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2.0

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
79,409 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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2007 Hyundai Sonata Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #11

May 082012

Sonata 6-cyl

  • 66,000 miles

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

The driver's side sun visor tensioner broke (defective), allowing the visor to move down to a point where it was directly in your eyes, affecting road visibility. After researching the internet, it was determined to be a quick do-it-yourself fix after purchasing the visor on-line for less than $50. However, after reviewing the multiple complaints on this same problem, a decision was made to add weight to this common problem that Hyundai has failed to address.

- Sunbury, OH, USA

problem #10

Jun 042013

Sonata 4-cyl

  • 35,000 miles
The driver's side sun visor mechanism broke and the visor now hangs down impairing the driver's visibility. This is a common complaint for this model year Sonata according to my internet research. Hyundai has issued technical serv. Bulletin #09-01-00, Feb. 2009 re: This problem to its dealers so it obviously is a common problem. Also see NHTSA item #10028945.

- Columbia, NJ, USA

problem #9

May 182013

Sonata 4-cyl

  • miles
Sun visor won't stay up.

- Ocala, FL, USA

problem #8

Apr 252013

Sonata

  • 92,000 miles

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

The sun visor has become very loose and keeps opening up blocking my view of the road.

- Edison, NJ, USA

problem #7

Sep 302010

Sonata

  • 36,152 miles
Upon purchase of my used 2007 Sonata almost immediately both sun visors broke. We were informed it wasn't under warranty. I have lived with it but it is a safety hazard and upon searching for a recall I found this has affected thousands of unhappy Sonata owners. I found a service bulletin that applies to only certain states. What's the deal with that... should be all states.

- Dent, MN, USA

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problem #6

Jul 312012

Sonata 4-cyl

  • 125,000 miles
The driver and passenger sun visors do not stay in the upright position. They fall down while driving, causing visibility problems and potential head injury. Contacted dealer, and then escalated thru Hyundai regional service organization to get this addressed according to Hyundai technical service bulletin 08-01-029, Hyundai recall campaign T64. Hyundai refused to service vehicle under the recall, despite the VIN being included in the recall classification.

- Fort Collins, CO, USA

problem #5

Oct 012010

Sonata 4-cyl

  • 50,000 miles

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

2007 Sonata both sun visors have failed still under 70,000 miles. The passenger side changed under warranty, it began sagging again a few months after replacement. Yesterday the drivers side made a cracking sound, it is now completely hanging down, interfering with my view.

- Chicago, IL, USA

problem #4

Jun 012011

Sonata 6-cyl

  • 80,000 miles
Both visors have broken, along with the drink holder in the middle console. There is a recall for a 2007 Hyundai Sonata in some states; however, my vehicle apparently isn't included in that. I have been reading forums on this problem and it is apparent it, in fact, is a problem and needs a resolution to both defects. I contacted Hyundai about it and they say that my VIN is "not covered". I think it is ludacrous that Hyundai doesn't take action to fix this and they will continue to lose customers.

- Pittsburg, TX, USA

problem #3

Aug 082012

Sonata 6-cyl

  • 62,000 miles
Passenger side sun visor has "sprung" and will no longer stay in the up or down position. This impedes driver visibility and also creates a hazard for a passenger getting into the car. A passenger recently struck her head on the visor while getting into the car.

- Salt Lake City, UT, USA

problem #2

Jun 102012

Sonata

  • 48,000 miles
Sun visors suddenly broke and fell into driver's field of vision. Even when snapped into upright position, they drop and block visibility. This issue has not been experienced in any other vehicle. This is a safety concern and should be a recall item as research indicates that this has been a known issue for some time.

- Appleton , WI, USA

problem #1

Jun 062012

Sonata

  • miles
Sun visors will not stay up, especially in warmer conditions. This is a safety issue as when they drop to down position while driving visibility is impaired. Almost ran a red light recently because they fell down and I could not see the light any longer.

- Clayton, NC, USA

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