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2012 Hyundai Veloster Repair Histories

49 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2012 Hyundai Veloster. 19 of these members (38.8%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 46 repairs to 2012 Hyundai Velosters--an average of 0.9 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2012 Hyundai Veloster repairs by problem area

Chart based on 46 repairs.
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2012 Hyundai Veloster 3dr Hatch

138-horsepower 1.6L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Hyundai Veloster in British Columbia, Canada
Aug 2011 - Jan 2015
1420 mi   DRLs would sometimes not turn back on after temporarily turning off during an active turn signal. Did not affect headlights, safety or visibility. Recall notice was issued, software reflashed and problem solved. 
7440   Gauge cluster had a needle which was stuck for the first 10 seconds on a cold start. (tach) Cluster was replaced under warranty. 
29780   Brake fluid leak from caliper, recall Passenger window didn't always open when commanded. Replaced motor. 
37820   Ticking noise from front axle area on certain low speed maneuvers. Narrowed down to the front axle and axle nuts. Dealer replaced left front axle. 
46080   Replaced washer in steering column to fix clicking noise when turning. 
47740   Replacement of shift cable connecting the shifter to the transmission. A squeaking noise was occurring when moving the shifter left from neutral (to first, second or reverse). Replacement of roller tappet to correct ticking noise which was steadily increasing in volume. Noticeable from idle through 3500rpm. 
Hyundai Veloster in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2011 - Aug 2012
3000 mi   ECM unit reflash required. 

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2012 Hyundai Veloster 3dr Hatch

138-horsepower 1.6L I4 6-speed automated manual FWD

Hyundai Veloster in Texas, United States
Feb 2012 - Mar 2014
13000 mi US $30 XM radio drops radio ID. Service couldn't replicate problem. Nothing was done. Passenger window won't roll down sometimes. Service could not reproduce problem. Nothing done to fix it. Hesitation when shifting between 1st & 2nd gear. Nothing done to replace it, they said it was "performing as designed" 
14000   Replaced antenna to fix previous radio issue. 
15000   Replaced head unit. 
Hyundai Veloster in New Jersey, United States
Oct 2011 - Apr 2014
24000 mi   noise coming from transmission dual-clutch was damaged, replaced throw out bearing damaged, replaced flywheel damaged, replaced axle seal broken, replaced all caused by a flaw in the dual-clutch. 
44000   crank pulley 
Hyundai Veloster in Maryland, United States
Oct 2011 - Mar 2015
15300 mi   Had rattle coming from windshield (outside) plastic cowl on the drivers' side. Dealer confirmed the rattle when driven over bumps or imperfections in road. Dealer applied a "rattle kit" to the underside of the cowl, which solved the issue. 
29700   Sunroof began to squeak when closed & driving. Annoying... Tech sprayed "Hyundai Silicon Spray" around circumference of rubber seals of sunroof, and this solved the problem. Took all of 5 minutes of his time. 
Hyundai Veloster in New York, United States
Apr 2012 - Mar 2015
5000 mi   Driver door rattle 
Hyundai Veloster in California, United States
Feb 2012 - Sep 2012
6000 mi   passenger window was not working 
Hyundai Veloster in Washington, United States
Aug 2012 - Mar 2015
7700 mi   Diagnosed non-working touchscreen on car's audio head unit. Could not fix; had to order replacement heat unit. 
8000   Left rear brake caliper failed, sticking/dragging on rotor. Had to be replaced under warranty with new caliper. 
10000   Stereo head unit was replaced due to faulty touchscreen. 
24000   Engine warning light came on during long out trip out of town, car ran very poorly, pinging heavily and struggling up grades/during acceleration. Faulty knock sensor. None in stock, so reflash as stopgap. 
27000   Asked local dealership try to diagnose/repair (if applicable) previously reprted problem with engine and throttle hesitation/knocking. Dealership said it could not identify problem and that no diagnostic error codes were reported. 
Hyundai Veloster in Ohio, United States
Feb 2012 - Dec 2013
7000 mi   tire pressure issue 
10000 US $31 steering wheel was pealing.Repalced at no cost. 

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2012 Hyundai Veloster

4-cylinder automated manual 2WD

Hyundai Veloster in Wisconsin, United States
Oct 2011 - Sep 2013
1000 mi   Nav system was giving incorrect directions. Re-booted the system then re-set the parameters. 
15000   Rear rotors replaced under recall 

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