2003 Hyundai Elantra Owner's Manual

2003 Hyundai Elantra Manual

2003 Hyundai Elantra manual table of contents:

  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    2003 D R IV I N G IS B E L I EV I N G
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    A000A01A-AAT This Owner's Manual should be considered a part of the car and remain with it when it is sold for the use of the next owner. OWNER'S I.D. ORIGINAL OWNER ADDRESS CITY DELIVERY DATE (Date Sold to Original Retail purchaser) DEALER NAME ADDRESS CITY STATE ZIP CODE DEALER NO. STATE ZIP ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ... and Accessories Limited Warranty NOTE: Detailed warranty information is provided in your Hyundai Owner's Handbook. A020A01A-AAT RESPONSIBILITY FOR MAINTENANCE The maintenance requirements for your new Hyundai are found in Section 5. As the owner, it is your responsibility to see ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ... Maintenance Specifications G280A01E All information in this Owner's Manual is current at the time of publication. However, Hyundai reserves the ... product improvement may be carried out. This manual applies to all Hyundai models and includes descriptions and explanations of optional as well as ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ...: Because future owners will also need the information included in this manual, if you sell this Hyundai, please leave the manual in ...the Service Station Information on the back cover of the Owner's Manual. Copyright 2003 Hyundai Motor Company. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ...AAT CAUTION: MODIFICATIONS TO YOUR HYUNDAI Your Hyundai should not be modified in any way....adversely affect the performance, safety or durability of your Hyundai and may, in addition, violate conditions ... dealer for precautionary measures or special instructions if you choose to install one of these ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    A090A01A-AAT SAFETY AND VEHICLE DAMAGE WARNING This manual includes information titled as WARNING, CAUTION and NOTE. These titles ... its equipment if the caution is not heeded. Follow the advice provided with the caution. NOTE: This indicates that interesting or helpful information is being provided.
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    ... CONTENTS SECTION 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. PAGE FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI ...1-1 DRIVING YOUR HYUNDAI ...2-1 WHAT TO DO IN AN EMERGENCY ...3-1 CORROSION PREVENTION... REQUIREMENTS ...5-1 DO-IT-YOURSELF MAINTENANCE ...6-1 EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEMS ...7-1 CONSUMER INFORMATION & REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    .... Using imitation, counterfeit or used salvage parts is not covered under the Hyundai New Vehicle Limited Warranty or any ... of Genuine Hyundai Parts caused by the installation or failure of an imitation, counterfeit or used salvage part is not covered by any Hyundai Warranty. 3. How can you tell if ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI FEATURES 1. FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI HYUNDAI B010A02A-AAT CAUTION: o Do not "TOP-OFF" after the first ... stations cannot be inserted into the fuel tank opening of your Hyundai. Hyundai recommends that fuels containing MTBE (Methyl Tertiary Butyl ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ...operation. For greater convenience, the same key operates all the locks in your Hyundai. However, because the doors can be locked without a key, carrying a spare key is...came with the keys to your Hyundai. This key number plate should not be left with the keys but kept in a safe ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI will not be opened accidentally. Also, when combined with the proper use of seat ...LOCK" position. When this is done, neither the outside nor the inside door handle can be used. o The driver's... can be opened by pulling the inside door handle even if the lock switch is depressed...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ... the system provides an audible alarm with blinking of the turn signal lights. B070B01E-GAT Armed Stage HXDOM012 B040E01E Your Hyundai is equipped with a "child-protector" rear door lock assembly. When the lock mechanism is engaged, the rear...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI After completion of the steps above, the turn signal lights will blink once to indicate that the system ... may be activated when the remaining passenger(s) leaves the car. B070C02E-AAT Keyless Entry System (If Installed) Locking doors B070D01E Alarm Stage The alarm will be ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B070E02HP-GAT Replacing the battery When the transmitter's battery begins to get weak, it ... take several pushes on the button to lock or unlock the doors, and the LED will not light. Replace the battery as soon as possible. Battery type : CR2032 Replacement instructions: ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI 3) Do not leave children alone in the car. Always remove the ignition key for their safety. B080A01A-AAT ...'s head, hands and body are not trapped by a closing window. 2) Never try to operate the main switch on the driver's door and the individual door window ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI greater risk that the driver and passenger will slide under the seat ...) Adjustable Headrests B080E01O-AAT Lumbar Support Control (Driver's Seat Only) (If ...holds the body 1- 8 To adjust the lumbar support, turn the handle on the outboard or left side of the seat. To increase...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B140A01S-AAT B110A01E-GAT REAR SEAT WARNING FOLDING REAR SEATBACKS (4 DOOR) (If Installed) B110B01E WARNING: B140A01E-A B110A01E For ...to its upright position after being folded down, be careful not to damage the seat belt webbing or buckle. In addition...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B080G01E-AAT B080H01E-AAT FOLDING REAR SEATBACK AND SEAT CUSHION (5 DOOR) For greater convenience, the entire seat cushion may be .... Warning label RETURNING THE REAR SEATBACK TO AN UPRIGHT POSITION (5 DOOR) Red color B080H01E-1 Strap 4. Then, pull ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI WARNING: o Before folding the seatback, place the rear seat belt ... safety of occupants in a rear collision. If the headrests are not installed in their proper position, serious ..., an unrestrained child can become a "missile" inside the car. The force required to hold a child ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B150C03A-AAT B150E01A-AAT Larger Children Children who are too large ... lap portion should be fastened snug on the hips and as low as possible. Check belt fit periodically. A... belt is used, it should be placed as low and snugly as possible on the hips, not across the abdomen. ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B160B01A-AAT B170A04A-AAT Periodic Inspection It is recommended that all seat... seat belt operation should be directed to your Hyundai Dealer. You can adjust the height of... automatically adjusts to the proper length only after the lap belt portion is adjusted manually so that...