2023 Hyundai Elantra Interior Lights and Accessories User Guide

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2023 Hyundai Elantra Interior Lights and Accessories User Guide

The 2023 Hyundai Elantra interior lights and accessories is explained in this guide. These features improve visibility and comfort, making nighttime and low-light driving easier and more pleasurable.

2023 Hyundai Elantra Specs, Price, Features, Milage (Brochure)

Interior Lights

WARNING
Do not use the interior lights when driving in the dark. The interior lights may obscure your view and cause an accident.

NOTICE
Do not use the interior lights for extended periods when the vehicle is turned off or the battery will discharge.

Interior Lamp AUTO Cut

The interior lamps will automatically go off approximately 20 minutes after the engine is turned off and the doors are closed. If a door is opened, the lamp will go off 40 minutes after the engine is turned off. If the doors are locked by the remote key or smart key and the vehicle enters the armed stage of the theft alarm system, the lamps will go off five seconds later.

Front Lamps

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  1. Front Map Lamp
  2.  Front Door Lamp
  3. Front Room Lamp ON
  4. Front Room Lamp OFF

Front map lamp:
Press either of these lenses to turn the map lamp on or off. This light produces a spot beam for convenient use as a map lamp at night or as a personal lamp for the driver and the front passenger.

Front Door Lamp ( ):
The front or rear room lamps come on when the front or rear doors are opened if the engine is running or not. When doors are unlocked by the remote key or smart key, the front and rear lamps come on for approximately 30 seconds as long as any door is not opened. The front and rear room lamps go out gradually after approximately 30 seconds if the door is closed. However, if the ignition switch is in the ON position or all doors are locked, the front and rear lamps will turn off. If a door is opened with the ignition switch in the ACC position or the OFF position, the front and rear lamps stay on for about 20 minutes.
Front room lamp

  • Press the button to turn ON the room lamp for the front/rear seats.
  • Press the button to turn OFF the room lamp for the front/rear seats.

Mood Lamp (if equipped)

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the infotainment system screen.

Rear Lamp

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Rear Room Lamp ( ):
Press this switch to turn the rear room lamp on and off.

NOTICE
Do not leave the lamp switches on for an extended period of time when the engine is turned off.

Luggage Compartment Lamp

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The luggage compartment lamp comes on when the trunk is opened.

NOTICE
The luggage compartment lamp comes on as long as the trunk is open. To prevent unnecessary battery system drain, close the trunk securely after using the luggage compartment.

Vanity Mirror Lamp (if equipped)
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Push the switch to turn the light on or off.

  •  : The lamp will turn on if this button is pressed.
  • : The lamp will turn off if this button is pressed.

NOTICE
Always have the switch in the off position when the vanity mirror lamp is not in use. If the sunvisor is closed without the lamp off, it may discharge the battery or damage the sunvisor.

Welcome System (if equipped)

Welcome light

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Door handle lamp (if equipped)
When all the doors (and trunk) are closed and locked, the door handle lamp will come on for about 15 seconds if any of the below is performed.

  • When the door unlocks button is pressed on the remote key or smart key.
  •  When the button on the outside door handle is pressed.
  •  When the vehicle is approached with the smart key in possession.

Headlight and parking lamp

  • When the headlight (lamp switch in the headlight or AUTO position) is on and all doors (and trunk) are locked and closed, the headlight and parking lamp will come on for 15 seconds if/or any of the below is performed.
  • When the door unlocks button is pressed on the remote key or smart key.

At this time, if you press the door lock or unlock button, the headlight and parking lamp will turn off immediately.

WIPERS AND WASHERS

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A. Wiper speed control

  • MIST – Single wipe
  • OFF – Off
  • INT / — – Intermittent wipe 􀀜􀀄LO– Low wiper speed
  • HI – High wiper speed
    B. Intermittent control wipe time adjustment
    C. Wash with brief wipes
    (pull lever towards you)

Windshield Wipers

Operates as follows when the ignition switch is in the ON position.
MIST: For a single wiping cycle, push the lever upward and release. The wipers will operate continuously if the lever is held in this position.
OFF: Wiper is not in operation. INT: Wiper operates intermittently at the same wiping intervals. To vary the speed setting, move the speed control lever. The top most setting will run the wipers most frequently (for more rain). The bottom setting will run the wipers the least frequently (for less rain).
LO: The wiper runs at a lower speed. HI: The wiper runs at a higher speed.

