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2011 Hyundai Tucson repairs by problem area

Engine (15%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (11%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (9%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (39%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (13%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 75 repairs.
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2011 Hyundai Tucson repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (4%)

$500 - $999 (2%)

$100 - $499 (20%)

< $100 (74%)

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Chart based on 50 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2011 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

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

Hyundai Tucson in British Columbia, Canada
Feb 2011 - Mar 2016
Jul 2012

17340 mi
Faulty brake switch-traction control and down hill assistance lights ON on the dash board. 
Hyundai Tucson in Wisconsin, United States
Mar 2011 - Aug 2017
Jun 2011

4000 mi
Engine light appeared, called dealer and took in vehicle. Manifold air intake needed to be replaced. Dealer ordered parts and replaced.  
Hyundai Tucson in New Brunswick, Canada
Apr 2012 - Mar 2017
Aug 2013

29080 mi
Gearshift would not go into Reverse or Park, when stopped with engine running. Had to turn engine off and restart. Dealer replaced Brake Switch to correct problem. 
Jan 2014

26500 mi
Vehicle alarm goes off periodically, when vehicle is unattended, for no apparent reason (at least half a dozen times in last 2 months). Dealer could find nothing wrong with any related systems. Still a mystery. 
Mar 2014

34720 mi

C $112
Door open light came on/off when driver door slightly pushed/pulled. Door jam was damaged by slamming seatbelt buckle in it causing button to not make full connection. The button was shimmed, which solved problem and previous vehicle alarm activation. 
Jul 2014

37500 mi
Both front sway bar links had play, causing rattles at low speeds. Dealer replaced front sway bar links and road tested vehicle. 
Apr 2016

51240 mi
Front timing cover was leaking. Was resealed, road tested and re-checked for leaks. 
Hyundai Tucson in Texas, United States
Jul 2010 - Sep 2012
Apr 2012

17000 mi
Brake light switch short. 
Hyundai Tucson in Nova Scotia, Canada
Mar 2015 - Jun 2018
Jun 2015

22320 mi
Blower motor was making a chirping sound at low speeds. The blower motor was replaced under warranty. 
Oct 2017

43918 mi

C $475
Front brakes were grinding. 
Dec 2017

44640 mi

C $115
Battery (original) was weak and needed replacement. 
Hyundai Tucson in Manitoba, Canada
Feb 2011 - Jul 2016
Nov 2012

13820 mi
Brake switch sticking, causing transmission to lock up. 
Feb 2013

16720 mi
Replace thermostat 
Aug 2013

20540 mi
Replace brake switch for second time 
Jan 2014

16580 mi
Car having trouble starting. Battery replaced. 
Dec 2014

31000 mi
Replace temperature sensor on transmission 
Jul 2016

45260 mi

C $1000
Rotors rusted torsion bar worn. Replaced all rotors pucks and torsion bars 
Hyundai Tucson in Arizona, United States
Jul 2013 - May 2016
Sep 2013

67000 mi
The steering is stiff, and requires constant correction. You cannot drive with a light grip on the wheel. You must firmly grip the wheel. By the time you have went 100 mile your hands are tired. 
Oct 2015

103500 mi

US $301
A transmission line burst open while traveling. The Car had to be towed to a dealer and the line was replaced, new fluid was refilled and the transmission was checked and performs well. 
Hyundai Tucson in Nevada, United States
Aug 2010 - Sep 2014
Apr 2011

7000 mi
dead spot in trans at 35 to 45 at times. reset values in computer. so far it seem to be working ok. floor mat will not stay on pin. they have ordered new floor mat 
Jun 2011

10000 mi
replaced floor and mats 
Aug 2011

12000 mi
key chime stays on when key is removed 
Jan 2012

15000 mi
brake light switch failed. 
Hyundai Tucson in Illinois, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2018
Dec 2013

56000 mi
Ventilation fan squeaked on position 1 
Sep 2014

70000 mi
Right front wheel bearing bad 
Apr 2016

97800 mi
Replaced leaking rear struts 
Jan 2017

96000 mi

US $300
Replaced ignition coils on all 4 cylinders 
Jun 2018

133000 mi
Error code P7103 with transmission shifting funny. Cleared code problem cleared. 
Hyundai Tucson in New Brunswick, Canada
Oct 2010 - Jan 2015
Jun 2011

6200 mi
Rattle in back. Was the hatch. Adjusted latch to tighten hatch against vehicle. 
Aug 2013

30320 mi
Noise in front end. Dealer installed spacers in both the left and right front axles. 

