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Wiper Problems of Hyundai Accent - part 1



Hyundai Accent owners have reported 54 problems related to wiper (under the visibility category).

car image   Wiper problem of the 2009 Hyundai Accent 1
Failure Date: 05/24/2016

Car has 29000 miles. Last week, the drivers side sun visor started "not staying up". It falls in to the drivers line of sight while the car is moving. It is a visibility/ safety issue. Thank you. .

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car image   Wiper problem of the 2010 Hyundai Accent 2
Failure Date: 05/10/2016

While driving on highway driver's side sun visor fell off (by itself) and obstructed view nearly causing collision at 65mph. Numerous complaints about this! when will something be done?.

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car image   Wiper problem of the 2008 Hyundai Accent 3
Failure Date: 01/01/2016

Drivers side sun visor would not stay up, then just fell all the way out, had to have the light disconnected, not under warranty Hyundai dealer said, no recall for this specific auto. Driving when this happened.

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car image   Wiper problem of the 2007 Hyundai Accent 4
Failure Date: 08/17/2015

While approaching intersection with green light, drivers visor fell down and completely blocked visability. Light changed causing three car accident. I was hospitalized due to injury and am now talking to an attorney about suing Hyundai as this is a known problem and has not been recalled nor have auto owners been advised of issue. From searching web there are thousands of Hyundai vehicles which vary in year of car that have this issue. I am going to put out feelers for class action law suit and wonder why the government has allowed people to be injured, if not killed, due to this malfunctioning auto part.

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car image   Wiper problem of the 2009 Hyundai Accent 5
Failure Date: 08/07/2015

The driver's side sun visor just fell as I was driving. . . The left side of the visor where it attached up into the roof of the car has a tube with the wire in it for the light - the light no longer works, and the tube dropped down - I can push it up in there, but falls again. . . Fell down suddenly as I was driving and hit me in the face. . . Had to react fast to avoid not seeing and getting in accident. . .

car image   Wiper problem of the 2006 Hyundai Accent 6
Failure Date: 06/10/2015

The driver and passenger sun visors on the 2006 Accent will no longer stay in the upright position. The visors now hang loosely and limit visibility when driving, the swinging back and forth while accelerating and braking can be distracting and is unsafe. I have looked to purchase the original oem parts to replace, but have discovered that Hyundai no longer uses the original parts and that new visors was manufactured. I have found similar complaints for multiple Hyundai models on this site and on arfc. Org. It appears that Hyundai recognized a faulty part that leads to limited visibility and distraction while driving but did not issue a recall. A recall should be issued.

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car image   Wiper problem of the 2007 Hyundai Accent 7
Failure Date: 06/09/2015

Drivers visor won't stay up. Falls down continually blocking visibility while driving.

car image   Wiper problem of the 2007 Hyundai Accent 8
Failure Date: 12/03/2014

The driver side sun visor was broken, so it fell down while I was driving. It has potential danger. And it is hard to find a replacement. Tthough the dealer can provide the part, it's ridiculously expensive. I hope Hyundai makes the part more sustable and the genuine part can be available more. Thanks.

car image   Wiper problem of the 2012 Hyundai Accent 9
Failure Date: 11/17/2014

When I turn on the reas\r to clean the winshield wiper does not clear the water when I look thru the rearview mirror the wiper goes back and fort and does not wipe the water off when it rains does not wipe off the water.

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car image   Wiper problem of the 2007 Hyundai Accent 10
Failure Date: 10/15/2014

Driver's side sun visor suddenly broken, piece inside rod cracked or broken. Won't stay up and falls down hazardously blocking view. Not covered by Hyundai and hundreds of other owners seem to have same problem.


 
car image   Wiper problem of the 2006 Hyundai Accent 11
Failure Date: 10/15/2014

Driving during normal conditions at 45 mph, for no reason the drivers side sun visor dropped down and impaired my vision. I pulled over to the side of the road and try to return it to its normal position with no success. I have tried velcro and tape but it will not stay up. It is serious driving hazard, and judging by forums on the internet, many, many people are affected by it. Hyundai should do a recall and have the issue fixed.

car image   Wiper problem of the 2004 Hyundai Accent 12
Failure Date: 09/29/2014

Wife, 64,was driving our one-owner 2004 Hyundai Accent gl on private road approx 15 mph when airbags deployed without any impact of any sort to vehicle. Wife was badly bruised on arms and face and windshield was shattered by passenger side airbag cover when bags deployed. We were fortunate that she was not on busy street or on interstate as this would have certainly resulted in a wreck with severe bodily injury or possible death. Local Hyundai dealership (perkins motors, colorado springs) refused to do anythiing. Hyundai hq customer service committed to "sending us a packet of paperwork to be filled out and returned to them by us and they would get back to us in 6 to 8 weeks once it was received to see if they would do anything. " no one from Hyundai has expressed any interest in seeing the vehicle or responding to a potentially very hazardous vehicle. I am very concerned about their lack of any sense of obligation to see what went wrong and how it might be avoided in the future. Their attitude is that it's our problem and the fact that it is a major safety issue doesn't concern them in the slightest.