Information
If there is heavy accumulation of snow or ice on the windshield, defrost the windshield for about 10 minutes, or until the snow and/or ice is removed before using the windshield wipers to ensure proper operation.
If you do not remove the snow and/or ice before using the wiper and washer, it may damage the wiper and washer system.

Windshield Washers

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In the OFF position, pull the lever gently toward you to spray washer fluid on the windshield and to run the wipers 1-3 cycles. The spray and wiper operation will continue until you release the lever. If the washer does not work, you may need to add washer fluid to the washer fluid reservoir.

WARNING
When the outside temperature is below freezing, ALWAYS warm the windshield using the defroster to help prevent the washer fluid from freezing on the windshield and obscuring your vision which could result in an accident and serious injury or death.

NOTICE

  • To prevent possible damage to the washer pump, do not operate the washer when the fluid reservoir is empty.
  • To prevent possible damage to the wipers or windshield, do not operate the wipers when the windshield is dry.
  •  To prevent damage to the wiper arms and other components, do not attempt to move the wipers manually.
  • To prevent possible damage to the wipers and washer system, use anti-freezing washer fluids in the winter season or cold weather.

Manual Climate Control System

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  1. Fan speed control knob
  2. Temperature control knob
  3. Mode selection knob
  4. Front windshield defroster position
  5.  Rear window defroster button
  6. Air intake control button
  7.  A/C (Air conditioning) button

Heating and Air Conditioning

  1. Start the engine.
  2. Set the mode to the desired position. To improve the effectiveness of heating and cooling, select the mode according to the following:
    1. Heating:
    2.  Cooling:
  3.  Set the temperature control to the desired position.
  4. Set the air intake control to the fresh mode or recirculation mode position.
  5.  Set the fan speed control to the desired speed.
  6. If air conditioning is desired, turn the air conditioning system on.

When starting the vehicle in cold weather a more efficient way to heat the passenger compartment is to do the following.

  • Turn off or lower the blower, right after starting the engine.
  • The engine temperature is still low and the airflow from the heater is still cold.
  • After a few minutes of engine warm-up, turn on or set the fan to a higher level and adjust the temperature setting towards hot.

Mode selection

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The mode selection knob controls the direction of the airflow through the ventilation system.
Air can be directed to the floor, dashboard outlets, or windshield. Five symbols are used to represent Face, Bi-Level, Floor, Floor-Defrost, and Defrost air position.

Air flow is directed toward the upper body and face. Additionally, each outlet can be controlled to direct the air discharged from the outlet.
Air flow is directed towards the face and the floor.

Floor-Level (A, C, D, E)
Most of the airflow is directed to the floor, with a small amount of the air being directed to the windshield and side window defrosters.

Floor & Defrost (A, C, D, E)
Most of the airflow is directed to the floor and the windshield with a small amount directed to the side window defrosters.
Defrost-Level (A, D)
Most of the airflow is directed to the windshield with a small amount of air directed to the side window defrosters.

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MAX A/C-Level (B, D) (if equipped)
The MAX A/C mode is used to cool the inside of the vehicle faster. Air flow is directed toward the upper body and face.
In this mode, the air conditioning and the recirculated air position cannot be selected. Turn the fan speed mode to adjust.

Instrument panel vents

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Instrument panel vents
The instrument panel vent airflow can be directed up/down or left/right using the vent adjustment lever.
To close the vent, push the air vent lever in the opposite direction of the passenger. To open the vent, push the air vent lever in the same direction of the passenger.

Temperature control

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The temperature will increase by turning the knob to the right.
The temperature will decrease by turning the knob to the left.

