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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
55,000 miles

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2008 Hyundai Sonata accessories - exterior problems

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2008 Hyundai Sonata Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 252011

Sonata 4-cyl

  • 55,000 miles


Trunk was opening on its own intermittantly. This was our 55000 mile scheduled service so we reported it. They checked and found nothing wrong but told us they greased the trunk latch and it should be fixed. A few weeks later it is happening again. We think its an electronic defect, but by the time they figure it out we'll be out of warranty. We don't dare put anything of value in the car.

- Ft Montgomery, NY, USA

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