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B190A01Y-AAT SEAT BELTS-Front Passenger and Rear Seat 3-Point System ...the installation of child restraint systems. Although a combination retractor is also installed in the front passenger seat position, Hyundai strongly recommends that children always be seated in the rear ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B220A02E-AAT WARNING: You should place the lap belt portion as low as possible and snugly across your hips, not on your waist. If the lap belt is located too high on your waist, it may increase the chance of injury in the event of a collision. Both arms ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B220C01Y-AAT B230A02A-AAT To Release the Seat Belt CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEM Children riding in the car should sit ... your vehicle. o Since a safety belt or child restraint system can become very hot if it is left in a closed vehicle, be sure to check the seat ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI must always be positioned as low as possible on the child's hips and as snug as possible. If the seat belt will not properly fit the child, Hyundai recommends the use of an approved booster seat in the rear seat in order to raise the child's seating ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ...child restraint system manufacturer. o If the seat belt does not operate as described, have the system checked immediately by your authorized Hyundai dealer. Covering shelf YR10400B Tether strap hook Back panel Front of Vehicle B230E01E Three child...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B230D03E-AAT Securing the Child Restraint Seat with the "ISOFIX" System WARNING: o... only provided for the left and right outboard rear seating positions. Do not misuse the ... seat left and right outboard seating positions. Follow the child seat manufacturer's instructions to ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ...B180B04S-AAT Pre-tensioner Seat Belt Your Hyundai vehicle is equipped with driver's and front passenger... SRS airbag warning light 2. Seat belt pre-tensioner assembly 3. SRS control module WARNING:... seat belt, the SRS airbag warnAIR ing light BAG on the instrument panel will blink for approximately 6...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI o If the pre-tensioner seat belt is not working properly, this warning light will illuminate even if there is... activated. o Do not attempt to inspect or replace the pre-tensioner seat belts yourself. This must be done by an authorized Hyundai dealer. o Do not ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI o Do not tamper with or disconnect SRS wiring, or other components of the SRS system. Doing so could result in... to deploy. o If the airbags deploy, they must be replaced by an authorized Hyundai dealer. SSA1110B The SRS consists of the following components: ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI The airbag modules are located both in the center of the steering wheel and in the front passenger's..., thus reducing the risk of head or chest injury. When installing a container of liquid air freshener inside a vehicle, do not place it near the instrument cluster nor on the ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... is not working properly. If this occurs, have your vehicle immediately inspected by your Hyundai dealer. o Before you replace a fuse or disconnect a battery terminal,...restraint system or a child restraint system appropriate for the child's size and weight. Your Hyundai is equipped with ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI o Do not place any objects (an umbrella, bag, etc.) ... inspected by an authorized Hyundai dealer 10 years after the date that the vehicle was manufactured. o Any work ..., repairing, or any work on the steering wheel must be performed by a qualified Hyundai technician. Improper ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ... is in a crash severe enough to cause the airbags to inflate. o If the airbags inflate, they must be replaced by an authorized Hyundai dealer. o Do not tamper with or disconnect SRS wiring, or other components of the SRS system. Doing so could result in...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B250A02E-AAT INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 CAUTION: When installing a container ... Louver 8. Rear Window Wiper and Washer (If installed) (5 Door) 9. Hazard Warning Light 10. Digital Clock 11. Passenger's Airbag 12. Panel Brightness Control Knob 13. Hood ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B260A02E-AAT INSTRUMENT CLUSTER AND INDICATOR (WITHOUT TRIP COMPUTER) 1...) Seat Belt Warning Light Low Oil Pressure Warning Light 15. Charging System Warning Light 16. Parking Brake/Low Brake Fluid Level ... 20. Trip Odometer Reset Knob 21. Low Fuel Warning Light 22. Fuel Gauge
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B260B02E-AAT INSTRUMENT CLUSTER AND INDICATOR (WITH TRIP COMPUTER) 1 2 ...9. Trunk Lid (4 door)/Tail Gate (5 door) Open Warning Light 10. Parking Brake/Low Brake Fluid Level Warning ... Indicator Light (MIL) 12. Charging System Warning Light 13. Low Oil Pressure Warning Light 14....
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ...checked by your Hyundai dealer as soon as possible. B260F01A-AAT High Beam Indicator Light ...any instance where the oil light stays on when the engine is running, the engine should be checked by a Hyundai dealer... may be a problem with the ABS. If this occurs, have your vehicle checked by your Hyundai...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B260H03A-AAT Parking Brake/ Low Brake Fluid Level Level Warning Light WARNING: If you suspect brake trouble, have ... on the center of the belt. And then, have the system checked by your Hyundai dealer. Low Fuel Level Warning Light The low fuel level warning light comes on ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B260A01B-GAT B260C02E-GAT B280A01A-AAT Front Fog Indicator Light (If Installed) Front fog .... Expensive rotor damage will result if the worn pads are not replaced. See your Hyundai dealer immediately. With Trip Computer Cruise Indicator (If Installed) The cruise indicator ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B290A02A-AAT ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE GAUGE Without Trip Computer The needle on the ... pump drive belt. If you suspect cooling system trouble, have your cooling system checked by a Hyundai dealer as soon as possible. With Trip Computer B300B01E B300A01S-AAT SPEEDOMETER ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B310B04E-AAT With Trip Computer ODOMETER/TRIP ODOMETER Without Trip Computer 1 2 3... the total distance the vehicle has been driven. CAUTION: The engine should not be raced to such a speed that the needle enters the red zone on the tachometer face. This can cause severe ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI To shift from TRIP A to TRIP B, press the reset switch. When pressed for 1 second, it will reset ... is useful for keeping a record for maintenance intervals. The trip computer is a microcomputer-controlled driver information gauge that displays information related to driving,...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ... 