Air intake control
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The air intake control button is used to select either Fresh mode (outside air) or Recirculation mode (cabin air).

Recirculation mode

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When Recirculation mode is selected, air from the passenger compartment will be recirculated through the system and heated or cooled according to the function selected.

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Fresh mode
When Fresh mode is selected, air enters the vehicle from outside and is heated or cooled according to the function selected.

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Information
Operating the system primarily in Fresh mode is recommended. Use Recirculation mode temporarily only when needed.
Prolonged operation of the heater in Recirculation mode and without the A/C ON can cause fogging of the windshield.
In addition, prolonged use of the A/C ON in Recirculation mode may result in excessively dry, dehumidified air in the cabin and may promote the formation of a musty vent odor due to stagnant air.

WARNING

  •  Continued use of the climate control  system operation in Recirculation mode for a prolonged period of time may cause drowsiness to the occupants in the cabin. This may lead to loss of vehicle control which may lead to an accident.
  • Continued use of the climate control system operation in Recirculation mode with the A/C OFF may allow humidity to increase inside the cabin. This may cause condensation to accumulate on the windshield and obscure visibility.
  •  Do not sleep in your vehicle or remain parked in your vehicle with the windows up and either the heater or the air conditioning ON for prolonged periods of time. Doing so may increase the levels of carbon dioxide in the cabin which may lead to serious injury or death.

Fan speed control

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Turn the knob to the right to increase the fan speed and airflow. Turn the knob to the left to decrease fan speed and airflow.
Setting the fan speed control knob to the “0” position turns off the fan.

NOTICE
Operating the fan speed when the ignition switch is in the ON position could cause the battery to discharge. Operate the fan speed when the engine is running.

Air conditioning (if equipped)
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Press the A/C button to turn the air conditioning system on (the indicator light will illuminate). Press the button again to turn the air conditioning system off.

System Operation Ventilation

  1.  Select the Face Level
  2. Set the air intake control to fresh mode.
  3. Set the temperature control to the desired position.
  4.  Set the fan speed control to the desired speed.

Heating

  1. Select the Floor Level
  2. Set the air intake control to fresh mode.
  3.  Set the temperature control to the desired position.
  4. Set the fan speed control to the desired speed.
  5.  If desired, turn the air conditioning ON with the temperature control knob set to heat in order to dehumidify the air before it enters the cabin.

If the windshield fogs up, select the Floor & Defrost mode or rotate the mode selecting knob to the Defrost mode.

Operation Tips

  • To help keep dust or unpleasant fumes from entering the vehicle through the ventilation system, temporarily set the air intake control to the recirculation mode. Be sure to return the control to the fresh mode position when the irritation has passed to keep fresh air in the vehicle. This will help keep the driver alert and comfortable.
  •  To help prevent interior fog on the windshield, set the air intake control to fresh mode and fan speed to the desired position, turn on the air conditioning system, and adjust the temperature control to the desired temperature.

Air conditioning
HYUNDAI Air Conditioning Systems are filled with R-1234yf refrigerant.

  1.  Start the vehicle.
  2. Push the air conditioning button
  3.  Select the Face Level
  4.  Set the air intake control to Recirculation mode temporarily to allow the cabin to cool quickly. When the desired temperature in the cabin is reached, change the air intake control back to Fresh mode.
  5.  Adjust the fan speed control and temperature control to maintain maximum comfort.

NOTICE
When using the air conditioning system, monitor the temperature gauge closely while driving up hills or in heavy traffic when outside temperatures are high. Air conditioning system operation may cause engine overheating. Continue to use the blower fan but turn the
the air conditioning system off if the temperature gauge indicates engine overheating.

