really awful
Crashes / Fires:
9 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
12 / 0
Average Mileage:
40,954 miles

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2006 Hyundai Tucson seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2006 Hyundai Tucson Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #5

Oct 302007

(reported on)


  • miles


2006 Hyundai Tucson with several safety issues. Customer states that the vehicle has been worked on for the past 6 months. She also states that the problems are with air bags, seat belts, and other things. There was also a problem with the steering column.

- Merced, CA, USA

problem #4

May 012007

Tucson 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 6,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Hyundai Tucson. The contact received recall notice # 06V445000 (air bags:frontal:driver side inflator module). The air bag light has been illuminated for a couple of months while a passenger is in the front seat. The Hyundai dealer stated that they had the part, but fifteen minutes later they stated that the part was on back order. The contact informed the dealer to obtain the parts from a different dealer in order to perform the recall repair. The current mileage is 7,500 and failure mileage was 6,000.

- Ocala , FL, USA

problem #3

Jan 092006

Tucson 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The contact owns a 2006 Hyundai Tucson. The contact stated that the vehicle has failed to crank start approximately ten times. The Hyundai dealer has replaced the battery three times besides the original battery in the vehicle. There were no warning indicators at the time of failure. Presently, the vehicle fails to crank start again. The engine size was unknown. The current mileage is 3,600 and failure mileage was unknown. The consumer stated the vehicle failed to start 4 times before 1,489 and 10 times before 3,500 miles. The dealer stated driver side airbag cover replaced. The consumer provided various repair invoices for defect. Updated 07/12/07

- Fort Wayne, IN, USA

problem #2

Oct 162006


  • Automatic transmission
  • 8,000 miles
- the contact owns a 2006 Hyundai tuscon. While driving 5-10 mph the vehicle was struck on the front and back drive'sr side doors. The driver's side door would not open. There were a total of four occupants in the vehicle and all were belted. The driver sustained serious injuries. The contact has a police report and pictures of the vehicle. The vehicle was drivable, but was towed away. The vehicle was in the process of being repaired. The manufacturer stated that the crash was not strong enough to deploy the airbags and denied the claim. The contact received a recall notice for the airbag module approximately 1 month ago. The failure mileage was 8,000. The current mileage was 25,000.ak

- Columbus, OH, USA

problem #1

Nov 102006

Tucson 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 11,000 miles
My 2006 tuscon (6 months old) was struck in the driver's side between the driver and rear seats by a 2002 Cadillac. The driver of the other vehicle was cited for failure to yield and traveling at an estimated 35-40 mph. I was traveling approximately 30 mph. My tuscon flipped over 4 times. Of 6 airbags, not 1 deployed. The side impact did not deploy upon impact. The roof-mounted side-curtain did not deploy upon impact or when it rolled.

- Port Charlotte, FL, USA

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