Hyundai Sonata: Ignition key interlock system - Automatic transaxle operation - Automatic transaxle - Driving your vehicleHyundai Sonata: Ignition key interlock system

The ignition key cannot be removed unless the shift lever is in the P (Park) position. If the ignition switch is in any other position, the key cannot be removed.

    Shift lock system
    For your safety, the automatic transaxle has a shift lock system which prevents shifting the transaxle from P (Park) or N (Neutral) into R (Reverse) unless the brake pedal is depressed. To shift ...

    Good driving practices
    Never move the gear shift lever from P (Park) or N (Neutral) to any other position with the accelerator pedal depressed. Never move the gear shift lever into P (Park) when the vehicle is in mo ...

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    Immobilizer Control Unit. Repair procedures
    Replacement 1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. Remove the crash pad lower panel. (Refer to the BD group - "Crash ...

    Troubleshooting
    Troubleshooting 1. The lamp switch inputs can be checked using the GDS. 2. To check the input value of lamp switch, select option "Body Co ...

    Limitation of Active ECO operation
    If the following conditions occur while Active ECO is operating, the system operation is limited even though there is no change in the ECO indicator. When the coolant temperature is low: The sys ...