Hyundai Tucson Owners Manual

Smart key
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Hyundai Tucson: <b>Smart key</b>. Your HYUNDAI uses a Smart Key, which you can use to lock or unlock a door (and

Your HYUNDAI uses a Smart Key, which you can use to lock or unlock a door (and tailgate) and even start the engine.

1. Door Lock

2. Door Unlock

3. Tailgate Unlock

4. Panic

Locking

Hyundai Tucson: <b>Smart key</b>. To lock :

To lock :

1. Close all doors, engine hood and tailgate.

2. Either press the door handle button or press the Door Lock button (1) on the smart key.

3. The hazard warning lights will blink and the chime will sound once.

4. Make sure the doors are locked by checking the position of the door lock button inside the vehicle.

✽ NOTICE

The door handle button will only operate when the smart key is within 28~40 in. (0.7~1 m) from the outside door handle.

Even though you press the outside door handle button, the doors will not lock and the chime will sound for three seconds if any of the following occur:

  • The Smart Key is in the vehicle.
  • The Engine Start/Stop button is in ACC or ON position.
  • Any door except the tailgate is open.

WARNING

Do not leave the Smart Key in your vehicle with unsupervised children. Unattended children could press the Engine Start/ Stop button and may operate power windows or other controls, or even make the vehicle move, which could result in serious injury or death.

Unlocking

Hyundai Tucson: <b>Smart key</b>. To unlock:

To unlock:

1. Carry the Smart Key.

2. Either press the door handle button or press the Door Unlock button (2) on the smart key.

3. The drivers door will unlock. The hazard warning lights will blink two times.

✽ NOTICE

  • The door handle button will only operate when the smart key is within 28~40 in. (0.7~1 m) from the outside door handle. Other people can also open the doors without the smart key in possession.
  • If you press the Door Unlock button again within four seconds, then all the doors will unlock.
  • After unlocking the doors, the doors will lock automatically after 30 seconds unless a door is opened.
  • You can change the system to the central door unlock mode (unlock all the doors when you press the unlock button one time). If you want this feature, perform the following:

Unlock mode conversion (two stage unlock mode ↔central door unlock mode)

The unlock mode changes alternately by pressing the lock button and unlock button on the smart key at the same time for 4 seconds or more. The hazard warning lights will blink four times to indicate that the mode conversion is completed.

Tailgate unlocking

To unlock:

1. Carry the smart key.

2. Either press the tailgate handle button or press the Tailgate Unlock button (3) on the smart key for more than one second.

3. The hazard warning lights will blink two times.

Once the tailgate is opened and then closed, the tailgate will lock automatically.

✽ NOTICE

After unlocking the tailgate, the tailgate will lock automatically after 30 seconds unless the tailgate is opened.

Panic button

Press the Panic button (4) for more than one second. The horn sounds and hazard warning lights flash for about 30 seconds.

To cancel the panic mode, press any button on the smart key.

Start-up

You can start the engine without inserting the key.

CAUTION

To prevent damaging the smart key:

  • Keep the smart key away from water or any liquid. If the smart key is inoperative due to exposure to water or other liquids, it will not be covered by your manufacturers vehicle warranty.
  • Avoid dropping or throwing the smart key.
  • Protect the smart key from extreme temperatures.

Mechanical key

If the Smart Key does not operate normally, you can lock or unlock the door by using the mechanical key.

Hyundai Tucson: <b>Smart key</b>. Press and hold the release button (1) and remove the mechanical key (2). Insert

Press and hold the release button (1) and remove the mechanical key (2). Insert the mechanical key in to the key hole on the door.

To reinstall the mechanical key, put the key into the hole and push it until a click sound is heard.

Loss of a smart key

A maximum of two smart keys can be registered to a single vehicle. If you happen to lose your smart key, you should immediately take the vehicle and remaining key to your authorized HYUNDAI dealer or tow the vehicle, if necessary.


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