2011 Hyundai SONATA Engine Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2011 Hyundai SONATA Engine Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1345943
 Internal NHTSA #10939601
 ManufacurerHyundai Motor America
 BrandHYUNDAI
 ModelSONATA
 Model Year2011
 File date29/12/16
 ComponentENGINE
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemDec 29,2016 vehicle engine completely broke down while driving 55 mph on rural highway. All lights came on at once and i was able to steer it to an intersection and pull over. Towed to local garage. Initially diagnosed as burnt out starter, however, once replaced the engine would not turn over. It was seized. The vehicle was towed to myrtle beach hyundai on jan 3rd where it will be tested. I believe this is related to the hyundai recall regarding defective engines with metal shavings although i had just had the recall tests done at the dealership on dec 16th. I have had a series of issues with the turbo ever since i bought this new car with service records at dealerships in burlington, nc as well as in shrewsbury, nj and n. Myrtle beach. All receipts are in the vehicle right now at the dealership but i can upload at a future time.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure103000
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateNORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC
VIN pattern 5NPEC4AB7BHXXXXXX
 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 persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase16/09/19
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders4
Drive train typeFWD
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed55
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's name
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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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