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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
85,935 miles

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2002 Hyundai Elantra suspension problems

suspension problem

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2002 Hyundai Elantra Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #4

Sep 012002

Elantra 4-cyl

  • miles


Problems with vehicle severely pulling to the right. There was a squealing noise, the tire in the right rear had worn, the left rear tire treads were gone (not wearing evenly), the belts squealed, the front wheel drive would cause the front to spin, but not in the rear, when the A/C was on high, the loud noise would be exhibited in the front, the vehicle pulled to the right, and the vehicle hesitated when the A/C was on.

- Old Bridge , NJ, USA

problem #3

Jan 312004


  • 45,000 miles
While driving suspension broke. As a result, vehicle rolled over at least nine times. Driver sustained major injuries.

- Chandler, AZ, USA

problem #2

Sep 092003

(reported on)


  • 30,000 miles
When driving at highway speeds steering wheel violently shook. Dealer attempted to repair vehicle eleven times by doing an alignment and changing the tires. Cause of the problem had not been determined.

- Lexington, KY, USA

problem #1

Mar 062003


  • miles
The steering wheel and front end shakes at speeds over 65 miles/hr and the vibration can be felt in the car.

- Brielle, NJ, USA

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