2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Hyundai Santa Fe 2013

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2013 Hyundai Santa Fe repairs by problem area

Engine (22%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (11%)

Brakes and Traction Control (11%)

Suspension and Steering (0%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (41%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (11%)

Other (4%)

Chart based on 27 repairs.
See TSBs and recalls for the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe.

2013 Hyundai Santa Fe repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (9%)

< $100 (91%)

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Chart based on 22 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2013 Hyundai Santa Fe 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.3L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Hyundai Santa Fe in Tennessee, United States
Sep 2013 - Dec 2013
Sep 2013

5000 mi
Neg battery cable or terminal required replacement because corrosion was building up 
Hyundai Santa Fe in North Carolina, United States
Sep 2016 - Dec 2017
Jun 2017

48000 mi
AC stopped blowing cold air. Mechanic could not find problem 
Dec 2017

56000 mi
Crankshaft rod bearing causing seizure 
Hyundai Santa Fe in Texas, United States
Aug 2013 - Sep 2014
Aug 2013

3000 mi
AC and fan would stop working while driving. It is a known problem for this new model. Dealer immediately knew the issue and replaced a component of the AC/Blower/Fan system. No charge to me. No issues since. 

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2013 Hyundai Santa Fe 4dr SUV

290-horsepower 3.3L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Hyundai Santa Fe in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2013 - Jun 2016
Mar 2014

9300 mi
Oil sensor leak, causing diminishing oil levels between changes and intermittent Level light to illuminate while operating vehicle.. 
Aug 2015

36600 mi
Rear differential required replacement 
Hyundai Santa Fe in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2017 - Jan 2020
Jun 2017

56420 mi
Replace back-up camera wiring harness 
Jul 2017

50840 mi
Cooling was OK on moderately hot days but on the 1st really hot day it was inadequate registering about 70F at a vent 
Jun 2018

57660 mi
Cooling was OK on moderately hot days but on the 1st really hot day it was inadequate registering about 70F at a vent. Replaced two AC hoses 
Jul 2018

59272 mi
Replace leaking oil pressure sensor 
Hyundai Santa Fe in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2013 - Sep 2014
Aug 2014

18140 mi
thumping noise at slow speed while turn left or right. dealer repl part on trans axle i do not part name. 
Hyundai Santa Fe in Florida, United States
Aug 2013 - Dec 2015
Sep 2014

16000 mi
Replaced auto horn 
Jun 2015

29000 mi
Low on freon 
Hyundai Santa Fe in Washington, United States
May 2013 - Sep 2013
Jun 2013

1000 mi
Left vent on center console flow cover was disconnected from flow control switch. Part was reconnected. 

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2013 Hyundai Santa Fe 4dr SUV

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

Hyundai Santa Fe in United Arab Emirates
Jul 2013 - Dec 2014
Aug 2013

20880 mi
Air conditioner not cooling only blowing air. 

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2013 Hyundai Santa Fe 4dr SUV

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

Hyundai Santa Fe in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2013 - Jun 2018
Feb 2015

30080 mi
Towing trailer and Engine light came on- dealer "updated" the emission computer module??? TSB 
Mar 2015

36580 mi
Estimated distance available at fill ups shows approximately half of what the original mileage should be ever since the engine light came on. Dealer say it will "reset" itself over time. Seriously? It's a computer and it should'nt take a m 
Mar 2018

89900 mi

C $150
rear rotors and pads replaced 

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2013 Hyundai Santa Fe 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Hyundai Santa Fe in California, United States
Mar 2014 - Oct 2016
Dec 2014

29000 mi
Constant creaking over any sort of bump or corner. Turned out to be body panel wear. Had to have Hyundai Engineer visit from HQ to get it fixed. 
Dec 2015

40000 mi

US $114
Battery died. 

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2013 Hyundai Santa Fe 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Hyundai Santa Fe in Florida, United States
Aug 2013 - Jun 2018
Nov 2015

28000 mi
water in rear brake lite housing and front fog lamp housing. Rubber gasket in sunroof broke off left side speed sensor in wheel 
Feb 2016

30000 mi
2nd wheel speed sensor failed 
Jun 2017

50000 mi
Another recall on this POS. Engine recall. Made an appt. for repair. Arrived and was told that no repair can be done since they didn't receive tester instrument. waste my time and patience . trading in Santa Fe next month for Audi. Will never buy another Hyundai. This was my 2nd. 
Sep 2017

52000 mi
2 RECALLS COMPLETED REPLACE HOOD SAFETY LATCH ENGINE PROBLEM 

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2012.5 Hyundai Santa Fe

Engine not specified

Hyundai in Great Britain
May 2016 - Sep 2016
Sep 2016

53000 mi
Front differential blew only a few months after the rear differential had gone. Hyundai refused to carry out repaire under warranty so had to seek legal help. Eventually they agreed so long as I replaced all four tyres although two where new 

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