2008 Hyundai Sonata Owner's Manual

2008 Hyundai Sonata Manual

2008 Hyundai Sonata manual table of contents:

  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 1
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    WARRANTIES FOR YOUR HYUNDAI VEHICLE Please consult your Owner's Handbook & Warranty Information booklet for your vehicle's specific warranty coverage. RESPONSIBILITY FOR MAINTENANCE The maintenance requirements for your new Hyundai are found in Section 6. As the owner, it is your responsibility to...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ... Specifications A030A01NF-A All information in this Owner's Manual is current at the time of publication. However, Hyundai ... product improvement may be carried out. This manual applies to all Hyundai models and .... As a result, you may find material in this manual that does not apply to your specific ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ... INSTALLATION Your vehicle is equipped with electronic fuel injection and other electronic components. ... that you carefully follow the radio manufacturer's instructions or consult your Hyundai dealer for precautionary measures or special instructions if you choose to install one of these devices. F2
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    A090A01A-AAT SAFETY AND VEHICLE DAMAGE WARNING This manual includes information titled as WARNING, CAUTION and NOTE. These titles indicate the following: ! ! NOTE: WARNING: This indicates that a condition may result in harm, serious injury or death to you or other persons if the warning is not ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ... emissions, to continuously evaluate the readiness of the airbag and seat belt pretensioner systems, to determine ... and electrical stability control to assist the driver to control the vehicle in difficult driving situations....(EDR). After a crash event, the airbag and seat belt pre-tensioner computer ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 7
    ... growing number of discriminating people who drive Hyundais. The advanced engineering and high-quality construction of each Hyundai we..., please leave the manual in the vehicle for their use. Thank you. ! CAUTION: Severe engine and transaxle damage may result from the use of poor quality fuels and ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    A100A03A-AAT Guide to Hyundai Genuine Parts 1. What are Hyundai Genuine Parts? Hyundai Genuine Parts are the same parts used by ... customers. 2. Why should you use genuine parts? Hyundai Genuine Parts are engineered and built to meet rigid manufacturing requirements. Using imitation, counterfeit or ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    TABLE OF CONTENTS FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI DRIVING YOUR HYUNDAI WHAT TO DO IN AN EMERGENCY CORROSION PREVENTION & APPEARANCE CARE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 F7 SECTION VEHICLE MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS DO-IT-YOURSELF MAINTENANCE EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEMS CONSUMER INFORMATION, REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS & ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS (I) B250A01NF-AAT B250A01NF-A F8
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ...2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Switch Power Adjustable Pedals Switch (If Installed) Panel Brightness Control Knob (Rheostat Switch... 9. Cigarette Lighter 10.Digital Clock 11."PASSENGER AIR BAG OFF" Indicator (If Installed) 12.Hazard Warning Switch ! ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS (II) B250B01NF-AAT B250A02NF-A F10
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Fuse Box Multi Box Instrument Cluster Multi-Function Light/Front Fog Light Switch Audio Remote Control Switch (If Installed) Horn and Driver's Airbag Windshield Wiper/Washer Switch Cruise Control Switch 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. Audio ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    ... Door Ajar Warning Light F12 Low Fuel Level Warning Light Check Engine - Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) ABS Service Reminder Indicator (If Installed) Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Indicator Lights Cruise Indicator Light Cruise SET Indicator Light Low ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ...(AIRBAG) System (SRS) ...1-36 Instrument Cluster and Indicator Lights ...1-50 Warning and Indicator Lights ...1-52 Trip Computer ...1-59 Multi-Function Light Switch ...1-62 Windshield Wiper and Washer Switch ...1-65 Sunroof ...1-71 Mirror ...1-78 Homelink Mirror ...1-80 Hood Release ...1-90 ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ...: o Do not "top off" after the nozzle automatically shuts off when refueling. o Tighten the cap until it clicks, otherwise the " " light will illuminate. o Always check that the fuel cap is installed securely to prevent fuel spillage in the event of an ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ... 