0.5 mile. FLASHING B400B01E B360B01Y-GAT FRONT FOG LIGHT SWITCH (If Installed) o This mode calculates the average fuel ... to empty is indicated "- -", have the trip computer system checked by your authorized Hyundai dealer. o The distance to empty can differ from the actual tripmeter according to ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI signal indicator light blinks more rapidly than usual, goes on... the system. Check for a burned-out fuse or bulb or see your Hyundai dealer. B340C03A-AAT B340D01A-AAT... forward (away from you). The high beam indicator light will come on at the same time. For low beams, pull the ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B350A01A-AAT B350C01S-AAT B350B01A-AAT WINDSHIELD WIPER AND WASHER SWITCH Adjustable Intermittent Wiper ... or ice. Accumulated snow and ice should be removed manually. If there is only a light layer of snow or ice, operate the heater in the defrost mode to melt the snow or ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B390A02S-AAT REAR WINDOW WIPER AND WASHER (If Installed... off the road as far as possible. The hazard warning lights are turned on by pushing in the hazard switch. This causes ...not in the ignition. To turn the hazard warning lights off, push the switch a second time. CAUTION:...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B400A01A-AAT B410A01A-AAT DIGITAL CLOCK INSTRUMENT PANEL LIGHT CONTROL (RHEOSTAT) For the cigarette..., use only a genuine Hyundai replacement or its approved equivalent. B400A01E B430A01S-AAT B410A01E1 There are three control buttons for the digital clock...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B440A01E-AAT B450A01E-AAT B450B01E-AAT REAR ASHTRAY (If Installed)...empty or clean it, press down on the spring-loaded tab inside the ashtray and lift the ashtray upward and pull ...brake for holding cups or cans. HXDOM302 WARNING: Do not place objects other than cups or cans ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B470A01S-AAT B460B01E-AAT SUNSHADE OPERATING THE SUNROOF SYSTEM Opening ... when the sunroof is opened, but it must be closed manually. B460B01E The sunroof can be only electrically ...ignition key in the "ON" position WARNING: o Do not close a sunroof if anyone's hands, arms...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B460D01E-AAT Manual Operation of Sunroof 3. Insert the hexagonal head wrench provided ... front overhead console. Push in the map light switch to turn the light on or off. This light produces a spot beam for convenient use as a map light at night or as a personal light for ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B490A01E-AAT B491A02F-GAT B500A01S-AAT INTERIOR LIGHT With Sunroof Without...DR In the "DR" position, the interior courtesy light comes on when any door is opened regardless of the ignition ...OFF In the "OFF" position, the light stays off at all times even though a door is open....
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B500B02E-GAT B510A01S-AAT MULTI BOX OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR Manual Type NOTE: If the mirror control is jammed with ice, do not attempt to break it free using the control handle or by manipulating the face of the mirror. Use an approved spray de-icer (not ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI To adjust the position of either mirror: 1. Move the selecting switch to the right or left to activate the adjustable mechanism for the corresponding door mirror. 2. Now, adjust mirror angle by depressing the appropriate perimeter switch as illustrated. B510D01Y-AAT ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ... DAY/NIGHT INSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR PARKING BRAKE HIGH-MOUNTED REAR STOP LIGHT (If Installed) B530A01E B520A01E Your Hyundai is equipped with a day/night inside rearview mirror. The "night" position is selected by flipping the tab at ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B620A01S-AAT B570A01A-AAT FRONT DOOR EDGE WARNING LIGHT (If Installed) HOOD RELEASE B570A01E B570B01E B620A01E CAUTION: Make sure that the support rod has been released prior to closing the hood. A red light turns on when the front door is opened. The purpose ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B990A03Y-AAT B560A02S-AAT FLOOR MAT ANCHOR REMOTE FUEL-...3 clicks, otherwise light will illuminate. o Gasoline vapors are dangerous. Before refueling, always stop the engine and ...to replace the filler cap, use a genuine Hyundai replacement part. o If you open the fuel filler ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI o Do not "TOP-OFF" after the first nozzle shut off when refueling. B540A01E-... emergency trunk release lever on the driver's side of the inside panel of the trunk. This will open the trunk lid. o HYUNDAI recommends that cars be kept locked and keys be kept out of the reach of ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B540F01E-GAT B800A01E-GAT B580A01L-GAT TAIL GATE (5 DOOR) Operation From Outside The Vehicle CD ...the CD Auto Changer. The CD may be operated with the passenger compartment audio system controls. Your Hyundai is equipped with sun visors to give the driver and front ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B590A01E-AAT B600A01A-AAT B610A01Y-AAT TICKET HOLDER (If Installed) ..., securely tighten the lever by pulling it upward. CRUISE CONTROL (If Installed) WARNING: Do not attempt to adjust the steering wheel while driving as this may result in loss of control of the vehicle ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI freeways, tollroads, or other noncongested highways. This system is designed to function above approximately 25 mph ... Speed B660D01E B660B01E 1. Push in the cruise control main switch on the end of the barrel. The "CRUISE" indicator light in the instrument cluster will be ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B660F01E-AAT To Reset at a Slower Speed B660B01E 1. Push the control switch .... o During cruise-control driving with a manual transaxle vehicle, do not shift into ..., and therefore the volume of air delivered from the system, may be controlled manually by setting the blower ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ... OF YOUR HYUNDAI B670C01E-AAT Air Intake Control through the heating system and ... outside air or recirculating inside air. To change the air intake control mode, (Fresh .... RECIRCULATION MODE ( ): The indicator light on the button is illuminated when the air intake control is in recirculation mode. ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI NOTE: If the "Floor-Defrost" or "Defrost" mode is selected, the air conditioning will not turn off by ...-AAT Temperature Control CENTER VENTILATOR Cool Warm B670E01E BI-LEVEL HEATING Your Hyundai is equipped with bi-level heating controls. This makes it possible to have ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B720A01E-AAT DEFROSTING/DEFOGGING A Type B Type A Type B Type ... fog on the windshield: o Set the air flow control to the defrost ( ) position. (The A/C will automatically be engaged and ... flow control to the face level position ( ) and fan speed control to the low position. ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B710C01S-AAT B730A01FC-GAT B740A01S-AAT SIDE VENTILATOR ...entering the car through the ventilation system, temporarily set the air intake control to "Recirculation". Be sure ...prevent interior fog on the windshield, set the air intake control to the fresh air ( ) position and ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B740B01S-AAT Air Conditioning Operation Cooling o Adjust the fan control to the desired speed. For greater ...the air conditioning switch. The air conditioning indicator light should come on at the same time. o Set the air intake control to "Fresh" mode ( ). o Set the...