2010 Hyundai Sonata Hyundai Sonata 2010

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2010 Hyundai Sonata repairs by problem area

Engine (29%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (10%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (6%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (24%)

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

Other (10%)

Chart based on 70 repairs.
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2010 Hyundai Sonata engine repair cost distribution

$2500+ (12%)

$1000 - $2499 (12%)

$500 - $999 (6%)

$100 - $499 (12%)

< $100 (59%)

Chart based on 17 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2010 Hyundai Sonata

Engine not specified

50000 mi

US $3500
Catastrophic engine failure of unknown origin. Repair estimates more than $3500 

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2010 Hyundai Sonata 4dr Sedan

249-horsepower 3.3L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

42000 mi Lost power while driving on Interstate 65. Went into limp mode and made it to next exit. Car towed to dealer. Diagnoses was failed TPS. Replaced throttle body under warranty. Tow was also covered under Hyundai Roadside Assistance. 

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2010 Hyundai Sonata 4dr Sedan

175-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

63300 mi Canister valve not working. 
93000 mi Also needs fuel tank vent and filter assemble. Check engine light. Recommend. Service and reflash computer 
102000 mi

US $584
Install sop vent valve. Replace the Evaporate filter. Code. P0449. 
84000 mi Radiator sprung a leak 
19220 mi GPS malfunctioning again. Another update was performed. 
293000 mi

US $72
Throttle body cleaning and MAP senor replacement. 
52000 mi Throttle Position Sensor and other problems 
16000 mi Oil pan was replaced. Thread where screw goes that allows for draining oil was busted. Repaired under warranty as all oil changes had been done in Hyundai dealerships. 
35000 mi

US $60
drive belt replaced 
67000 mi

US $1000
drive belt needed replaced per dealer as it was "worn and cracking". I replaced the drive belt, and it was worn of course, but it was not cracking at all. 
70800 mi

US $440
Accessory Belt tensioner needed replaced - was squeaking after putting new belt on. failure to start reliably, but idle was ok, getting some misfire codes. cleaned throttle body plate and car has worked normally since. 
92300 mi

US $1035
oil pan had been leaking; replaced and new installed by dealer - labor & parts $450 

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2010 Hyundai Sonata 4dr Sedan

175-horsepower 2.4L I4 5-speed manual FWD

63240 mi

C $3000
fan/drive belt 
14880 mi

C $400
Loss of coolant on several occasions, noticed by myself, but topped up. On inspection dealer noticed leak at attachment of hose, part replaced, new coolant, problem solved. Check engine light, no other symptoms although could have been coolant problem. 

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2010 Hyundai Sonata 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

26660 mi

The engine light went on and they checked it to be Bank1/Sensor1 oxygen sensor. 
29140 mi The car went on a "forced limited RPM". Checked the codes and it pointed out to acc. pedal sensor. Cleaned the sensor connection and reset the codes. Car ran fine after that. 

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