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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe body / paint problems

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2003 Hyundai Santa Fe Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 072003

Santa Fe 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


Two months after purchasing my Santa Fe, I had to take it back to the dealer for water a water leak. They stated that they repaired the leak by sealing the tail lights, however, there was water on the cargo cover in addition to the carpet. This repair does not seem to have corrected the problem as the rear cargo area of my vehicle was wet after it rained yesterday!

- Lincoln Park, MI, USA

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