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B970A01Y-AAT B970B01E-GAT AUTOMATIC HEATING AND COOLING CONTROL SYSTEM (If lnstalled) Your Hyundai is equipped with an automatic heating and cooling control system controlled by simply setting the desired temperature. Heating and Cooling Controls TYPE A (...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B970C02E-AAT Automatic Operation Photo sensor HXD118A G280A01E HXD118D The FATC (Full Automatic Temperature Control) system automatically controls heating and cooling as follows: 1. Push the "AUTO" switch. The indicator light will illuminate ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI Pressing the OUTSIDE button displays the ambient TEMP temperature on the VFD. B980A01Y-AAT B670C01E-AAT... intake control is fresh mode. RECIRCULATION MODE ( ) : The indicator light on the button is illuminated when the air intake control is recirculation mode. With the "Fresh"...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B980C02E-GAT Air Intake Control Switch (With A.Q.S) (If Installed)... dry. o When the ignition switch is turned "ON", the air intake control will change to ( ) mode (regardless of switch ... Flow Control HXD118H This is used to select fresh outside air or recirculate inside air...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B980F02E-AAT B760A02E-AAT Face-Level When selecting the "Face" ... air Inside air Filter Bi-Level When selecting the "Bi-Level" mode, the indicator light ... Level When selecting the "Floor-Defrost" mode, the indicator light will come on and the air will be discharged through ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI CAUTION: o Replace the filter every 12,000 miles (20,000 km) or once a year. If the car is ... decreased, it must be checked at an authorized dealer. o If your vehicle is not equipped with this filter, it can be installed by your dealer. Check with your ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B750A02A-AAT STEREO SOUND SYSTEM How Car Audio Works FM reception ... distances than FM broadcasts. This is because AM radio waves are transmitted at low frequencies. These long, low frequency radio waves can follow the curvature of the earth rather than travelling straight ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B750B02Y-AAT Using a cellular phone or a two-way radio When... phone is used inside the vehicle, noise may be produced from the audio equipment. This does not mean ... used with an internal antenna alone, it may interfere with the vehicle's electrical system and adversely affect ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI H240A01O-GAT STEREO RADIO OPERATION (H240) (If Installed) 5. BAND Selector 3. TREBLE/FADER Control Knob (TREB/FAD) 6. PRESET Buttons 4. TUNE/SEEK Select Button 1. POWER ON/OFF, VOLUME Control Knob 2. BASS/BALANCE Control Knob (BASS/BAL) 7. SCAN Button H240A01O 1- 68
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI H240B03O-AAT 1. POWER ON-OFF Control Knob The radio unit ... FM2. o Select the desired station to be stored by seek or manual tuning. o Determine the preset station select ... the knob counterclockwise to reduce the volume. 4. TUNE (Manual) Select Button Press the side or side ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI 7. SCAN Button When the scan button is pressed, the frequency will increase and the receivable stations will be tuned in one after another, receiving each station for 5 seconds. To stop scanning, press the scan button again. 1- 70
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI H240C01O-GAT CASSETTE TAPE PLAYER OPERATION (H240) (If Installed) 3. TAPE PROGRAM Button 6. TAPE SLOT 2. AUTO MUSIC SELECT Button 4. EJECT Button 1. FF/REW Button 5. DOLBY SELECT Button H240A01O 1- 71
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI H240A02O-GAT 1. FF/REW Button o The FF (fast forward tape winding) starts when the button is pressed during the PLAY or REW. o The play starts when the button is pressed again during the FF. o The REW (rewinding) starts when the button is pressed during the PLAY or FF. o ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI H260A01O-AAT STEREO RADIO OPERATION (H260) (If Installed) 3. BASS/TREBLE Control Knob 4. SCAN Button 6. BAND Selector 7. PRESET Button 5. TUNE/SEEK Select Button 1. POWER ON-OFF/VOLUME/BALANCE Control Knob 2. FADER Control Knob H260A01O 1- 73
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    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI H260B02E-AAT 1. POWER ON-OFF Control Knob The radio unit... the desired station to be stored by seek, scan or manual tuning. o Determine the preset station select... counterclockwise, left speaker sound will be emphasized. (Right speaker sound will be attenuated) 5. TUNE (Manual...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI You should then release the button, and proceed to program the next desired station. A total of 18 stations can be programmed by selecting one AM and two FM stations per button. o When completed, any preset station may be recalled by selecting AM, FM or FM2 band and the ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI H260B01O-AAT COMPACT DISC PLAYER OPERATION (H260) (If Installed) 4. SCAN Button 1.Playing CD 3. TRACK UP/DOWN 6. EJECT Button 2. FF/REW Button 5. REPEAT Button H260A01O 1- 76
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    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B260D02O-AAT 1. Playing CD o Insert the CD with the label facing upward. o Insert the CD .... o When driving your vehicle, be sure to keep the volume of the unit set low enough to allow you to hear sounds coming from the outside. o Do not expose this equipment (including the ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B260E01E-AAT CD AUTO CHANGER (H260) (If Installed) 6. SCAN Button 1. CD Select Button 3. TRACK UP/DOWN 4. FF/REW Button 5. REPEAT Button 2. DISC Select Button H260A01O 1- 78
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B260F01E-AAT The CD auto changer is located in the left side of the ... your vehicle, be sure to keep the volume of the unit set low enough to allow you to hear sounds coming from ... changer can be used even if the radio is being used. The Hyundai CD changer can hold up to eight...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI H290A01O-AAT STEREO RADIO OPERATION (H290) (If Installed) 1. POWER ON/OFF VOLUME Control Knob 8. SCAN Button SCAN 7. EQUALIZER Button 3. TREBLE/FAD Konb 2. BASS/BALANCE Control Knob 5. PRESET Buttons 4. TUNE/SEEK Select Button 6. BAND Select Button 1- 80 H290A01O
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    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI H290B03E-GAT 1. POWER ON-OFF Control Knob The radio unit.... o Select the desired station to be stored by seek or manual tuning. o Determine the preset station select... the knob counterclockwise to reduce the volume. 4. TUNE (Manual) Select Button Press the ( ) side or ( ) side...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI 6. BAND Selector Pressing the FM/AM button changes the AM, FM1 and FM2 bands. The mode selected is shown on the display. 7. EQUALIZER Button Press the EQ button to select the CLASSIC, JAZZ, ROCK and DEFEAT MODE for the desired tone quality. Each press of the button changes ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI H290C01O-AAT CASSETTE TAPE PLAYER OPERATION (H290) (If Installed) SCAN 5. EQUALIZER Button 4. TAPE EJECT Button 2. AUTO MUSIC Select Button 1. FF/REW Button 6. DOLBY Button 3. TAPE PROGRAM Button H290A01O 1- 83
