Car Stall Problems of Hyundai Santa Fe - part 1



Hyundai Santa Fe owners have reported 67 problems related to car stall (under the engine and engine cooling category).

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe 1
Failure Date: 05/05/2017

My 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe stalled out again. This event happened while turning left onto a busy street after siting at a red light. The car lost all power, making it difficult to control while pulling over to the side of the road, but in the way of other drivers. I put the car in park and then the engine restarted and I was able to drive away. The car behind me was forced to slam on their brakes, as it appears that I have just decided to stop in the middle of the road. Was nearly rear ended. Very dangerous and completely out of my control.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe 2
Failure Date: 04/21/2017

Wednesday my car stalled at the stop light while in drive with the brake on. Then 2 days later down the interstate my engine started knocking very loudly so I pulled over and got it towed to the nearest Hyundai dealership. They reported the engine has failed and will see what they can do about the recall.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe 3
Failure Date: 04/10/2017

The car stalls and completely loses power. We just hit the 62k mile mark. When it loses power even the brakes do not work. When you stop at a stop light or stop sign the car jerks. The exhaust is smoking badly. This has happened on more than one occasion and with more than one driver.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe 4
Failure Date: 04/04/2017

The contact owns a 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe. The contact stated that the vehicle stalled and all the warning lights on the instrument panel illuminated. The contact stated that NHTSA campaign number: 17v226000 (engine and engine cooling) had exceeded a reasonable time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The dealer advised that the parts were not available for the recall repair. The failure mileage was 14,000. VIN tool confirms recall incomplete.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe 5
Failure Date: 03/28/2017

The contact owns a 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe. While driving 40 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The contact was unable to restart the vehicle. The vehicle was towed to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the engine needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 127,000.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe 6
Failure Date: 03/21/2017

Vehicle stalled for no apparent reason. Took vehicle to Hyundai dealer, they could find reason for the stalling. No codes checked.


car image   Car Stall problem of the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe 7
Failure Date: 02/21/2017

Notice hesitation with vehicle when accelerating both on highways or from lower speeds on any roads. Assumed this might be normal for a 4 cylinder engine, however, I am now concerned it is related to recent recall of the make, model, and year of my vehcle for engine manufacturing problems related to stalls and increased risk of crashes.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe 8
Failure Date: 02/06/2017

2012 Hyundai Santa Fe. Consumer writes in regards to engine problems. The consumer stated that the vehicle stalled with no warning. The vehicle would not start and the shift lock froze. The engine needed to be replaced.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe 9
Failure Date: 12/25/2016

2011 Hyundai Santa Fe stalls, loses power, will not accelerate, gives no warning. This could cause a major accident and multiple deaths. This happens suddenly while driving along city streets and highways and while turning.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe 10
Failure Date: 09/22/2016

The Hyundai sonata engines have been recalled for safety concerns because they can stall at any time. The Santa Fe sports have the same engines but have not been recalled. Mine did just this. Luckily I was on a quiet road with no one behind me.


 
car image   Car Stall problem of the 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe 11
Failure Date: 07/14/2016

I¿ve taken my 2009 Santa Fe to the rick case roswell, GA on Friday, 7/1/2016 and again today, 7/15/2016, both for the same issue, my car is stalling while I drive it. On 7/1 they told me it was the battery, so had a new one installed while there. Both times, I¿m been turning into a curve (it was a right hand turn on 7/1 and a left hand turn on 7/15). The first time I was lucky as it was just coming off a stop light. Last night, however, it was a curve to get on the highway with an 18 wheeler thundering behind me when my car stalled, and I lost the power steering and braking and almost became an 18 wheeler hood ornament. As I mentioned, the dealer is perplexed by the issue, nothing is showing up on the diagnostics and they can¿t replicate the problem. I had to leave the dealership with the sense that I¿m driving around in a ticking time bomb. As a women who frequently drives by herself in the car, and on the highway 99. 9% of the time, I can¿t tell you the fear that knowing that this can happen again at any moment and that the next time I may not be so lucky, instills in me. This is my second Hyundai and I have always considered myself to be a proud Hyundai owner, but I just did a little research and found out that a) not only am I far from the only person who has had this issue, b) there has actually been a class action law suit that Hyundai lost regarding the frequent stalling of Hyundai vehicles. I need Hyundai to fix this issue ASAP or risk being sued by my family after I¿m killed in a car accident that is the direct result of your stalling vehicles.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe 12
Failure Date: 01/29/2016

Previously reported to dealer that car often stalled or hesitated when accelerating after a stop or very slow forward motion. This has ended up in numerous hesitations and near accidents when entering into traffic. On Friday, 1/29/16 while exiting from the 9th tier of a parking garage the hesitation happened on all 9 tiers as I rounded the corner to the next tier and began to accelerate. I have an appointment again with the dealer on 2/19/16 and will report further after that but suspect I will get the same message that they "could find nothing wrong".

