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2007 Hyundai Elantra repairs by problem area

Engine (16%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (29%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (24%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (10%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 125 repairs.
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2007 Hyundai Elantra repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (3%)

$500 - $999 (7%)

$100 - $499 (30%)

< $100 (59%)

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Chart based on 96 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2007 Hyundai Elantra 4dr Sedan

138-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Hyundai Elantra in Quebec, Canada
Apr 2012 - Jun 2018
Apr 2014

63640 mi

C $200
Noise from the suspension in the back 
Hyundai Elantra in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2013 - Mar 2014
Nov 2013

103700 mi

US $530
Parking brake needed repair. Built up was severe probably from other services not cleaning so it was hard to get assembly off. This should have been less expensive except for the rust buildup. 
Hyundai Elantra in Ontario, Canada
Jul 2015 - Oct 2017
Aug 2016

100320 mi
Fuel gauge wasn't working correctly. Cost for a new sensor was about CAD 300 (parts+labour). I declined. 
Oct 2016

101360 mi

C $15
bought a replacement light bulb at Canadian Tire. exchanged right headlight. 
Sep 2017

109120 mi

C $300
I had the fuel gauge fixed after a year without it. It cost about CAD 300. They didn't fix it the first time. I had to return 4 weeks later. The dealership kept the car for two days and drove it for 100+km to observe the problem. After the second visit it was fixed. The second visit was also cost free. First visit was august, second was September. 
Hyundai Elantra in Nevada, United States
Oct 2009 - Jun 2015
Nov 2009

3000 mi
I was pulling backward out of my driveway and saw I was about to hit the trash can, so I turned the wheel all the way and it clicked, malfunctioning my EPS. According to Hyundai, this malfunction had never happened before. 
Hyundai Elantra in Oregon, United States
Jul 2009 - Mar 2010
Oct 2009

74000 mi

US $419
Fuel pump losing pressure.  
Hyundai Elantra in Hawaii, United States
Dec 2011 - Jul 2014
Jul 2014

80000 mi

US $300
Blower motor failed. Had it replaced. 
Hyundai Elantra in Washington, United States
Sep 2012 - Sep 2017
Jun 2015

74000 mi
Brake lights not working 
Hyundai Elantra in Colorado, United States
Feb 2013 - Oct 2016
Jul 2013

62000 mi
Engine light on, engine idling rough. Codes P0016 and P0011 indicated dirty/low oil or Camshaft Position Sensor. Oil change had no effect, bought replacement CPS and replaced it. Thought problem was fixed, returned next day. Engine light on, idling rough. Since CPS didn't fix, took it to my mechanic. Replaced CVVT valve. 
Hyundai Elantra in Tennessee, United States
Nov 2015 - Aug 2016
Feb 2016

103000 mi
2nd attempt to repair water leaking into the tail lights. 
Hyundai Elantra in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2009 - Mar 2017
Oct 2012

49300 mi
Air Bag Light 
Hyundai Elantra in Texas, United States
Jan 2008 - Aug 2009
Jul 2008

19000 mi
Brake light switch failed - meaning brake lights were inoperable and cruise control would not disengage when the brake pedal was depressed. 

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2007 Hyundai Elantra 4dr Sedan

138-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Hyundai Elantra in Colorado, United States
Feb 2013 - Sep 2017
Jan 2015

US $35
Check engine light, code indicated purge valve solenoid. Replaced solenoid, cleared codes. 
Hyundai Elantra in Alabama, United States
Apr 2016 - Jun 2017
Apr 2017

157000 mi

US $145
Warning lights going on and off for no reason 
Hyundai Elantra in Ohio, United States
May 2007 - Jun 2013
Apr 2007

3000 mi
HVAC controls stopped working, fan stuck on full and no AC/Heat. Dealership replaced control cluster under warranty. 
Aug 2012

63000 mi
Passanger visor broke. The post that goes into the ceiling is metal, but the cap that holds it in place, and takes all the pressure when flipping the visor, is plastic and snapped off. Replaced under warranty. 
Nov 2012

68000 mi

US $460
Same broken plastic piece as passenger side, but dealer quoted $200 for replacement out-of-warranty. 
Hyundai Elantra in New Jersey, United States
Feb 2011 - Aug 2014
May 2011

75000 mi

US $120
fuel sensor replaced. showing on check engine light would turn off when tank was full. half empty would turn on again. 
Hyundai Elantra in Rhode Island, United States
Dec 2011 - Mar 2018
Sep 2013

64000 mi
Water leaking into trunk, dealer states not covered under extended bumper to bumper warranty, minimum 3 hour charge for labor - not completed. 
Aug 2016

