Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2010 Sonata are official communications between Hyundai & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

    STEERING

    • TSB #5NP-F8M5G-03

      Date Announced:
      FEB 27, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10110926

      Hyundai has announced an extended warranty for the motor driven power steering (MDPS) coupling on the following vehicles: ? 2011-2014 Sonata (YFa), 2011-2014 Sonata Hybrid (YF HEV) ? 2007-2015 Elantra (HD, MD/UD), 2009-2012 Elantra ... Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #20-SS-001H

      Date Announced:
      FEB 05, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172142

      This bulletin describes the requirements for all wheel alignment and/or vehicle tracking claims and best practices when diagnosing and conducting alignment-related repairs for all models and model years. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #TSB-13-FL-002

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10052144

      HYUNDAI: THE THROTTLE CONTROL (ETC) BODY, ON SOME VEHIICLES, NEEDS TO BE CLEANED AND PROCEDURAL INFORMATION IS BEING PROVIDED, DUE TO DEPOSITS FOUND AT VALVE-TO-BORE INTERFACE. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #TSB-11-01-025

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10041632

      HYUNDAI: INFORMATION IS PROVIDED FOR THE ECU UPDATE FOR HEV ACTIVE AIR FLAP (AAF). *PE Read More »

    • TSB #SB-10-EM-006

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10038212

      HYUNDAI: A REVISED PROCEDURE FOR REPLACING THE TIMING CHAIN TENSIONERS. *RM Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-10-01-023

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10034491

      HYUNDAI: AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE ECM AND TCM UPDATE. PROVIDES A PROCEDURE TO UPDATE THE ECM AND TCM SOFTWARE TO THE MOST RECENT VERSIONS TO REVISE-ACCELERATION FEEL FROM A STOP OR BELOW 15MPH; SHIFT QUALITY WHEN DECELERATING TO A STOP AT ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-09-01-035

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10033650

      HYUNDAI: PROVIDES AN INSPECTION AND REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR S1 OXYGEN SENSORS TO CORRECT THIS CONDITION. SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3.3L ENGINES MAY SET DTC P0133 AND/OR P0153. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-09-AT-018

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032908

      HYUNDAI: ATA SOLENOID DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0740, P0741, P0742, P0743, P0746, P0748, P0750, P0755, P0760, P0765, P0770. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

    • TSB #TSB-13-FL-003

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10052842

      HYUNDAI: INFORMATION REGARDING THE INSPECTION PROCEDURE FOR FUEL LEVEL SENDER AND SYMPTOMS OF CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON, ERRATIC OR UNRESPONSIVE FUEL GAUGE OR FUEL GAUGE DOES NOT REACH FULL LEVEL AFTER FILLING UP. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

    • TSB #FIR-0909

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10052730

      HYUNDAI: PROCEDURE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON SYMPTOMS AND INSPECTION OF FUEL LEVEL SENDER WITH CERTAIN SYMPTOMS. MODELS 2006-2011 SONATA, 2012 GENESIS, 2010 TUCSON. *PE Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSB-13-FL-002

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10052144

      HYUNDAI: THE THROTTLE CONTROL (ETC) BODY, ON SOME VEHIICLES, NEEDS TO BE CLEANED AND PROCEDURAL INFORMATION IS BEING PROVIDED, DUE TO DEPOSITS FOUND AT VALVE-TO-BORE INTERFACE. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSB-13-FL-003

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10052842

      HYUNDAI: INFORMATION REGARDING THE INSPECTION PROCEDURE FOR FUEL LEVEL SENDER AND SYMPTOMS OF CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON, ERRATIC OR UNRESPONSIVE FUEL GAUGE OR FUEL GAUGE DOES NOT REACH FULL LEVEL AFTER FILLING UP. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #20-AT-016H

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174807

      The automatic transmission warranty repair policy authorizes in-dealership repairs of the following components for both OEM (new) and remanufactured automatic transmissions: Read More »

    • TSB #19-FL-003H

      Date Announced:
      APR 15, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160098

      This bulletin provides the procedure to write the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) during the replacement of the Engine Control Module (ECM) or Powertrain Control Module (PCM). Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #5NP-E2D7G-09

      Date Announced:
      APR 18, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10081115

      THE FOLLOWING VEHICLES ARE EQUIPPED WITH A 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION. THE ATF LEVEL MUST BE CHECKED BY THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #5NP-S9D9P-10

      Date Announced:
      SEP 02, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10082725

      THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ON COMPONENTS, ATTRIBUTES, AND PRECAUTIONS OF THE 7-SPEED DRY-TYPE DUAL CLUTCH TRANSMISSION (DCT). Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-12-01-021

