Engine START/STOP button

Illuminated engine start/stop button


Illuminated engine start/stop button

Whenever the front door is opened, the engine start/stop button will illuminate for your convenience. The light will go off immediately when the engine start/stop button turns to the ON position or go off after about 30 seconds when the door is closed.

Engine start/stop button position

OFF

To turn off the engine, press the engine start/stop button with the engine start/stop button ON and the shift lever in P(Park). When you press the engine start/stop button without the shift lever in P(Park), the engine start/stop button does not turn to the OFF position, but turns to the ACC position.

NOTICE:


When you turn off the engine, the vehicle should be stopped.

WARNING:


In an emergency situation while the vehicle is moving, you can off the engine and turn the engine start/stop button to the ACC position by pressing the engine
start/stop button for more than 3 seconds or 3 times successively. If the vehicle is moving, you can restart the engine without pressing the brake pedal by pressing the engine start/stop button with the shift lever in N(Neutral).

ACC(Accessory)

Press the engine start/stop button when the button is in the OFF position.

Electrical accessories are operative.

If you leave the engine start/stop button in the ACC position for more than 1 hour, the engine is off automatically to prevent the battery from discharging.

ON

Press the engine start/stop button when the button is in the ACC position.

The warning lights can be checked before the engine is started. Do not leave the button in the ON position if the engine is not running to prevent the battery from discharging.

START

To start the engine, press the brake pedal and press the engine start/stop button with the shift lever in the P(Park) or the N(Normal) position.

NOTICE:


• If you press the engine start/stop button without depressing the brake pedal, the engine does not start and the engine start/stop button changes as follow :
OFF →ACC → ON → OFF • If you leave the engine start/stop button in the ACC or the ON position for a long time, the battery may be discharged.

WARNING:


• Never press the engine start/stop button for more than 3 seconds or 3 times successively when the vehicle is moving. This would result in the engine turning off and loss of power assist for the steering and brakes, which may lead to loss of directional control and braking function, which could cause an accident.

• Before leaving the driver’s seat, always make sure the shift lever is engaged in P (Park), set the parking brake fully and shut the engine off. Unexpected and sudden vehicle movement may occur if these precautions are not taken.

• Never reach for the engine start/stop button, or any other controls through the steering wheel while the vehicle is in motion. The presence of your hand or arm in this area could cause a loss of vehicle control, an accident and serious bodily injury or death.

• Do not place any movable objects around the driver’s seat as they may move while driving, interfere with the driver and lead to an accident.

Starting the engine

1. Carry the smart key or leave it inside the vehicle.

2. Make sure the parking brake is firmly applied.

3. Place the shift lever in the P(Park) position.

4. Depress the brake pedal.

5. Press the engine start/stop button.

6. In extremely cold weather (below - 18°C / 0°F) or after the vehicle has not been operated for several days, let the engine warm up without depressing the accelerator.

Whether the engine is cold or warm, it should be started without depressing the accelerator.

WARNING:


Always wear appropriate shoes when operating your vehicle.

Unsuitable shoes (high heels, ski boots, etc.) may interfere with your ability to use the brake and accelerator pedal.

CAUTION:


If the engine stalls while you are in motion, do not attempt to move the shift lever to the P (Park) position. If traffic and road conditions permit, you may put the shift lever in the N(Neutral) position while the vehicle is still moving and press the engine start/stop button in an attempt to restart the engine.

• Even if the smart key is in the vehicle, if it is far away from you, 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. If the smart key is not in the vehicle, the warning, "KEY OUT" will come on, and if all doors are closed, the chime will also sound for about 5 seconds.

Keep the smart key in the vehicle, when using the ACC position or if the vehicle engine is on.

WARNING:


The engine will start by pressing the engine start/stop button, only when the smart key is in the vehicle.

Never allow children or any person who is unfamiliar with the vehicle to touch the engine start/stop button or related parts.

NOTICE:


NOTICE:


• If the battery is weak or the smart key does not work correctly, you can start the engine by inserting the smart key into the smart key holder. To eject the smart key from the smart key holder, press the smart key inward passed the detent and then pull the key outward.

• When the stop lamp fuse is blown, you can't start the engine normally.

Replace the fuse with a new one. If you are not able to replace the fuse, you can start the engine by pressing the engine start/stop button for 10 seconds with the engine start/stop button in the ACC.

CAUTION:


• Do not press the engine start/stop button for more than 5 seconds except when the stop lamp fuse is disconnected.

• When you eject the smart key from the smart key holder, press the smart key inward and pull it out. If you pull out the smart key forcibly without pushing the smart key, the smart key holder may be damaged and couldn’t operate normally.

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