2007 Hyundai Sonata Engine Problems

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2007 Hyundai Sonata repairs by problem area

Engine (18%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (2%)

Brakes and Traction Control (15%)

Suspension and Steering (8%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (34%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (16%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 208 repairs.

2007 Hyundai Sonata engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (20%)

$1000 - $2499 (7%)

$500 - $999 (20%)

$100 - $499 (47%)

< $100 (7%)

Chart based on 15 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 Sonata

Engine not specified

30000 mi 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

35960 mi 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 
45000 mi Throttle position sensor was bad and the car was in "limp mode" and had to be towed into the dealership. 
27900 mi

C $688
Persistent engine check light on. Brake sticking. 
32860 mi

C $400
Timing belt replaced under warranty 
27000 mi 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

143000 mi

US $450
Exhaust System needed repairs, flex pipe replaced, 250 
69000 mi

US $569
check engine lite on... error code P0011. Replaced oil control valve leaking intake manifold Gasket .. replaced gasket 
99000 mi

US $850
no-start condition. Car towed to repair shop. Diagnosed as bad fuel pump. Replaced fuel pump 
17000 mi 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. 
44000 mi

US $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.  
73866 mi Intake manifold gasket leaked. Replaced. OCV (Oil control valve) for timing advance was malfunctioning. Replaced. Warranty items.  
48000 mi lean fuel mixture - leaky intake gasket replaced under warranty 
66000 mi Intermittent check engine light on for day, off for several - found an oil valve was faulty. extended warranty covered repair. 

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2007 Hyundai Sonata Engine Problems

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