2010 Hyundai Sonata transmission NHTSA complaints: Power Train:Manual Transmission

NHTSA — Power Train: Manual Transmission Problems

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Crashes / Fires:
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Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
2,504 miles

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2010 Hyundai Sonata transmission problems

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2010 Hyundai Sonata Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 182010


  • 2,504 miles


The manual transmission in my 2010 Hyundai Sonata has been having abnormal issues since my date of purchase. First it was just stalling when disengaging the clutch from reverse and first gear; now it is primarily from first gear. To get the car to move forward you must drag the clutch and push the accelerator causing an odd clacking noise in the front of the car, or sometimes it has a squealing or rubbing sound and the car does not move forward and there is a burning smell. Today, when shifting from first gear to second gear, the car lunged forward as though it was accelerating on it's own and I was barely touching the gas pedal. I have taken it to the dealer twice with complaints of the abnormal performance, the first time at 809 miles, and the second time at 1794 miles, and they said they have not been able to duplicate the complaint.

- New Port Richey, FL, USA

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