74000 mi

US $120
Ac stopped blowing cold air. stopped working after another two months. Upon recheck dealer claims stone damage to condenser, not covered under warranty. Processed under insurance and repaired by body shop. Covered by insurance 700. 
Jun 2017

74000 mi

US $120
Automatic transmission popped out of lower gears. Something got lubed and all is fine again. 
Hyundai Elantra in Oregon, United States
- Jul 2009
Dec 2008

29000 mi
Rattle noise coming from interior (3 spots) 
Jul 2009

35000 mi
Rattle noise coming from interior (more than 3 spots). Wasn't able to completely fix the problem. 
Hyundai Elantra in Washington, United States
- Sep 2008
Sep 2008

11000 mi
Air bag light remaining on. Dealer replaced "air bag module" under warranty. 
Hyundai Elantra in New Jersey, United States
Jan 2014 - Dec 2017
Jul 2015

96200 mi

US $120
lower oil pan leak. 
Sep 2015

97000 mi

US $300
bad rear wheel bearings 
Sep 2016

102000 mi
Needed front struts 
Hyundai Elantra in South Carolina, United States
Jun 2011 - Oct 2017
Apr 2015

119200 mi

US $500
Car was stalling when idling. Replaced the fuel pump. Driver air bag sensor light on, bad computer, replaced. 
Jun 2017

160000 mi

US $450
Timing belt and water pump. 
Hyundai Elantra in New York, United States
Jul 2013 - Mar 2016
Mar 2016

159000 mi

US $250
two ABS sensors needed to be replaced 
Hyundai Elantra in Ontario, Canada
- Jul 2007
Jul 2007

11160 mi
Transmission failed. covered under warranty so didn't pay anything. really disappointed though. 
Hyundai Elantra in Massachusetts, United States
Jun 2013 - Jul 2017
Jun 2015

123000 mi

US $100
Replaced a sticking caliper. Replaced stabilizer bar links. 
Jul 2016

132000 mi

US $1000
Replaced Front struts and rear shocks Replaced rear shocks Replaced rear rotors and pads ABS Warning light 
May 2017

141000 mi

US $1500
all sway bar ends, bushings in control links were too far gone, replaced entire link assembles replaced broken wheel stud 
Jul 2017

141000 mi

US $50
Shock mount replaced due to clunking sound 
Hyundai Elantra in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2016 - Jan 2017
Jan 2017 Radio/CD Player stopped working. The mechanic tried to fix it but he said its cheaper to replace.  
Hyundai Elantra in California, United States
Oct 2010 - Jun 2018
Feb 2011

30000 mi
Crash Bag Light Stayed On 
Hyundai Elantra in Indiana, United States
Apr 2007 - Mar 2010
Jun 2007

6775 mi
speedometer off 5 miles per hour. Tech stated this was normal. I filed complaint with Hyundai and the Office of Defects Investigation. 
Sep 2007

12662 mi
left turn signal won't cancel...ordered part. 
Oct 2007

12995 mi
two more attempts to repair left turn signal. Two improper repairs performed this month. I ordered the replacement of entire multifunction switch. Corrected problem. No longer go to that dealer. Improper training. 
Nov 2007

15542 mi
glove box rattle, vent rattle. Vent reinsulated and glove box "stops" replaced with updated design. Did not stop rattle in glovebox. I made my own fix by installing small, foam circles similar to furnature anti scuff pads. Fixed problem. design flaw. 
Dec 2007

16440 mi
CSA reprogramming of speedometer per customer complaints!! Speedometer error corrected. Hyundai stops lying to customers and admits speedometer problem. Warranty extended for inaccurate mileage. 
Dec 2009

67000 mi

US $60
Brake pads were dragging on rear due to frozen calipers. Tech advised cleaning and adjusting every 20,000 miles. These are disc brakes and the only ones I ever had that happen to. Poor corrosion resistence. Car still has original brakes at 60% 
Hyundai Elantra in Florida, United States
May 2008 - Dec 2011
Jul 2008

12000 mi
Turn signal stalk would not return after left turn. 
Hyundai Elantra in New York, United States
Mar 2008 - Mar 2016
Jan 2013

68000 mi

US $290
Timing Belt tension system was replaced. Timing belt got lose. 
Nov 2013

80000 mi

US $90
Replaced Driver side end link. Second time doing this. 
Jun 2014

85000 mi

US $150
Replaced front end links. 
Hyundai Elantra in Arizona, United States
Apr 2008 - Oct 2014
Sep 2011

92000 mi

US $300
Leaking oil pan gasket. Replaced. 
Hyundai Elantra in Ohio, United States
May 2007 - Oct 2010
Sep 2007

