Hyundai Santa Fe: Engine Start/Stop button / Starting the engine

Hyundai Santa Fe (TM) 2019-2024 Owner's Manual / Driving your vehicle / Engine Start/Stop button / Starting the engine

WARNING

  • Always wear appropriate shoes when operating your vehicle. Unsuitable shoes, such as high heels, ski boots, sandals, flipflops, etc., may interfere with your ability to use the brake and accelerator pedals.
  • Do not start the vehicle with the accelerator pedal depressed. The vehicle can move which can lead to an accident.
  • Wait until the engine rpm is normal. The vehicle may suddenly move if the brake pedal is released when the rpm is high.

Information

  • The vehicle will start by pressing the Engine Start/Stop button, only when the smart key is in the vehicle.
  • Even if the smart key is in the vehicle, and when it is far away from the driver, the engine may not start.
  • When the Engine Start/Stop button is in the ACC or ON position, if any door is open, the system checks for the smart key. When the smart key is not in the vehicle, the “” indicator will blink and the warning 'Key not in vehicle' will come on. When all doors are closed, the chime will also sound for about 5 seconds. Keep the smart key in the vehicle.

Starting the gasoline engine

1. Always carry the smart key with you.

2. Make sure the parking brake is applied.

3. Make sure the shift button is in P(Park).

4. Depress the brake pedal.

5. Press the Engine Start/Stop button.

Information

  • Do not wait for the engine to warm up while the vehicle remains stationary. Start driving at moderate engine speeds. Steep accelerating and decelerating should be avoided.
  • Always start the vehicle with your foot on the brake pedal. Do not depress the accelerator while starting the vehicle. Do not race the engine while warming it up.

NOTICE

To prevent damage to the vehicle:

  • If the engine stalls while you are in motion, do not attempt to shift the gear to the P (Park) position. If traffic and road conditions permit, you may put the gear in N (Neutral) while the vehicle is still moving and press the Engine Start/Stop button in an attempt to restart the engine.
  • Do not push or tow your vehicle to start the vehicle.

NOTICE

To prevent damage to the vehicle:

Do not press the Engine Start/Stop button for more than 10 seconds except when the stop lamp fuse is blown.

When the stop lamp fuse is blown, you cannot normally start the engine. Replace the fuse with a new one. If you are not able to replace the fuse, you can start the engine by pressing and holding the Engine Start/Stop button for 10 seconds with the Engine Start/ Stop button in the ACC position.

For your safety always depress the brake pedal before starting the vehicle.

Emergency starting

If the smart key battery is weak or the smart key does not work correctly, you can start the vehicle by pressing the Engine Start/Stop button with the smart key in the direction of the picture above.

    Engine Stop/Start button positions

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    This warning light illuminates:

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