55 MPH (88 km/h). o While driving, keep your engine speed (rpm, or revolutions per minute) between 2,... km), try to avoid hard stops. o Don't lug the engine (in other words, don't drive so slowly in ..., vary your speed from time to time. o Don't let the engine idle longer than 3 minutes at one time. o ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ...Whenever either front door is opened, the ignition switch will be illuminated for your convenience, provided the ignition switch is not in the "ON" position. The light will go off approximately 10 seconds after closing the door or when the ignition ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    ...turning the key toward the front of the vehicle and unlock it by turning the key toward the rear. NOTE: The driver's door can be unlocked by turning the key once toward ..., the red mark on the switch is not visible. o The driver's and front passenger's doors can be opened by pulling...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ...Door Lock WARNING: Central Door Locks Driver's side UNLOCK LOCK Be careful not ... door locking switch is located on the driver's and front passenger's armrest. It is operated by depressing ... locked when closed. NOTE: o When depressing the front portion of the driver's or front passenger's door lock ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI 1 7 o The driver's and front passenger's doors can be opened by pulling ... inside door handle even if the front portion of the driver's or front passenger's central door ... transmitter. 2. At the same time, the driver's door unlocks and the turn signal lights will blink twice ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ...an audible alarm with blinking of the turn signal lights. 2) Make sure that the engine hood and trunk lid .... After completion of the steps above, the turn signal lights will blink once and the system will be armed. The...the turn signal lights are not operated. If any door, trunk lid or engine hood is ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ... ignition key. 3) The engine hood is opened. The alarming horn will sound and the turn signal lights will blink continuously for 27 seconds (This will repeat 3 times). To turn off the system, ... and the turn signal lights will blink continuously for 30 seconds. 3. To turn off the system, push the...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    ... battery begins to get weak, it may 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: Battery HNF2005 2. Remove the old battery...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI 1 11 WINDOWS B060D01NF-GAT 1. Driver's door power window switch 2. Front passenger's door power window switch 3. Rear passenger's door power window switch (left side) 4. Rear passenger's door power window switch (right side) 5. Window lock switch HNF2017-A
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ...GAT POWER WINDOWS Auto Up/Down Window (Driver's side) The auto up/down window is ...the opposite direction of the movement. B060A01NF-1 Window lock (Driver's side) Open Close NOTE: If the ...and closed by pulling up the switch. To open the window on the driver's side, press the switch halfway down. ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    ... longer be operated without the ignition key turned to the "ON" position. B060C02NF-AAT Automatic Reverse Window (Driver's side) If the upward movement of the window is blocked .... o Do not attempt to operate the main switch on the driver's door and a switch on another door in opposing ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ... is stationary. o Do not sit or lean unnecessarily close to the airbag. Position the seat so that you can sit as far back as ... to move the seat forward or reverse without using the lock release lever. Sudden or unexpected movement of the driver's seat could cause you to lose control of the vehicle ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ... lean forward to take your weight off it, then pull up on the recliner control lever at the outside edge of the seat. Now lean back until ... under the lap belt or the occupant's neck will strike the shoulder belt. Drivers and passengers should always sit well back in their seats, properly belted, and ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    ... the farthest position and release it. Adjust the headrest so that it properly supports the head and neck. The active headrest is designed to move forward and upward during a rear impact. This helps to prevent the driver's and front passenger's head from moving backward and thus helps ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ... 1 17 B080E01Y-AAT B080F01NF-GAT B090A02Y-AAT Lumbar Support Control (Driver's Seat Only) (If Installed) Seat Height Adjustment (Driver's Seat Only) POWER DRIVER'S SEAT (If Installed) The driver's seat can be adjusted by using the control knobs on the left side of the seat. ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... Seat Forward and Rearward Seat Cushion Height Adjustment Adjusting Seatback Angle HNF2036 HNF2038... knob up or down to raise or lower the front part of the seat cushion. Move the rear portion of...up or down to raise or lower the rear part of the seat cushion. Pull the upper portion of the control ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... strike the shoulder belt. Drivers and passengers should always sit well back in their seats, properly belted...front seats during cold weather. With the ignition key in the "ON" position, push either of the switches to warm the driver's seat or the front passenger's seat. During mild weather or under ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ... folded down seatback, while the car is moving as this is not a proper seating position and no seat belts are available for use. This could result in serious injury or death in case of an accident or... should not extend higher than the top of the front seats. This could allow cargo to slide forward...