2014 Hyundai ELANTRA Engine Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2014 Hyundai ELANTRA Engine Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1602138
 Internal NHTSA #11256365
 ManufacurerHyundai Motor America
 BrandHYUNDAI
 ModelELANTRA
 Model Year2014
 File date12/08/19
 ComponentENGINE
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemI purchased a 2014 hyundai elantra gt brand new. Admittedly i put a lot of miles on my vehicle and it had 121000 miles. However, i always kept up on my maintenance and always used synthetic oil since the first oil change. After getting an oil change i was about 3 miles from the facility and my car suddenly lost rpm and the speed decreased. I pulled over to the side of the road and turned my vehicle off. No lights came on, not engine or oil. I turned the vehicle back on and suddenly the engine started making a rattling noise. I called a tow truck and had the vehicle towed to my local garage. That mechanic said he thought it was the timing chain. I then had the car towed to dickson city hyundai. There, they said i needed a new engine. I began speaking with a representative from hyundai customer care. I ended up having to pay half of the engine replacement and labor costs. My portion was $3250. This is completely ridiculous that a vehicle always maintained would have the engine gone a month before the five year anniversary of purchasing it. I will never buy another hyundai in my life.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure121358
Number of Occurences
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateNEWFOUNDLAND, PA
VIN pattern KMHD35LHXEUXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons
No. of fatalities
 Date of purchase17/09/21
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
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 Vehicle speed65
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  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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