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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
106,213 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2003 Hyundai Tiburon transmission problems

transmission problem

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2003 Hyundai Tiburon Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 252013

Tiburon 6-cyl

  • 106,213 miles


After stopping behind a line of stopped cars, I slowly removed my foot from brake pedal (have automatic transmission) and looked into my review mirror as car in front of me began moving. Suddenly I heard my engine race and immediately slammed into vehicle in front of me before I could react. My car looks like I hit something going at least 35 mph. The vehicle in front of me was only 6 - 8 feet in front of me when I had started to remove my foot off my brake pedal. All happened so quickly - was as if my car just "leaped" forward. State police and tow operator both started up my vehicle and noted that engine racing while throttle pedal was in normal position. I did not receive a driving violation ticket because of noted throttle issue. Toyota unintended acceleration issue now with Tiburons?

- Aston, PA, USA

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