Air conditioning system operation tips

  • If the vehicle has been parked in direct sunlight during hot weather, open the windows for a short time to let the hot air inside the vehicle escape.
  •  After sufficient cooling has been achieved, switch back from recirculation mode to fresh mode.
  •  To help reduce moisture inside of the windows on rainy or humid
    days, decrease the humidity inside the vehicle by operating the air conditioning system with the windows and sunroof closed.
  • During the air conditioning system every month only for a few minutes to ensure maximum system performance.
  •  Use the air conditioning system every month only for a few minutes to ensure maximum system performance.
  •  When using the air conditioning system, you may notice clear water dripping (or even puddling) on the ground under the passenger side of the vehicle. This is a normal system operation characteristic.
  •  If you operate the air conditioner excessively, the difference between the temperature of the outside air and that of the windshield could cause the outer surface of the windshield to fog up, causing loss of visibility. In this case, set the mode selection button to the position and set the fan speed control knob to the lowest speed setting.

System Maintenance

Cabin air filter

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  • [A]: Outside air,
  • [B]: Recirculated air
  • [C]: Cabin air filter,
  • [D]: Blower
  • [E]: Evaporator core,
  • [F]: Heater core

The cabin air filter is installed behind the glove box. It filters the dust or other pollutants that enter the vehicle through the heating and air conditioning system.
Have the cabin air filter replaced by an authorized HYUNDAI dealer according to the maintenance schedule? If the vehicle is being driven in severe conditions such as dusty or rough roads, more frequent cabin air filter inspections and changes are required.
If the airflow rate suddenly decreases, the system should be checked at an authorized HYUNDAI dealer.

Information

  • Replace the filter according to the Maintenance Schedule.
  •  If the car is being driven in severe conditions such as dusty, rough roads, more frequent cabin air filter inspections and changes are required.
  •  When the air flow rate suddenly decreases, have the system checked by an authorized HYUNDAI dealer.

Checking the amount of air conditioner refrigerant and compressor lubricant
When the amount of refrigerant is low, the performance of the air conditioning is reduced. Overfilling also reduces the performance of the air conditioning system.
Therefore, if abnormal operation is found, have the system inspected by an authorized HYUNDAI dealer.

NOTICE
It is important that the correct type and amount of oil and refrigerant are used. Otherwise, damage to the compressor and abnormal system operation may occur. To prevent damage, the air conditioning system in your vehicle should only be serviced by trained and certified technicians.

NOTICE

  •  The refrigerant system should only be serviced by trained and certified technicians to ensure proper and safe operation.
  • The refrigerant system should be
    serviced in a well-ventilated place.
  •  The air conditioning evaporator (cooling coil) shall never be repaired or replaced with one removed from a used or salvaged vehicle and new replacement MAC evaporators shall be certified (and labeled) as meeting SAE Standard J2842.

WARNING
Vehicles equipped with R-1234yf Since the refrigerant is mildly flammable and operated at high pressure, the air conditioning system should only be serviced by trained and certified technicians. It is important that the correct type
and the amount of oil and refrigerant used.
All refrigerants should be reclaimed with proper equipment.
Venting refrigerants directly into the atmosphere is harmful to individuals and the environment. Failure to heed these warnings can lead to serious injuries.

 

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Air conditioning refrigerant label
You can find out which air conditioning refrigerant is applied to your vehicle on the label located inside of the hood.

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Each symbol and specification on the air conditioning refrigerant label is represented as below:

  1. Classification of refrigerant
  2.  Amount of refrigerant
  3. Classification of Compressor lubricant
  4.  Caution
  5.  Flammable refrigerant
  6. To require a registered technician to service the air conditioning system

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Automatic Climate Control System

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  1.  Driver’s temperature control knob
  2. Passenger’s temperature control knob
  3. AUTO (automatic control) button
  4. SYNC button
  5. OFF button
  6. Front windshield defroster button
  7.  Air conditioning button
  8. Air intake control button
  9. Rear window defroster button
  10. Fan speed control button
  11.  Mode selection button
  12. Climate control information screen

