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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
92,000 miles

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2004 Hyundai Accent suspension problems

suspension problem

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2004 Hyundai Accent Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 012009


  • 92,000 miles


The contact owns a 2004 Hyundai Accent purchased January 2006. While driving she heard a loud scraping noise. An independent mechanic stated that the entire lower control arm failed because the bolts that kept the lower control arm secure became loose. The manufacturer was contacted, but they refused liability. Repairs were made at the owner's expense. The failure mileage was 92,000. The current mileage was 93,000.

- Pasadena, CA, USA

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