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 2009 Veracruz has no complaint trends to worry about. Heck, it hardly has any complaints at all. One issue to look out for is trouble starting due to oil leaking onto the alternator, but even that was was fixed during a 2014 recall.


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
66,732 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.

2009 Hyundai Veracruz brakes problems

brakes problem

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2009 Hyundai Veracruz Owner Comments

problem #2

Oct 082014


  • 59,000 miles


The ABS light, ESC light, traction control light and AWD light all illuminated. The dealership tried twice to diagnose the problem, but could not locate any codes for it. The third time the issue arose, the dealer decided that there is an issue with the ABS sensor. The vehicle is a 2008 Veracruz purchased in May 2009. I was told that the vehicle was just past the warranty period and that Hyundai would not cover this item. It appears that this is becoming a common problem with this vehicle, as there have been at least 15 complaints on the NHTSA site and many more listed in the Hyundai forums online. Please investigate this issue and see if a recall is warranted. Thank you.

- South Setauket, NY, USA

problem #1

Oct 112014

Veracruz 6-cyl

  • 74,465 miles
Driving on interstate 1-285 taking exit 7 to walmart when all dash board lights such as battery light, ABS, cruise, starting flickering and suddenly car just shut off while in motion. While car shut off it was still rolling and car would not shift in park, brakes and steering wheel locked, and key would not release from ignition. If I hadn't told my cousin to jump out, my family and I would have crashed in the back of a parked car at walmart. The consumer stated both brake lights as well as the headlights had to be replaced twice. Updated 12/02/14

- Chattanooga, TN, USA

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