Hyundai Sonata: Warning on the LCD screen - Instrument cluster - Features of your vehicle - Hyundai Sonata YF 2011-2018 Owner's ManualHyundai Sonata: Warning on the LCD screen

Key is not in vehicle

Key is not in vehicle

If the smart key is not in the vehicle and if any door is opened or closed with the engine start/stop button in ACC, ON, or START, the warning illuminates on the LCD screen. The chime also sounds for 5 seconds when the smart key is not in the vehicle and any door is closed. Turn the ignition switch off or get hold of the smart key.

Key is not detected

Key is not detected

If the smart key is not in the vehicle or is not detected and you push the engine start/stop button, the warning illuminates on the LCD screen for 10 seconds.

Low key battery

Low key battery

When the smart key in the vehicle discharges, the warning illuminates on the LCD screen for 10 seconds.

Replace the battery with a new one. If it is not possible, you can start the engine by inserting the smart key into the smart key holder and pushing the engine start/stop button.

Press brake pedal to start engine

Press brake pedal to start engine

If the engine start/stop button turns to the ACC position twice by pushing the engine start/stop button repeatedly without pressing the brake pedal, the warning illuminates on the LCD screen for 10 seconds to indicate that you should press the brake pedal to start the engine.

Shift to "P"

Shift to "P"

If you push the engine start/stop button with the engine start/stop button ON and the shift lever not in P(Park), the warning illuminates on the LCD screen for 10 seconds to indicate that you should press the engine start/stop button with the shift lever in P(Park) to turn off the engine.

Remove key

Remove key

When you turn off the engine with the smart key in the smart key holder, the warning illuminates on the LCD screen for 10 seconds.

Push the smart key inward and pull it out from the smart key holder.

Insert key

Insert key

If you push the engine start/stop button while the "Key is not detected" illuminates on the LCD screen, the warning illuminates for 10 seconds.

Press start button again

Press start button again

If there is a problem with the engine start/stop button system, the warning illuminates for 10 seconds to indicate that you could start the engine by pressing the engine start/stop button while pressing the brake pedal.

If the warning illuminates each time you push the engine start/stop button, take your vehicle to an authorized HYUNDAI dealer and have the system checked.

Shift to "P" or "N" to start engine

Shift to "P" or "N" to start engine

If you try to start the engine with the shift lever not in P(Park) or N(Neutral), the warning illuminates for 10 seconds on the LCD screen.

You can also start the engine with the shift lever in N(Neutral), but for your safety start the engine with the shift lever in P(Park).

Low tire pressure

Low tire pressure

When one or more of your tires is significantly underinflated, the warning light comes on.

Low washer fluid

Low washer fluid

This warning light indicates the washer fluid reservoir is near empty. Refill the washer fluid as soon as possible.

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