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CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe has a problem with the engine stalling while driving. Both our data & the NHTSA's complaint data show a significant defect trend at low mileage.

In a 2-page letter sent August 2014 to Santa Fe owners, Hyundai claims the engine stalling only occurs under a "specific set of operating conditions".

However a class action lawsuit filed around the same time details multiple claims from Sante Fe owners that claim the engine stalling happens at any time, under any conditions.

9.3

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
1,500 miles

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2011 Hyundai Santa Fe body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2011 Hyundai Santa Fe Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 062011

Santa Fe 4WD 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 1,500 miles

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

The contact owns a 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe. The contact stated that when parked on a snow bank, the driver side bumper cover popped up. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer who stated that there was no way to fix the cover. The contact called the manufacturer who offered no assistance. The contact was able to push the cover back in temporarily but it was not fully repaired. Updated 03/29/11 updated 04/06/11 updated 04/06/11

- Waltham, MA, USA

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