Hyundai Santa Fe: Smart key / Remotely moving vehicle forward or reverse. Panic alarm. Start-up

Hyundai Santa Fe (TM) 2019-2024 Owner's Manual / Convenience features / Accessing your vehicle / Smart key / Remotely moving vehicle forward or reverse. Panic alarm. Start-up

Remotely moving vehicle forward or reverse

With the smart key, the driver can move the vehicle forward or reverse using the Forward or Reverse button on the smart key.

Panic alarm

The horn sounds and the hazard warning lights blink for about 30 seconds if this button is pressed for more than 0.5 seconds. To stop the horn and lights, press any button on the transmitter.


You can start the vehicle without inserting the key.


If the smart key is not moved for some time, the detection function for smart key operation will pause. Lift the smart key to activate the detection again.


To prevent damaging the smart key:

  • Keep the smart key in a cool, dry place to avoid damage or malfunction. Exposure to moisture or high temperature may cause the internal circuit of the smart key to malfunction which may not be covered under warranty.
  • Avoid dropping or throwing the smart key.
  • Protect the smart key from extreme temperatures.

    Opening the liftgate. Remotely starting vehicle

    Opening the liftgate To open the liftgate: 1. Make sure you have the smart key in your possession. 2. Press either the liftgate open/close button on the vehicle or press and hold the liftgate open button on the smart key for more than one second...

    Mechanical key

    If the Smart Key does not operate normally, you can lock or unlock the driver’s door by using the mechanical key. To remove the mechanical key from the smart key FOB: Press and hold the release button (1) and remove the mechanical key (2)...

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    Hyundai Santa Fe (TM) 2019-2024 Service Manual: Speakers. Repair procedures

    Inspection 1. Troubleshooting for Speaker (1) Basic inspection of speaker Inspect the sound from speaker after verifying that the speaker mounting screws is removed and the wiring connector is connected precisely to remove vibration transmitted from body trims and surrounding parts...

    Hyundai Santa Fe (TM) 2019-2024 Service Manual: Repair procedures

    Replacement    • Put on gloves to prevent hand injuries.    • When removing with a flat-tip screwdriver or remover, wrap protective tape around the tools to prevent damage to components...


    Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Vehicle certification label. Tire specification and pressure label

    Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)

    The vehicle identification number (VIN) is the number used in registering your vehicle and in all legal matters pertaining to its ownership, etc.

    The number is punched on the floor under the passenger seat. To check the number, open the cover.

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