2007 Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2007

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2007 Hyundai Sonata repairs by problem area

Engine (22%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (2%)

Brakes and Traction Control (14%)

Suspension and Steering (7%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (33%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (15%)

Other (6%)

Chart based on 221 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.

2007 Hyundai Sonata

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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

108500 mi Check Engine Light just came on. Checked the code myself - issues with Catalytic Converter, it appears. 
120900 mi Check Engine Light on with P0420 code indicating perhaps issues with the O2 sensor or with the actual catalytic converter. Due to the vehicles age and that I intend to only keep it for another 1-2 years. Repair is expensive. 
134300 mi Check Engine light blinking; OBD indicated that all 6 cylinders misfired; read online numerous engine issues identified with '07 Sonata. decided not to repair due to cost vs car resale value. 
63300 mi Oil leak from Valve Cover that was dripping on the alternator. Dealer fixed under warranty, but had to take it in twice to get it fixed correctly. 
45000 mi

US $320
p2106, p1295, p161B Repair was attempted but car would not start easily and ran rough. Kept the car another day and discovered work was not done properly. 
46000 mi

US $400
o2 sensor light. 
49700 mi

US $238
O2 sensor on opposite side quit working. First one replaced in Sept 2012. 
68000 mi

US $100
another O2 sensor. This is the 3rd trip same problem. 
68500 mi They replaced one sensor and a few days later the check engine light came on and it was ANOTHER 02 sensor 
91000 mi leaky valve cover gasket. Covered under warranty. 
104000 mi

US $430
Valve covers replaced at 90K under warranty by dealer. Need replaced again after only 10 mths. Dealer says no longer under warranty. Replaced at 3rd party shop for $200. This was cheaper as doing plugs anyways. No longer trust dealer. 
105000 mi

US $1250
Replaced valve cover gasket that the dealer replaced less than a year ago. Also has plugs replaced as well which requires the removal of the plenum to access the rear 3 plugs. 
61000 mi

US $150
Emission codes indicating small vapor leak, this needs to be repaired before the car will pass a New York State inspection. This did not affect the safety or the driving of the car. 
63000 mi

US $524
Emission system, small vapor leak, O ring and a plastic tube was replaced. Emission system, left lower Oxygen sensor fault. 
42000 mi Cleaned throttle body 
116000 mi

US $300
Replaced leaking valve cover gaskets. 
78700 mi

US $600
Fuel pump seal wore out resulting in check engine light. No performance hit but repair required the removal of my back seats. 
66340 mi Oil leak from engine block. Diagnosed by dealer saying gasket needed to be replaced. 
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 
64500 mi

US $20
Pcv valve clogged 
27900 mi

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

C $400
Timing belt 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. 
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. 
48000 mi check engine light 

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2007 Hyundai Sonata 4dr Sedan

162-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

57000 mi MAF replaced. 
65000 mi

US $850
Random stalling. MAF and throttle body replaced. Dealer claimed K&N air filter damaged them. K&N tested parts, found no defects, probably only needed to be cleaned. K&N refunded repair cost, seeking settlement with Hyundai of Wesley Chapel. 

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2007 Hyundai Sonata 4dr Sedan

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

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.  
78000 mi

US $500
New 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. 
143000 mi

US $450
Exhaust System needed repairs, flex pipe replaced, 250 
243000 mi

US $350
Oil Pan was leaking, need to be replace because of Rust 
248000 mi Engine blew after 248,000 miles . 
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 
160000 mi

US $3700
Engine blew out and car would not start at all! 
79000 mi

US $15000
evaporative emissions 
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. 
146700 mi

US $450
Ignition key cylinder failed - key would not work 

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