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Remote Key

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Your HYUNDAI uses a remote key, which you can use to lock or unlock a door (and trunk) and even start the engine.

1. Door Lock
2. Door Unlock
3. Trunk Unlock
4. Panic

Locking

To lock :

1. Close all doors, engine hood and trunk.

2. Press the Door Lock button (1) on the remote key.

3. The hazard warning lights will blink and the chime will sound once if the lock button is pressed once more within four seconds.

4. Make sure the doors are locked by checking the position of the door lock button inside the vehicle.

WARNING

Do not leave the keys in your vehicle with unsupervised children. Unattended children could place the key in the ignition switch and may operate power windows or other controls, or even make the vehicle move, which could result in serious injury or death.

Unlocking

To unlock:

1. Press the Door Unlock button (2) on the remote key.

2. The driver’s door will unlock. The hazard warning lights will blink two times.

Two Press Unlock Feature

The priority for unlocking the driver door only, or unlocking all the doors with one press may be adjusted in the User Settings mode in the cluster LCD display (if equipped).

The Two Press Unlock feature, when enabled, will require the user to press the door unlock button once for driver door only and twice for unlocking all the doors.

Select or Deselect the Two Press Unlock feature in the User Settings mode in the cluster LCD display. The option can be found under the following menu:

User Settings ➞ Door ➞ Two Press Unlock

The Two Press Unlock feature can also be enabled or disabled by pressing the door lock and unlock buttons simultaneously on the Key FOB:

Press and hold both the Door Lock button and the Door Unlock button simultaneously until the hazard warning lights blink.

This will enable or disable the Two Press Unlock feature. Repeat this procedure to enable/disable the mode again.

Information

After unlocking the doors, the doors will lock automatically after 30 seconds unless a door is opened.

Trunk unlocking

To unlock:

1. Press and hold the Trunk Unlock button (3) on the remote key for more than one second.

2. The hazard warning lights will blink two times.

3. Once the trunk is opened and then closed, the trunk will lock automatically.

Information

The word "HOLD" is written on the button to inform you that you must press and hold the button for more than one second.

Panic button (if equipped)

Press and hold the Panic button (4) for more than one second. The horn sounds and hazard warning lights flash for about 30 seconds.

To cancel the panic mode, press any button on the remote key.

Start-up

For more details, refer to the "Key Ignition Switch" section in chapter 5.

NOTICE

To prevent damaging the remote key:

  • Keep the remote key away from water or any liquid and fire. If the inside of the remote key gets damp (due to drinks or moisture), or is heated, internal circuit may malfunction, excluding the car from the warranty.
  • Avoid dropping or throwing the remote key.
  • Protect the remote key from extreme temperatures.

Mechanical key

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If the remote key does not operate normally, you can lock or unlock the door by using the mechanical key.

Remote key precautions

The remote key will not work if any of the following occur:

  • The key is in the ignition switch.
  • You exceed the operating distance limit (about 90 feet [30 m]).
  • The remote key battery is weak.
  • Other vehicles or objects may be blocking the signal.
  • The weather is extremely cold.
  • The remote key is close to a radio transmitter such as a radio station or an airport which can interfere with normal operation of the remote key.

When the remote key does not work correctly, open and close the door with the mechanical key. If you have a problem with the remote key contact an authorized HYUNDAI dealer.

If the remote key is in close proximity to your mobile phone, the signal could be blocked by your mobile phones normal operational signals. This is especially important when the phone is active such as making and receiving calls, text messaging, and/or sending/receiving emails.

Avoid placing the remote key and your mobile phone in the same pants or jacket pocket and always try to maintain an adequate distance between the two devices.

Information

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules.

Operation is subject to the following three conditions:

1. This device may not cause harmful interference, and

2. This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

3. Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the device.

NOTICE

Keep the remote key away from electromagnetic materials that blocks electromagnetic waves to the key surface.

Battery replacement

If the remote key is not working properly, try replacing the battery with a new one.

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Battery Type: CR2032

To replace the battery:

1. Pry open the rear cover of the remote key.

2. Remove the old battery and insert the new battery. Make sure the battery position is correct.

3. Reinstall the rear cover of the remote key.

If you suspect your remote key might have sustained some damage, or you feel your remote key is not working correctly contact an authorized HYUNDAI dealer.

Information

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An inappropriately disposed battery can be harmful to the environment and human health. Dispose of the battery according to your local law(s) or regulations.

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