2023 Hyundai Elantra Door Locks and Theft-Alarm User Guide

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2023 Hyundai Elantra Door Locks and Theft-Alarm User Guide

This guide covers keyless entry, automatic locking, alarm activation, and safety features of the 2023 Hyundai Elantra door locks and theft-alarm system. This detailed guide teaches you car security.

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Door Locks

Operating Door Locks from Outside the Vehicle
Mechanical key

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  1. Press the lever located under the cover with the mechanical key. (1)
  2.  While pushing the lever so that the mechanical key does not fall out of the cover hole, slowly push it toward the rear of the vehicle and remove the cover. (2)
  3. After removing the cover, only the driver’s door can be locked or unlocked by using a mechanical key.
  4. Turn the key toward the rear of the vehicle to lock and toward the front of the vehicle to unlock. (3)

If you lock/unlock the driver’s door with a key, the driver’s door will lock/ unlock automatically. Once the door is unlocked, it may be opened by pulling the door handle. Make sure that doors are closed securely.

Information
Be careful when locking the door by mechanical key operation, only the driver’s door can be locked/unlocked. Refer to Chapter 5 “Operating door locks from inside the vehicle” to lock from inside the vehicle.

Information
When removing the cover, be careful not to lose cover and any scratches. When the key cover freezes and does not open, lightly tap or indirectly warm(hand temperature, etc.) it. Do not apply excessive force to the door and door handle. It may be damaged.

Remote key

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  • To lock the doors, press the Door Lock button (1) on the remote key.
  • To unlock the doors, press the Door Unlock button (2) on the remote key.
  • Once the doors are unlocked, they may be opened by pulling the door handle.
  • When closing the door, push the door by hand. Make sure that doors are closed securely.

Smart key

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To lock the doors, press the button on the outside door handle while carrying the smart key with you or press the door lock button on the smart key.
To unlock the doors, press the button on the outside door handle while carrying the smart key with you or press the door unlock button on the smart key.
Once the doors are unlocked, they may be opened by pulling the door handle.
When closing the door, push the door by hand. Make sure that doors are closed securely.

Information

  • In cold and wet climates, door locks and door mechanisms may not work properly due to freezing conditions.
  • If the door is locked/unlocked multiple times in rapid succession with either the vehicle key or door lock switch, the system may stop operating temporarily in order to protect the circuit and prevent damage to system components.
  •  Two press unlock settings can be changed in the User Settings mode on the cluster.

Operating Door Locks from Inside the Vehicle

With the door handle

Front door
If the inner door handle is pulled when the door is locked, the door will unlock and open.

Rear door
If the inner door handle is pulled once when the door is locked, the door will unlock. If the inner door handle is pulled once more, the door will open.
If any door is opened, the doors will not lock even though the central door lock switch is pressed.

Information
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 mechanical key to unlock the door from outside.

With the central door lock switch

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  • When pressing the ( ) portion (1) of the switch, all vehicle doors will lock.
    • If any door is opened, the doors will not lock even though the central door lock switch (1) is pressed.
  •  When pressing the ( ) portion (2) of the switch, all vehicle doors will unlock.
  • Doors indicating light (3)
    When all vehicle doors are locked, the indicating lights on the driver’s door and passenger’s door will turn on. If any door is unlocked, it would go off.

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WARNING

  • The doors should always be fully closed and locked while the vehicle is in motion. If the doors are unlocked, the risk of being thrown from the vehicle in a crash is increased.
  • Do not pull the inner door handle of the driver’s or passenger’s door while the vehicle is moving.

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WARNING
Do not leave the elderly, children or animals unattended in your vehicle. An enclosed vehicle can become extremely hot, causing death or serious injury
to the elderly, unattended children or animals who cannot escape from the vehicle. Children might operate features of the vehicle that could injure them, or they could encounter other harm, possibly from someone gaining entry to the vehicle.

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WARNING
Always secure your vehicle.
Leaving your vehicle unlocked increases the potential risk to you or others from someone hiding in your vehicle.
To secure your vehicle, while depressing the brake, move the shift button to the P (Park) position, engage the parking brake, and place the ignition switch
in the LOCK/OFF position, close all windows, lock all doors, and always take the key with you.

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WARNING
If you stay in the vehicle for a long time while the weather is very hot or cold, there are risks of injuries or danger to life. Do not lock the vehicle from the outside when someone is in the vehicle.yundai Elantra 2023 Door Locks Rear Occupant Alert (ROA) Theft-Alarm System08

WARNING
Opening a door when something is approaching may cause damage or injury. Be careful when opening doors and watch for vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles or pedestrians approaching the vehicle in the path of the door.

