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2007 Hyundai Santa Fe repairs by problem area

Chart based on 398 repairs.

2007 Hyundai Santa Fe repair cost distribution

Chart based on 77 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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2007 Hyundai Santa Fe

Engine not specified

Hyundai Santa Fe in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2007 - Mar 2010
Jul 2007

620 mi
Air bag sensor... faulty ground 

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2007 Hyundai Santa Fe 4dr SUV

242-horsepower 3.3L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Hyundai Santa Fe in Texas, United States
Mar 2007 - Jul 2013
May 2007

720 mi
A/C recharge. High pressure valve leaked. Valve replaced and system recharged under warranty. 
Hyundai Santa Fe in Quebec, Canada
Jan 2007 - Mar 2015
Apr 2007

2480 mi
leaking windshield, at 1st I thought it was the sun/moon roof, but in fact was the windshield 
Mar 2010

32860 mi
changed a link, front passenger side, seems like a steering link from what I understood 
Apr 2010

33852 mi
Brought in my 07 SF, was diagnosed with 2 sensors in gas tank to be replaced on warranty, 1 was for check engine light, the 2nd is for gas gauge fluctuation, dealer says its knowledge of hyundai and this is being seen more and more,  
Jul 2011

50840 mi
air bag light went on, part is ordered and will be replaced on warranty, said it comes from driver side steering where air bag is. 
Jun 2014

89900 mi

C $1000
massive pothole, stuck bearing check engine light on, due to gas tank sensor and a gage not working 
Hyundai Santa Fe in Alabama, United States
Mar 2007 - Jul 2010
Apr 2007

1000 mi
Loose bolt on strut tower. Made a light squeaking noise. Problem diagnosed and fixed ASAP without an appointment in less than one hour. 
Sep 2007

9000 mi
Oxygen sensor faulty. Caused the car to run a little rough at times and sometimes "jerky". Installed new oxygen sensor. 
Mar 2010

40000 mi
Blower for a/c and heater quit working. Replaced transistor. Repair successful. Part ordered during first trip, arrived quickly and installed quickly. Excellent service and turn-around. 
Hyundai Santa Fe in Nova Scotia, Canada
Jan 2007 - Mar 2010
Mar 2007

6820 mi
Car wouldn't start. BCM had to be changed 

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2007 Hyundai Santa Fe 4dr SUV

242-horsepower 3.3L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Hyundai Santa Fe in British Columbia, Canada
Nov 2006 - Jun 2010
Jun 2007

2480 mi
Air conditioning not working at all. 
Feb 2008

5580 mi
Yet another attempt to fix the air conditioning. When the repair was attempted they noticed more seals were leaking and this requires more parts and another trip to dealer for repairs. Otherwise the vehicle has performed remarkably well. 
Apr 2008

6200 mi
Finally, after 18 months the air conditioning is fixed. 
May 2008

6820 mi
Engine light came on, stopped vehicle immediately and called dealer. Dealer chose to tow vehicle (wasnt necessary), and diagnosed problem as a faulty O2 sensor. Parts were ordered. Parts installed. No further problem. 
Jul 2008

7440 mi
Far back passenger seat will not lift into position. Latching mechanism that holds it in place will not release when handle is pulled. Dealer noted problem and held the vehicle at the shop for one day but did not fix problem. Another appointment was made. 
Sep 2008

9300 mi
Cable was placed back into bracket and tightened.  
Feb 2009

11780 mi
Slight clunking noise in the front suspension. Diagnosed as worn link assembly, both sides, to front sway bar. Problem due to bad street conditions in local area ? Parts replaced and problem solved. 
Aug 2009

16740 mi
Weather stripping for drivers side door was falling apart, part ordered and replaced. 
Hyundai Santa Fe in Colorado, United States
Apr 2007 - Mar 2010
May 2007

11000 mi
No front dome light. Dealer replaced the front map lights to come on when the dome light in the passerger compartment came on. Very good repair and very good customer service. 
Sep 2007

15000 mi
Also the trim that is in between the front seats is bowing up. It is the part that the shifter comes through and the little storage tray where the buttons for the heated seats and A/C are located. Part ordered. The driver's side window was squeaking. 
May 2008

24000 mi
Took in for normal oil change. Had the maintenance tech check the electrical plug in the back of the car. It would not play my son's Playstation during a trip. Kept tripping the circuit. New moduel ordered. 

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2007 Hyundai Santa Fe 4dr SUV

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

Hyundai Santa Fe in California, United States
Feb 2007 - Mar 2010
Mar 2007

1000 mi
Leaking windshield washer hose 
Hyundai Santa Fe in Kansas, United States
Jan 2007 - Sep 2007
Feb 2007

3000 mi
Oil change, activate automatic door locks to lock at 12 mph, repair inop temp indicator on trip computer, rebalance tires. 
Apr 2007

4000 mi
The airbag light came on again and wouldn't go out. The dealer ended changing out another airbag sensor somewhere on the fender to fix it. Successful repair.  
May 2007

8000 mi
The airbag light came on again and wouldn't go out. The dealer checked the pins at the junction box and tightened the connection (there is a TSB out on this particular issue). Successful repair.  
Jun 2007

8000 mi
The airbag light came on again (4th time) and wouldn't go out. This time the dealer replaced the junction box and checked the pins in the connector for serviceability (there is a TSB out on this particular issue). Successful repair.  

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2007 Hyundai Santa Fe 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Hyundai Santa Fe in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2007 - Mar 2010
Apr 2007

3000 mi
rear 115V power outlet. the power inverter was no good rear 115V power outlet. the power inverter was no good 

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2007 Hyundai Santa Fe Repair Histories

216 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2007 Hyundai Santa Fe. 111 of these members (51.4%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 398 repairs to 2007 Hyundai Santa Fes--an average of 1.8 per vehicle--have been reported.

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