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4.1

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
29,295 miles

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2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 282014

Elantra Touring 4-cyl

  • 39,150 miles

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

Engine turned off while I was at a stop light. I notice something was wrong when the car suddenly went silent without even the typical engine vibrations. The check engine as well as other notifications were illuminated on the dashboard. I cannot say exactly which ones because I was too focused on getting my car out of traffic. I turned the ignition key off and on again and that seemed to fix the problem (or at least the car started again and no warning lights were illuminated.) this is an incredibly scary problem and I am thankful it happened while I was at a stop and was able to quickly get out of traffic. I plan to take the car back to the Hyundai service center as it was just there (3 days ago) for a 30K maintenance, recall fix, and headlight bulb replacement.

- Seattle, WA, USA

problem #1

Aug 092011

Elantra Touring 4-cyl

  • 19,440 miles
On three different occasions, the vehicle's engine has stopped running while I was driving. In each case the vehicle was coasting at a slow speed, I was not applying my foot to the gas pedal at the time. The electrical power did not die, nor was there jerking or noise to indicate the engine had stopped. The only sign that the engine had stalled was the "malfunction indicator lamp" came on, and no acceleration power. I still had lights, radio, fan, etc. Luckily there were no other vehicles in back of me at the time. In order to restart the car, I had to shift from drive to neutral, turn the ignition key to re-start, then shift back into drive. For each incident, the car restarted right away.

- Columbia, MO, USA

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