Automatic Door Lock and Unlock Features

Impact-sensing door unlock system (if equipped)
All doors will be automatically unlocked when an impact causes the airbags to deploy.

Speed-sensing door lock system (if equipped)
All doors will be automatically locked when vehicle speed exceeds 9 mph (15 km/h). You can activate or deactivate the Auto Door Lock/Unlock features from the User Settings Mode on the LCD display. For more details, refer to “LCD Display” in Chapter 4. If your vehicle is equipped with additional navigation, please refer to the infotainment system manual separately supplied.

Child-Protector Rear Door Locks

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  • The child safety lock is provided to help prevent children seated in the rear from accidentally opening the rear doors.
  • The rear door safety locks should be used whenever children are in the vehicle.
  • The child safety lock is located on the edge of each rear door. When the child safety lock is in the lock position, the rear door will not open if the inner door handle is pulled.
  • To lock the child safety lock, insert a key (or screwdriver) (1) into the hole and turn it to the lock position.
  • To allow a rear door to be opened from inside the vehicle, unlock the child safety lock.

WARNING
If children accidentally open the rear doors while the vehicle is in motion, they could fall out of the vehicle. The rear door safety locks should always be used whenever children are in the vehicle.

Rear Occupant Alert( ROA)

Rear Occupant Alert helps prevent the driver from leaving a passenger in the rear seat.

Rear Occupant Alert OperationHyundai Elantra 2023 Door Locks Rear Occupant Alert (ROA) Theft-Alarm System07When the driver turns off the engine and opens the driver’s door after opening and closing the rear door, a warning message “Check rear seats” appears on the cluster.

WARNING
Rear Occupant Alert provides information to the driver to check the rear seats but it does not detect whether there is an object or a passenger. Always check the rear seats when leaving the vehicle.

Information
The open and close history of the rear door is initialized if the driver turns off the engine and locks the vehicle doors. However, the alarm may sound again whenever the driver’s door is opened if the previous history of the rear door is not initialized.

Theft-Alarm System

This system helps to protect your vehicle and valuables.

The horn will sound and the hazard warning lights will blink continuously if any of the following occur:

  • A door is opened without using the remote key or smart key.
  • The trunk is opened without using the remote key or smart key.
  • The engine hood is opened.

The alarm continues for 30 seconds, then the system resets. To turn off the alarm, unlock the doors with the remote key or smart key. The Theft Alarm System automatically sets 30 seconds after you lock the doors and the trunk. For the system to activate, you must lock the doors and the trunk from outside the vehicle with the remote key or smart key or by pressing the button on the outside of the door handle with the smart key in your possession. The hazard warning lights will blink and the chime will sound once to indicate the system is armed. Once the security system is set, opening any door, the trunk or the hood without using the remote key or smart key will cause the alarm to activate. The Theft Alarm System will not be set if the hood, the trunk, or any door is not fully closed. If the system will not set, check the hood, the trunk, or the doors are fully closed. Do not attempt to alter this system or add other devices to it.

Information

  • Do not lock the doors until all passengers have left the vehicle. If the remaining passenger leaves the vehicle when the system is armed, the alarm will be activated.
  • If the vehicle is not disarmed with the remote key or smart key, open the doors by using the mechanical key and place the ignition switch in the ON position (for the remote key) or start the engine (for the smart key) and wait for 30 seconds.
  • When the system is disarmed but a door or trunk is not opened within 30 seconds, the system will be rearmed
  • unlocking of the vehicle’s doors.

 

FAQ’s

How do I lock and unlock the doors of the 2023 Hyundai Elantra?

You can lock and unlock the doors using the key fob, the Smart Key, or the door handle button if equipped with keyless entry. Inside, use the door lock switches on the driver and passenger doors.

What is the keyless entry feature in the 2023 Hyundai Elantra?

Keyless entry allows you to lock and unlock the doors without using a traditional key. Simply have the Smart Key with you, and touch the door handle button to lock or unlock the doors.

How do I enable the auto-locking feature in the 2023 Hyundai Elantra?

The auto-locking feature can be enabled through the vehicle’s settings menu in the infotainment system. This feature automatically locks the doors when the vehicle reaches a certain speed.

How do I use the child safety locks in the 2023 Hyundai Elantra?

Child safety locks are located on the rear doors. To activate, flip the switch located on the edge of the door when it is open. This prevents the door from being opened from the inside.

How do I arm the theft-alarm system in the 2023 Hyundai Elantra?

The theft-alarm system arms automatically when you lock the doors using the key fob, Smart Key, or the door handle button. The system activates after a brief delay.

Useful Link

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