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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
87,442 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe suspension problems

suspension problem

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2001 Hyundai Santa Fe Owner Comments

problem #3

Mar 102008

Santa Fe

  • 110,000 miles


The contact owns a 2001 Hyundai Santa Fe. While driving over 50 mph, the contact heard a thumping noise coming from the vehicle. She also felt the vehicle jerking while attempting to turn left or right. The vehicle was serviced by a mechanic, who stated that the transmission was fine and he could not find any failures. The VIN was unknown. The failure mileage was 110,000 and current mileage was 126,000.

- Oakley, CA, USA

problem #2

May 032004

Santa Fe 6-cyl

  • 133,000 miles
While driving at 25 mph, the consumer heard a screeching sound that was followed by a loud bumping noise. The vehicle soon stalled and would not restart. The dealer examined the vehicle and determined that the four wheel drive transfer case needed replacement. The ball joint and the front wheel bearing was replaced.

- Columbia, PA, USA

problem #1

Jun 282002

Santa Fe 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 19,327 miles
Vehicle rattles and shakes when driving in city. Noise appears to come under the carriage. Taken several times to the dealer and they are unable to locate the source of the problem. Have a written complain with Hyundai.

- Corpus Christi, TX, USA

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