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 suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (5%)

$500 - $999 (5%)

$100 - $499 (15%)

< $100 (76%)

Chart based on 41 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

32240 mi Electronic Power Steering (EPS) light came on when I started the car in the morning. Had to drive to work with no power steering. For the afternoon drive back home, everything seemed fine. Brought car to dealer for service. Work was covere 
34440 mi Steering rack replaced under warranty. EPS light came on in summer of 2013 and car lost power steering for a day. Ok next day but garage did software update. Happened again in December and dealer said steering rack to be replaced. 
52700 mi Replaced power steering rack after recall. 
19420 mi Changed the shock absorber and stabilizer bar 
29760 mi Link broken on both front wheel. 
35960 mi Changed front right and front left top plate. 
41540 mi Changed front left and front right link kit. 
44020 mi

C $50
2 front top plate Shock absorber broken Shock absorber boots protector were loose 
58060 mi

C $130
1x Link kit broken 
58900 mi

C $130
Link kit broken. Replaced with a new aftermarket part. 
117000 mi

US $250
Small plastic bushing or some such in steering rack had worn, caused a knock when turning steering wheel. 
26040 mi Had a front fender replaced due to a small collision. Noticed that the steering wheel was skewed several degrees after picking up car. Straightening and alignment performed by the dealer. Inner-shoulder front tire wear as a result. 
59520 mi

C $240
Rear suspension knuckle (broken sleeve), 

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2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring 4dr Wagon

138-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

104000 mi

US $1600
electronic power steering control unit went out. Intermittantly had issues with ESP and ESC lights coming on during driving 
47000 mi

US $92
Power steering failed. Fixed by update to car computer software. 
30000 mi Power steering went out. First dealer only reflashed software. Failed again the next day. Second dealer replaced the steering column and bolt - safety lock. 
53940 mi During transmission repair, tech noticed EPS/ESC light on. Determined steering column was faulty. Replaced column. 
19500 mi Dealer checked alingment, Said everything was ok didn't touch it. 
20000 mi Dealer performed the electrical steering calibration again. (step required after alignment) and change steering settings (set it to soft turn). car was still pulling right. 
22000 mi I did some alignment check on my own then I have the dealer bring the regional engineer. Explain the problem and took pictures, put old rear tires in the front and re-aling. No more pulling. 
22500 mi

US $60
3rd party alingment found toe Ok but camber slightly different, loose everything and retightened, perfect 0.85º. Rear side, right wheel almost 2º. Loosen and readjusted but not completely OK. No way to adjust, aftermarket bar needed. 
101540 mi

C $700
Rear left wheel bearing driver outer tie-rod 
33000 mi Damaged bushing in steering column repaired under warranty 
21000 mi Electric Power Steering. Safety recall for EPS failures. Power steering unit replaced multiple times but kept failing. Car kept at dealer. Loaner car provided. Manufacturer eventually reprogrammed software for new unit and flashed update. 
20000 mi wheel alignment wheel alignment 
27200 mi power steering moter noise 
620 mi Car pulls to the right Same problem of pulling to the right 
1240 mi Car was pulling to the right. As the 4th trip to dealer, service manager was involved. The right rear wheel needed realignment. Problem is fixed. 
6820 mi

C $55
Same problem with car pulling to the right from date of purchase. It was repired in August 2010 after 4 trips to the dealer. Installed winter tires and problem returned. 
26740 mi

C $150
The car still pulls to the right, even with the balancing and alignment just completed; in fact when we first drove the car off the lot we had the problem and after 4 trips to the service desk when balancing, alignments and rotating the tires did not work 
8000 mi Power steering failed. 
14880 mi power steering light came on and power steering failed; dealer repaired under warranty. 
1000 mi Front drivers side suspension spring creaks when body moves Creak in the drivers side front end. Lubed the whole front end, replaced the drivers side strut twice, problem was resolved at this time by replacing the drivers side spring. 
8000 mi I never received a recall notice. I ended up doing it on my own because I knew the vehicle wasn't riding right when it went over bumps so I brought it in and informed them of the recall. 
8104 mi

US $42
Struts installed. Recall parts installed to front struts. Informed that squeak in hatch was not from hatch piston. Have to schedule a new appointment for car to go to bodyshop to diagnostic where squeak is coming from. 
9000 mi Allament of car ! not fixed this week!! 
60140 mi

C $700
Suspension leeking 
66400 mi

C $1000
leaking oil in the rear suspension 
68800 mi

US $360
Steering Flex Coupler Bushing worn - replaced. 
94800 mi Warranty Recall for momemtary low of power steering. Steering was tested on dealers computer and a computer reflash was done to the vehicles steering computer module. 
67700 mi Front end noise. Can't remember the name of the part but they didn't have to cover it and did anyway because I reported noise before 60,000 

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