Electric power steering (EPS)
The system assists you with steering
the vehicle. If the engine is off or if
the power steering system becomes
inoperative, the vehicle may still be
steered, but it will require increased
• A click noise may be heard from the
EPS relay after the ignition switch is
placed to the ON or LOCK/OFF
position (Without Smart key system).
If the Electric Power Steering
System does not operate normal-
ly, the warning light ( ) will illu-
minate on the instrument cluster.
The steering wheel may become
difficult to control or operate.Take
A click noise may be heard from the
EPS relay after the Engine Start/Stop
button is in the ON or OFF position.
(With Smart key system)
increases and becomes lighter as tem checked as soon as possible. • Motor noise may be heard when the
vehicle is at a stop or at a low driv-
Also, the steering effort becomes your vehicle to an authorized
heavier as the vehicle’s speed HYUNDAI dealer and have the sys-
the vehicle’s speed decreases for
better control of the steering wheel.
Should you notice any change in the
effort required to steer during normal
vehicle operation, we recommend
• When you operate the steering
wheel in low temperature, abnormal
noise may occur. If temperature
rises, the noise will disappear. This
is a normal condition.
The following symptoms may occur
during normal vehicle operation:
that the system be checked by an • The steering effort may be high
authorized HYUNDAI dealer.
immediately after placing the igni-
tion switch or the Engine Start/Stop
button in the ON position.
When the vehicle is stationary, if
you turn the steering wheel all the
way to the left or right continuously,
the steering wheel effort increases.
This is not a system malfunction. As
time passes, the steering wheel
effort will return to its normal con-
This happens as the system per-
forms the EPS system diagnostics.
When the diagnostics is completed,
the steering wheel will return to its
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