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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
144,170 miles

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2002 Hyundai Sonata suspension problems

suspension problem

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2002 Hyundai Sonata Owner Comments

problem #2

Mar 162016

Sonata

  • 82,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2002 Hyundai Sonata. While the vehicle was being serviced at an independent mechanic's workshop, it was observed that the front lower control arms were perforated. The vehicle was not repaired. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 09V125000 (suspension). The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 82,000.

- Stratford, CT, USA

problem #1

Aug 092014

Sonata

  • 206,341 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Hyundai Sonata. While driving approximately 35 mph, the contact heard a loud banging noise near the front end of the vehicle. The contact discovered that the lower control arm on the passenger side had separated because the subframe was rusted. An independent mechanic diagnosed the vehicle and confirmed the cause of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired and the manufacturer was notified. The failure mileage was 206,341.

- Fallston, MD, USA

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