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    ...advanced airbags, unbelted occupants can be severely injured by a deploying airbag. Always follow the precautions about seat belts, airbags and occupant safety contained in this manual. Every person in your vehicle needs to be properly restrained at all...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ... a collision or sudden stop. The protection of your restraint system (seat belts and airbags) is greatly reduced by reclining your seat. Seat belts... injuries or the occupant's neck could strike the shoulder belt. Drivers and passengers should always sit well back in their seats, properly belted (see ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ...may damage and weaken the fabric. HEIGHT ADJUSTABLE FRONT SEAT SHOULDER BELT ! WARNING: B160D01A-AAT ... during a collision or sudden stop, resulting in serious injury. When to Replace Seat Belts Entire in-use seat belt assembly or assemblies should be replaced if the vehicle has been involved in ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    ... Locking Retractor To Fasten Your Belt NOTE: If the driver's seat belt is not fastened when the ignition key is turned from the "OFF" position to the ... will sound for approximately six seconds to remind the driver to fasten the driver's seat belt. ! WARNING: o Adjust the shoulder ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... child restraint, the seat belt operates in the same way as the driver's seat belt (Emergency Locking Retractor Type). It automatically adjusts ... allow the unbuckled seat belt to fully retract. o The front passenger's seat belt warning light on the center fascia panel blinks until the front passenger...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ... the other under, as shown in the illustration. Never wear the seat belt under the arm nearest the door. The ...to be sure it is not twisted, then try again. B220A01NF 1. Pull the seat belt out of the rear seat package tray. 2. Before fastening the rear seat center belt, confirm the metal tab (a) and...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    ... There will be an audible "click" when the tab locks in the buckle. The seat belt automatically adjusts to the proper length only after the lap belt is adjusted manually so that it fits snugly around your hips... Never let anyone ride in the rear center seat without fastening all metal tabs and...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ... Administration (NHTSA), children are safer when properly restrained in the rear seats than in the front seat. Larger children not in a child ... fits your car seat and seat belts, and fits your child. Follow all the instructions provided by the manufacturer when installing the child restraint system.
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    .... Never install a child or infant seat on the front passenger's seat. Should an accident occur and cause the passenger side airbag to deploy, it could severely injure or kill an infant or child seated in an infant or child seat. Thus only use a ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ... required. This child seat or infant seat should be of appropriate size for the child and should be installed in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. It is further required that the seat be placed in the vehicle's rear seat. Your vehicle is provided ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ...is not properly anchored. Always follow the child seat manufacturer's instructions for installation and use. o Never mount more than one child restraint to ...is not properly anchored. Always follow the child seat manufacturer's instructions for installation and use. o Never install a...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    ... seat before you place the child in it. Tilt the seat from side to side. Also try to tug the ... anchors are located between the seatback and the seat cushion of the rear seat left and right ... child restraint. Always follow the child seat manufacturer's instructions for installation and use. B230D03NF
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    ...Do not install any child restraint system in the front passenger seat. Should an accident occur and cause the passenger side airbag to deploy, it could severely injure or kill an infant or child seated in an infant or child seat. Therefore, ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ... tensioner (which is installed in the buckle) will also pull the seat belt into the buckle. Driver's airbag Passenger's airbag 1 ! CAUTION: Do not put anything near ... Your Hyundai vehicle is equipped with driver's and front passenger's pre-tensioner seat belts. The purpose of the ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    ... passengers always wear seat belts and wear them properly. NOTE: o Both the driver's and front passenger's pre-tensioner seat belts will be activated in certain ... it should turn off. o If the pre-tensioner seat belt is not working properly, this warning light will illuminate even ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    1FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI 36 ADVANCED SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT (AIRBAG) SYSTEM (SRS) B240D01NF-AAT 1. 2. 3. 4. Driver's front airbag Passenger's front airbag Side impact airbag Curtain airbag HNF2052