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car image   Wiper problem of the 2009 Hyundai Accent 13
Failure Date: 09/17/2014

I was putting the sun visor back up in place and the arm by the door snapped. It hung in my way the rest of the drive. I had to hold it out of the way most of the time to see. It obstructs my visibility tremendously!!! it is very distracting!!!! please do something about this.

car image   Wiper problem of the 2008 Hyundai Accent 14
Failure Date: 09/12/2014

The passenger side sun visor made a pop and won't stay up. The drivers side sun visor fell down and will not stay up. The drivers side sun visor falls down into the line of sight. The drivers side sun visor will not even stay up in the hole that goes into the ceiling. It is hanging by the spring cord.

car image   Wiper problem of the 2009 Hyundai Accent 15
Failure Date: 09/10/2014

I was done shopping and starting the car, the sun was in my eyes so I pulled the sun visor down and I heard a grating noise and the visor popped out of the ceiling and hung by the wires, it appears the plastic piece it screws into snapped in half, I had to hold the visor with 1 hand as it was in my line of vision as I drove home. When researching for a new one I found this was a common issue with these cars and some even happened while the car was in motion, very dangerous, this is a problem and needs to be corrected.

car image   Wiper problem of the 2009 Hyundai Accent 16
Failure Date: 08/29/2014

While traveling approximately 50 miles per hour on six lane divided highway, I attempted to park the sun visor in the full up (out of the way) position. It made a strange noise and fell all the way down in front of my face. Fortunately, I was able to react quickly and hold the visor up out of the way, thereby precluding any accident. This did occur during the heavy traffic of rush hour, and I have no doubt that this could have easily caused a potentially disastrous accident. My family also owns another, 2008 Hyundai Accent, which my son drives. The same issue also occurred while he was driving his just within the past few months. I have found many instances of both driver's side and passenger side visors breaking in the same way, obstructing the vision of the driver immediately (even if the passenger side visor breaks/falls). This is a serious safety issue.

car image   Wiper problem of the 2007 Hyundai Accent 17
Failure Date: 08/06/2014

Passenger seat sun visor broke. By 'broke' I mean that the internal spring mechanism to keep it folded up failed so it now flops down into the line of sight and interferes with visibility. It cannot be folded back up out of visibility, it just keeps flopping straight down. Judging from comments on forums, this is an extremely common problem with Hyundai sedans, and is a big safety hazard, especially if it happens to the driver side visor, because of how it can suddenly fail and interfere with visibility.

car image   Wiper problem of the 2010 Hyundai Accent 18
Failure Date: 07/12/2014

The sun visor broke on the driver's side and dangled by a connecting wrie obstructing my view. The lip on the on post that holds it in place broke off and can not be fixed. This was very dangerous and I had to remove the visor from the car.

car image   Wiper problem of the 2007 Hyundai Accent 19
Failure Date: 07/01/2014

Drivers side sun visor broke while driving into the sun. Will not stay up on its own. Visibility is a extremely hazardous situation with this visor in your way.

car image   Wiper problem of the 2008 Hyundai Accent 20
Failure Date: 06/02/2014

The driver side sun visor keeps falling down. I've had this happen on my 2007 Hyundai sonata as well. From the research I've done online, all Hyundai model years 2006-2009 have the same issue with the parts used in the sun visor. I'm no longer under factory warrenty and the dealer won't fix it. This is a manufactor issue.

car image   Wiper problem of the 2009 Hyundai Accent 21
Failure Date: 05/26/2014

2009 Hyundai Accent driver side sun visor just wont stay in up position. My car has very few miles for being a 2009 model for this to happen. I am a male and never use the sun visor for the mirror or the sun because I always were sun glasses. My visor falls now and impedes my driving. This should be a safety recall because if this were to happen while I was driving, it could have cause an accident. I have found many similar complaints online as I researched this problem for a possible recall from Hyundai.

car image   Wiper problem of the 2010 Hyundai Accent 22
Failure Date: 04/28/2014

A few months ago the the visor in my 2010 Hyundai Accent on the driver side stopped staying up. I have read multiple complaints on this indicating many are having this problem.

car image   Wiper problem of the 2009 Hyundai Accent 23
Failure Date: 04/07/2014

The sun visor will not stay up. There is a plastic part inside that holds it in place and that apparently broke. The sun visor is not usable and just hangs down obscuring my field of view. This is a huge danger since I can't see more than 50 feet ahead of my car now and will not have time to slow down for an accident.

car image   Wiper problem of the 2008 Hyundai Accent 24
Failure Date: 03/18/2014

Passenger sun visor come out. Put it back in through the hole but did not stay. Few months later, driver side sun visor came out as well.

car image   Wiper problem of the 2008 Hyundai Accent 25
Failure Date: 03/01/2014

Left sun visor snapped off as I was leaving my driveway on a sunny day. I disconnected the wiring and visor so as to improve visibility. I am waiting for a recall in order to have the repair/replacement completed.