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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
53,700 miles

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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe suspension problems

suspension problem

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2002 Hyundai Santa Fe Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 182005

Santa Fe 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 53,700 miles

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

Left front ball joint failed suddenly and without warning. Right front ball joint still ok. Failure caused lack of ability to steer the vehicle resulting in an accident. Mechanic said it is very rare to see such wear on one side and not the other. Car was badly damaged due to resulting accident.

- Middle Village, NY, USA

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