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ...Driver's and Passenger's Front Airbag Driver's Front Airbag The SRS uses sensors to gather... sensors determine if the driver and front passenger's seat belts are fastened. These... on how close the driver's seat is to the steering wheel, how close the passenger's seat is to the instrument panel, whether...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ... safest place for children of any age to ride. o Front and side impact airbags can injure occupants improperly positioned in the front seats. o Move your... vehicle. o Never sit or lean unnecessarily close to the front or side airbags. NOTE: o Be sure to read information about the SRS ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... You and your passengers should never sit or lean unnecessarily close to the airbags. Improperly positioned drivers and passengers can be severely injured by ... in all types of crashes, all occupants including the driver should always wear their seat belts whether or not an airbag is also provided at ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ...Indicator (Front passenger's seat only) 3. SRS "AIRBAG" warning light 4. Knee Bolster 5. Passenger's Airbag Module 6. Driver's Airbag Module 7. SRS Control Module (SRSCM) 8. Occupant Classification System (Front passenger's seat only) 9. Driver's and Front ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... Airbag B240B03L B240B04NF A fully inflated airbag, in combination with a properly worn seat belt, slows the driver's or the passenger's forward motion, ... of the airbags. After complete inflation, the airbag immediately starts deflating, enabling the driver to maintain forward visibility and the ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    1FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI 42 panel or air ventilator), it may damage these parts... be enabled (may inflate) or not. The driver's front airbag is not affected or controlled by the Occupant... the ignition key. Never remove or replace the airbag related fuse(s) when the ignition key is in the "ON" position...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... the front passenger occupant classification system Condition SRS "Passenger Front detected by air bag off" warning passenger the occupant airbag classification indicator light light system Off Off Activated 1. Adult*1 2. Child*2...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ...HYUNDAI 44 When an adult is seated in the front passenger seat, if the "PASSENGER AIR BAG OFF" indicator is ... properly and restart the engine again. If the "PASSENGER AIR BAG OFF" indicator is still on,... center console. - NEVER sit on one side of the front passenger seat. Proper position B990A05O - ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ... the SRS airbag warning light on the instrument panel will illuminate because the passenger's front airbags are connected with the occupant classification system. ...even if there is no occupant in the front passenger's seat. If the SRS airbag warning light does not illuminate when the ignition key is ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ... misclassified and illumination of the "PASSENGER AIR BAG OFF" indicator. B990B02LZ Your Hyundai is equipped with a side impact airbag in each front seat. The purpose of the airbag is to provide the vehicle's driver and/or the front passenger with ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ... WARNING: Curtain Airbag Side impact sensor B990B01NF-A ! WARNING: o The side impact airbag is supplemental to the driver's and the passenger's seat belt systems and is not... laps. o Do not use any accessory seat covers. o Use of seat covers could reduce or prevent the ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ... are no parts you can safely service by yourself. If the SRS "AIRBAG" warning light does not illuminate, or continuously remains on, have ... restraint system must never be placed in the front seat. The infant or child could be severely injured by an airbag deployment in case of ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ... or near the airbag covers. Any object attached to or placed on the front or side impact airbag covers could interfere with the proper operation ... operation of the supplemental restraint system sensing components or side impact airbags. o Do not place items under the front seats. Placing items under ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    1FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI 50 INSTRUMENT CLUSTER AND INDICATOR LIGHTS B260A02NF-AAT B260B01NF-U
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ...Pressure Monitoring System) Malfunction Telltale Door Ajar Warning Light Seat Belt Warning Light (Driver's side) High Beam Indicator Light Turn Signal Indicator Lights ... Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Indicator Lights (If Installed) 10. Front Fog Light Indicator Light 11....