2574 mi
Seat track replacement DS/Air Bag light on 
Oct 2007

3176 mi
Reprogram PCM for Speedo error 
Jan 2008

5544 mi
Adjust throttle cable/Throttle cable loose and vibrating against firewall. 
Sep 2009

21000 mi
Clunking in front end. Steering tight felt suspension related. Dealer found left front sway bar bushing bad and replaced. Had to return to dealer for replacement of front RH sway bar link. These are normally replaced in pairs but the dealer only had one in stock during last visit so it was not replaced. 
Jul 2010

27000 mi
Air bag light illuminated. Air bag module needed to be replaced. Part not in stock and had to be ordered by dealer. 
Hyundai Elantra in Washington, United States
Apr 2007 - Mar 2009
Jul 2007

8250 mi

US $125
Found the factory rear upper control arm bends/flexes when the suspension moves, which causes camber to go out of specification. Upper arm is not designed properly, this it is unsafe to drive the car. Replaced both upper control arms on rear suspension wi 
Aug 2007

8995 mi
TSB 040-10-010. Recalibrate Speedometer TSB campaign. Speedometer was off by 8 mph. HMC reprogrammed the TCU to accept the speedo cluster in the car. Clusters in the automatic equipped v vehicles are conflicting with the TCU software showing inaccurate sp 
Sep 2007

9150 mi

US $22
Replace battery ground wires. The negative battery ground cable and the existing ground cable from the trans to the chassis was too small causing charging issues. The battery cable is now a 2 gauge wire. The trans to chassis wire now is a 4 gauge cable. A 
May 2008

14000 mi

US $150
Positive battery cables to battery and alternator replaced. Replaced/rerouted auto transmission cooler lines to/from external cooler. 
Jul 2008

15455 mi

US $61
Replaced ground wires from engine to chassis and negative battery cable with 0 gauge cable. 
Aug 2008

16900 mi

US $165
Engine oil/filter change Transmission service. Noticed trans fluid was dark brown and smelled burnt. ATF was overheating due to blockage in the transmission. Had to remove the filter to access the blockage to remove it. 
Dec 2008

20000 mi
TSB for intermittent cluster illumination flicker. TSB instructs tech to replace BCM with a new version. Part ordered.  Steering column clunk. Dealer found the noise on all other Elantras. Noise is normal. R/R seat latch broke. Part ordered. BCM was replaced.  Steering wheel audio control assembly was replaced. R/R seat latch was replaced. Gear selector indicator 3rd gear intermittently flickers. Dealer ordered part to be replaced. 
Jan 2009

20755 mi
Car is presently in the shop again for gear selector flicker. Dealer is unable to figure out what the problem is. Transmission TCC valve inactive when transmission is started out in 3rd gear but is active once the gearshift is put in drive and back into 3rd gear. Trans TCC valve is supposed to work in both 3rd and 4th all the time. Dealer found 3rd gear cluster indicator light flicker issue caused by intermittent electrical short inside A/T. This caused the TCM, instrument cluster to short out the processors. Ordered AT, TCM and cluster and R&R each part. 
Feb 2009

21000 mi

US $150
Diagnosis and inspection by BBB autoline per lemon law dispute. 
Hyundai Elantra in Texas, United States
May 2008 - Jun 2018
Sep 2010

30000 mi

US $198
ABS light came on while cruising at 70 mph. Tires had 3 different tread depths due to two being replaced alignment issue front tires, then damage to sidewall of factory tire. Put newest tire on right front wheel. Speed sensors confused. 
Hyundai Elantra in California, United States
Jan 2008 - Jun 2018
Apr 2011

17000 mi
Sun visor broke off at the hinge/mount. It was replaced for free under warranty. 
Hyundai Elantra in North Carolina, United States
Aug 2008 - Dec 2014
Apr 2011

48500 mi
The seatbelt light on. 
Hyundai Elantra in Massachusetts, United States
May 2010 - Jul 2011
Jul 2011

85000 mi
Under-hood car alarm, went off unexpectedly. Found TSB after many late-night wakeups--dealer did not know about it. Original sensor plunger too short, replaced with longer plunger and computer re-set. Recall for air bag sensors. 
Hyundai Elantra in Michigan, United States
May 2010 - Dec 2012
Jun 2010

43000 mi
NOISY SUSPENSION OVER CERTAIN KINDS OF ROADS 
Hyundai Elantra in Louisiana, United States
Aug 2008 - Apr 2012
Jan 2009

