STARTING THE HYBRID VEHICLE (SMART KEY)
Starting the vehicle
ECONOMICAL and SAFE OPERA-
TION of Hybrid system
In the hybrid system, the engine auto-
matically runs and stops. When the
hybrid system operates, the "
indicator is illuminated.
the smart key or leave it
Drive smoothly. Accelerate at a
moderate rate and maintain a
steady cruising speed. Do not
make "jack-rabbit" starts. Do not
race between stoplights.
Avoid heavy traffic whenever pos-
sible. Always maintain a safe dis-
tance from other vehicles so you - When the hybrid battery is being
can avoid unnecessary braking.
This also reduces brake wear out.
inside the vehicle.
with the shift lever in N (Neutral),
you cannot start the vehicle.
sure the parking brake is
the shift lever in P (Park)
In the following situation, the engine
may operate automatically.
When the engine is ready to run
the brake pedal.
the Engine Start/Stop but-
ton. If the hybrid system starts, the
Depending on the temperature con-
dition of the hybrid battery
" indicator will come on and a
The regenerative brake generates
energy when the vehicle deceler-
double chime can be heard.
Whether the engine is cold or
warm, it should be started without
depressing the accelerator.
When the hybrid battery power is
low, the hybrid system automatical-
ly recharges the hybrid battery.
When the engine run with the shift
lever in N (Neutral), the hybrid sys-
tem cannot generate electricity.The
hybrid battery cannot recharge with
the shift lever in N (Neutral).
To avoid serious injury, turn off
hybrid system and be sure "
indicator is off before working
under hood. Engine may start
After following the start proce-
” indicator on the
instrument cluster will turn on.
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|Categories||Hyundai Manuals, Hyundai Sonata Manuals|
|Document Type||Owners Manual|
|Product Brand||Hyundai, Sonata|
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