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08-09-2015 10:14 AM
Nick Maio Hi Guys

I have had amazing experience by changing the trans fluid 4 times using Maxlife ATF - - and using Lubegard ATF supplement.

I have also had the ECU reflash - - which helped a little bit - -

08-03-2015 12:57 PM
marty12 has this problem been mostly on the AWD or the 2WD also? thanks
08-13-2014 12:18 AM
canderson Yes, it is absurd. The problem was originally reported under warranty, and Hyundai knows that a reflash isn't always a solution.
08-12-2014 08:23 PM
cjwarren I've been following this thread for ages and have the same transmission issue on my santa fe. I was able to get them to do the re-flash back in 2012 and it completely went away, until last winter. I've had it in to the dealership three times since and they have never been able to re-create the problem of course, even after having fixed it once. My last visit today of course they can again not re-create it and decided that they will now charge me $65 for labour because it's not a warranty fix if they can't find the problem. Does this not sound absurd?
07-25-2014 05:13 PM
canderson Yours is post #609 on page 61 in a thread called "Transmission Problems With New 2010 Santa Fe" and you're wondering if 2010 tranny failures are common? Truthfully, no, it's not 'common' or there would be 6,090 posts here instead of 609. But it's frequent enough to have caused grief for quite a few folks here. Glad to hear they will be managing this by replacement. Read back through just the early parts of the thread and you'll find that your shift 'clunk' is the symptom associated with the problem.
07-25-2014 11:19 AM
Transmission replacement

We have a 2010 AWD Santa Fe sport V6 we bought new. It only has 39,000 kilometres or 24,000 miles on it. We have serviced it regularly getting service every 3 months. In the spring and fall we have a special service offered by the dealer.
In the past month we noticed that there was a hard shift everytime we started off from a stop. It sounded like we hit a bump in the road. I know that the vehicle starts off in AWD from a stop and moves to 2WD once it gets going. I thought the issues was the AWD disengaging.
The service department just called to tell me the issue is the transmission and that they will have to replace it.
Are transmission failures common for this vehicle?
04-07-2014 09:14 AM
Cubbyguy This week my 2010 has been having hard shift from 2 to 3. Time to call the dealer and quote the TSB 10-AT-006.
02-18-2014 03:15 PM
How do you fix this

I've read most of this very long thread and most peple have fixed this doing a flash of the computer at the dealer.

How else can the computer be reset without taking it to the dealer? What If I disconnect the battery or something else?

The issue is that my car is imported (USA) and the local hyundai dealer only services korean spec santa fe....
01-06-2014 02:29 PM
canderson @wisckir
If you read back through this thread (yeah, awfully long), you'll find that some owners' problems were evidently remedied well enough through a reflash of the code, and for some, that didn't work and they were dealt replacement transmissions. The only way you'll know which way you have to go is to have the dealer update the code to see if it can slam your solenoids home as needed, or whether they'll still stick.
01-06-2014 01:09 PM
wisckir I have the same problem. Loss of power, big thunk, car has 80,000 kms. Did yours get fixed?
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