Hyundai Elantra: START - Engine start/stop button position - Engine start/stop button - Driving your vehicle - Hyundai Elantra MD 2010-2015 Owners manualHyundai Elantra: START

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 transaxle

To start the engine, depress the brake pedal and press the engine start/stop button with the shift lever in the P(Park) or the N (Neutral) position.

✽ NOTICE

If you press the engine start/stop button without depressing the clutch pedal on manual transaxle vehicles or without depressing the brake pedal on automatic transaxle vehicles, the engine will not start and the engine start/stop button changes as follows: OFF →ACC → ON → OFF

If you leave the engine start/stop button in the ACC or the ON position for a long time, the battery may be discharged.

WARNING

  • Never press the engine start/stop button while the vehicle is in motion. This would result in loss of directional control and braking function, which could cause an accident.
  • Before leaving the drivers seat, always make sure the shift lever is engaged in 1st gear for the manual transaxle or P (Park) for the automatic transaxle, set the parking brake fully and shut the engine off. Unexpected and sudden vehicle movement may occur if these precautions are not taken.
  • Never reach for the engine start/stop button, or any other controls through the steering wheel while the vehicle is in motion. The presence of your hand or arm in this area could cause a loss of vehicle control, an accident and serious bodily injury or death.
  • Do not place any movable objects around the drivers seat as they may move while driving, interfere with the driver and lead to an accident.