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ...B260D01A-AAT Seat Belt Warning Light and Chime (Driver's Side) The driver's seat belt warning light and chime will activate to the following table when the ignition switch is... with interval 24 seconds. If the driver's seat belt is buckled, the light will stop within 6 seconds and chime...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ...started. If the oil pressure warning light stays on while the engine is running, there is a serious... again. If the light stays on with the engine running, turn the engine off immediately. In any... switch is turned to "ON" or "START". After the engine is started, the light should go out when the parking...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    ... and latched. The warning chime only sounds whenever the key is in the ignition switch and the driver's side front door is open simultaneously. The chime sounds until the key is removed from the ignition switch or the driver's side front door is closed.
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ... brake system. Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Indicator Lights (If Installed) The electronic stability control... out after three seconds. If the ESC or ESC-OFF indicator stays on, take your car... section 2 for more information about the ESC. B260Q02NF-GAT Cruise SET Indicator Light The Cruise SET ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ... GAUGE B280A01NF The needle on the gauge indicates the approximate fuel level in the fuel tank. The fuel capacity is given in section 9. NOTE: ! WARNING: The " " symbol means, the fuel filler lid is located on the left side of the vehicle. ! WARNING: Significantly low tire ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ... over and stop as soon as possible and turn off the engine. Then open the hood and, after... B330A01NF B290A01NF The tachometer registers the speed of your engine in revolutions per minute (rpm). ! WARNING: Never remove the radiator cap when the engine is hot. The engine coolant is under pressure ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ...be performed. B400B01NF-A Pushing in the TRIP switch behind the left side of the steering wheel when the ignition switch is turned "ON" will...law forbids alteration of the odometer of any vehicle with the intent to change the mileage registered on the odometer. The alteration may void your warranty ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ...-AAT (With Automatic Transaxle)(If Installed) B310B03NF-A With Manual Transaxle B400B08NF-A B310B02NF-A The trip computer is a microcomputer-controlled driver information gauge that displays information related to driving, such as estimated ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ... the display as follows; TRIPMETER DRIVE TIME AVERAGE SPEED AVERAGE FUEL CONSUMPTION DISTANCE TO EMPTY Push in the RESET switch more than 1 ... to initialize the displayed information such as tripmeter, average speed, average fuel consumption and drive time. o This mode indicates the total distance ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ...HNF2084-A o This mode indicates the total time from the starting of the engine to the ignition key "OFF" after resetting. When the RESET switch is pushed, ...59'. o This mode indicates the average speed from the starting of the engine to the ignition key "OFF". o Average speed is reset to zero if the...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ... down on the lever causes the turn signals on the left side of the car to blink. Pushing upwards on the lever ... turn off the turn signals at the same time. If either turn signal indicator light ... the estimated distance to empty from the current fuel level in the fuel tank. o The trip computer may not ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ... on the side of road at night. If necessary, to keep the lights on when the ignition key is removed, perform the following : 1) Open the driver-side door. 2) Turn the parking lights OFF and ON again using the light switch on the steering column. B340D01A-...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... can be flashed even though the headlight switch is in the "OFF" position. To operate the automatic light feature, turn the barrel on the end of...headlights will be turned automatically on or off according to external illumination conditions. NOTE: Turn the lights manually in foggy, cloudy and rainy...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ...NOTE: If you turn on the headlight high beams, the front fog lights will be turned off. To use the windshield washer, pull the wiper/ washer lever toward the steering ...or ice. Accumulated snow and ice should be removed manually. If there is only a light layer of snow or ice, operate...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    ... stop, always pull off the road as far as possible. The hazard warning lights are turned on by pushing in ... causes all turn signal lights to blink. The hazard warning lights will operate even though the key is not in the ignition. To turn the hazard warning lights off, push the switch a second time.
