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9.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
113,672 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

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2001 Hyundai Accent transmission problems

transmission problem

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2001 Hyundai Accent Owner Comments

problem #2

Jan 012007

Accent

  • Automatic transmission
  • 155,343 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

the car is f*cking cheap! won't shift out of 3rd gear and REVS REALLY HIGH when trying to drive on the freeway. it feels like the engine will blow up if i go above 100KM. i never got it fixed because it would cost more than the car is worth. but now i have to pay TONS OF MONEY for gas because since it revs high all the time, it guzzles gas! it's like i'm driving a truck... it's had a few other problems as well but this is the most annoying one. please don't buy ths car. i know it's cheap... you might be tempted... but please don't buy it!

- , Edmonton, AB, Canada

problem #1

Apr 062007

(reported on)

Accent GS 1.6L I4

  • Automatic transmission
  • 72,000 miles

I was driving my car like usual when i realized after a stoplight that my car didnt shift into 1st at the red light but instead stayed in 3rd. After that i realized that it not only didnt shift down to 1st or 2nd, but that it also wouldnt shift into 4th. it was kind of a pain in the ass driving along at 45mph doing around 4000 rpm. It still shifts into reverse and park, so i know it isnt completely shot, but i have no clue as to why it wouldnt shift from 3rd

- , Maple Grove, MN, USA

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