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI H290D01O-GAT 1. FF/REW Button o Fast forward tape winding starts when the FF ( ) button is pressed during PLAY or REW mode. o Tape PLAY starts when the FF ( ) button is pressed again during FF mode. o Tape rewinding starts when the REW ( ) button is pressed during PLAY or ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI H290E01O-AAT COMPACT DISC PLAYER OPERATION (H290) (If Installed) 6. CD EJELT Button SCAN 7. SCAN Button 5. EQUALIZER Button 3. TRACK UP/DOWN 2. FF/REW Button 4. REPEAT 1. CD Select Button H290A01O 1- 85
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI H290F01O-GAT 1. CD Select Button o Insert the CD with the label ... using the vehicle's air conditioning or heating system. o When replacing the fuse, replace it with a fuse having the correct ... unit set low enough to allow you to hear sounds coming from the outside. o Do not ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI H290G01E-AAT CD AUTO CHANGER (H290) (If Installed) SCAN 6. SCAN Button 7. EQ Button 3. TRACK UP/DOWN 4. FF/REW Button 5. REPEAT 2.DISC Select Button 1. CD CHANGER Select Button H290A01O 1- 87
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B290H01E-GAT The CD auto changer is located in the left side of the ... your vehicle, be sure to keep the volume of the unit set low enough to allow you to hear sounds coming from ... used even if the radio or cassette player is being used. The Hyundai CD changer can hold up to ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B890A01Y-AAT AUDIO FAULT CODE If you see ...clear the error indication, take the car to your Hyundai dealer. INDICATION Er2 Er3 CAUSE ... BUTTON. IF DISC IS NOT EJECTED, CONSULT YOUR HYUNDAI DEALER. MAKE SURE... BUTTON. IF TAPE IS NOT EJECTED, CONSULT YOUR HYUNDAI DEALER. FAULT CODE...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B850A02F-AAT CARE OF DISC Proper Handling Do not grip or pull out the disc with your hand while the ...-AAT Care of Cassette Tapes Keep Your Discs Clean SSAR040B YL11240B Handle your disc as shown. Do not drop the disc. Hold the disc so ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI Head Cotton applicator B880A02E SSAR042B SSAR053B o Be sure that the cassette label is not loose or peeling off or tape ... the tape from end to end several times. If this does not correct the problem, do not continue to use the tape in your vehicle. o The ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI B870A01A-AAT B870D02Y-GAT ANTENNA Fixed Rod Antenna Glass ... the radio power switch is turned on while the ignition key is in either the "ON" or "ACC" position, your car will ... antenna in the rear window glass. CAUTION: o Do not clean the inner side of the rear window glass ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ...you drive over something that strikes the underneath side of the car, have the exhaust system checked as soon as possible by your Hyundai dealer. o Do not run the engine in an enclosed area. Letting the engine idle in your garage, even with the garage door...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... system. COMBINATION IGNITION SWITCH To Start the Engine o If your Hyundai is equipped with a manual transaxle, place the shift lever in neutral and depress the .... o If your Hyundai has an automatic transaxle, place the shift lever in "P" (park). 2- 2 o "ACC" With the key in the "...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    DRIVING YOUR HYUNDAI C050A01A-AAT o "LOCK" The key can be removed or inserted in this position. To protect against theft,...After turning the ignition key to the "ON" position, make certain all warning lights and gauges are functioning properly before starting the engine. 1. Turn the ignition key to ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    DRIVING YOUR HYUNDAI C070A02A-AAT OPERATING THE MANUAL TRANSAXLE o If you 've come to a complete stop and it.... Such over-revving of the engine may possibly cause engine damage. C070B01A-AAT SSA2090A Your Hyundai's manual transaxle has a conventional shift pattern. This shift pattern is imprinted ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    DRIVING YOUR HYUNDAI o Be sure the car is completely stopped before you attempt to shift ... posted speed limits. The highly efficient Hyundai automatic transaxle has four forward ..., with the multi-function switch turned on to the parking light or headlight position, the appropriate symbol on the shift...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    DRIVING YOUR HYUNDAI C090D02A-AAT C090F01A-AAT o N (Neutral): In the "N" position, the transaxle is in neutral, which ...km/h). C090Q01A-GAT o L (Low gear): Use for driving up a very steep grade or for engine braking when ... the vehicle has slowed enough for low gear to engage. Do not exceed 31 mph (50...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    DRIVING YOUR HYUNDAI C090N03A-AAT Good Driving Practices o Never move the gear selector lever ...pull to one side. To dry the brakes, apply the brakes lightly until the braking action returns to normal, taking ... is safe to do so and call your Hyundai dealer for assistance. o Don't coast down hills with...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    DRIVING YOUR HYUNDAI o Use caution when parking on a hill. Engage the parking brake and ...lever in "P" (automatic transaxle) or in first or reverse gear (manual transaxle). If your car is facing ...selector lever in "P" (automatic) or in first or reverse gear (manual transaxle) and block the rear wheels ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    DRIVING YOUR HYUNDAI SLIP Control Limits the drive wheels from spinning excessively during ... seconds. If the indicator does not illuminate, have it checked by an authorized Hyundai dealer. Should there... your car checked by an authorized Hyundai dealer. WARNING: Traction control is only a driving aid;...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... only when you're ready to go. o Remember, your Hyundai does not require extended warm-up. As soon as the engine is running smoothly, you ... Ethylene Glycol Coolant Your Hyundai is delivered with high quality ethylene glycol coolant in the cooling system. It is the only type of coolant ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... instructions on the container. Window washer anti-freeze is available from Hyundai dealers and most auto parts outlets. Do not use engine coolant or other types ... sure what weight oil you should use, consult your Hyundai dealer. C160F01A-AAT Don't Let Your Parking Brake ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    DRIVING YOUR HYUNDAI NOTE: Never exceed the maximum tire inflation pressure shown on... conditions of poor visibility, it is helpful to drive with headlights on low beam. This enables you to be seen as well as... vehicles, or apparatus may differ. Ask your Hyundai dealer for further details before towing....
