Hyundai Santa Cruz Owners & Service Manuals

Hyundai Santa Cruz: Ignition Switch / Vehicle Auto-Shut Off

If your vehicle is parked and the engine is left on for a long period of time, the engine will turn off automatically to help reduce fuel consumption and prevent accidents caused by carbon dioxide poisoning.

Operating conditions vehicle autoshut off timer operates'

when all the following conditions are satisfied:

  • Vehicle speed is below 1.8 mph (3 km/h), and the gear is shifted to P (Park)
  • The brake pedal and accelerator pedal are not depressed
  • The driver’s seat belt is unfastened The passenger seat is empty
  • The infotainment system is being updated

Deactivating conditions

Vehicle Auto-Shut Off timer turns offwhen one of the situation occur:

  • Vehicle speed is above 1.8 mph (3km/h)
  • The gear is shifted to R (Reverse), D(Drive) or N (Neutral)
  • The brake pedal or accelerator pedalis depressed
  • The driver’s seat belt is fastened
  • A passenger is in the passenger’s seat

System operation

When all the conditions are satisfied, the Vehicle Auto-Shut Off operates and turns the engine off automatically after 60 minutes.

A timer appears on the instrument cluster 30 minutes before vehicle shut off.

Resetting cluster timer

To reset the cluster timer, do one offollowing:

  • Release the accelerator pedal or brakepedal after Vehicle Auto-Shut Off iscomplete.
  • Press the OK button on the steeringwheel while the timer appears on theinstrument cluster


Do not leave a passenger or a pet in the vehicle in hot weather since the air conditioning system turns off when the engine is off.

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