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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
9,279 miles

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2012 Hyundai Accent lights problems

lights problem

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2012 Hyundai Accent Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 202012

Accent 4-cyl

  • 9,279 miles


I was driving down the road during the day and looked down and my high beams were on. I wasn't sure why since my lights were in the off position. I tried playing with the lighting switch on the inside of my car, and it finally turned off after flashing the high beams on and off with the switch a few times. I took a picture, and then started driving, about a mile or so down the road, the high beams came back on, so I headed toward the dealership, and people were moving out of my way on the two lane highway since my high beams were on. The said without being able to duplicate the issue, they couldn't be sure why it happened. When it happened again, I took my car to the dealership with it happening and they played with the switch to get them to shut off and told me I had no clue how to work my lights, that my day time running lights were on, and when I informed him my car didn't have them, he didn't believe me. I kept going back and even had my lawyer get involved since they said nothing was wrong. There were even times when I started my car with the remote start and the high beams came on themselves, and I drove all the way home with no other exterior lights on since I hadn't realized the lights weren't on, since the headlights had been on. Finally went to a shop that they work hand in hand with to install remote starters and remote door unlocks, and they had to call the dealership to tell them that the lighting switch was bad. Before they were called, they told my lawyer I paid bottom dollar for my car and I might as well submit a lemon law request, but they were not going to fix it.

- Barnegat, NJ, USA

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