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Front Suspension Wheel Bearing Problems of Hyundai Santa Fe



Hyundai Santa Fe owners have reported 3 problems related to front suspension wheel bearing (under the suspension category).

car image   Front Suspension Wheel Bearing problem of the 2003 Hyundai Santa Fe 1
Failure Date: 01/10/2007

I have had a squeaking noise in the tires for several months. I continued to take it to Hyundai and they told me that the tire needed to be replaced and charged me. The squeaking noise was still on the driver's side, so I took it back and they replaced 2 wheel bearings, one in the front and one in the back. Most people know that once changing one you could change all the other on the same side . They refused. I heard a squeaking noise now more than ever, and they claimed they could not hear it. The longer you drive the vehicle the louder it got. This was really costing me my time , and Hyundai dealers did not care about a noise was getting louder. They will not even go over my vehicle anymore when I brought it in. They just stated well we did not know what it was. . I have take the vehicle to two different dealers, and neither one of them took the time. All they wanted was more money for stuff that did not need to be replaced.

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car image   Front Suspension Wheel Bearing problem of the 2001 Hyundai Santa Fe 2
Failure Date: 07/08/2004

The wheel bearings on the front wheels were stripped. This problem occurred every 6 months. Consumer took the vehicle to dealer for repairs on 3 occasions, and just recently recurred.

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car image   Front Suspension Wheel Bearing problem of the 2001 Hyundai Santa Fe 3
Failure Date: 05/03/2004

While driving at 25 mph, the consumer heard a screeching sound that was followed by a loud bumping noise. The vehicle soon stalled and would not restart. The dealer examined the vehicle and determined that the four wheel drive transfer case needed replacement. The ball joint and the front wheel bearing was replaced.