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2007 Hyundai Sonata Engine Problems

140 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2007 Hyundai Sonata. 21 of these members (15%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 34 engine repairs to 2007 Hyundai Sonatas--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently 2007 Hyundai Sonata problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Chart based on 190 repairs.

2007 Hyundai Sonata engine repair cost distribution

Chart based on 14 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   Throttle position sensor was bad and the car was in "limp mode" and had to be towed into the dealership. 
27900 C $688 Persistent engine check light on. Brake sticking. 
32860   Timing belt replaced under warranty 
27000   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 US $569 check engine lite on... error code P0011. Replaced oil control valve leaking intake manifold Gasket .. replaced gasket 
99000   no-start condition. Car towed to repair shop. Diagnosed as bad fuel pump. Replaced fuel pump 
17000   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 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   Intake manifold gasket leaked. Replaced. OCV (Oil control valve) for timing advance was malfunctioning. Replaced. Warranty items.  
48000   lean fuel mixture - leaky intake gasket replaced under warranty 
66000   Intermittent check engine light on for day, off for several - found an oil valve was faulty. extended warranty covered repair. 

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