Hyundai Elantra: With the door lock button - Operating door locks from inside the vehicle - Door locks - Features of your vehicle - Hyundai Elantra MD 2010-2018 Owners manualHyundai Elantra: With the door lock button


  • To unlock a door, push the door lock button (1) to the Unlock position. The red mark (2) on the button will be visible.
  • To lock a door, push the door lock button (1) to the Lock position. If the door is locked properly, the red mark (2) on the button will not be visible.
  • To open a door, pull the door handle (3) outward.
  • If the inner door handle on either front door is pulled when the door lock button is in the locked position, the door will unlock and open.
  • Front door cannot be locked if the ignition key is in the ignition switch and the door is open.
  • A door cannot be locked if the smart key is in the vehicle and any door is open.

- Door lock malfunctionWARNING - Door lock malfunction

If a power door lock ever fails to function while you are in the vehicle, try one or more of the following techniques to exit:

  • Operate the door unlock feature repeatedly (both electronic and manual) while simultaneously pulling on the door handle.
  • Operate the other door locks and handles, front and rear.
  • Lower a front window and use the key to unlock the door from outside.
    With central door lock switch (if equipped)
    Drivers door Passengers door Operate by depressing the central door lock switch. When pushing down on the front portion (1) of the switch, all vehicle doors will lock. When pushing do ...