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10046200

      HYUNDAI: INFORMATION PROVIDED REGARDING INSTALLATION OF INHIBITOR SWITCH BRACKET TO PREVENT SHOCK WHEN SHIFTING VEHICLE TO DRIVE OR REVERSE. MODELS 2010-11 TUCSON AND 2009-10 SONATA. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    • TSB #5NP-B6E2P-10

      Date Announced:
      AUG 09, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10082455

      "THE PCM OR TCM CONTAINS LOGIC TO ADJUST SOLENOID DUTY AND LINE PRESSURE AS NEEDED TO COMPENSATE FOR NORMAL CLUTCH WEAR OVER THE LIFE OF THE TRANSAXLE. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-13-FL-001

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10052143

      HYUNDAI: DUE TO AN ERROR IN THE INTERNAL CONTROL MODULE READ ONLY MEMORY, INFORMATION IS PROVIDED REGARDING THE REPLACING OF THE PCM AND A POSSIBLE WARRANTY CLAIM. Read More »

    • TSB #11-AT-003

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10037957

      HYUNDAI: THE PROCEDURE TO UPDATE SOFTWARE ON 2009-2010 SONATA. IMPROVES ACCELERATION FROM A STOP AND DECELERATION ON A COLD ENGINE. *RM Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-10-01-023

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10034491

      HYUNDAI: AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE ECM AND TCM UPDATE. PROVIDES A PROCEDURE TO UPDATE THE ECM AND TCM SOFTWARE TO THE MOST RECENT VERSIONS TO REVISE-ACCELERATION FEEL FROM A STOP OR BELOW 15MPH; SHIFT QUALITY WHEN DECELERATING TO A STOP AT ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-09-AT-018

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032908

      HYUNDAI: ATA SOLENOID DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0740, P0741, P0742, P0743, P0746, P0748, P0750, P0755, P0760, P0765, P0770. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-09-01-029

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032570

      HYUNDAI: ECM AND TCM UPDATE. A PROCEDURE HAS BEEN PROVIDED TO UPDATE THE PCM WITH THE MOST RECENT CALIBRATION FOR VEHICLES WITH AN AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLES. *PE Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #5NP-B6E2P-10

      Date Announced:
      AUG 09, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10082455

      "THE PCM OR TCM CONTAINS LOGIC TO ADJUST SOLENOID DUTY AND LINE PRESSURE AS NEEDED TO COMPENSATE FOR NORMAL CLUTCH WEAR OVER THE LIFE OF THE TRANSAXLE. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #20-EE-003H

      Date Announced:
      APR 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174808

      This bulletin provides information on identifying dealer stock vehicles with either: ⿢ A Battery SOC alert - low Battery State of Charge (SOC) at or below 50%. ⿢ A 30 Day alert - vehicle has not started and reported an SOC in 30 days. Read More »

    • TSB #20-BE-001H

      Date Announced:
      JAN 16, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170883

      This bulletin provides guidelines to inspect the USB, head unit, and multi-box for common connection conditions. 2. This bulletin presents guidelines to inspect for common Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connection conditions. 3. Read More »

    • TSB #19-FL-003H

      Date Announced:
      APR 15, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160098

      This bulletin provides the procedure to write the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) during the replacement of the Engine Control Module (ECM) or Powertrain Control Module (PCM). Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #TSB-11-01-025

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10041632

      HYUNDAI: INFORMATION IS PROVIDED FOR THE ECU UPDATE FOR HEV ACTIVE AIR FLAP (AAF). *PE Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-10-01-023

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10034491

      HYUNDAI: AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE ECM AND TCM UPDATE. PROVIDES A PROCEDURE TO UPDATE THE ECM AND TCM SOFTWARE TO THE MOST RECENT VERSIONS TO REVISE-ACCELERATION FEEL FROM A STOP OR BELOW 15MPH; SHIFT QUALITY WHEN DECELERATING TO A STOP AT ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-09-01-030

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10033664

      HYUNDAI: ECM UPDATE. PROVIDES A PROCEDURE TO UPDATE THE ECM SOFTWARE FOR MANUAL TRANSMISSION EQUIPPED VEHICLES TO THE MOST RECENT VERSION. VERIFY THE VERSION OF THE ECM ROM ID BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO UPDATE THE VEHICLES SOFTWARE. Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #20-BD-014H

      Date Announced:
      JUL 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10178175

      This bulletin provides information regarding condensation related to moisture accumulation in the headlamp, rear combination lamp, daytime running lamp (DRL), or fog lamp. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #15-01-005

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10057844

      HYUNDAI MODELS :SONATA, ELANTRA , GENESIS & GENESIS COUPE: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES THE INTERIOR CHROME PLATED DOOR HANDLES MAY WEAR DUE TO CONSISTENT USE. *LJ Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

