Hyundai Elantra: Operating door locks from outside the vehicle - Door locks - Features of your vehicle - Hyundai Elantra MD 2010-2018 Owners manualHyundai Elantra: Operating door locks from outside the vehicle


  • Turn the key toward the rear of the vehicle to unlock and toward the front of the vehicle to lock.
  • If you lock the door with a key, all vehicle doors will lock automatically. (if equipped)
  • From the drivers door, turn the key toward the rear of the vehicle once to unlock the drivers door and once more within 4 seconds to unlock all doors. (if equipped)
  • Doors can also be locked and unlocked with the transmitter (or smart key).
  • Once the doors are unlocked, they may be opened by pulling the door handle.
  • When closing the door, push the door by hand. Make sure that the doors are closed securely.

✽ NOTICE

  • In cold and wet climates, door locks and door mechanisms may not work properly due to freezing conditions.
  • If the door is locked/unlocked multiple times in rapid succession with either the vehicle key or door lock switch, the system may stop operating temporarily in order to protect the circuit and prevent damage to system components.

✽ NOTICE

You can change the system to unlock all doors by turning the key to the right once (Central Door Unlock Mode). Unlock mode can be switched between Two Stage Unlock Mode and Central Door Unlock Mode as follows: Press the lock button and unlock button on the transmitter at the same time for 5 seconds or more. The hazard warning lights will blink four times.

WARNING

  • If you don't close the door securely, the door may open again.
  • Be careful that someone's body and hands are not trapped when closing the door.

  • To lock a door without the key, push the inside door lock button (1) or central door lock switch (2) to the Lock position and close the door (3).
  • If you lock the door with the central door lock switch (2), all vehicle doors will lock automatically.

✽ NOTICE

Always remove the ignition key, engage the parking brake, close all windows and lock all doors when leaving your vehicle unattended.