24000 mi
Change the cigarette lighter fuse. 
Sep 2009

30000 mi
Blown cigarette lighter fuse. 
Jan 2012

49800 mi
right rear wheel bearing 
Hyundai Elantra in Alberta, Canada
Mar 2011 - Oct 2016
Mar 2014

70060 mi

C $600
Stabilizer bar. Also tie rod end? One shock as well. 
Hyundai Elantra in Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 2008 - Dec 2011
Aug 2010

98000 mi

US $200
hvac blower needed to be replaced 
Apr 2011

113000 mi

US $266
Check engine light on, replaced stop valve 
Jun 2011

120000 mi

US $15
replaced brake switch. all brake lights not functioning. 
Hyundai Elantra in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2009 - Dec 2015
Jul 2009

23000 mi
Brake light switch replaced 
Mar 2010

29000 mi
Airbag light indicator came on. Dealer indicated problem with passenger side belt buckle. Replaced buckle. 
Sep 2010

33000 mi
Felt 'bump/play' in steering upon acceleration. 
Aug 2012

53000 mi
Car seemed to be slipping (as if on ice) and then would get very sluggish. Was also making a loud clanking noise when hard turns. Dealer decided it was the L/F axle that needed replacing. 
Sep 2012

54000 mi
Thought the new axle was the fix, but the 'slipping' happened again. To the shop, could not replicate. Since the trans fluid was due for changing at 60k (we are at 54k) had it changed. Seemed fine until last week. 'Slipped again'. Annoyi 
Mar 2013

59000 mi

US $1500
Good News - the slipping, clunking and sticking in 3rd gear finally was able to be replicated by the dealer (also had a CEL) when taken in from the trans. Bad News - Needed a new transmission. Not quite the Hyundai quality I expected. 
Jan 2014

50800 mi

US $140
Had a loud clunking noise from the drivers side suspension which was diagnosed as a broken stabilizer bar. 
Aug 2015

82200 mi

US $120
Replaced the front sway bar links 
Sep 2015

83000 mi
Replaced rear shock absorbers Replaced rear pads due to sticking in the 'sliders' and wearing down. Also had to replace L/R rotor due to same issue. 
Oct 2015

83000 mi

US $500
Replaced R/F ABS sensor 
Dec 2015

83000 mi

US $375
Repair shop said we needed front struts. Not replaced. Front tie rods replaced after car was taken in for alignment. Car could not be aligned even after replacement. 
Hyundai Elantra in Ontario, Canada
May 2009 - Mar 2014
Oct 2011

69940 mi

C $60
Washer Fluid Hose became unattached. Took to dealer and b/c not under warranty paid for diagnostic to assess and then re-attach. 
Nov 2011

71920 mi

C $92
Same issue as before. Washer Fluid hose stopped working. Took it in and had it replaced rather than reattached. 
Oct 2013

103540 mi

C $1149
Initially only tie-rod ends were to be replaced. Instead, had to have the Steering Gear system replaced (tie-rods included). 
Dec 2013

106640 mi

C $500
Replacement of rear shocks. 
Hyundai Elantra in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2009 - Mar 2016
Dec 2009

33000 mi
Clunking noise in the left front end. Antiroll bar bushings replaced on both sides.  
Aug 2013

81700 mi

US $800
replaced all 4 struts 
Hyundai Elantra in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2009 - Dec 2013
Jul 2009

19000 mi
Rattle in dash behind instr cluster. Dealer thought AC vent duct hitting other itnms, made their repair. Noise is still there, still sounds like the something in the duct.  
Aug 2009

21000 mi
no action on same problem as July Noise from front suspension front suspension noise attributed to bad sway bar link - replaced lin removed most noise but opposite side nto replaced is suspect as similar occasional seems to be presnt (dealer indcates loosemnes may be present but no enough for warranted repair). 
Dec 2009

23000 mi
Noise in rear suspension - determined by shop to be sway bar links Door handle interior noise - not sure if it is completely fixed. Dash panel noise - heard but not repeatable so no completion. 
Jan 2010

24000 mi
rear sway links, rear spring replaced - warranty 
Jul 2010

25000 mi

US $575
ABS light on, codes thrown indicate front wheelset problem. 
Dec 2011

54000 mi
noise rear susp 
Nov 2013

67000 mi

US $100
RE-REPAIR IF FOGLAMP CKT 
Dec 2013

67000 mi
SEAM LEAK - SEEPING. HYUNDAI DOES NOT REPAIR. TRANSMISSION REPLACED. 
Hyundai Elantra in Idaho, United States
Jun 2011 - Jun 2012
Jul 2011

103200 mi
Intermediate shaft clunking Tie rod ends loose 

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