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2012 Hyundai Sonata Repair Histories

106 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2012 Hyundai Sonata. 27 of these members (25.5%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 63 repairs to 2012 Hyundai Sonatas--an average of 0.6 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 2012 Hyundai Sonata problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

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Chart based on 63 repairs.

2012 Hyundai Sonata repair cost distribution

Chart based on 5 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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2012 Hyundai Sonata 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 274hp 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Hyundai Sonata in Minnesota, United States
Feb 2012 - Sep 2014
4700 mi   Rough shifts. Transmission temperature range sensor replaced 
Hyundai Sonata in Kansas, United States
Nov 2011 - May 2013
2000 mi   vehicle pulls to the right in all weather and all road types 
9300   XM radio constantly displays "loading XM" and will not load XM. Dealer said XM radio connection was loose in the radio/antennae. They tightened the connection which fixed it for a week, now XM still does not work. 
12000   Radio replaced due to faulty XM module. Radio is working now. However the dealer damaged the dashboard near the radio while installing the new radio. I had to bring the car back to the dealership to get the dash fixed to how it was before. 
Hyundai Sonata in Illinois, United States
Sep 2011 - Feb 2012
2000 mi   Battery dead 2 days in a row. Defective battery-at least 1 dead cell-replaced under warranty while I waited. 
Hyundai Sonata in Ohio, United States
Aug 2011 - Sep 2014
1500 mi   after three visits squeek finally isolated to allignment dowels on rear subframe rubbing against holes in body. Solution was to remove subframe and drill hole diameter larger. no problems since 
49000   AC comprssor makes intermittent excess noise and intermittly blows warm air 

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2012 Hyundai Sonata 4dr Sedan

200-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Hyundai Sonata in Missouri, United States
Apr 2012 - Jun 2012
  Thumping noise when going over bumps are imperfections in road surface at low speed. Dealer unable to fix problem. Dealer replaced vehicle with new 2013 Sonata. 
Hyundai Sonata in Utah, United States
Jul 2011 - Sep 2014
5000 mi   Wheel alignment and electronic sensors were tweeked 

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2012 Hyundai Sonata 4dr Sedan

198-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Hyundai Sonata in Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 2011 - Jan 2012
1000 mi   Steering pull to right 
3000   steering pulls to right, tsb fix unsuccessful improperly applied paint on roof 4th attempt to repair right pull 5th attempt to fix right pull 
5000   Still pulled to the right when sold. improperly applied paint on roof 
Hyundai Sonata in Ohio, United States
Dec 2011 - Jan 2013
6800 mi   Heater hose was improperly installed at the factory. Service manager said the he has seen a number of this repairs for this model of Sonata 
12000 US $93 Right Front Caliper was corroded need cleaned and lubricated 

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2012 Hyundai Sonata 4dr Sedan

166-horsepower 2.4L I4 Hybrid 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Hyundai Sonata in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2012 - Aug 2012
4960 mi   Passenger side seatbelt adjuster will not move out of place. Dealer removed trim and performed temporary repair to enable movement of the sliding mechanism--replacement parts ordered. 
4960   Dealer replaced passenger seatbelt adjuster and cover assembly (as it showed signs of stress when adjuster malfunctioned). 
Hyundai Sonata in Illinois, United States
Jan 2012 - Feb 2013
1000 mi   BlueLink never has reported mileage. Radio failed to power on this week. Pulling fuse and reinserting restored radio, and now BlueLink is showing correct mileage. 
6000   Radio would shut off and fail to power back on. It was determined there was an internal short, and radio was replaced. 

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