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... CLOCK B400A01NF-GAT With Manual A/C ! CAUTION: Do not clean the inner side of the rear window ... defroster switch also activates the outside rearview mirror heaters. The rear window defroster ... heated outside rearview mirrors are turned on by pushing in the switch. To turn the defroster off, push ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    1FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI 68 INSTRUMENT PANEL LIGHT CONTROL (RHEOSTAT) B410A01A-AAT ...genuine parts in the socket. B410A01NF-A B420A01NF The instrument panel lights can be made brighter or dimmer by turning the instrument panel light control knob. For the cigarette lighter to work, the key must ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ...DRINK HOLDER B450A01NF-GAT (If Installed) ! Front Drink Holder CAUTION: HNF2182 These .... o Use the power outlets only when the engine is running and remove the plug from the power outlet ... the electric device. Using the power outlets when the engine stops or keeping the electric device plugged ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ... rear drink holder for holding cups or cans is located in the center of the rear seat armrest. Shopping bag holder is located on the left side of the glove box. ! ! CAUTION: CAUTION: Place the drink holder in its closed position while not in use....
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ...holding papers are located on the backside of the front seats. Your HYUNDAI is equipped with a sliding sunshade which you can manually adjust to let in light with the sunroof closed, or to block sunlight. ! If your vehicle is equipped with this feature, you can ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ... before closing it. B460C01TG-GAT Tilting the Sunroof System Manual slide open Press the SLIDE OPEN button on ...are not trapped by a closing sunroof. Auto tilt up Manual slide close Press the TILT UP button on... any point, press any sunroof control button. Manual tilt up Press the TILT UP button on...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ...car or after there is rain, be sure to wipe off any water that is on the sunroof before operating... or snow. o Periodically remove any dirt that may have accumulated on the guide rails. o Do... 1. Open the sunglass holder. 2. Remove the two mounting screws of the front overhead console with a (+) driver...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ...YOUR HYUNDAI 74 B460E01TG-GAT INTERIOR LIGHT B480B01Y-AAT Resetting the sunroof Whenever.... B480B01NF Push in the map light switch to turn the light on or off. This light produces a spot... for convenient use as a map light at night or as a personal light for the driver and the passenger. ! CAUTION...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    .... The two buttons are: o DOOR In the "DOOR" position, the interior courtesy light comes on when any door is opened or when a door is unlocked ... vehicle doors are locked when the door is closed, interior light will turn off even within 30 seconds. The sunglass holder is located on the front overhead ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ... (If Installed) Opening the glove box will automatically turn on the light when the multi-function switch ... in case of an accident or a sudden stop, the glove box door should be kept closed when the car ... be locked (and unlocked) with the key. The multi box may be opened by pulling it out by its grip...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ... tapes or small articles. To use the center console box, pull up the handle and lift the ... in case of an accident or a sudden stop, the center console box lid should be kept closed when the car is ... motion. Sliding HNF2176-A HNF2178 The center console box can be used as armrest. To use the console ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... or approved de-icer. ! B510B01NF WARNING: The outside rearview mirrors can be adjusted to your preferred ... of the left and right sides. The remote control outside rearview mirror switch controls ... object seen in the passenger side rearview mirror. It is a convex mirror with a curved surface, and ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... B520A01A-AAT OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR HEATER With Manual A/C Manual Type With Automatic A/C B520A01NF... window defroster. To heat the outside rearview mirror glass, push in the switch for the rear window... the switch again to turn the heater off. The outside rearview mirror heater automatically turns...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ...driving, this feature will automatically detect and reduce rearview mirror glare while the compass indicates... garage door(s), electric gate, home lighting, etc. B520C01NF 1. 2. 3. 4. Channel 1 Button Channel... LED Channel 3 Button 5. 6. 7. 8. Rear Light Sensor Dimming On/Off Button Compass Control...