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2005 Hyundai Sonata Repair Histories

38 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2005 Hyundai Sonata. 13 of these members (34.2%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 23 repairs to 2005 Hyundai Sonatas--an average of 0.6 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2005 Hyundai Sonata repairs by problem area

Chart based on 23 repairs.

2005 Hyundai Sonata repair cost distribution

Chart based on 12 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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2005 Hyundai Sonata 4dr Sedan

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

Hyundai Sonata in Ohio, United States
Dec 2011 - Mar 2015
150300 mi US $220 right outer tie rod end badly worn. replaced, and alignment. 
Hyundai Sonata in Colorado, United States
Feb 2014 - Mar 2015
70000 mi   needs to be replaced 
71000 US $185 wheel bearing noisy worn brakes 
73000   Bent front control arm, no alignment done 

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2005 Hyundai Sonata 4dr Sedan

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

Hyundai Sonata in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2010 - Dec 2013
57040 mi   Transmission replaced under warranty. 
Hyundai Sonata in Virginia, United States
May 2013 - Jul 2014
173000 mi US $350 Had crank position sensor and timing belt replaced 
Hyundai Sonata in Rhode Island, United States
Nov 2012 - Jun 2013
80000 mi US $125 Radiator seal leaking. Engine overheated. Replaced seal and replaced anti-freeze 
Hyundai Sonata in Texas, United States
Mar 2012 - Mar 2013
93000 mi US $1100 Oil Leak at valves. Transmission fluid needed change. Spark Plugs and Drive belt change. valve cover replacement After this repair, car started having a thermostat problem. Engine was going hot and car was stalling on the road and hesitating to move. 
Hyundai Sonata in Kazakhstan
Nov 2010 - Jul 2014
65100 mi $150 Engine was knocking under load after cold start. Replaced main and rod bearings. Were really worn. Mechanic indicated oil starvation. Will soon check oil pressure. Probably engine abused by previous owner - run low on oil or used bad filter 
76260   Ball joint (right) replaced due to wear 
85560   Rear right shock absorber replaced due to leak. 
Hyundai Sonata in Indiana, United States
Mar 2012 - Mar 2015
81000 mi   Timing belt/chain module Dealer repaired same issue. 
82000 US $150 # 1 spark plug wire failure to # 4 coil. 
Hyundai Sonata in Ohio, United States
Nov 2007 - Mar 2015
30000 mi   Dome light quit working; dealer tightened electrical contacts free under warranty and it has been working fine since. 
62000 US $770 Increasing frequency of rough idle/misfire problem, finally threw code, replace EGR, replaced spark plug wires and coil packs as preventative measure. 

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2005 Hyundai Sonata 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Hyundai Sonata in Tennessee, United States
Nov 2010 - Jan 2015
96000 mi US $100 A crank shaft sensor was out, causing mistiming on engine. Car would stall and die. This might have been caused by an old timing belt problem (which was also replaced, but not listed above - routine maintenance). Sensor replaced. All good. 
114000   Chrome-looking trip strip came unglued on the driver's side of the car immediately behind the rear door. 
123300   One of the engine mounts had deteriorated and needed to be replaced. 

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