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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
98,000 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2004 Hyundai Sonata electrical problems

electrical problem

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2004 Hyundai Sonata Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 122007

Sonata 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 98,000 miles


The contact owns a 2004 Hyundai Sonata. The wires under the hood were melting in the climate control assembly. This is the second time that the climate control assembly has been replaced. As a result, the insulation is melting from the wires and causing them to become bare. The current mileage was 136,000 and failure mileage was 98,000.

- Luray, VA, USA

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