Hyundai Tucson Owners & Service Manuals

Hyundai Tucson: Accessing Your Vehicle / Remote Key

Your HYUNDAI uses a remote key that is used to lock or unlock the driver’s and passenger’s doors or the rear liftgate.

1 Door Lock
2 Door Unlock
3 Liftgate Open (if equipped)
4 Panic

Locking your vehicle

1. Close all the doors, hood, and liftgate.

2. Press the Door Lock button 1 on the remote key. The doors are locked. The hazard warning lights blink.

3. Make sure the doors are locked by pulling the outside door handle.


Do not leave the Remote Key in your vehicle with children that are unattended or unsupervised.

Children could unintentionally place the key in the ignition switch or operate the power windows and other controls, or even cause the vehicle to move, resulting in serious injury or death.

Unlocking your vehicle

Press the Door Unlock button 2 on the remote key. The doors are unlocked. The hazard warning lights blink two times.

Two press unlock setting

If you press the door unlock button on the remote key again within four seconds, then all the doors are unlocked. Two press unlock setting can be changed according to owner’s preference in the instrument cluster User Settings mode.

User settings mode method

You can activate or deactivate the Two Press Unlock feature from the Settings menu in the instrument cluster.

Select: User Settings > Door > Two Press Unlock

For more information, refer to the “Cluster Display” section in Chapter 4.


After unlocking the doors, the doors are locked automatically after 30 seconds unless a door is opened.

Opening the liftgate

Press and hold the Liftgate Open button

Accessing Your Vehicle

Remote key precautions
The remote key may not work if any of the following occur: The key is in the ignition switch. The maximum operating distance limit is exceeded (about 32 feet (10 m)). The remote key batte ...

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