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2010 Hyundai Tucson repairs by problem area

Engine (6%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (4%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (30%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (30%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (17%)

Other (8%)

Chart based on 53 repairs.
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2010 Hyundai Tucson repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (2%)

$500 - $999 (2%)

$100 - $499 (11%)

< $100 (84%)

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Chart based on 44 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2010 Hyundai Tucson

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Hyundai Tucson in Ohio, United States
Dec 2010 - Jan 2011
Jan 2011

6000 mi
rear tail light assembly drawing moisture 

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2010 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

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

Hyundai Tucson in British Columbia, Canada
May 2010 - Mar 2018
Sep 2013

21700 mi
Random occurrence of the shifter locking in drive position. Brake/trans sensor replaced to tell the computer the vehicle may be shifted into park. Replaced while waiting on warranty. 
Hyundai Tucson in Florida, United States
Nov 2010 - Feb 2013
Aug 2011

12000 mi
TSB for the rear reflectors (bulletin explained they couldn't be seen well enough to comply with the law). The cargo cover would no longer retract into the bar that holds it in place. 
Hyundai Tucson in Wisconsin, United States
Aug 2010 - Jun 2015
Aug 2013

39300 mi
CPU kept thinking the wheels were spinning and flashed the dummy light. 
Mar 2015

63000 mi
Heater fan repair 
Hyundai Tucson in Florida, United States
Apr 2010 - Mar 2018
Dec 2014

50000 mi
AC control panel - AC light became intermittent - AC still worked. m=Module replaced under warranty. 
Sep 2017

61000 mi

US $408
Door locks and rear hatch lock operated intermittantly/ Lock module needed replacement. Lock parts were ordered incorrectly. Dealer has reordered. 
Dec 2017

62000 mi

US $400
rear door lock module 
Hyundai Tucson in Florida, United States
Jul 2010 - Dec 2011
Sep 2010

4000 mi
The speedometer was reading eractic. The first time they thought it was a fuse. The second time they replace senors. The third time they replace senors and the whole speedomter display digital guages on the dash 
Hyundai Tucson in Michigan, United States
Feb 2010 - Sep 2013
Jun 2010

6000 mi
needed new water pump; replaced under warranty; no issues since 
Jun 2012

40000 mi
Replaced noisy blower motor. 
Apr 2013

52500 mi

US $195
Battery was completely dead and not chargeable. Upon inspection, it was found the dealer had installed the auto-dimming mirror incorrectly, putting a constant draw on the system. 
Hyundai Tucson in Florida, United States
Mar 2010 - Jun 2013
Jul 2011

22000 mi
Vehicle transmission would get stuck. Issue with the connection between the brake and the transmission. 
Apr 2012

33000 mi
Radio and Navigation system had no audio. 
Hyundai Tucson in Indiana, United States
Feb 2010 - Oct 2011
Mar 2010

1000 mi
Front bumper cover clip not attached under drivers side headlight. Removed bumper cover and reattached. Problem resolved. 
Dec 2010

19000 mi
Tech found climate control blower motor bearing bad. Ordered new part. climate control blower motor replaced. problem resolved. 
Hyundai Tucson in North Carolina, United States
Apr 2010 - Jul 2017
Jul 2010

3000 mi
The power cable that runs from passenger side window switch to window lift motor had come loose from the motor; was re-connected by dlr tech, and good to go, in 20 mins. 
May 2011

10000 mi
Shudder in brake pedal and steering wheel when applying brakes, on any downhill terrain, especially when cold to not fully warmed up, brake-wise. Dealer tech said they could not duplicate and did not notice condition. 
Dec 2015

51000 mi
Had both front wheel bearings replaced: noise at speed was noticeable from 25 mph to almost unbearable, at highway speed. Dealer blamed brake rotors. Independent diagnosed bad front wheel bearings. They were shot at ~51,000 miles. 
Sep 2016

58000 mi
CEL and code read was P O711, Trans Temp Sensor. Took 3 trips to Dlr for them to 'find code' and arm wrestle on warranty coverage. It was finally covered: installed new harness. 

