Hyundai Elantra: Starting the engine - Engine start/stop button - Driving your vehicle - Hyundai Elantra MD 2010-2018 Owners manualHyundai Elantra: Starting the engine


Always wear appropriate shoes when operating your vehicle. Unsuitable shoes (highWARNING

Always wear appropriate shoes when operating your vehicle. Unsuitable shoes (high heels, ski boots, etc.) may interfere with your ability to use the brake, accelerator and clutch pedal (if equipped).

1.Carry the smart key or leave it inside the vehicle.

2.Make sure the parking brake is firmly applied.

3. Manual Transaxle - Depress the clutch pedal fully and shift the transaxle into Neutral. Depress the brake and clutch pedal fully.
Automatic Transaxle - Place the transaxle shift lever in P (Park). Depress the brake pedal fully. You can also start the engine when the shift lever is in the N (Neutral) position.

4.Press the engine start/stop button.

5.In extremely cold weather (below - 18C / 0F) or after the vehicle has not been operated for several days, let the engine warm up without depressing the accelerator.

Whether the engine is cold or warm, it should be started without depressing the accelerator.

If the engine stalls while you are in motion, do not attempt to move the shift CAUTION

If the engine stalls while you are in motion, do not attempt to move the shift lever to the P (Park) position. If traffic and road conditions permit, you may put the shift lever in the N(Neutral) position while the vehicle is still moving and press the engine start/stop button in an attempt to restart the engine.

  • Even if the smart key is in the vehicle, but it is not close to the drivers seat area, then the engine may not start.
  • When the engine start/stop button is in the ACC or ON position, if any door is open, the system checks for the smart key. If the smart key is not in the vehicle, and if all doors are closed, the chime will sound for about 5 seconds. Keep the smart key in the vehicle, when using the ACC position or if the vehicle engine is on.

The engine will start by pressing the engine start/stop button, only when theWARNING

The engine will start by pressing the engine start/stop button, only when the smart key is in the vehicle. Never allow children or any person who is unfamiliar with the vehicle to touch the engine start/stop button or related parts.

✽ NOTICE

✽ NOTICE

  • If the battery is weak or the smart key does not work correctly, you can start the engine by pressing the engine start/stop button with the smart key.
  • When the stop lamp fuse is blown, you can't start the engine normally. Replace the fuse with a new one. If you are not able to replace the fuse, you can start the engine by pressing the engine start/stop button for 10 seconds with the engine start/stop button in the ACC mode. Always depress the brake pedal and clutch pedal (if equipped) before starting the engine.

Do not press the engine start/stop button for more than 5 seconds except when CAUTION

Do not press the engine start/stop button for more than 5 seconds except when the stop lamp fuse is disconnected.

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    with manual transaxle To start the engine, depress the clutch pedal and brake pedal, then press the engine start/stop button with the shift lever in the N(Neutral) position. with automatic transax ...

    Manual transaxle
    The shift lever can be moved into any of the forward gears without pressing the button (1). You should press the button (1) when moving the shift lever into reverse. ...