How to Use the Remote Start in a Hyundai Elantra

Curious about the technology behind remote start? Our article unravels the mechanics, benefits, and step-by-step instructions to make sure you’re well-versed in remote-starting your Hyundai Elantra.

Note: The Hyundai Elantra has a remote start feature in model years 2019+.

2019 – 2023 Models

  1. Press the lock button on your key fob. 
  2. Press and hold the remote start button (often symbolized by a circular arrow) until the lights flash and the engine starts.

Hyundai BlueLink

  1. Download the Hyundai BlueLink app.
  2. Open the app and log in using your Hyundai BlueLink account credentials. You’ll need to create an account if you don’t have one.
  3. Add your Hyundai Elantra to the app.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions in the app to pair your smartphone with your Hyundai Elantra.
  5. Open the BlueLink app.
  6. Find the “Remote Start” or “Remote” section. It might be represented by an icon like a circular arrow.
  7. Locate and tap the “Start” button to initiate the remote start process.
  8. The app might prompt you to confirm your identity using a PIN, fingerprint, or other authentication methods you’ve set up.
  9. After confirming your identity, the app will send a signal to your Hyundai Elantra to start the engine remotely.
  10. The app might display a loading indicator or a confirmation message that the engine has started. The vehicle’s lights might also flash as an indicator.

Note: Depending on your vehicle’s capabilities and subscription level, you might have additional options within the app, such as adjusting the climate control settings or locking/unlocking the doors.

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