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pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
4,500 miles

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2002 Hyundai Accent windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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2002 Hyundai Accent Owner Comments

problem #2

Nov 122002

Accent 4-cyl

  • miles


While driving in the snow, the windshield washer fluid din not spray on the driver's side window and caused the driver to have poor visibility. There was no visible kink in the hose leading to the driver's sprayer. Once the temperature had gone above freezing, both the sprayers would work.

- Brockton, MA, USA

problem #1

Jul 072003

Accent 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 9,000 miles
Horn has broken 3 times in the last 7 months. Clutch went at 11,000 miles. Windshield wipers broke at 11,000 miles. Rear brakes need to be taken apart and cleaned because of excessive dirt/road material getting into brakes. Gas mileage poor since 9,000 miles.

- Strattanville, PA, USA

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