Hyundai Elantra: Operating door locks from outside the vehicle - Door locks - Features of your vehicle - Hyundai Elantra HD 20062010 Owners ManualHyundai Elantra: Operating door locks from outside the vehicle


  • Turn the key toward rear of vehicle to unlock and toward front of vehicle to lock.
  • If you lock/unlock the door with a key, all vehicle doors will lock/unlock automatically.
  • From the drivers door, turn the key to the right 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 key (if equipped).
  • 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 doors are closed securely.

✽ NOTICE

In cold and wet climates, door lock and door mechanisms may not work properly due to freezing conditions.

✽ NOTICE

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.

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

✽ NOTICE

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