Hyundai Elantra: Satellite radio reception - Audio system - Features of your vehicle - Hyundai Elantra MD 2010-2018 Owners manualHyundai Elantra: Satellite radio reception


You may experience difficulties in receiving XM satellite radio signals in the following situations.

  • If you are driving in a tunnel or a covered parking area.
  • If you are driving beneath the top level of a multi-level freeway.
  • If you drive under a bridge.
  • If you are driving next to a tall vehicle (such as a truck or a bus) that blocks the signal.
  • If you are driving in a valley where the surrounding hills or peaks block the signal from the satellite.
  • If you are driving on a mountain road where is the signal blocked by mountains.

  • If you are driving in an area with tall trees that block the signal (30 ft. /10m or more), for example on an road that goes through a dense forest.
  • The signal can become weak in some areas that are not covered by the XM repeater network.

NOTE:

There may be other unforeseen circumstances leading to reception problems with the XM satellite radio signal.

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