fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
70,700 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
  2. repair steering (1 reports)
  3. replace failed steering column boot (1 reports)
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2013 Hyundai Sonata steering problems

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2013 Hyundai Sonata Owner Comments

problem #3

Nov 012016

Sonata GLS 2.4L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 58,000 miles


The steering became stiff and a thumping noise when turning.

- Rudy D., Hackettstown, USA

problem #2

May 162016

Sonata LE 4-cylinder

  • Automatic transmission
  • 99,000 miles

I just purchased our 2013 Hyundai Sonata in May 2016 and found we have a clunking noise when steering left or right. This seems to be a common problem with Sonatas but Hyundai has no recall. I suppose it is because it is not causing danger but is annoying and makes it unpleasant to drive. I watched three videos and decided I did not want to tackle replacement of a small round wheel like rubber grommet in the steering column where there is a transition from mechanical to servo motor on the power steering. I wish Hyundai would establish a recall on this. When speaking to local dealer service manager, he said the grommet would cost about a dollar but took half day to drop steering column to repair. If you look it up on a 29 minute YouTube video, you will see how involved it is. I am not sure whether we will tolerate it or pay $400-$500 labor to repair.

- jdsanders, Ackerman, MS, USA

problem #1

Apr 132016

Sonata GLS

  • Automatic transmission
  • 55,000 miles

This noise has become very disturbing. I only hear it when I turn my wheel. It's worse when I turn it to the right. When I go over bumps in the road, there is a rattling noise that seems to be coming from the steering column.

- Shanketia B., Duluth, GA, US

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