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4.0

definitely annoying
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
19,900 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

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2016 Hyundai Elantra body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2016 Hyundai Elantra Owner Comments

problem #1

May 182016

Elantra V4

  • Automatic transmission
  • 19,900 miles

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

When I travel around 35mph and faster, I hear a medium pitched, tea kettle sound that seems like it is coming from the wheels/tires or simply under the car, but I'm not sure. I heard this sound weeks ago and assumed (apparently incorrectly) that it was the tires. I had 4 new tires put on my car, but the sound is still there, and I think it even seems a bit more noticeable now. I had the dealer check out the car and they checked the suspension, breaks, wheel bearing etc. and everything seemed okay. When the car is in park and I hit the gas to increase RPMs, the sound does not occur. It only seems to occur when the car is moving. I thought it might the weather stripping and be related to the wind in some way, but after playing around with the weather stripping a bit and adjusting it somewhat, it seemed to make no difference in the sound.

Any help would be appreciated!

- Scott M., Albany, NY, USA

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