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe 13
Failure Date: 09/26/2015

Tl- the contact owns a 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe. The contact stated that while pulling in to a parking space, the vehicle stalled with no warning. The contact was able to restart the vehicle and the contact parked the vehicle in a parking space as well as inspected the vehicle but was uncertain of how this failure occured. The vehicle was driven to the contacts residence due to the random failure and was to be taken to the dealer for inspection and diagnosis to determine the failure. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and they provided no remedy. The approximate failure mileage was 51,000. Dyd.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe 14
Failure Date: 08/07/2015

The contact owns a 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe. The contact stated that while driving at 50 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was taken to the dealer. However, the vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 175,000.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe 15
Failure Date: 03/17/2015

The contact owns a 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe. While driving at 25 mph, the vehicle stalled. The contact was able to restart the vehicle and the engine warning light illuminated. The failure recurred on numerous occasions. The vehicle was taken to a dealer who was unable to diagnose or repair the vehicle. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 39,847.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe 16
Failure Date: 01/23/2015

While stopped at a red light on an incline, vehicle did not move when gas pedal was pressed. It felt like the car had stalled out but the rpm's were still between 1 and 2. When I pressed harder on the gas the car lurched forward. This has happened several times and is now happening more often, not always on an incline or when temperature or engine is cold. Taking to dealer for repair but told if they can't duplicate they can't do anything about it. I have only owned this car 4 months and want to get rid of it because I'm afraid to drive it now. Not sure if its a problem with the transmission or fuel system but something is definitely not right. Hope it happens for the dealer so it can be fixed.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2001 Hyundai Santa Fe 17
Failure Date: 12/28/2014

Tl-the contact owns a 2001 Hyundai Santa Fe. The contact stated that while driving at 15 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. On a second occasion, the vehicle stalled and all the warning lights illuminated. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The VIN was not available. The failure mileage was 163,000. Djr.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2011 Hyundai Santa Fe 18
Failure Date: 11/25/2014

Vehicle stalled when leaving stop light lost speed would not accelerate have read other complaints on line some are afraid to drive vehicles I agree saftey is an issue dealer or manufacture cannot find solution to problem.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe 19
Failure Date: 10/21/2014

The first occurrence was tues. Oct. 21 backing out of a driveway and went to put the car in drive. It stalled right in the middle of a very busy road. I put it in park and tried to start it again. It did start but did not feel like it would continue to run. However, it did. The second time was yesterday when I was driving down a four lane road at 40 miles an hour and it just stopped running. I was so thankful it was later in the evening and traffic was very minimal. I put it in park and it did start but again did not feel like it would continue. It felt like it would stall again but did not, 2 more times before I got home. I called this morning to get it right in and never heard back. I am afraid to drive it because of the traffic on most of these roads. I do not feel like I was taken seriously even though I received a recall notice in sept. But have managed to misplace it. I do not remember what the recall was for. The second time this happened a panel light did come on. It was the malfunction indicator light. I am worried about an accident and possible death with this happening to the car.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe 20
Failure Date: 09/21/2014

On two separate occasions, my 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe stalled, for no apparent reason, causing loss of steering, wheel control, and brakes. On the first occasion, I was driving through a mall parking lot. While making a left turn and attempting to drive down a row of parking spots, my car stalled and I was unable to turn the steering wheel, brake or guide the vehicle. On the second occasion, I was turning left down the street to my home. Again, without warning, the car stalled, various light eliminated on the dash, and I lost complete control of the vehicle. I had no advanced warning and the car otherwise seemed to be running normally.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe 21
Failure Date: 09/06/2014

Vehicle stalled at low speed or turning on numerous occasions . Stalls and then will start back up. Most recent incident, 12-13-2014, it stalled 3 times within 25 minutes when slowing to a stop. I've taken to Hyundai in the past, they could not identify and issue, charged me $50. 00 to adjust break light switch, which they stated should fix it. I checked on-line & located the 3. 5 sante fe low speed engine rpm logic revision service campaign which they will reprogram the vehicles ecm in certain vehicles with 3. 5 engines. I tried to use the on-line VIN verification & guess what ,it states mine was not one of the one with issues, it was made in alabama, 2010 & 3. 5, same stalling issues as everyone else. I want my vehicle covered by this service campaign.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 22
Failure Date: 08/17/2014

The contact owns a 2003 Hyundai Santa Fe. The contact stated that while driving at various speeds, the vehicle would suddenly stall with out warning. The contact mentioned that within 2 to 3 seconds the vehicle would restart and operate as normal. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified but no solution was offered. The failure mileage was 73,100.

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car image   Car Stall problem of the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe 23
Failure Date: 08/14/2014

Tl- the contact owns a 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe. The contact stated that while driving 65mph the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where the technician diagnosed the engine seized and needed to be replaced. The engine was replaced and the manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 2,137. Sr.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe 24
Failure Date: 07/16/2014

When making a right hand turn at slow speed the cars stalls out. Today 7/16 is the 3rd time this has happened. The same event happened twice in the same week about 6 months ago then not again. This sounds too similar to the problems w/ gm cars.

car image   Car Stall problem of the 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe 25
Failure Date: 06/15/2014

My family has a 2012 hyudai Santa Fe. We started experiencing problems with the vehicle stalling while driving in 2013. The car stalled multiple times on city streets and once on the highway. When the car stalls, the driver loses power steering and brakes. It is a very dangerous situation. After the third time the car stalled we took it in for service in April of 2013 to the local Hyundai dealership. The technician ran a complete diagnostic and said he could not find anything wrong with the vehicle. We refused to take the car at that time and insisted on more testing. They did find a problem. They replaced/repaired the etc-actuator and gasket-throttle body. The car ran fine until last week when it started the same problems again. It has stalled four times in the last week. The latest stall happened today when my girlfriend was driving the car at around 30 mph. It also stalled last night when I was driving it home at about 25 mph. I was able to get to the side of the road and put the car in park. I turned the key and it started right up again. When it stalled on me, I lost power steering and power brakes. The time of the incident was 9:48pm and the mileage on the car was 72,917. It was very scary. We are taking car to Hyundai dealership today for repairs. We do not want to drive this car anymore. It is unsafe and a hazard.