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2010 Hyundai Sonata Problems and Repair Histories

63 TrueDelta members own a 2010 Hyundai Sonata. 20 of these members (31.7%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 31 repairs to 2010 Hyundai Sonatas--an average of 0.5 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2010 Hyundai Sonata problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2010 Hyundai Sonata problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2010 Hyundai Sonata problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2010 Hyundai Sonata repairs by problem area

23% of the 2010 Hyundai Sonata repairs were to the engine, 10% to the transmission, 13% to the brakes, 10% to the suspension, 23% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 3% to the body and trim, and 19% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 31 repairs.

2010 Hyundai Sonata repair cost distribution

Of the 2010 Hyundai Sonata repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 13% cost less than $100, 75% between $100 and $499, and 13% between $500 and $999.

Chart based on 8 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2010 Hyundai Sonata

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Hyundai Sonata in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2011 49000    
50000 0 starter working intermittenly, confirmed by hyundai dealer, and replaced. 

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2010 Hyundai Sonata 4dr Sedan

175-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Hyundai Sonata in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2010 13000    
71000 133 Rear disc brake pads were rusted and dragging causing a squealing noise when hot. Went ahead and replaced both front and rear pads with Hyundai OE pads and made sure pad guides were properly lubed with disc brake grease. 
 
Hyundai Sonata in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2012 63000    
64000 0 Canister valve not working. Replace starter. 
80000  
Hyundai Sonata in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2010 9000    
22000 0 Driver side door handle mechanism failed. It was fixed under warranty. 
31000 0 wheel hub made noise, replaced under warranty 
32000  
Hyundai Sonata in Wisconsin, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2011 11000    
24500 80 I noticed a high pitch squeal while driving that disappeared when I applied the brakes. The dealer said that this is a normal occurrence and that the brakes must be cleaned and adjusted every 12-20,000 miles. 
37000  
Hyundai Sonata in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2012 50000    
52000 0 Throttle Position Sensor and other problems 
89000  
Hyundai Sonata in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 28000    
41000 0 my trunk popper switch inside the door of my car was replaced. 
Hyundai Sonata in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2010 8060    
10540 1000 Malfunctioning GPS 
11160 0 GPS upgrade done and now works - no cost! 
20020 0 GPS malfunctioning again. Another update was performed. 
24180 0 Window module needed to be replaced as passengers window stopped working. 
Hyundai Sonata in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2010 2000    
11000 350 Cd Player was not reading most CDs and MP3s. Player also making noise while running. Had to get the player replaced. 
23000 0 Jerky shift from 2nd to 1st gear when the car is decelerating. 
39000  

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2010 Hyundai Sonata 4dr Sedan

175-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Hyundai Sonata in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 10540    
10540 0 Problem since 250km, 4th visit. Finally agreement:double flywheel clutch is faulty - causing RPM drop on engagement/stalling/rough changes. Entire clutch replaced under warranty. In shop 19 days, replacement vehicle provided.  
14880 400 Mechanic discovered part of lining of one rear brake pad had broken off. Both sides - pads replaced, rotors cleaned. Loss of coolant on several occasions, noticed by myself, but topped up. On inspection dealer noticed leak at attachment of hose, part replaced, new coolant, problem solved. Check engine light, no other symptoms although could have been coolant problem. 

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