2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring Hyundai Elantra Touring 2010

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2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring repairs by problem area

Engine (7%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (4%)

Brakes and Traction Control (12%)

Suspension and Steering (27%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (21%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (18%)

Other (10%)

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2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring brake repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (11%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (16%)

< $100 (74%)

Chart based on 19 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring 4dr Wagon

138-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

88000 mi ESC turns off randomly, or after too much turning, often at slow speeds on back or side roads 
34720 mi Defective brake switch affecting ESC and rear brake lights activation was replaced under a safety recall at the dealer in under 45 minutes. 
31040 mi Car is parked outside and on very cold days, the parking brake warning light stays on even when the brake is released. The brake isn't actually catching but the handle is not going down all the way. After about 5K, light goes off. 
35500 mi Upon release, parking brake lever did not go all the way down, causing brake light to remain on. However, did not effect actual braking. Dealer did repairs but brake light still comes on when lever released. 
43400 mi Parking brake handle was pulling up too far, parking brake was ineffective. Disassembled and greased all parts. 
50406 mi

C $250
Front rotors delaminated and needed replacing. Pads / rotors were replaced. 
29760 mi

C $450
Parking brake slipping. 
23000 mi Brake switch malfunction caused the stability control 'Off' light to remain constantly illuminated even though the ESC was not disabled. Switched replaced and problem has not returned. 

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2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring 4dr Wagon

138-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

10000 mi The ESC light went on when the brake lights stopped working. I have another Hyundai tha was recalled for the same issue so I knew it was the brake switch. This car has not been recall for that but they use same components! NHTSA? 
50000 mi ABS problems, the brake light switch was replaced as part of a recall campaign 
101000 mi The ESC issue that was a recall on other models, which I tried to tell the service manager was the same issue I was having, is now a recall issue on my model. 
39060 mi

C $2300
Replaced all 4 brakes, pads and rotors 
6000 mi

US $40
ESC light came on. they reset it. 
9000 mi ESC off light was coming on and staying on, they replaced a few parts but came back on....once in shop unable to replicate it so we will wait and see if it happens again 
17000 mi ESC still coming on sporadically when sold. 
13000 mi ESC OFF light comes on when it should not. Replaced brake light switch. 
28000 mi Squeak in break pedal. Problem not solved. 
40000 mi

US $205
Emergency brake adjuster was sticking. Was cleaned, adjusted and reassembled, tires were balanced. 
53000 mi Stability control light kept coming on. Brake switch was replaced. 
12000 mi Key switch between to lock up. Dealer couldn't find the cause & don't fix. Also the gas cap door pops open sometimes. They ordered a new door, but the key locking up was a big letdown! A salesperson ask us if we would consider trading?? 
54560 mi

C $1200
parking brake cables completely rusted. had to replace entire assemblies + cables 

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