2012 Hyundai SONATA Engine Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2012 Hyundai SONATA Engine Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1521474
 Internal NHTSA #11161091
 ManufacurerHyundai Motor America
 BrandHYUNDAI
 ModelSONATA
 Model Year2012
 File date09/12/18
 ComponentENGINE
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemTl* the contact owns a 2012 hyundai sonata. While driving approximately 30 mph, all the indicators on the instrument panel illuminated and the vehicle failed to accelerate. The contact coasted the vehicle to the side of the road and placed it in park. When the contact attempted to restart the vehicle, white smoke appeared under the hood. The contact stated that the smoke went away on its own. The vehicle was towed to the contact's residence. The dealer and manufacturer were not contacted. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 82,927.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure82927
Number of Occurences0
Source of the issueHOTLINE VOQ
 City and StateKANSAS CITY, KS
VIN pattern 5NPEC4AB7CHXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?Y
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase23/09/19
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
Drive train type
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed30
 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
 Dealer's telephone number
 Dealer's city
 Dealer's state code
 Dealer's ZIP code
  • 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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