Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety. Notes: The 2008 Veracruz has a minor trend of complaints where the valve cover leaks oil onto the alternator, causing alternator failure. The problem starts with the battery warning light & typically all the other warning lights coming on in quick succession. Luckily, that problem was covered in a 2014 recall.

Overall, It's a solid reliable vehicle with no major problems reported.


pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
3,000 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.

2008 Hyundai Veracruz engine problems

engine problem

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2008 Hyundai Veracruz Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 112008


  • 3,000 miles


The contact owns a 2008 Hyundai Veracruz. The contact was unable to start the vehicle after several attempts. The failure occurred without warning. The vehicle was towed to an authorized dealer and they stated that the throttle body failed. The vehicle was repaired. On a separate occasion, the vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer for an identical failure. The vehicle was repaired again. In addition, there was a defective fuel pump that was replaced. The contact was concerned of the safety risk involved. The failure mileage was 3,000 and current mileage was 4,000.

- Chapel Hill, NC, USA

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