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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
61,523 miles

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2006 Hyundai Santa Fe lights problems

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2006 Hyundai Santa Fe Owner Comments

problem #4

Sep 242013

Santa Fe 6-cyl

  • 96,315 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe. The contact stated that the brake lights failed to illuminate while decelerating. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was contacted. The failure mileage was 96,315. Updated 11/19/13 the brake light switch was replaced. Updated 11/20/13

- Alief, TX, USA

problem #3

Sep 302011

Santa Fe

  • 102,625 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe. The contact noticed that the brake lights failed intermittently. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure but offered no assistance. The vehicle was taken to a private mechanic who advised the contact to have the brake light switch replaced. No repairs were performed. The current mileage was 102,725 and the approximate failure mileage was 102,625.

- Burmingham, MI, USA

problem #2

Aug 242011

Santa Fe

  • 47,153 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe. The contact stated that the brake lights were not illuminating when the driver applied the brakes. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer, where the contact was informed that there was an internal short within the brake switch. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure, but offered no assistance. The failure mileage was 47,153.

- Henderson, NV, USA

problem #1

Mar 042009

Santa Fe

  • miles
I have a 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe. First the driver's side fog light went out, then the driver's side wiper quit and now the driver's side headlight has gone out. The wiper arm has to be replaced and the fog light assembly has to be replaced. I don't know if there is an electrical issue with this vehicle or not. It was bought brand new in March 2006. It has 62,000 miles on it and so the warranty that covers things like sensors and all is no longer valid. I am concerned about this happening all at once.

- Kinston, NC, USA

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