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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe Repair Histories

Percentage of 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe repairs by problem area

Chart based on 86 repairs.

2004 Hyundai Santa Fe repair cost distribution

Chart based on 62 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

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Hyundai Santa Fe in Nevada, United States
Feb 2010 - Apr 2010
105000 mi US $500 Engine failure. Unable to drive above 40 mph 
Hyundai Santa Fe in Wyoming, United States
Oct 2009 - Mar 2010
75000 mi US $754 Crankshaft sensor needed to be replaced. Timing belt replaced. 

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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 4dr SUV

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

Hyundai Santa Fe in Great Britain
Feb 2010 - Jun 2011
68000 mi £368 new injector 
82000   no. 3 diesel injector was replaced  the abs system is playing up, both front reluctor rings are cracked due to corrosion on the constant velocity joints. 

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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 4dr SUV

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

Hyundai Santa Fe in Illinois, United States
Sep 2008 - Jun 2011
66000 mi US $5 Passenger side brake/tail light burned out. Replaced bulb successfully.  
68000   Fuel vapor recovery systems fault. Replace all parts of system. 
Hyundai Santa Fe in Texas, United States
Oct 2008 - Sep 2013
56000 mi US $260 Was leaking radiator fluid, needed cabin filter changed. Extended warranty paid for new radiator hose and rental car. Two tail lights not burning. 
72000   Replaced timing and accessory belts. Repaired leaking upper coolant hose housing. 
80000   Replaced broken seat belt buckle. Took five days to get buckle.  Replaced brake pads, turned rotor, etc. and had oil changed. 

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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 4dr SUV

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

Hyundai Santa Fe in Ohio, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2011
85000 mi US $550 The heater was blowing cold air, thought it may be the thermostat or the heater unit. Found the problem to be sensors and the repair was made. 
Hyundai Santa Fe in Maryland, United States
Dec 2008 - Sep 2012
106000 mi US $2500 Leaks in low & high pressure lines. Also replace rack & pinion. 
128000   After repeatedly having the vehicle in for evaluation for a transmission "thunk" when cold, it finally failed. AFTER the warranty ran out. 
142000   Pressure valve in fuel tank. 
153000   The car starts then stalls. They replaced several parts but I think it was more of a "let's see if this helps." The problem eventually seemed to go away. 
Hyundai Santa Fe in Minnesota, United States
Dec 2009 - Jun 2011
73000 mi US $296 Replaced throttle position sensor 

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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 4dr SUV

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

Hyundai Santa Fe in Oregon, United States
Oct 2006 - Sep 2010
22153 mi   Radio replaced due to faulty sound controls (i.e. bass and treble resetting to maximum even when turned down). 
74000 US $136 Replaced serpentine belt tensioner due to faulty bearings wearing down the timing cover. 
105000   Tailgate lock actuator failed when operated via power locks/remote keyless entry. Required manual locking and unlocking of tailgate with key and would prevent alarm system from arming. 
125000   Power steering fluid is boiling over out of the reservoir tank. New cap has not stopped the leak. Appointment to inspect the steering system is being made. 
126000   Power steering fluid was boiling over out of reservoir. Dealership discovered clogged filter in tank and replaced tank assembly. Leak no longer present. 
128000   Noticed groaning rear suspension when going over bumps and during flexing movements (i.e. waves in roadway). Dealer diagnosed as left rear control arm bushings worn. Bushing and control arm assembly replaced, noise disappeared. 
144000   Alternator replaced in December, 2008 failed again. Replaced with a new alternator. 
144000   Clunk in the driveshaft turned out to be a failing transfer case coupling. Vehicle sold rather than face very expensive repair. 
Hyundai Santa Fe in Massachusetts, United States
Sep 2008 - Mar 2010
35000 mi   Car wouldn't start. Got it to start then stalled when put into drive. Check engine light on. Towed to dealer. Need crankshaft sensor replacement. Covered by warranty. 

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