Hyundai Elantra: If engine doesn't turn over or turns over slowly - If the engine will not start - What to do in an emergency - Hyundai Elantra HD 2006Ц2010 Owners ManualHyundai Elantra: If engine doesn't turn over or turns over slowly


1. If your car has an automatic transaxle, be sure the gear selector lever is in N (Neutral) or P (Park) and the emergency brake is set.

2. Check the battery connections to be sure they are clean and tight.

3. Turn on the interior light. If the light dims or goes out when you operate the starter, the battery is discharged.

4. Check the starter connections to be sure they are securely tightened.

5. Do not push or pull the vehicle to start it. See instructions for "Jump starting".

    If the engine will not start
    WARNING If the engine will not start, do not push or pull the car to start it. This could result in a collision or cause other damage. In addition, push or pull starting may cause the cataly ...

    If engine turns over normally but does not start
    1. Check fuel level. 2. With the ignition switch in the OFF position, check all connectors at ignition, coil and spark plugs. Reconnect any that may be disconnected or loose. 3. Check the fuel lin ...