Hyundai Sonata: Restrictions in handling keys - Keys - Features of your vehicle - Hyundai Sonata YF 2011-2018 Owner's ManualHyundai Sonata: Restrictions in handling keys

When leaving keys with parking lot and valet attendants, the following procedures will ensure that your vehicle’s trunk and glove box compartment can only be opened with the master key.

Lock

When leaving the key with a parking lot attendant or valet, perform the following and leave the sub key with the attendant. The sub key can start the engine and operate door locks only.

Trunk

Trunk

1. Open the trunk lid.
2. Set the trunk lid control switch to LOCK position (3. Close the trunk lid.).
3. Close the trunk lid.

Glove box

Close and lock the glove box using the master key.

Lock release

Trunk

1. Open the trunk lid with the master key.
2. Set the trunk lid control switch to UNLOCK position (3. Close the trunk lid.).
3. Close the trunk lid.

In this position the trunk will open with the trunk lid release button or transmitter. The trunk can never be opened with the sub key.

Glove box

Unlock the glove box using the mechanical key.

    Key operations
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