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 ...

    See also:

    Shift Lever. Components and Components Location
    Components 1. Shift lever assembly 2. Gear shift cable assembly 3. Clips 4. Retainer ...

    Curtain air bag
    Curtain air bags are located along both sides of the roof rails above the front and rear doors. They are designed to help protect the heads of the front seat occupants and the rear outboa ...

    Recommended cold tire inflation pressures
    All tire pressures (including the spare) should be checked when the tires are cold. “Cold Tires” means the vehicle has not been driven for at least three hours or driven less than one mile (1. ...