Central Locking - Hyundai Forums : Hyundai Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
#1 Old 10-12-2010, 05:07 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Chorley Lancashire
Posts: 11
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Gerryy
(Thread Starter)

Central locking thus not work if drivers door is not completely shut.
It sounds like it working when you press the key but we found out
when car boot was empty by thief.
I would expect there to be alarm or some device fitted to tell you the door was not shut
very disappointed with Hyundai for this so check you door.
It was not me but the wife.
Gerryy is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 Old 10-13-2010, 06:08 AM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Surrey, UK
2009 i20 Comfort 1.2l
Posts: 3
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
arrow30
QUOTE (Gerryy @ Oct 12 2010, 09:07 PM)
Quote:
Central locking thus not work if drivers door is not completely shut.
It sounds like it working when you press the key but we found out
when car boot was empty by thief.
I would expect there to be alarm or some device fitted to tell you the door was not shut
very disappointed with Hyundai for this so check you door.
It was not me but the wife.
Hi Gerryy
Yes, you are quite right that if a door is open when the transmitter is activated the doors (and boot) will not lock. There is an indication of an open door on the instrument panel but the best indicator is the hazard warning lights (and there are six of them!) it is all on page 4:5 of the manual.

Also the doors will not lock if the ignition switch/steering lock does not 'click' properly when the key is withdrawn. It has happened a few times with my car. It can be corrected by reinserting the key or even by just pressing with a finger on the lock itself until it clicks this is no real problem once one understands what is going on and as for the doors the answer is to always check that the hazard warning lights flash.
arrow30
arrow30 is offline  
#3 Old 10-13-2010, 08:28 AM
KDC
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 162
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
KDC
i have found the central locking to be a bit odd at times, it can take 2 clicks to lock. i just check the door after i press the lock button
KDC is offline  
#4 Old 10-13-2010, 11:46 AM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 13
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
taeasz
Another different point on the central locking that may be worth mentioning - it can be programmed (by the dealer) to lock all doors and boot automatically when driving off (above 15-20 mph). It does mention it in the handbook, but I assumed this probably wasn't available on the base (Classic) model. However it is, and a friendly local dealer (not the one I bought the car from) did this for me free of charge this week, takes about 10 minutes. He mentioned that some dealers activate this as part of the PDI check, but obviously my supplying dealer didn't do it.
taeasz is offline  
#5 Old 10-15-2010, 04:29 PM
Senior Member
 
mrtrout's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: UK
Posts: 122
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
mrtrout
QUOTE (Gerryy @ Oct 12 2010, 04:07 PM)
Quote:
Central locking thus not work if drivers door is not completely shut.
It sounds like it working when you press the key but we found out
when car boot was empty by thief.
I would expect there to be alarm or some device fitted to tell you the door was not shut
very disappointed with Hyundai for this so check you door.
It was not me but the wife.

Hi G, sorry to hear about your theft, I hope it wasn't fishing tackle.
I always look at the lights when I lock the car, it's just a habit I have got into, trust nothing to chance, a beep sound would help as well.!!
Also I don't let my wife drive my car, she has her own, and has twice left the boot partially shut, and consequently had a flat battery in the morning.
Women, don't you just love em.!!!!
S.

I just hope that when I die, my wife doesn't sell all my fishing tackle for the price I told her I paid for it.!!!
mrtrout is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hyundai Forums : Hyundai Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome