The four-door sedan body style remains but the three-door hatchback has been replaced by a five-door hatchback. Overall the Accent hatch has a , contemporary look that should appeal to a broad spectrum of the budget-minded car-buying public. All trim levels and body styles are available with either transmission and achieve the same fuel economy. After a few moments, the vibration stopped. The failure mileage was 133,100. The 2012 Accent rides on a 2.
Body style: Four-door sedan, Five-door hatchback Engines: 1. The vehicle is not safe to drive. There were no previous issues. Shutting vehicle off and restarting corrected instant problem. Hyundai Consumer Affairs case : 10847090.
Restarted vehicle and took to dealership. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and opened case number: 11571147. Dealership advised nothing wrong with vehicle but will continue to drive. The sedan features a trunk with 13. Light went off for a while, but behavior returned 10 days later 74000 km Gas cap light continued to turn on and off intermittently. Vehicle experienced the same problem about 20 minutes later. Moments after exiting the vehicle the engine caught fire.
The Accent sedan is still available. The vehicle was taken to performance Toyota located at 5676 dixie hwy, fairfield, oh 45014, 513 874-8797 where it was diagnosed that the engine sensor indicator needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. Automakers seemed to think of the buyers of small, inexpensive cars as nothing more than an inconvenience, a market that had to be pacified through the cheapest means possible. The problem becomes exacerbated in warmer weather and lessened in cold weather. While driving unknown speeds, the engine warning indicator illuminated.
Diagnosed as a faulty purge valve, which was replaced under warranty for a second time. Charcoal canister replaced under warranty. Dealership removed, cleaned and re-installed throttle body and suggested using only exxon, mobile or shell gasoline. Takata recall I am at 130,000 miles and there is no oil leaking, but every time I get an oil change it just disappears. Today while stopped at an intersection same problem occurred, oil light came on, battery light came on and vehicle went to idle mode. The car has been returned to the selling dealer and another Hyundai dealer more than 5 times since bought new.
Dealer replaced purge valve under warranty. Hyundai denied this claim since the vehicle is out of warranty. Also did coolant flush and machine rotors, reline rear brakes. Fuel mileage is rated 30 mpg city and 40 mpg highway regardless of transmission choice. I was told there was an issue with the sensors by the Hyundai dealership.
This time they told me it was due to a carbon buildup in the fuel system. The vehicle was not repaired. The issue resurfaced again in January 2017. Its wheelbase has been increased 2. The vehicle was repaired; however, the failure recurred. Drove vehicle 14 miles, when pulling off from a stop, oil and battery light illuminated and vehicle stalled.
The contact stated that the engine warning indicator continued to illuminate. While parked, the vehicle would rev to approximately 5,000-6,000 rpms even when the brake pedal was depressed or when the vehicle was in another gear. These engines have no iron cylinder sleeves except for a very thin coating that has worn away causing piston slap. Ride quality is on the firm side, but the handling is balanced aided by the standard stability control. Hyundai has a recall in this issue, but states that is does not affect my car. The interior has been updated as well, offering a modern design befitting that of a larger car.
This treatment really works, This should be sold as standard equipment for all new Hyundai owners. The only way to stop the failure was to remove the key from the ignition. Dealer ordered replacement charcoal canister, took 2 weeks to arrive. The 2012 Accent also offers class-competent handling and a relatively firm ride for the segment. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. Thanks to a passing off duty fireman he stopped and sprang into action with the garden hose until the fire dept arrived just moments later.
The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the throttle body needed to be cleaned. When in gear, the car will accelerate without warning. I have seen many other reports of this happening to hyndai's on the internet. This issue is identical to the 2015 recall of many other Hyundai vehicles from the same model year I. Approximately 10 minutes later, vehicle experience same problem. Dealership replaced high pressure fuel pump. This is a huge safety issue.