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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe Transmission Problems

Percentage of 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe repairs by problem area

Chart based on 86 repairs.

2004 Hyundai Santa Fe transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 22 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

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

124700 mi US $2000 transmission failure 

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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 4dr SUV

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

128000 mi US $3500 After repeatedly having the vehicle in for evaluation for a transmission "thunk" when cold, it finally failed. AFTER the warranty ran out. 
103000 US $1800 lost 4and 5th gear,plus reverse,dealer wouldnt warranty.replaced with used tranny from 2005 santa fe with 20,000miles. 
104000   loud clunking noise in drivetrain,hyundai dealer said was tranny just replaced,used tran under warranty.took 2nd shop,replaced transfer case.still not fixed.unplugged rear differential myself.runs fine in front drve. 

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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 4dr SUV

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

46500 mi C $750 Car wouldn't stay running after start. Dealer indicated that the crankshaft RPM sensor failed. Repaired under warranty. 

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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 4dr SUV

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

91000 mi   Rear differential wearing leading to driveline play and noise at highway speeds. 
146000   Clunk in the driveshaft turned out to be a failing transfer case coupling. Vehicle sold rather than face very expensive repair. 

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