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2011 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

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

Hyundai Tucson in United Arab Emirates
Dec 2012 - Sep 2015
Jun 2015

51460 mi

¤70
R/h Pax window cannot be closed by dedicated switch but can be closed by the master switch on the driver's door. Sun roof opens but cannot be closed. Starts to close but then goes back due to a sensing problem.Can be forced to close by pushing on the sunroof in the closed direction while operating the motor to close. Cruise Control When attempting to increase the speed with the cruise control accel switch, cruise control disengages. 
Hyundai Tucson in Oregon, United States
Aug 2013 - Dec 2014
Sep 2014

41000 mi
Oil pan gasket started leaking 
Hyundai Tucson in Florida, United States
Jun 2012 - Aug 2013
Aug 2012

20300 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 
Hyundai Tucson in Maryland, United States
Apr 2011 - Jun 2018
Jun 2012

5000 mi
Check engine light. First time, they found no code. Second time they found stored {P0711) a few days later they found P0713, both related to transmission fluid temperature sensor. On last trip sensor replaced - tech bulletin 11-AT-010. 
Oct 2014

15200 mi
Having occasional prob with being unable to turn ignition key. Can't release steering wheel either. Service unable to duplicate. 
Hyundai Tucson in New Hampshire, United States
Jan 2011 - Oct 2011
Mar 2011

4000 mi
Very poor gas mileage. Not receiving what sticker says I should get for mileage. 
Oct 2011

18000 mi

US $55
Steering wheel locked, could not shift car. Bad brake sensor. 
Hyundai Tucson in Maryland, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2018
Jul 2013

39000 mi
floor mat on driver came loose and would not reattach 
Sep 2013

41000 mi
First dealer replaced hose on transmission. Car had ceased to move after stop. second trip, different dealer. replaced transmission. when I picked up the car from the first dealer, it was hesitating when I tried to accelerate. By the time I got to the dealer, it hiccuped and coughed when I tried to go after stop. 
Dec 2013

47000 mi
windshield washer fluid would not come out. a hose was loose. 
Dec 2016

94000 mi
driver door would not open from the inside. the entire interior door panel had to be replaced. 
Apr 2017

99000 mi
replaced dome light. $180, covered by extended warranty. Air conditioning broke. 
Hyundai Tucson in British Columbia, Canada
Jul 2013 - Sep 2017
Aug 2013

26840 mi
A/C fan making noise 
Dec 2013

31000 mi
Replaced sunroof motor. 
Hyundai Tucson in Maryland, United States
Mar 2016 - Jan 2018
Jun 2016

62000 mi

US $1100
Bushings and collar replaced on front driver side. Noise was noticeable. 
Oct 2017

79000 mi

US $500
Replaced driver rear brake caliper, pads and rotor. Caliper was binding and pads and rotor smoking. 
Hyundai Tucson in Nebraska, United States
Jun 2011 - Jan 2013
Aug 2012

20700 mi
Brake switch that releases lock on console to shift the transmission was replaced. Very common from what I have read on the web. 
Hyundai Tucson in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2011 - Dec 2016
Mar 2014

27280 mi
Engine surges at idle when cold. 
May 2014

28580 mi
HVAC system does not switch change modes - floor, dash, defrost 
Jun 2014

33480 mi
Rear license plate light assembly no longer stays fixed to rear hatch. Clip holding light fixture broken. 
Jul 2014

33980 mi
No volume on radio/CD. 
Sep 2014

35340 mi
HVAC system does not completely change air flow from floor to front vents. Vent door appears to not be sealing or changing position completely. 
Nov 2014

36580 mi
Plastic light assy above license plate cracked and would not stay attached 
Feb 2016

52860 mi
Driver side door switch failed causing interior lights to turn on/off intermittently. Door open warning light intermittent. 
Aug 2016

78740 mi

C $100
When shifting into reverse the backup camera fails to display on dashboard nav system display. Screen goes blank. 

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2011 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

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

Hyundai Tucson in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2011 - Jun 2014
Jun 2012

11780 mi
Tear in the driver's seat caused by rubbing from the seat reclining lever. Back of lever is abrasive, and seat side is vinyl. Seat material replaced, but expect problem will return. 
Jan 2013

15500 mi

C $400
Fog lamps weren't working after brought in for service 
Feb 2014

22180 mi

C $180
Blower fan bearing problem... making noise.... replaced on warranty. 
Mar 2014

24800 mi
Blower motor actually replaced (parts ordered, last trip. 
Jun 2014

24800 mi
Engine service light comes on intermittently - O2 sensor problem 
Hyundai Tucson in Illinois, United States
Jul 2011 - Sep 2013
Aug 2011

6000 mi
Engine light on but computer showed no history of problem so light reset. Loose rear view mirror reattached. 
Sep 2011

6000 mi
Engine light on again. Service manager said they need to speak with a Hyundai specialist who was on vacation. They are leaving my file open unti further information can be found to remedy the issue with engine light. Update: went away on own. 
Nov 2012

13500 mi
cooling hose split 
Apr 2013

16200 mi
brake switch out which helps control gears out so I could not move transmission out of drive 
Hyundai Tucson in Alabama, United States
Dec 2012 - Mar 2013
Jan 2013

17700 mi
Brake pedal traction pad, and rear wiper. 
Hyundai Tucson in Kansas, United States
Mar 2013 - Jun 2014
Aug 2013

30000 mi
Received notice that circuit board was being replaced. 

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2011 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

165-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Hyundai Tucson in Nova Scotia, Canada
May 2011 - Jun 2018
Aug 2013

30380 mi
Vehicle Immobilizer unit stopped working. Unit was replaced under warranty. 
Nov 2015

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. 
May 2017

57040 mi

C $325
Had both front control arm bushings replaced under warranty 

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