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6.5

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
10,900 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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2001 Hyundai Sonata brakes problems

brakes problem

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2001 Hyundai Sonata Owner Comments

problem #5

Aug 252004

Sonata 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

In three of the four windows in my car, the windows when put down have been stuck and not able to to remain in the up status. The first window (drivers side door) happened two years ago and was fixed under the warranty, however, the passenger side front and back windows have happened with in 3 months of each other. The belt in the window is wrapping around the rotor and causing problems.

- Morrisville, NC, USA

problem #4

May 252001

Sonata 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 10,000 miles
Front brake vibration. Rotors have been turned 5 times and replaced once. Vibration reoccurs every 7-10000 miles

- Manchester, NH, USA

problem #3

Aug 012002

Sonata

  • 4,500 miles
When the brakes were applied the vehicle vibrated, the dealer replaced the rotors which were warped.

- Edgewood, MD, USA

problem #2

Feb 232003

Sonata 4-cyl

  • miles
The vehicle stalled, which caused the vehicle to abruptly pull. There was a vibration when the vehicle was stopped at high speeds(due to warped rotors), a tap noise was coming from the timing belt, and the vehicle would die at the speed of 60 mph. The timing belt, the broken counter balance, and the missing timing belt teeth were replaced.

- Toms River, NJ, USA

problem #1

Nov 142002

(reported on)

Sonata 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 40,000 miles
The rotrs on the vehicle warped prematurely. The dealer has been contacted.

- Toms River, NJ, USA

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