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    DRIVING YOUR HYUNDAI C190E01E-AAT Trailer Weight Limit SSA2200B Tongue load Total trailer ... as well as proper operation of the trailer running lights, brake lights, and turn signals. 2. Always drive your ... trailer and your car. Low tire pressure can seriously affect the handling. Also check the ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    DRIVING YOUR HYUNDAI 7. The vehicle/trailer combination is more affected by crosswind and buffeting. When being passed by ....During your trip, occasionally check to be sure that the load is secure, and that the lights and any trailer brakes are still working. 11.Avoid jerky starts, sudden acceleration...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ...the fuel line in the engine room. 4. If the engine still refuses to start, call a Hyundai dealer or seek other qualified assistance. D010D01A-AAT ... emergency flashers. 3. Try to start the engine again. If your vehicle will not start, contact a Hyundai dealer or seek other qualified assistance. 3 ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... If you do not know why your battery became discharged (because the lights were left on, etc.), have the charging system checked by your Hyundai dealer. D030A01A-AAT IF THE ENGINE OVERHEATS If your temperature gauge indicates overheating, ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ...coolant is leaking out, stop the engine immediately and call the nearest Hyundai dealer for assistance. SPARE TIRE CAUTION: o Do not use snow chains ... coolant indicates there is a leak in the cooling system and this should be checked as soon as possible by a Hyundai dealer. 2. The...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ...ground. If you are on a divided highway, do not park in the median area between the two ...brake and put the transaxle in "P" (automatic) or reverse (manual transaxle). 3. Have all passengers get ... selector lever is in "P" (automatic) or reverse gear (manual transaxle) and that the parking brake is set,...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ... while holding the wrench near the end of the handle, push down on it with steady pressure. Do not remove the nuts at this time. ... slid over the other studs. WARNING: Do not get under the car when it is supported by the jack! This is very dangerous as the vehicle could fall and cause serious injury ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... wheel (such as mud, tar, gravel, etc.) that interferes with the wheel from fitting solidly against the hub. ... wheel. Loss of a wheel may result in loss of control of the vehicle. This may cause serious injury ...seated completely over the nut. Do not stand on the wrench handle or use an extension pipe ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... checking or adjusting tire pressure. If the cap is not replaced, air may leak from the tire. If you lose a valve cap, ... incorrectly! If your car has to be towed, it should be done by your Hyundai dealer or a commercial tow truck service. This will help assure that your car is not damaged in towing. ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ... an Automatic Transaxle Emergency Towing SSA3101A SSA3100A o OK FOR AUTOMATIC OR MANUAL TRANSAXLE EQUIPPED VEHICLE D080D01E o NOT OK FOR AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE EQUIPPED VEHICLE o OK FOR MANUAL TRANSAXLE NOTE: Before towing, check the level of the transaxle ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ... and brakes. D120A01A-AAT IF YOU LOSE YOUR KEYS If you lose your keys, many Hyundai dealers can make you a new key if you have your key number. If you lock the keys inside your car and you cannot obtain a new key, many Hyundai dealers can use special tools to open the door for you. 3-9
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ...effective in removing accumulated mud and corrosive materials. o When cleaning lower door panels, rocker panels and frame members, be...that moisture can escape and not be trapped inside to accelerate corrosion. 4-1 CORROSION PROTECTION Protecting Your Hyundai from Corrosion By using the most advanced...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ...-AAT WASHING AND WAXING Washing Your Hyundai Never wash your car when the surface is ... the manufacturer's directions on the package. These are available at your Hyundai dealer or auto parts outlet. Don't ... against corrosion, you must clean your Hyundai (at least once a month). Give special attention ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... thinner or other strong cleaners. Maintaining Bumpers Special precautions must be observed to preserve the appearance of the bumpers on your Hyundai. They are: o Be careful not to spill battery electrolyte or hydraulic brake fluid on the ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... You may use any household window cleaner on the windows. However, when cleaning the inside of the rear window be careful not to damage the rear window defroster wiring. ... Any Questions? If you have any questions about the care of your car, consult your Hyundai dealer. 4-4
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    .... It is suggested that genuine Hyundai service parts be used for any required repairs or replacements. Other ... fluid and so on which are not supplied by Hyundai Motor Company or its distributor may ... find it helpful to have an official Hyundai Shop Manual. A copy of this publication may be purchased ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... be performed any time a malfunction is experienced or suspected. o Receipts for all emission control system services should be retained to demonstrate compliance with conditions of the emissions system warranty. o After 120 months or 150,000 miles (240...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ... mileage and time are shown, the frequency of service is determined by whichever occurs first. F030B04E-AAT R :Replace I : Inspect and, after inspection, clean, adjust, ... FOR INSPECTION, INSULATOR AND O-RING OF INJECTOR SHOULD BE CHANGED WITH NEW ONE. *2 - REPLACE EVERY 100,000 MILES ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    ...DRIVE BELT (WATER PUMP, ALTERNATOR AND A/CON) COOLANT TIMING BELT MANUAL TRANSAXLE OIL AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE FLUID BRAKE FLUID BRAKE HOSES AND ...SUSPENSION MOUNTING BOLTS STEERING GEAR BOX, LINKAGE & BOOTS/LOWER ARM BALL JOINT POWER STEERING PUMP, BELT AND HOSES DRIVESHAFTS AND BOOTS AIR ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ...ROTORS REAR BRAKE DRUMS/LININGS/PADS, PARKING BRAKE STEERING GEAR RACK, LINKAGE & BOOTS/ LOWER ARM BALL JOINT DRIVESHAFTS AND BOOTS MANUAL TRANSAXLE OIL AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE FLUID AIR FILTER (IN FRONT OF BLOWER UNIT) MAINTENANCE OPERATION ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ... for leakage and damage. Have a trained technician replace any damaged or leaking parts immediately. o Air cleaner filter A Genuine Hyundai air cleaner filter is recommended when the filter is replaced. o Timing belt Inspect all parts related to the ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... service procedures, refer to the Shop Manual. F070J01A-AAT o Steering Gear Box, Linkage & Boots/ Lower arm Ball Joint With the ... transaxle fluid level with the engine running and the transaxle in neutral, with the parking brake properly applied. Use HYUNDAI GENUINE ATF, DIAMOND ATF SP-III or SK ATF...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ... Check the contact surface between the head cover and head for oil leaks and replace the gasket with a new one, if necessary. Remove the upper timing belt cover and check the engine parts including the cam cap for oil leaks. F070S01A-AAT o Oil Pan Liquid Gasket (2....
