Hyundai Tucson Owners Manual

Operating door locks from outside the vehicle
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Mechanical key

Hyundai Tucson: <b>Operating door locks from outside the vehicle</b>. Turn the key toward the rear of the vehicle to unlock and toward the front of

Turn the key toward the rear of the vehicle to unlock and toward the front of the vehicle to lock.

If you lock the door with a key, all vehicle doors will lock automatically. From the drivers door, turn the key to the right once to unlock the drivers door and once more within 4 seconds to unlock all doors.

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.

✽ NOTICE

You can change the system to the central door unlock mode (unlock all doors by turning the key to the right once). 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 remote key (or 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.

Remote key

Hyundai Tucson: <b>Operating door locks from outside the vehicle</b>. To lock the doors, press the Door Lock button (1) on the remote key.

To lock the doors, press the Door Lock button (1) on the remote key.

Press the Door Unlock button (2) on the remote key, the drivers door will unlock. If you press the Door Unlock button on the remote key again within four seconds, then all the doors will unlock.

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.

✽ NOTICE

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 remote 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

✽ NOTICE

  • In cold and wet climates, door lock 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.

Smart key

Hyundai Tucson: <b>Operating door locks from outside the vehicle</b>. To lock the doors, press the button on the outside door handle while carrying

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.

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, the drivers door will unlock. If you press the Door Unlock button on the smart key again within four seconds, then all the doors will unlock.

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.

✽ NOTICE

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.

✽ NOTICE

  • In cold and wet climates, door lock 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.

Operating door locks from inside the vehicle

With the door lock button:

Hyundai Tucson: <b>Operating door locks from outside the vehicle</b>.

  • To unlock a door, push the door lock button (1) to the Unlock position. The red mark (2) on the door lock button will be visible.
  • To lock a door, push the door lock button (1) to the Lock position. If the door is locked properly, the red mark (2) on the door lock button will not be visible.
  • To open a door, pull the door handle (3) outward.
  • If the inner door handle of the drivers (or front passengers) door is pulled when the door lock button is in the lock position, the button is unlocked and door opens.
  • Front doors cannot be locked if the key is in the ignition switch and any front door is open.
  • Doors cannot be locked if the smart key is in the vehicle and any door is open.

✽ NOTICE

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:

Hyundai Tucson: <b>Operating door locks from outside the vehicle</b>. When pressing the front portion (1) of the switch, all vehicle doors will lock.

When pressing the front portion (1) of the switch, all vehicle doors will lock.

When pressing the rear portion (2) of the switch, all vehicle doors will unlock.

  • If the key is in the ignition switch and any door is opened, the doors will not lock even though the lock button (1) of the central door lock switch is pressed.
  • If the smart key is in the vehicle and any door is opened, the doors will not lock even though the lock button (1) of the central door lock switch is pressed.

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.

WARNING

Do not leave children or animals unattended in your vehicle. An enclosed vehicle can become extremely hot, causing death or serious injury to unattended children or animals who cannot escape 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.

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 lever 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.

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.

Auto door lock/unlock features

  • All doors will be automatically locked when shifting the transaxle shift lever out of P (Park) with the engine is running.
  • All doors will be automatically unlocked when shifting the transaxle shift lever into P (Park) with the engine is running.

✽ NOTICE

An authorized HYUNDAI dealer can activate or deactivate some auto door lock/unlock features as follows:

  • Speed sensing auto door lock
  • Auto door unlock by using the driver's door lock button
  • Auto door unlock when the ignition key is removed from the ignition switch
  • Auto door lock/unlock by shifting the shift lever out of P (Park) or into P (Park) If you want to activate or deactivate some door lock/unlock feature, consult an authorized HYUNDAI dealer.

Child-protector rear door locks

Hyundai Tucson: <b>Operating door locks from outside the vehicle</b>. The child safety lock is provided to help prevent children seated in the rear

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 ( Hyundai Tucson: <b>Operating door locks from outside the vehicle</b>. inner door handle (1) is pulled.), the rear door will not open if the inner door handle (1) is pulled.

To allow a rear door to be opened from inside the vehicle, unlock the child safety lock.

WARNING

If children accidently 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.


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