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2010 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

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

Hyundai Tucson in Antigua and Barbuda
Jan 2011 - Feb 2011
Feb 2011

7440 mi
Squeaking in chassis subsection while driving, gets worse when you drive over bumps or on uneven roads, dealer claims there some area in the subsection that needed tightening. This was done, but noise returned after two days. 
Hyundai Tucson in Quebec, Canada
Mar 2013 - Sep 2013
Apr 2013

39680 mi
Rear suspension noise below 60 km/hr. Replace rear right suspension little arm. 
May 2013

40880 mi
Sunroof making noise when closing and sometimes reopen by itself. 
Jul 2013

42780 mi
Warning lights for stability control Replace brake switch Front passenger shock major oil leak. Replace front passenger shock (in stock) and  ordered driver side shock. 
Aug 2013

43480 mi
Sunroof did not close and open correctly ie cracking noise and very slow. Replace the complete sunroof assembly including glasses. Oil leak front driver side shock Replace shock Passenger door did not lock. Have to lock the door before closing it. When we put the car on park, passenger door open by itself. Rear hatch inoperative. Passenger door dismantled, lock actuator disconnect and recoonected + rebooting system 
Hyundai Tucson in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2013 - Mar 2018
Nov 2017

56420 mi

C $80
Rattle over bumps, replace front sway bar links. 
Hyundai Tucson in Alberta, Canada
Jan 2017 - Mar 2018
Dec 2017

58900 mi

C $1500
steering rack needed replaced 
Hyundai Tucson in Quebec, Canada
Jan 2011 - Mar 2013
Mar 2011

4960 mi

C $120
Suspension noise over bumps; parts ordered for dash rattle 
May 2011

6820 mi
Dash rattle not yet repaired 
Jun 2011

7440 mi

C $48
Dash rattle mentioned twice from january. Told that is a design problem (multiple parts joined that rattle) 
Mar 2013

17980 mi
Dash rattle never successfully fixed. Dash VSD Off and 4WD Lock lights going random on in transit. If car stopped and engine turned off and on lights turning off. 
Hyundai Tucson in Arizona, United States
Jul 2013 - Jun 2014
Oct 2013

48200 mi
Suspension made large creaking noise in the rear when turning. Had it in three separate times, was not properly fixed. After rear struts replaced, was told noise was normal. Noise was very loud and noticeable, not just a small stress squeak. 
Hyundai Tucson in Quebec, Canada
Dec 2010 - Mar 2011
Jan 2011

9920 mi
squeaks on rear end suspension if going over bumps,dealer ordered new shocks to be installed. knocking sound on front and rear suspension when going over bumps, dealer found loose on top rubber (bushings) he injected some urethane and noise is gone. 
Mar 2011

9920 mi
returned for same last problem which was the knocking noise at the back suspension. noise returned after last decided to get rid of the vehicule.customer service and the product were bellow average. 
Hyundai Tucson in New Brunswick, Canada
Feb 2010 - Apr 2015
Jul 2012

42340 mi
Lost all audio, have to replace NAV radio. Not covered by Hyundai Canada since warrantied to 60k. Dealer acquired refurbished unit for $300. and agreed to absorb the cost. Problem occurred about 3 or 4 months ago but thought it my action. 
Jan 2013

52080 mi
Initial audio problem was fixed, radio replaced with refurbished unit which also had problems and was replaced by the dealer without charge. No problem since. 
Apr 2015

75640 mi

C $603
Tie rod on one side replaced 
Hyundai Tucson in Nova Scotia, Canada
May 2010 - Dec 2011
Dec 2010

5580 mi

C $40
Noise coming from front end after driving over bump. Dealer inspected and found loose jounce rubbers in front end. Solution was to urethane both front jounce rubbers. Dealer replaced rear wiper blade - owner paid for replacement. 
Hyundai Tucson in Alberta, Canada
Feb 2010 - Jun 2017
Aug 2016

47740 mi

C $300
Check light for emmisions systems on. Hard to start, had to crank. Mechanic cleaned gunk from throttle body. Ordered a missing air cleaner clamp. Same light came on the next day but then had missing clamp replaced and no problems since. 
Hyundai Tucson in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2010 - Jul 2012
Jan 2011

5580 mi
Radiator was leaking 
Jan 2012

16120 mi
Sway bar end link on left side rear is clunking. Dealer replacing end link under warranty. 
Hyundai Tucson in Washington, United States
Apr 2010 - Mar 2018
Dec 2012

42000 mi
HVAC fan motor bearing was making noise at the 2 lowest setting. The fan motor was replaced. 
Mar 2016

103000 mi
Wheel lugs were stripped during tire rotation. Two lugs were replaced. 

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2010 Hyundai Tucson 4dr SUV

161-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Hyundai Tucson in South Africa
Sep 2011 - Jun 2013
Aug 2012

38420 mi
Aircon fan motor vibration. The fan was opened, ran, stopped, fitted again. Vibration was gone. Suspect foreign material. Will monitor. Loose screw noise from under driver's airbag/hooter plastic cover. Screws were tightened again. Issue resolved. 

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