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Brake Electric Antilock Problems of Hyundai Tiburon



Hyundai Tiburon owners have reported 9 problems related to brake electric antilock (under the service brakes category).

car image   Brake Electric Antilock problem of the 2005 Hyundai Tiburon 1
Failure Date: 04/07/2007

- the contact stated that on two occasions while driving the 2005 Hyundai tibron with 16,837 failure mileage at 35 mph and coming to an intersection, he put the foot on the brake, and the brake pedal did not move, and the vehicle did not stop. The vehicle had to be stopped with the emergency brake. The vehicle was taken to a dealer, who could not duplicate the problem. The contact was asked to return if the problem occurred again. The current mileage was 16,852.

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car image   Brake Electric Antilock problem of the 2003 Hyundai Tiburon 2
Failure Date: 01/21/2004

Vehicle equipt with low profile sports tires. While driving on sr2 in jeruselum township ohio I lost control of the vehicle and began skidding on black ice. Anti-lock brakes did not engage to my knowledge and $9000 damage was done to the vehicle. Rear axle failed during the impact into an embankment which absorbed much of the impact. Side airbag deployed as designed but front did not. I am assuming that this is due to me sliding backwards up the embankment without any direct frontal impact. I walked away from it but am concerned about the fact that Hyundai has marketed this car towards the younger "invinvible" generation who do not realize these tires aren't made for fast driving in bad weather. I am also concerned about why the antilock brakes did not engage. The car is at brown automotive and is still awaiting repair. I have informed the insurance company about the brakes and will follow up with this report when I get word.

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car image   Brake Electric Antilock problem of the 1997 Hyundai Tiburon 3
Failure Date: 12/20/2001

Consumer was traveling about 30mph and coming off ramp when vehicle in front jammed on brakes and consumer's vehicle skidded into back of other vehicle. Upon impact, air bags failed to deploy. Dealership was aware of problem.

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car image   Brake Electric Antilock problem of the 2002 Hyundai Tiburon 4
Failure Date: 08/24/2001

While traveling at 70 mph, the consumer applied the brakes and the steering wheel had gone to the left and caused the consumer to hit the guardrail. The vehicle was totaled upon impact. Also, none of the air bags deployed. The c onsumer belived there was a problem with the abs as well.

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car image   Brake Electric Antilock problem of the 1999 Hyundai Tiburon 5
Failure Date: 04/18/2001

I was driving in a parking lot that I drive in daily. I was making a routine turn, and when I began to slow down from 30mph I got to about 20mph and then the brakes locked up as well as the steering wheel. I did not slam on the brakes so they should not have locked. After the car went up on a curb, several seconds later the airbags deployed. They did not depoly on impact. . When I bought the car I was told I had anti lock brakes and now I am told I don't have them and that in itself is a problem with the dealership. The breaks locked up once before and I brought it to Hyundai, I did not have an accident just a scare, and they basically told me it was in my head. The car is unsafe and I am scared of the breaks getting me into a more serious accident. The 4,376 was all from the one accident with the brakes and the airbags.

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car image   Brake Electric Antilock problem of the 2000 Hyundai Tiburon 6
Failure Date: 01/08/2001

Driving at a speed of 65 mph when another car cut me off I had to brake and hit the guardrail head on, and the airbagsdid not deploy. When I called Hyundai to complain they told me that due to the cost of airbags they put it in a certain place where you have to hit it for the airbag to deploy. The odd fact was that I had a head on collision if I had not had my seatbelt on I would have gone through the windshield.

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car image   Brake Electric Antilock problem of the 1998 Hyundai Tiburon 7
Failure Date: 11/25/2000

He was traveling about 35mph on boulevard and it was raining. Vehicle in front of him jammed the brakes. He started hydroplaning, and vehicle wouldn't stop. Dual air bags didn't deploy at all.

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car image   Brake Electric Antilock problem of the 2000 Hyundai Tiburon 8
Failure Date: 09/23/2000

We were traveling at 78 mph in montana with our cruise control activated. All of a sudden the brakes slammed on for approximately 5 seconds, throwing us forward and then the accelerator pushed down bringing us to a speed of approximately 80 mph. My husband was able to engage the brakes after several tries. We pulled to the side of the road to gather ourselves and have not used cruise control in our travels since this incident. As soon as possible we will be taking the car to an authorized dealer for repairs. The dealer in spokane, wa told us that the cruise control has nothing to do with the braking system and that the vehicle is safe to drive until our appointment.

car image   Brake Electric Antilock problem of the 1998 Hyundai Tiburon 9
Failure Date: 11/17/1998

Consumer was turning from the highway into an exit, while applying the brakes, the vehicle spinned out out of control and landed on the grass area. Dealer notified and refused to accept consumer's explanation of what happened.