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A newbie here, purchased our GV80 in Dec 2020. From the outset I have experienced vibrations in the rear of my vehicle. It has been back to the dealership 3 times already, with new tires and wheels not helping. Finally got Genesis involved, and supposedly they have come up with a fix. Have an appt next week at the dealership and will have to leave it 3-4 days...the last time it was 8 business days!

My question, has anyone else experienced this type of issue? I saw on the internet that there has even been a class action lawsuit filed by an attorney in FL. Thanks!
 

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A newbie here, purchased our GV80 in Dec 2020. From the outset I have experienced vibrations in the rear of my vehicle. It has been back to the dealership 3 times already, with new tires and wheels not helping. Finally got Genesis involved, and supposedly they have come up with a fix. Have an appt next week at the dealership and will have to leave it 3-4 days...the last time it was 8 business days!

My question, has anyone else experienced this type of issue? I saw on the internet that there has even been a class action lawsuit filed by an attorney in FL. Thanks!
Welcome @Redwood396 sorry to hear about your troubles with your GV80. Has Genesis explained to you what their fix is?
 

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A newbie here, purchased our GV80 in Dec 2020. From the outset I have experienced vibrations in the rear of my vehicle. It has been back to the dealership 3 times already, with new tires and wheels not helping. Finally got Genesis involved, and supposedly they have come up with a fix. Have an appt next week at the dealership and will have to leave it 3-4 days...the last time it was 8 business days!

My question, has anyone else experienced this type of issue? I saw on the internet that there has even been a class action lawsuit filed by an attorney in FL. Thanks!
Yes vibrations started at 2500 miles, and after 30 days at dealer, Genesis replaced the driveshaft assembly (they had to ship new ones from Korea). Good news is 5000 miles with new driveshaft and smooth as silk. Keep pressing your dealer to follow diagnostic protocols. There have been a number of GV80s and Palisades with bad driveshafts so Corporate is well aware of the problem.
 

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There seems to be a growing number of vehicles suffering from unbalanced driveshafts and/or bad differentials. If you feel a vibration, have the techs. look here first, as that seems to be the cause 9 times out of 10.
 

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A newbie here, purchased our GV80 in Dec 2020. From the outset I have experienced vibrations in the rear of my vehicle. It has been back to the dealership 3 times already, with new tires and wheels not helping. Finally got Genesis involved, and supposedly they have come up with a fix. Have an appt next week at the dealership and will have to leave it 3-4 days...the last time it was 8 business days!

My question, has anyone else experienced this type of issue? I saw on the internet that there has even been a class action lawsuit filed by an attorney in FL. Thanks!
Looks like we have similar models. Green, Prestige, it mine is 2.5 and RWD. No vibration problems. Hope you can resolve this.
 

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Welcome to the forum @Redwood396 and @Ben!

@Redwood396 are they at least giving you a good loaner/rental while your car is in for service?

@Ben, when did you take delivery of yours?
They brought me a 21 Santa Fe to drive while mine was in the shop. It had much of the same tech as the Genesis, but was a little smaller and had rock hard seats. Now they have G80s for loaners which are sweet indeed.
 

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Welcome @Redwood396 sorry to hear about your troubles with your GV80. Has Genesis explained to you what their fix is?
Supposedly there is a part in the driveshaft that will be replaced. Wish they would just replace the entire driveshaft. Hopefully by the end of July I'll have a smooth driving machine! Will post my results. Thanks all for sharing!!
 

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Yes vibrations started at 2500 miles, and after 30 days at dealer, Genesis replaced the driveshaft assembly (they had to ship new ones from Korea). Good news is 5000 miles with new driveshaft and smooth as silk. Keep pressing your dealer to follow diagnostic protocols. There have been a number of GV80s and Palisades with bad driveshafts so Corporate is well aware of the problem.
This sounds like a vibration issue I had with my 2020 G 80.. Genesis eventually bought the car back. Driveshaft issues. I never did have a fix. Sounds like the driveshaft issues continue.
 

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There seems to be a growing number of vehicles suffering from unbalanced driveshafts and/or bad differentials. If you feel a vibration, have the techs. look here first, as that seems to be the cause 9 times out of 10.
Well, they replaced the driveshaft propeller and the vibrations have been greatly reduced, but after driving 39mi home from the dealership I still am not completely satisfied. Guess I will drive it for a bit and see how things go. I must say that for the $ spent on this vehicle, I'm not that crazy about it. (I have a 3.5 Prestige 5 seater...maybe it's partially an empty rear problem, like a pickup truck...:unsure:)
 

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Welcome to the forum @Redwood396 and @Ben!

@Redwood396 are they at least giving you a good loaner/rental while your car is in for service?

@Ben, when did you take delivery of yours?
Ha, every time mine has been in the shop, I get a G70 loaner...usually one that has been smoked it. I could drive a Santa Fe, but those seats are like rocks! We bought ours at the end of December, only has 3500 miles on it now. I didn't drive for 2mos after some back surgery, and my hubby is not allowed to drive it...much...;).
 
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