Automatic Heating and Air Conditioning

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  1. Press the AUTO button
    The modes, fan speeds, air intake, and air-conditioning will be controlled automatically according to the temperature setting you select.
    Hyundai Elantra 2023 Interior Lights Wipers and Washers Manual Climate Control System Automatic Climate Control System User Guide 27You can control the blower strength in three stages by pushing the AUTO button during automatic operation.
    HIGH: Provide rapid air conditioning and heating with a strong blower
    • MEDIUM: Provide air conditioning and heating with medium strength blower
    • LOW: Is suitable for drivers that prefer lower air speeds
      When you select the temperature to HI or LO in AUTO mode, the fan speed is set to ‘HIGH’.
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  2. Turn the temperature control knob to set the desired temperature. If the temperature is set to the lowest setting (Lo), the air conditioning system will operate continuously.
    • To turn the automatic operation off, select any button of the following:\
    • Mode selection button
    •  Front windshield defroster button (Press the button one more time to deselect the front windshield defroster function. The ‘AUTO’ sign will illuminate on the information screen once again.)
    • Fan speed control toggle switch The selected function will be controlled manually while other functions operate automatically.
    •  For your convenience and overall system efficiency, use the AUTO button and set the temperature to 72°F (22°C).

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Information
Never place anything near the sensor to ensure better control of the heating and cooling system.

Manual Heating and Air Conditioning

The heating and cooling system can be controlled manually by pushing buttons other than the AUTO button. In this case, the system works sequentially according to the order of buttons selected. When pressing any button except the AUTO button while using automatic operation, the functions not selected will be controlled automatically.

  1. Start the engine.
  2. Set the mode to the desired position. To improve the effectiveness of heating and cooling, select the mode according to the following:
    1.  Heating:
    2. Cooling:
  3. Set the temperature control to the desired position.
  4. Set the air intake control to fresh mode.
  5. Set the fan speed control to the desired speed.
  6. If air conditioning is desired, turn the air conditioning system on.
  7. Press the AUTO button in order to convert to full automatic control of the system.

Mode selection

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The mode selection toggle switch controls the direction of the airflow through the ventilation system.
The airflow outlet direction is cycled as follows:
Air flow is directed toward the upper body and face. Additionally, each outlet can be controlled to direct the air discharged from the outlet.

Bi-Level (B, C, D, E)
Air flow is directed towards the face and the floor.

Floor-Level (A, C, D, E)
Most of the airflow is directed to the floor, with a small amount of the air being directed to the windshield and side window defrosters.

Floor & Defrost (A, C, D, E)B
Most of the airflow is directed to the floor and the windshield with a small amount directed to the side window defrosters.

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Defrost-Level (A, D)
Most of the airflow is directed to the windshield with a small amount of air directed to the side window defrosters.

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Instrument panel vents
The instrument panel vent airflow can be directed up/down or left/right using the vent adjustment lever.
To close the vent, push the air vent lever in the opposite direction of the passenger. To open the vent, push the air vent lever in the same direction as the passenger.

Temperature control

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The temperature will increase by turning the knob to the right.
The temperature will decrease by turning the knob to the left.
The temperature will increase or decrease by 1°F (0.5°C) for each incremental location. When set to the lowest temperature setting, the air conditioning will operate continuously.

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Adjusting the driver and passenger side temperature equally

  • Press the “SYNC” button to adjust the driver and passenger side temperature equally.
  • The passenger-side temperature will be set to the same temperature as the driver-side temperature.
  •  Turn the driver-side temperature control knob. The driver and passenger side temperature will be adjusted equally.
  • If you rotate the passenger’s temperature control knob, the SYNC button is off and the passenger side temperature can be operated individually.

Adjusting the driver and passenger side temperatures individually
Press the “SYNC” button again to adjust the driver and passenger side temperature individually. The button indicator will turn off.

Temperature conversion
If the battery has been discharged or disconnected, the temperature mode display will reset to Centigrade.
To change the temperature unit from °C to °F or °F to °C :

  • Automatic climate control system Press the AUTO button for 3 seconds while pressing the OFF button. Instrument cluster Automatic climate control system
  • Temperature Unit.
    The temperature unit on both the cluster LCD display and the climate control screen will change.

