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Hyundai Tucson repairs by problem area

Engine (22%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (11%)

Suspension and Steering (19%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (26%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (10%)

Other (4%)

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Hyundai Tucson brake repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (33%)

$500 - $999 (56%)

$100 - $499 (11%)

< $100 (0%)

Chart based on 9 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2012 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

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

22320 mi

C $400
Rear Brake job. Replaced rear rotors and brake pads 

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2011 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

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

17940 mi Faulty brake switch-traction control and down hill assistance lights ON on the dash board. 
27280 mi

C $220
Escessive rust buildup on the rotors 
82000 mi Pads and rotors replaced 

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2011 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

176-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

620 mi Warped brake disk rotors. Front. 
15300 mi Having occasional prob with being unable to turn ignition key. Can't release steering wheel either. Service unable to duplicate. 
20700 mi A traction control light came on and prevented me from placing the car in reverse or park. I was told it was a bad electronic indicator on the wheel / braking system. It was fixed within an hour and no problems since 

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2011 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

165-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

29140 mi

C $550
Brake pads worn, and rotors grooved... replaced. 

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2011 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

165-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

37820 mi

C $1000
Front rotors and pads were worn out. 
48980 mi

C $350
Left rear Caliper seized. Replaced under ext. warr. However, both rear rotors and pads needed changing. 1st time since new. Not bad considering mileage and how we drive. 

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2010 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

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

10000 mi Shudder in brake pedal and steering wheel when applying brakes, on any downhill terrain, especially when cold to not fully warmed up, brake-wise. Dealer tech said they could not duplicate and did not notice condition. 
13000 mi Front brake shimmy under frim braking. Dlr 'turned' front rotors. Not my choice of way to fix a yr old car. They cleaned pads. It feels better now, but front rotors are less than oem thickness. Also did some reflash of ECM. 
39700 mi CPU kept thinking the wheels were spinning and flashed the dummy light. 
9300 mi Rear brake noisy at slow speed. Replace the pads 

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2010 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

176-horsepower 2.4L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

42780 mi Warning lights for stability control Replace brake switch 
54540 mi

C $700
Replaced tires and complete brake and alignment job, amount shown does not include tires. 

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2008 Hyundai Tucson

Engine not specified

66960 mi

R 2000
Kickback on brake pedal 

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2008 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

140-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

52680 mi

US $210
Change the front brake rotors due to excessive wear. Pads also. 

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2007 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

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

37253 mi

C $600
had car back from dealer just four days after spring tune up when noticed strange noises when brakes applied. took it back and they found $600 repairs on breaks. Unfortunately, the warranty expired 2 days before I noticed problem at 60k. 
48980 mi

C $1775
another break problem. only 19k since last break repair. this one cost more. $800.00 

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2007 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

140-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

15752 mi

$615
Replaced front wheel rotors 
43400 mi Replaced front wheel rotors 

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2006 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

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

42160 mi

C $800
Replaced brake pads & rotors 

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2006 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

173-horsepower 2.7L V6 4-speed shiftable automatic AWD

53940 mi

C $140
Replaced rear brakes and drums. 

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2006 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

140-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

46000 mi

US $460
All four disc brakes had to be replaced and rotors turned. First time this had to be done since purchasing the vehicle new. 
52700 mi brake pads replaced. I am also asking for installation cost for cruise control but unable to get it and got it installed. The repair done was noticed during routine checks and was then scheduled for some bushing replacement. 

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2006 Hyundai Tucson 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

15500 mi Front disc re-skimmed @ 25,000 service (vibration under braking). Problem cured. (email 092107) 

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2005 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

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

42000 mi

US $350
Front brake pads and rotors were replaced. 
75500 mi

US $400
New front rotors needed 
51000 mi ESP Off sensor intermittently came on 
50000 mi

US $200
Replaced rear rotors 

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2005 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

173-horsepower 2.7L V6 4-speed shiftable automatic AWD

105000 mi

US $565
ESP (Electronic Stability Program) in 2005 Tucson would not stay on. Dealer said a code indicated a bad steering angle sensor. It was replaced and system appears to be working. 
65000 mi Rear pad worn and rotors needed resurfacing 
88000 mi

US $240
Shuddering when braking. Took to shop and replaced brakes. 
72000 mi New brakes needed. 

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2005 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

140-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

108000 mi

US $250
parking brake laminate wore out pad fell off 

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