosion on the constant velocity joints. 
123500   Brakes very poor. Fault determined as severe corrosion to F/O/S discs, causing ventilated discs to split apart under pad pressure. Replaced both front discs and pads. 

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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 4dr SUV

200-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

80000 mi US $800 Replaced brake pads, turned rotor, etc. and had oil changed. 

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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 4dr SUV

173-horsepower 2.7L V6 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

98000 mi US $250 Replaced pads 
69440 C $375 Loss of brakes was diagnosed as a leaky brake line. The brake line needed to be replaced and the brake fluid replaced 
79360 C $40 Loud banging/clunking from rear when reversing, once per wheel revolution. Other mechanics couldn't find a problem. Parking brake was sticking - plate had shifted. Diagnosed by pulling parking brake going forward, resulted in loud squeal. 

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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 4dr SUV

173-horsepower 2.7L V6 4-speed shiftable automatic AWD

90800 mi C $898 Master Brake Cylinder was shot. Required either rebuild or new. Couldn't get a good rebuild, had to go with new. Found during replacement of rotors and pads, front and back. 
103540   front Calipers replaced 
92000 US $523 The entire rear brake system was worn out, and needed replacement. My front pads were also worn due to compensating for the bad rear breaks. 

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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 4dr SUV

138-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

176000 mi US $350 warped rotor 

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