Air intake control Recirculated air position

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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

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With the outside (fresh) air position selected, air enters the vehicle from outside and is heated or cooled according to the function selected.

Information
Operating the system primarily in Fresh mode is recommended. Use Recirculation mode temporarily only when needed.
Prolonged operation of the heater in Recirculation mode and without the A/C ON can cause fogging of the windshield.
In addition, prolonged use of the A/C ON in Recirculation mode may result in excessively dry, dehumidified air in the cabin and may promote the formation of a musty vent odor due to stagnant air.

WARNING

  •  Continued use of the climate control system operation in Recirculation mode for a prolonged period of time may cause drowsiness to the occupants in the cabin. This may lead to loss of vehicle control which may lead to an accident.
  •  Continued use of the climate control system operation in Recirculation mode with the A/C OFF may allow humidity to increase inside the cabin. This may cause condensation to accumulate on the windshield and obscure visibility.
  •  Do not sleep in your vehicle or remain parked in your vehicle with the windows up and either the heater or the air conditioning ON for prolonged periods of time. Doing so may increase the levels of carbon dioxide in the cabin which may lead to serious injury or death.

Fan speed control

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The fan speed can be set to the desired speed by using the fan speed control toggle switch.
More air is delivered with higher fan speeds.
Pressing the OFF button turns off the fan.

NOTICE
Operating the fan speed when the ignition switch is in the ON position could cause the battery to discharge. Operate the fan speed when the engine is running.

Air conditioning

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Push the A/C button to manually turn the air conditioning system on (the indicator light will illuminate).
Push the button again to turn the air conditioning system off.

OFF mode

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Push the OFF button on the front to turn off the air climate control system. However, you can still operate the mode and air intake buttons as long as the ignition switch is in the ON position.

System Operation Ventilation

  1.  Select the Face Level
  2.  Set the air intake control to fresh mode.
  3.  Set the temperature control to the desired position.
  4. Set the fan speed control to the desired speed.

Heating

  1. Select the Floor Level
  2. Set the air intake control to fresh mode.
  3. Set the temperature control to the desired position.
  4. Set the fan speed control to the desired speed.
  5. 5. If desired, turn the air conditioning ON with the temperature control knob set to heat in order to dehumidify the air before it enters the cabin.

If the windshield fogs up, select the Front & Defrost mode or press the Front Defrost mode.
Operation Tips

  • To help keep dust or unpleasant fumes from entering the vehicle through the ventilation system, temporarily set the air intake control to the recirculation mode. Be sure to return the control to the fresh mode position when the irritation has passed to keep fresh air in the vehicle. This will help keep the driver alert and comfortable.
  •  To help prevent interior fog on the windshield, set the air intake control to fresh mode and fan speed to the desired position, turn on the air conditioning system, and adjust the temperature control to the desired temperature.

Air conditioning
HYUNDAI Air Conditioning Systems are filled with R-1234yf refrigerant.

  1. Start the vehicle.
  2. Push the air conditioning button.
  3. Select the Face Level
  4.  Set the air intake control to Recirculation mode temporarily to allow the cabin to cool quickly. When the desired temperature in the cabin is reached, change the air intake control back to Fresh mode.
  5. Adjust the fan speed control and temperature control to maintain maximum comfort.

NOTICE
When using the air conditioning system, monitor the temperature gauge closely while driving up hills or in heavy traffic when outside temperatures are high. Air conditioning system operation may cause engine overheating. Continue to use the blower fan but turn the
the air conditioning system off if the temperature gauge indicates engine overheating.

Air conditioning system operation tips

  • If the vehicle has been parked in direct sunlight during hot weather, open the windows for a short time to let the hot air inside the vehicle escape.
  •  After sufficient cooling has been achieved, switch back from recirculation mode to fresh mode.
  •  To help reduce moisture inside of the windows on rainy or humid
    days, decrease the humidity inside the vehicle by operating the air conditioning system with the windows and sunroof closed.
  • During air conditioning system operation, you may occasionally notice a slight change in engine speed as the air conditioning compressor cycles. This is a normal system operation characteristic.
  • Use the air conditioning system every month only for a few minutes to ensure maximum system performance.
  •  When using the air conditioning system, you may notice clear water dripping (or even puddling) on the ground under the passenger side of the vehicle. This is a normal system operation characteristic.
  • If you operate the air conditioner excessively, the difference between the temperature of the outside air and that of the windshield could cause the outer surface of the windshield to fog up, causing loss of visibility. In this case, set the mode selection button to the position and set the fan speed control knob to the lowest speed setting.

