Hyundai Elantra: Ignition key interlock system - Automatic transaxle operation - Automatic transaxle - Driving your vehicle - Hyundai Elantra MD 2010-2018 Owners manualHyundai Elantra: Ignition key interlock system


The ignition key cannot be removed unless the shift lever is in the P (Park) position. Even if the ignition switch is in the LOCK position, the key also cannot be removed.

If your vehicle is equipped with ENGINE START/STOP button, the button will not change to the OFF position unless the shift lever is in the P (Park) position.

    Shift lock system
    For your safety, the automatic transaxle has a shift lock system which prevents shifting the transaxle from P (Park) or N (Neutral) into R (Reverse) unless the brake pedal is depressed. To shift ...

    Good driving practices
    Never move the gear shift lever from P (Park) or N (Neutral) to any other position with the accelerator pedal depressed. Never move the gear shift lever into P (Park) when the vehicle is in mo ...