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2006 Hyundai Tucson repairs by problem area

Chart based on 71 repairs.

2006 Hyundai Tucson repair cost distribution

Chart based on 23 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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2006 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

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

Hyundai Tucson in New Brunswick, Canada
Jul 2006 - May 2010
Apr 2007

14880 mi
Cup holder broke 
Jun 2009

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

Hyundai Tucson in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2006 - Mar 2010
Sep 2008

53940 mi

C $140
Replaced rear brakes and drums. 
Hyundai Tucson in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2006 - Mar 2010
Sep 2008

20000 mi
Automatic climate control display changed from Fahrenheit to Celsius and remained this way until dealer changed setting back to Fahrenheit. Only lead technician knew how change this setting, so had to return to dealer a later time.  
Hyundai Tucson in New York, United States
Mar 2007 - Mar 2008
Jan 2008

5000 mi
Rear seatbelt replaced. 
Hyundai Tucson in Illinois, United States
Nov 2006 - Mar 2012
May 2008

15000 mi
Cassette Player completely broken. Replaced headunit. 
Jun 2008

16000 mi
Radio screen was broken/flickering. 
Jul 2009

26000 mi
Traction control warning was illuminated, resolution was to replace the brake switch which was/is soon to be a recall (but had not been mailed out yet). 

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2006 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

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

Hyundai Tucson in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2007 - Jul 2011
Aug 2007

18000 mi
The arm rest assembly had to be ordered for replacement because it cracked and broke. 
Apr 2008

28000 mi
The front bumper air bag sensor had become corroded and needed to be cleaned and lubricated. 
Mar 2009

41000 mi

US $125
Drivers side control arm for anti-sway bar was bad. Replaced control arm and anti-sway bar. Thankfully the mechanic noticed it. Poor design by Hyundai. 
Jun 2009

42000 mi

US $25
A faulty oxygen sensor was causing the engine to die. 
Apr 2010

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. 
Feb 2011

54000 mi
The passenger side front lower control arm needs to be replaced due to a rubber bushing failure. The part had to be ordered and I will have to return the car for installation once the part comes in. The passenger side front lower control arm had to be replaced due to a rubber bushing failure. The repair was done successfully on the second trip. 
Jun 2011

56000 mi
The power steering rack is leaking. They ordered a new one which should arrive within a week. Car will return for installation. I had to call-after two weeks of waiting-to see if part was in, it was. I left the car for the day, went to pick it up and the lower front fascia had not been replaced. That done, I left. The repair was needed...the car steers better now. 

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2006 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

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

Hyundai Tucson in Trinidad and Tobago
Aug 2006 - Jun 2015
Jun 2008

19840 mi
Air bag light kept coming on. 
Sep 2008

21700 mi

$35
No brake lights. Defective switch. No air blowing from air conditioner. Defective blower, part not available at dealer. 
Mar 2010

35340 mi

$500
Replaced tie rod ends 
May 2010

36580 mi

$1000
Replace stabilizer links, front shocks, Align. 
Sep 2010

39680 mi

$100
No brake lights. Replaced defective brake switch. 
Aug 2011

48980 mi

$1480
Change right cradle arm. Right & left CV joints. 
Aug 2014

79360 mi

$200
Leaking radiator. Replaced Radiator 
Dec 2014

83080 mi

$100
Replaced valve cover gasket 

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2006 Hyundai Tucson 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Hyundai Tucson in United Arab Emirates
Aug 2006 - Sep 2007
Aug 2007

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

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2006 Hyundai Tucson 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

Hyundai Tucson in Alberta, Canada
Sep 2006 - Mar 2010
Aug 2007

21080 mi
IS an engine noise when is cold. Several visits to the dealership but no luck to find the source of the problem. 
Hyundai Tucson in Swaziland
Jan 2007 - Jul 2009
Jun 2007

11160 mi
Radio system malfunctioned 
Mar 2009

32860 mi
Aircon pump faulty. 
Apr 2009

34100 mi
Air conditioning pump replaced. Bearings seized. 

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2006 Hyundai Tucson Repair Histories

76 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2006 Hyundai Tucson. 25 of these members (32.9%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 71 repairs to 2006 Hyundai Tucsons--an average of 0.9 per vehicle--have been reported.

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