System Maintenance

Cabin air filter

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[A]: Outside air, [B]: Recirculated air
[C]: Cabin air filter, [D]: Blower
[E]: Evaporator core, [F]: Heater core
The cabin air filter is installed behind the glove box. It filters the dust or other pollutants that enter the vehicle through the heating and air conditioning system.
Have the cabin air filter replaced by an authorized HYUNDAI dealer according to the maintenance schedule? If the vehicle is being driven in severe conditions such as dusty or rough roads, more frequent cabin air filter inspections and changes are required.
If the airflow rate suddenly decreases, the system should be checked by an authorized HYUNDAI dealer.

Information

  • Replace the filter according to the Maintenance Schedule.
  •  If the car is being driven in severe conditions such as dusty, rough roads, more frequent cabin air filter inspections and changes are required.
  • When the air flow rate suddenly decreases, have the system checked by an authorized HYUNDAI dealer.

Checking the amount of air conditioner refrigerant and compressor lubricant
When the amount of refrigerant is low, the performance of the air conditioning is reduced. Overfilling also reduces the performance of the air conditioning system.
Therefore, if abnormal operation is found, have the system inspected by an authorized HYUNDAI dealer.

NOTICES
It is important that the correct type and amount of oil and refrigerant are used. Otherwise, damage to the compressor and abnormal system operation may occur. To prevent damage, the air conditioning system in your vehicle should only be serviced by trained and certified technicians.

NOTICE

  • The refrigerant system should only be serviced by trained and certified technicians to ensure proper and safe operation.
  • The refrigerant system should be Installed in a well-ventilated place.
  •  The air conditioning evaporator (cooling coil) shall never be repaired or replaced with one removed from a used or salvaged vehicle and new replacement MAC evaporators shall be certified (and labeled) as meeting SAE Standard J2842.

WARNING
Vehicles equipped with R-1234yf Since the refrigerant is mildly flammable and operated at high pressure, the air conditioning system should only be serviced by trained and certified technicians. It is important that the correct type
and the amount of oil and refrigerant used.
All refrigerants should be reclaimed with proper equipment.
Venting refrigerants directly into the atmosphere is harmful to individuals and the environment. Failure to heed these warnings can lead to serious injuries.

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Air conditioning refrigerant label
You can find out which air conditioning refrigerant is applied to your vehicle on the label located inside of the hood.

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Each symbol and specification on the air conditioning refrigerant label is represented below:

  1. Classification of refrigerant
  2. Amount of refrigerant
  3. Classification of Compressor lubricant
  4. Caution
  5. Flammable refrigerant
  6. To require a registered technician to service the air conditioning system

FAQ

What types of interior lights are available in the 2023 Hyundai Elantra?

The 2023 Elantra typically features various interior lights, including dome lights, map lights, ambient lighting, and more.

How do I control the interior lights in my 2023 Elantra?

Interior lights are usually controlled through buttons or switches on the vehicle’s overhead console or dashboard.

Are there different interior lighting colors available in the 2023 Elantra?

Some Elantra trims may offer customizable ambient lighting colors, allowing you to choose from various hues.

Is there a theater dimming feature in the 2023 Elantra’s interior lights?

Some Elantra models may include theater dimming, which gradually dims the interior lights after the doors are closed.

Do interior accessories come with a warranty in the 2023 Elantra?

Warranty coverage for interior accessories may vary depending on the accessory and its manufacturer. Check with the accessory provider for details.

View Full User Guide: Hyundai Elantra 2023 User Guide

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