hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
95,000 miles

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problem #1

Sep 162007

Sonata 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 95,000 miles
The contact owns a 1999 Hyundai Sonata. The contact was experiencing steering wheel failure and was informed that the air conditioning unit leaked water onto the frame and rusted out the steering column. The failure could have resulted in a crash. Hyundai stated that her warranty does not cover the failure. While driving forward at 60 mph, the steering wheel was angled to the left. The current and failure mileages were 95,000. The consumer stated the new subframe was installed at owner's expense of $1,384.55. Updated 12/12/07 updated 12/12/2007

- St Charles, MO, USA