hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
51,239 miles

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2007 Hyundai Sonata suspension problems

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2007 Hyundai Sonata Owner Comments

problem #5

Jan 012012


  • miles


For the past few years, my 2007 Sonata's ESC (electronic stability control) system has turned off intermittently without my pressing the ESC button located to the left side of the dash. When this happens. An ESC off light is illuminated in the instrument panel.

- Nashville, TN, USA

problem #4

Mar 022016


  • miles
"tanaka recall " this has happened on multiple, intermittent occasions. When decelerating, the steering wheel "sticks" in the straight-ahead position. It becomes very difficult to turn & navigate a highway exit that curves. You have to fight with the wheel and pull hard to make it turn, at which point it feels like the wheel "unlocks" and turns freely again. This is truly a safety concern. I have taken it for service several times, and they did not find anything wrong (now that I see others have had this issue, I plan on scheduling service again). I have had to replace upper control arms on both sides in front due to the squirting sound evertime I go over hole or speed bump and the passenger side is slowly hanging. I too had issues with the ESC and jerking and pulling not long after I purchased the car, but those issues weren't addressed or fixed by the mechanic. (after many trips to the shop & several accidents later) my Hyundai Sonata 2007 needs help.

- Placentia, CA, USA

problem #3

Sep 192013


  • 132,195 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Hyundai Sonata. The contact stated that while driving approximately 40 mph, the vehicle began shaking violently. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnosis where the technician stated that the front control arm would need to be replaced. The vehicle was included in and repaired under NHTSA campaign number: 13V354000 (suspension) for the rear control arm but the recall did not cover the front control arm. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 132,195.

- Baltimore, MD, USA

problem #2

Jul 312013

Sonata 4-cyl

  • 46,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Hyundai Sonata. The contact stated that there was rust on both sides of the rear frame. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for inspection but was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the issue and advised the contact that the vehicle was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 13V354000 (suspension). The approximate failure mileage was 46,000....updated 11-12-13

- Farmington Hills, MI, USA

problem #1

May 042010

Sonata 6-cyl

  • 78,000 miles
While driving down the freeway, car pulled to the left. It is still doing it to this day. Had to take the car back to the dealer after the dealer did a brake job at 77000 miles. Had to argue with the dealership to redo the rotors after paying money for a complete brake job. The dealership finally agreed to redo the job after a long argument. I am still having problems with brakes today. When making a right turn, can hear grinding noises. When backing up and coming to a complete stop, can hear grinding noises. I have had this car in for brake service many times. I hear noises from the back and front suspension that has been going on since 2009. After having the dealership change every gasket in the car because of leakage, I have been hearing tapping noises in the car, reported it to Hyundai motor, but they have ignored this. When I called the dealership after they fixed the gaskets, the gaskets leaked again and they said it was not their problem. This car is junk and it needs to be taken off of the road. [xxx] information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Fenton, MI, USA

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