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7.1

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
8,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2002 Hyundai Elantra engine problems

engine problem

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2002 Hyundai Elantra Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 302003

Elantra 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 16,000 miles

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

While at a complete stop, the vehicle lurched forward. The dealer replaced the throttle piston twice, but the problem continued.

- Lyndora, PA, USA

problem #1

Nov 082002

Elantra

  • miles
When at a stand still and foot on the brake the vehicle automatically surged forward.

- Tampa, FL, USA

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