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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
27,000 miles

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2009 Hyundai Genesis fuel system problems

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2009 Hyundai Genesis Owner Comments

problem #2

Dec 192014

Genesis 8-cyl

  • 29,000 miles


"I was subjected to a sudden acceleration last night while driving my 2009 Hyundai Genesis 4.6. I left a full stop and sighted another car speeding toward a stop sign coming from my left. To avoid being broadsided I swerved to avoid and my accelerator jammed. I sped across the street and into a landscaped area. I hit a tree at that point which brought my vehicle to a stop. The driver side air bag deployed and I was wearing a seat belt. I sustained some impact injuries that appear to be of a minor nature. A lake was located just beyond the tree and I deliberately selected the medium size tree as a target. I was fortunate. I sustained a back injury some years ago and drive with two feet - one for the accelerator and one for the brake. There was therefore no chance that my foot slipped from one pedal to the other. Ref: Hyundai Genesis 4.6 2009.

- Lake Worth. , FL, USA

problem #1

Mar 312011

Genesis 8-cyl

  • 25,000 miles
(electrial issues) reported to dealer that radio crackles and stop working as well as the blue tooth that only works maybe 1/8 of the time. They found "no problems" (on my first of 5 trips to the dealer within 7 months back up camera stopped working. (replaced) steering wheel stuck up in the high position driver seat cushion buckled and had to be replaced, (replaced in Feb 2011) fuel gauge/warning light failed which caused me to run out of gas. (no warning lights came on and the miles to go states I had 56 miles) part is on order for radio or radio replaced not sure as of 9/27/11. Hoping all this will also fix the blue tooth as the dealer states this is no problem. Dash light go out. So after only 7 months of owning this car, the car has been back to the dealer at least 5 times (with problems), the most recent, 9/26/11 I took car in and told them to keep it until all fixed (they have had the cars for 3 days so far). The problem is that it is electrical and unless they see it they can't fix it. With each of failure this car has I would document with a picture to proved I wasn't crazy!! so whats the deal with the blue tooth, its not my phone as it is paired and connected. The only way it will work is that if I unpair my phone while in the car before starting, start the car, pair the phone, connect the phone, wait 5 min and I might get lucky than it will work. I can dial thru the car, shows who I dialing, my phone say blue tooth on, but will not work, display pad, will show repeated that the call has ended, and flash back and forth to dial pad and message call has ended, while I had to switch from blue tooth to speaker and talk directly to hand held phone. When a call comes my phone rings, the speaker in the car rings, but the bluetooth is unable to P/U the car. So frustating!

- San Miguel, CA, USA

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