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ...) 1 2 3 45 6 CAUTION: When inspecting or servicing the engine, you should handle tools and other... carefully so that the plastic rocker cover of the engine is not damaged. 6 G010C01E 7 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Power steering... washer fluid reservoir cap 8. Engine coolant reservoir 9. Engine oil level dipstick...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... SULEV) 1 2 34 5 CAUTION: When inspecting or servicing the engine, you should handle tools and other ... objects carefully so that the plastic rocker cover of the engine is not damaged. 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13... washer fluid reservoir cap 7. Engine coolant reservoir 8. Engine oil level dipstick ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ...vehicle is driven: o o o o o o o o o o o o o o Lights operation Windshield wiper operation Horn operation Defroster, heating system ...and wheel nut torque Exhaust system condition Light condition and operation Windshield ... and seek assistance from your Hyundai dealer if service is needed. G030A02A SH...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ... oil has reached on the dipstick. It should be between the upper ("FULL") and lower ("LOW") range. G040A01E-AAT CHANGING THE OIL AND FILTER Oil ... check the level again. Do not overfill. 3. Replace the cap by turning it clockwise. The distance between the "FULL" and "LOW" marks is equal to about 1 ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... if you do not observe this precaution. Do not Use a high quality ethylene-glycol coolant in a 50/50 mix with water. ...% level or go below the 35% level, or damage to the cooling system may result. For proper concentration when adding or replacing the engine coolant, refer to the following table. 6-5
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ...% 40% quently. If the level drops again, visit your Hyundai dealer for an inspection and diagnosis of the reason. G050D02A-AAT To Change the Engine Coolant The engine ... the engine is cold. If the level is below the "LOW" mark, add engine coolant to bring it up between "LOW" and "...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    ..., etc. When spark plugs are replaced, always use spark plugs recommended by Hyundai. The use of other spark plugs can result in loss of performance, radio interference or ... replacing the spark plugs, genuine Hyundai replacement parts are recommended. Recommended Spark Plugs: CHAMPION NGK ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ...old spark plug, guide the socket down over the spark plug, being careful not to damage ..., turn the wrench handle in a counterclockwise direction. 6. To replace the new spark plug, guide the socket... hot and possibly result in damage to the engine. 7. Replace the cable by pushing the insulated connector...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ...can be lifted off, the old filter removed and the new filter put in its place. Genuine Hyundai Replacement Parts are recommended. CAUTION: Operating your vehicle ... wipers continue to streak or smear the glass, replace them with Genuine Hyundai Replacement Parts or their equivalent. The ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ... schedule in Section 5. G110B04A-AAT Recommended Fluid Your Hyundai automatic transaxle is specially designed to operate with HYUNDAI GENUINE ATF... is 8.2 U.S. quarts (7.8 liters). Recommended Oil Use only HYUNDAI GENUINE PARTS MTF 75W/90 (API GL-4) or equivalent in the manual transaxle. WARNING: ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... dipstick. 3. If the transaxle fluid level is low, use a funnel WARNING: The cooling fan is controlled by the engine coolant temperature and may sometimes... it is suggested that they be checked and inspected by your Hyundai dealer. The brakes should be checked and inspected for ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    ... reservoir. Fill as required. Fluid loss indicates a leak in the clutch system which should be inspected and repaired immediately. Consult your Hyundai dealer. G130B02A-AAT To Replace the Fluid Recommended brake fluid conforming to DOT 3 or DOT 4 ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ... If the air coming out of the in-dash vents is not cold, have the air conditioning system inspected by your Hyundai dealer. CAUTION: Running the air conditioning system for extended periods of time with a low refrigerant level may damage the compressor. G140C01A-AAT...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ... the limits specified in the illustration. If it is not, have it inspected by your Hyundai dealer and adjusted or repaired if necessary. With the engine off, press ... the limits specified in the illustration. If it is not, have it inspected by your Hyundai dealer and adjusted or repaired ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... to the entire wiring harness. (This could be caused by a short in the system drawing too much current.) If this ever happens, have a Hyundai dealer determine the cause, repair the system and replace the fusible link. The fusible links are located in a ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ...should be a snug fit. If it is not, have the fuse clip repaired or replaced by a Hyundai dealer. If you do not have a spare fuse, you may be able to ... is serious and should be referred to a Hyundai dealer for diagnosis and repair. Never replace a fuse with anything except a fuse ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ... fan is controlled by engine coolant temperature and may sometimes operate even when the engine is not running. Use extreme caution when working near the blades of the coolant fan,... After the battery terminals are dry, cover them with a light coating of grease. The power steering fluid level...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ...the used bulb with care. HEADLIGHT BULB Replacement instructions: FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR HYUNDAI If you desire additional information about maintaining ... Hyundai, you may purchase a factory Shop Manual at your Hyundai dealer's parts department. This is the same manual used...