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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
7,286 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2001 Hyundai XG300 engine problems

engine problem

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2001 Hyundai XG300 Owner Comments

problem #7

Jan 092008

XG300

  • 51,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2001 Hyundai XG300. The contact stated that while driving approximately 60 mph, the engine stalled without warning. The vehicle was restarted and driven cautiously on the shoulder. In addition, there was an unexpected acceleration and unknown electrical issues. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer for diagnosis. The technician was unable to detect a trouble code. The contact stated that the alternator had been previously replaced by an independent mechanic. The manufacturer was notified of the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 51,000....updated 12-24-13

- Greenfield, WI, USA

problem #6

Oct 012004

XG300 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When the vehicle accelerated into passing gear the vehicle completely shuts down. After about 15 minutes the car will start back up. The check engine light is displayed after the vehicle stalls. The problem has been corrected twice in the span of a two or three year period. The service department said it was a computer chip that controls the acceleration.

- Lake Isabella, CA, USA

problem #5

May 132004

XG300 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When stopped car lurches forward. When starting off the car skips and loses power.

- Lancaster, SC, USA

problem #4

Apr 242002

(reported on)

XG300

  • miles

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

The consumer stated that the vehicle would not move but plunges forward at initial 5-30 minutes driving. The dealer could not find the problem.

- Warrenville, IL, USA

problem #3

Feb 022002

XG300

  • miles
Consumer stated that while stopped vehicle lurched forward out of control, the dealer found nothing wrong.

- Warrenville, IL, USA

problem #2

Feb 022002

XG300

  • miles
Consumer stated that while stopped vehicle lurched forward out of control, the dealer found nothing wrong.

- Warrenville, IL, USA

problem #1

Jan 182002

XG300

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer attempted to the apply the brakes, when the vehicle suddenly accelerated, consumer was unable to stop vehicle, vehicle hit a telephone pole, driver suffered head injuries, and passenger sustained a broken shoulder and ribs.

- Redding, PA, USA

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