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2007 Hyundai Sonata Engine Problems and Repair Histories

138 TrueDelta members own a 2007 Hyundai Sonata. 31 of these members (22.5%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 32 engine repairs to 2007 Hyundai Sonatas--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2007 Hyundai Sonata problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2007 Hyundai Sonata problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2007 Hyundai Sonata problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2007 Hyundai Sonata repairs by problem area

18% of the 2007 Hyundai Sonata repairs were to the engine, 2% to the transmission, 14% to the brakes, 8% to the suspension, 32% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 17% to the body and trim, and 8% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 173 repairs.

2007 Hyundai Sonata engine repair cost distribution

Of the 2007 Hyundai Sonata engine repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 8% cost less than $100, 46% between $100 and $499, 23% between $500 and $999, and 23% more than $2500.

Chart based on 13 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2007 Hyundai Sonata

Engine not specified

Hyundai Sonata in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2010 29000    
30000 0 Timing chain failure, dealer did repair under warranty coverage, went to pick up after 3 days and found leaking oil in their lot, dealer took 2 more days to repair oil leak. 
 

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2007 Hyundai Sonata 4dr Sedan

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

Hyundai Sonata in Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2007 8680    
35960 0 Vibration felt in cabin when A/C compressor engaged. Issue appears to have been caused by engine cooling fan. Fan removed - bearings in track of fan casuing "out of balance" condition when fan spinning at high rpm. Fan replaced under warranty 
 
Hyundai Sonata in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2008 35000    
45000 0 Throttle position sensor was bad and the car was in "limp mode" and had to be towed into the dealership. 
 
Hyundai Sonata in Quebec, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2009 22320    
27900 688 Persistent engine check light on. Brake sticking. 
32860 400 Timing belt replaced under warranty 
 
Hyundai Sonata in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2006 0    
27000 0 Throttle position sensor going bad. Technician replaced the wrong sensor and misdiagnosed problem even though it is a common and widespread problem with Hyundai. Replaced throttle position sensor. 
 

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2007 Hyundai Sonata 4dr Sedan

162-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Hyundai Sonata in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2006 0    
143000 450 Exhaust System needed repairs, flex pipe replaced, 250 
193000  
Hyundai Sonata in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2007 14000    
69000 569 check engine lite on... error code P0011. Replaced oil control valve leaking intake manifold Gasket .. replaced gasket 
99000 850 no-start condition. Car towed to repair shop. Diagnosed as bad fuel pump. Replaced fuel pump 
103000  
Hyundai Sonata in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 15000    
17000 0 Ignition key cylinder would not let key turn. Unable to start car, towed under original recovery plan. Dealer replaced cylinder, no direct cost as still under warranty. 
22000  
Hyundai Sonata in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 23000    
44000 30 Car failed to start - called roadside assistance and they couldn't get it to start, either. Towed to dealer. The car started for them.  
75000 0 Intake manifold gasket leaked. Replaced. OCV (Oil control valve) for timing advance was malfunctioning. Replaced. Warranty items.  
 
Hyundai Sonata in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 23000    
48000 0 lean fuel mixture - leaky intake gasket replaced under warranty 
66000 0 Intermittent check engine light on for day, off for several - found an oil valve was faulty. extended warranty covered repair. 
112000  

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