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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
55,000 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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2002 Hyundai Sonata steering problems

steering problem

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2002 Hyundai Sonata Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 172007

Sonata 6-cyl

  • 55,000 miles


The contact owns a 2002 Hyundai Sonata. The contact stated that the air bag indicator has remained illuminated in her vehicle since November of 2007. She took the vehicle to the dealer four times and they attempted to repair the harness in order to remedy the issue. However, the indicator illuminated again a few days later. The manufacturer could not assist because the vehicle was no longer under warranty. The better business bureau referred the contact to NHTSA. The current mileage was approximately 64,000 and failure mileage was approximately 55,000. Updated 04-14-09 the tie rod was replaced. Updated 04/16/09.

- Glendale, NY, USA

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