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... seat. 4. Clean the head light lenses and turn on the headlights (Low beam). Vertical aiming 5.... switch. (Low Beam Position) 1. Adjust headlights so that main axis of light is parallel to... by an authorized Hyundai Dealer. SPECIFICATION: "H" Horizontal center line of headlights from ground. Low beam ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ...-IT-YOURSELF MAINTENANCE G280A02E-AAT 4 DOOR (Low beam) (High beam) 5 DOOR 1 5 7 8 7 12 1 4 2 3 6 10 9 10...Combination Light Side Marker Light Interior Map Light Room Light Front Door Edge Warning ... Rear Combination Turn Signal Light Stop/Tail Light Tail Light Back-up Light Wattage 4 Door 5 ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ... is recommended that you have your car inspected and maintained by an authorized Hyundai dealer in accordance with the maintenance schedule in this manual. H010D01A-AAT 3. Exhaust Emission Control System 2. Evaporative Emission Control (Including ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEMS All Hyundai vehicles are equipped with one or two monolith type three-way... the exhaust system. o Remember that your Hyundai dealer is your best source of assistance. o Do not stop ...is hard to start, have your Hyundai dealer inspect and repair the problem as soon as possible. o...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ...where it can be seen by looking down through the windshield. 3. On the lower side of the center pillar outer panel. I010B01A-AAT...three different places on your car: TIRE INFORMATION The tires supplied on your new Hyundai are chosen to provide the best performance for normal driving. These pressures...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ... handling and tire wear. The tires on your Hyundai were balanced before the car was delivered ... unevenly between rotations, have the car checked by a Hyundai dealer so the cause may be corrected.... should be replaced when tread wear indicators appear. To reduce the possibility of losing control, slow ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ... injury, or property damage. o Wheels that do not meet Hyundai's dimensional specifications may fit ... wheel studs. I110A01A-AAT SHOP MANUAL A Hyundai Shop Manual is available from your authorized ...sets of four. NOTE: Detailed warranty information is provided in your Hyundai Owner's Handbook. Your ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ...It provides the purchasers and/or prospective purchasers of Hyundai automobiles with information on uniform tire quality grading. Your Hyundai dealer will help answer any questions you ...-ahead braking traction tests, and does not include acceleration, cornering, hydroplaning, or peak ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    CONSUMER INFORMATION & REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS I130D01A-AAT Hyundai motor vehicles are designed and manufactured to meet or exceed all ... regarding the operation of your vehicle, please contact your nearest Hyundai Motor America Regional Office as listed below: Eastern Region : ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ..., you should immediately inform the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in addition to notifying HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA. If NHTSA receives similar complaints... NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA. To ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    .../70(R)D15 psi (kpa) Tire pressure 30(210) 60(420) MEASUREMENT Overall length Overall width Overall height (unladen) Wheel base Wheel tread Front Rear 177.5(... disc Ventilated disc (With ABS) Drum (Without ABS) Cable J060A01S-AAT FUEL SYSTEM Fuel tank capacity US.gal 14.5 Imp.gal 12 Liter 55 9 ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS J070A04E-AAT ENGINE ITEMS Engine Type Idle Speed (RPM) NGK CHAMPION PFR5N-11 (PLATINUM) RC10PYP4 (PLATINUM) 0.039 ~ 0.043 in. (1.0 ~ 1.1 mm) For adjusting Intake Exhaust Intake Exhaust BTDC 8° ± 5° 1-3-4-2 SH, SG or SG/CD (...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ...38°C) With oil filter 4.07 US.QTS (3.39 lmp.qts, 3.85 liter) 2.0 L SULEV OR ILSAC GF-I AND ABOVE Transaxle Manual HYUNDAI GENUINE PARTS MTF 75W/90 (API GL-4) Auto Power Steering Brake Fluid Coolant HYUNDAI GENUINE ATF, DIAMOND ATF SP-III, SK ATF SP-III PSF-3 ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... ...6-14 Practices ...2-7 ~ 2-8 Breaking-In your new Hyundai ...1-1~1-2 Bulbs Wattage ...6-20 Catalytic Converter... ...1-37 Headlight switch ...1-37 High-beam switch ...1-37 Lane change signal... ...4-3 Protecting your Hyundai from corrosion ...4-1 Washing and waxing ...4-2 Cruise Control ...1-52 ~ 1-54...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ......6-3 Starting ...2-3 Engine Exhaust Can Be Dangerous ...2-1 F Floor Mat Anchor ...1-49 Front Fog Light Switch ...Instrument Cluster and Indicator ...1-28 ~ 1-29 Instrument Panel Light Control ...1-40 Instruments and Controls ...1-27 Interior Light Interior light ...1-44 Map light ...1-43 Intermittent...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ......1-2 If you lose your keys ...3-9 Positions ...2-2 L Replacing Light Bulbs ...6-18 Lubrication Chart ...9-3 M Maintenance Intervals Explanation of scheduled maintenance items ...5-6 ...5-4 Service requirements ...5-1 Mirros Day-night inside rearview ...1-47 Outside rear view ...1-45 Multi ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ... ...2-5 Automatic transaxle fluid checking ...6-10 ~ 6-11 Manual ...2-4 Manual transaxle oil checking ...6-10 Trip Computer ...1-... ...9-1 Ventilation Center ventilator ...1-56 Side ventilator ...1-58 W Warning Lights ...1-30 ~ 1-32 Windows Manual ...1-6 Power ...1-6 ~ 1-7 Windshield Wiper and Washer ...
  • 2003 Hyundai Elantra | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ...or 10W-40 if normal temperatures are above -10°F (-23°C). MANUAL TRANSAXLE: HYUNDAI GENUINE PARTS MTF 75W/90 (API GL-4) Oil level should be up to...) position. Then check the level of fluid on the dipstick. Use only HYUNDAI GENUINE ATF available at your dealer, DIAMOND ATF SP-...



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