    • TSB #TSB-10-01-022

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10034492

      HYUNDAI: ALARM SELF ACTIVATES; HOOD SWITCH PAD REPLACEMENT. VEHICLE ALARM SYSTEM MAY INTERMITTENTLY SOUND DUE TO LIGHT CONTACT OF THE HOOD SWITCH PAD WITH THE HOOD SWITCH. Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

    • TSB #TSB-10-01-022

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10034492

      HYUNDAI: ALARM SELF ACTIVATES; HOOD SWITCH PAD REPLACEMENT. VEHICLE ALARM SYSTEM MAY INTERMITTENTLY SOUND DUE TO LIGHT CONTACT OF THE HOOD SWITCH PAD WITH THE HOOD SWITCH. Read More »

    TIRES

    • TSB #20-SS-002H(1)

      Date Announced:
      MAY 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176182

      This bulletin provides information on tire maintenance best practices and procedures for dealers and customers to maximize tire life and performance. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-11-01-027-1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10041633

      HYUNDAI: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. PROCEDURE INFORMATION REGARDING 18 IN. WHEEL VEHICLES FOR TRACKING DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR. *PE UPDATED 10/28/11. *PE Read More »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #20-SS-002H(1)

      Date Announced:
      MAY 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176182

      This bulletin provides information on tire maintenance best practices and procedures for dealers and customers to maximize tire life and performance. Read More »

    LANE DEPARTURE

    • TSB #19-BE-011H-1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169370

      The Blind Spot Detection (BSD) or Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW) is a system that measures the speed of and distance from the following vehicles by using two magnetic wave radar sensors attached in the rear bumper. Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION

    • TSB #19-BE-011H-1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169370

      The Blind Spot Detection (BSD) or Blind-Spot Collision Warning (BCW) is a system that measures the speed of and distance from the following vehicles by using two magnetic wave radar sensors attached in the rear bumper. Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION:WARNINGS:EXTERNAL

    • TSB #TSB-10-01-022

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10034492

      HYUNDAI: ALARM SELF ACTIVATES; HOOD SWITCH PAD REPLACEMENT. VEHICLE ALARM SYSTEM MAY INTERMITTENTLY SOUND DUE TO LIGHT CONTACT OF THE HOOD SWITCH PAD WITH THE HOOD SWITCH. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #20-BD-014H

      Date Announced:
      JUL 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10178175

      This bulletin provides information regarding condensation related to moisture accumulation in the headlamp, rear combination lamp, daytime running lamp (DRL), or fog lamp. Read More »

    • TSB #20-BD-007H-1

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176178

      This bulletin describes the general guidelines to help disinfect and protect vehicle exterior/interior surfaces using recommended safe chemical products. Read More »

    • TSB #20-EE-003H

      Date Announced:
      APR 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174808

      This bulletin provides information on identifying dealer stock vehicles with either: ⿢ A Battery SOC alert - low Battery State of Charge (SOC) at or below 50%. ⿢ A 30 Day alert - vehicle has not started and reported an SOC in 30 days. Read More »

    • TSB #13-EE-001

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10059644

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #12-AT-023

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2012
      NHTSA ID:
      #10059631

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #5NP-F8M5G-03

      Date Announced:
      FEB 27, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10110926

      Hyundai has announced an extended warranty for the motor driven power steering (MDPS) coupling on the following vehicles: ? 2011-2014 Sonata (YFa), 2011-2014 Sonata Hybrid (YF HEV) ? 2007-2015 Elantra (HD, MD/UD), 2009-2012 Elantra ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

    • TSB #TSB-10-GI-001

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10034204

      HYUNDAI: LABEL REQUIREMENTS FOR VEHICLE LOADING TO COMPLY WITH FMVSS 110. EFFECTIVE 6/2/08, FMVSS 110 (FMVSS 110) SETS A THRESHOLD FOR CORRECTING LOAD CAPACITY INFORMATION INDICATED ON TIRE PLACARDS WHEN VEHICLE WEIGHT HAS BEEN ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #20-AT-016H

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174807

      The automatic transmission warranty repair policy authorizes in-dealership repairs of the following components for both OEM (new) and remanufactured automatic transmissions: Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #20-BD-014H

      Date Announced:
      JUL 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10178175

      This bulletin provides information regarding condensation related to moisture accumulation in the headlamp, rear combination lamp, daytime running lamp (DRL), or fog lamp. Read More »

    • TSB #20-AT-016H

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174807

      The automatic transmission warranty repair policy authorizes in-dealership repairs of the following components for both OEM (new) and remanufactured automatic transmissions: Read More »

    • TSB #20-BD-007H

      Date Announced:
      MAR 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173546

      This bulletin describes the general guidelines to disinfect and protect vehicle interior surfaces using certain safe chemical products. Read More »

    • TSB #19-GI-006H

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167253

      This bulletin provides instruction detailing the proper methodology for scanning and uploading captured GDS data files to the Techline Repository. Read More »