Hyundai Elantra: Air intake control - Manual heating and air conditioning - Automatic climate control system (if equipped) - Features of your vehicle - Hyundai Elantra MD 2010-2015 Owners manualHyundai Elantra: Air intake control

This is used to select the outside (fresh) air position or recirculated air position.

This is used to select the outside (fresh) air position or recirculated air position. To change the air intake control position, push the control button.

Recirculated air position

The indicator light on the button illuminates when the recirculated air position

The indicator light on the button illuminates when the recirculated air position is selected.

With the recirculated air position selected, air from the passenger compartment will be drawn through the heating system and heated or cooled according to the function selected.

Outside (fresh) air position

on the button will not illuminate when the outside (fresh) air position is selected.The indicator light on the button will not illuminate when the outside (fresh) air position is selected. With the outside (fresh) air position selected, air enters the vehicle from outside and is heated or cooled according to the function selected.

✽ NOTICE

Prolonged operation of the heater in the recirculated air position (without air conditioning selected) may cause fogging of the windshield and side windows and the air within the passenger compartment may become stale.

In addition, prolonged use of the air conditioning with the recirculated air position selected will result in excessively dry air in the passenger compartment.

WARNING

  • Continued use of the climate control system operation in the recirculated air position may allow humidity to increase inside the vehicle which may fog the glass and obscure visibility.
  • Do not sleep in a vehicle with the air conditioning or heating system on. It may cause serious harm or death due to a drop in the oxygen level and/or body temperature.
  • Continued use of the climate control system operation in the recirculated air position can cause drowsiness or sleepiness, and loss of vehicle control. Set the air intake control to the outside (fresh) air position as much as possible while driving.