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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
38,701 miles

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2002 Hyundai Accent brakes problems

brakes problem

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2002 Hyundai Accent Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 132006

Accent 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 38,701 miles


On both 9/27/2004 and 1/13/2006 the rear brake cylinders and shoes had to be replaced because of leaking from the cylinder. On the second occasion, mechanics at doug's lynnwood Mazda/Hyundai did not notice the problem on the original visit (12/2/2005), and I had to bring it to their attention in order to get it fixed.

- Mountlake Terrace, WA, USA

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