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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
100 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe electrical problems

electrical problem

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2004 Hyundai Santa Fe Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 012004

Santa Fe 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 100 miles


Contact states: While driving radio was going on and off along with automatic locks. Took vehicle to dealer and replaced radio but found no problem with locks. While on interstate or for long periods of time the locks begin flipping on and off. Had to replace two interior light bulbs as well. Dealer does not listen to complaints.

- Peterstown, WV, USA

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