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2004 Hyundai Sonata Repair Histories

69 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2004 Hyundai Sonata. 23 of these members (33.3%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 67 repairs to 2004 Hyundai Sonatas--an average of 1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2004 Hyundai Sonata repairs by problem area

Chart based on 67 repairs.

2004 Hyundai Sonata repair cost distribution

Chart based on 28 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 Sonata 4dr Sedan

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

Hyundai Sonata in Colorado, United States
Feb 2011 - Jun 2014
55000 mi US $80 speedo & c.control worked intermittently.replaced vehicle speed sensor 
63000   Door locks not working electricly(to unlock,locking worked O.K.)The lights flash and I could hear the lock relay click,but no action.Solution;the door lock relays are located behind the fuse block by drivers seat.R&R the relay,clean contact. 
Hyundai Sonata in Florida, United States
Mar 2010 - Jan 2012
151000 mi   Paint on door handles peeled 
Hyundai Sonata in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2010 - Mar 2015
116000 mi   Rear passenger brake backing plate totally rusted and was rubbing on rotor. So I removed the portion of the backing plate that was rubbing, since it was rusted through it came off easily. ASked the dealer to look at this 20K miles ago. 
150000   tape deck won't accept a tape cartridge 
156000 US $116 Check engine light, scan code showed both oxygen sensors faulty. replaced both sensors.(sensors 1 on banks 1&2) 
161000   rear shock leaking, had to change the struts and do a four wheel alignment. 
170000   Single stoke windshield wiper button doesnot work anymore. Alos the car self loks the doors . Like it's haunted. 
178700   O2 sensor 
Hyundai Sonata in Ontario, Canada
May 2008 - Mar 2010
56451 mi   Replace fuel sending unit 
57040   Replace rear sway bar bushings due to loud squeeking noise. 
62000 C $1  
Hyundai Sonata in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2010 - Jan 2012
170000 mi US $220 coolant replaced and AC charged found leak in compressor. estimate $1,400 debating whether it is worth to get it done with the high mileage. 
178000   Total AC assembly with timing belt kit and water pump replaced 
179000   Passenger side fan was replaced for $235 by Craig Radiator 
187000   Replaced front and rear brakes with rotors 

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2004 Hyundai Sonata 4dr Sedan

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

Hyundai Sonata in California, United States
Jun 2011 - Sep 2014
62000 mi   Serpentine belt and tensioner replacement. 
69000   CEL for unknown reason. Reset with no ill effects. 
70000   Driver's side headlight failed- again. 
81300   Right boot torn, boot and axle replaced. 
82000   CEL on: misfire due to worn or improperly replaced engine seals causing oil and coolant to leak. 
Hyundai Sonata in Arizona, United States
May 2009 - Nov 2010
69000 mi US $99 Check engine light reading indicates 'Crankshaft Position sensor not working.' 
71000   Front Passenger side Engine mount worn out and replaced 
Hyundai Sonata in California, United States
Feb 2010 - Apr 2015
60700 mi US $256 Auto car button in driver door panel shorted out and locks would only lock, not open with the FOB or button inside the car. 
69500   Drivers side headlight burnt out and owners manual states to remove the headlight assembly to replace bulb. The repair was quite easy with the right tools, but took almost an hour. 
Hyundai Sonata in British Columbia, Canada
Apr 2009 - Sep 2013
19220 mi   Windshield Wipers stalling after a few seconds of use 
Hyundai Sonata in Oklahoma, United States
Aug 2010 - Jul 2013
99000 mi US $305 Front axle was replaced again. Front axle had been replaced less than a year before by dealer. Very unhappy with dealer. Everytime I take my car to the dealer--they have my car for 2 weeks to a month and the car returns with same problem. 
108000   Car overheating due to faulty thermostat. Replaced thermostat 
109500   Car was running very rough. Had 2 bad coils replaced in engine. This had been taken to the dealer previously but they did not diagnose the problem. They fixed sensors and not what was causing the sensors to malfunction. 
118300   Car was using oil. Replaced valve cover gasket, oil pressure switch. Power steering hose was leaking. Replaced power steering pressure hose 

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