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... vehicle is the most advanced way to reduce annoying glare in the rearview mirror during any driving situation. For more ... rear of the vehicle. These light sensors are visible through openings in the front and rear of the mirror case. Any object that would obstruct either light sensor will degrade ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    1FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI 82 To adjust the Zone setting: 1. Determine the desired Zone Number based upon your current location on the Zone Map. 2. Press and hold the button for more than 3 but less than 6 seconds, the current Zone Number will appear on the display. 3. Pressing and holding the ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ...Wireless Control System provides a convenient way to replace up to three hand-held radio-...door locks, security systems, even home lighting. Both standard and rolling code-...future HomeLink® programming. It is also suggested that upon the sale of the vehicle, the programmed HomeLink® buttons be erased...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    ...away from the HomeLink® buttons while keeping the indicator light in view. 3. Simultaneously press and hold ..." or "smart" button (which activates the "training light"). NOTE: There are 30 seconds in which ... Status Indicator LED. If the indicator light stays on constantly, programming is complete and...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... system, entry door lock, home/office lighting, etc.). For convenience, the hand-held transmitter ... hold the handheld transmitter button. The HomeLink® indicator light will flash, first slowly and then ...red Status Indicator LED. If the indicator light stays on constantly, programming is complete and ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ...leaving the vehicle. This also turns on the parking brake indicator light when the key is in the "ON" or "START" position. Before driving away, ... the parking brake is fully released and the indicator light is off. o To engage the parking brake, first apply the foot brake and then without pressing the...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI 1 87 ! WARNING: The trunk lid should always be kept completely closed while the vehicle is in motion. If it is left open or ajar, poisonous exhaust gases may enter the car and serious illness or death may result. See additional warnings concerning exhaust gases on page ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... B540C01Y-AAT HIGH-MOUNTED REAR STOP LIGHT B550A02Y-AAT ! To unlock using the key WARNING... and turn it clockwise to unlock. The trunk compartment light illuminates when the trunk lid is opened. In addition to the lower-mounted rear stop lights on either side of the car, the high mounted rear stop...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... inside the vehicle by pushing the fuel-filler lid opener switch located on the driver's door. ! WARNING: ... because ice has formed around it, tap lightly or push on the lid to break the ice and release ... cap until it clicks, otherwise the " " light will illuminate o If you open the fuel filler cap ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... closed, and then start the engine. - Do not smoke or try to light cigarettes around a gas station. Automotive fuels are flammable. B570A01NF HNF2022 1. Pull ... opened using the remote opener, a manual opener handle is located inside the trunk on the left side. Open the fuel filler lid by ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ...objects could cause injury if the curtain airbag is deployed. B580A01NF Your Hyundai is equipped with sun visors to give the driver and front passenger either...of the sun, turn the sun visor down. Vanity mirrors are provided on the back of the sun visor for the driver and front passenger. NOTE: The ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    ...STEERING WHEEL B600A01NF-GAT B600B01NF-GAT Illuminated Vanity Mirror Tilt type Tilt and telescopic type (If ...) HNF2172 HNF2067 Opening the lid of the vanity mirror will automatically turn on the mirror light. To adjust the steering wheel: 1. Pull the lever toward you and hold it to unlock. 2. ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI 1 93 FRONT DOOR WARNING LIGHT B620A01S-AAT HORN B610A01L-GAT !... vehicle and serious injury or death. B620A01NF B610A01NF A red light comes on when the front door is opened. The purpose of this light is to assist when you get in or out and also to warn passing vehicles....
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ... in the center of the rear seatback. B660A01NF 1. Pull the cruise control ON/OFF switch. The "CRUISE" indicator light in the instrument cluster will illuminate. This turns the system on. 2. Accelerate to desired cruising speed above 40 km/h (25 mph).
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... set the vehicle speed at the desired speed. If the "SET (COAST)" switch is selected, the cruise "SET" indicator light in the instrument cluster will illuminate. 4. Remove your foot from the accelerator pedal and the desired speed will automatically be ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ... the "SET(COAST)" switch is selected, the cruise "SET" indicator light in the instrument cluster will illuminate. 2. When the desired speed is obtained, release...clutch pedal, since the engine will be overrevved. If this happens, depress the clutch pedal or release the cruise control ON/OFF switch. o ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI 1 97 AUDIO REMOTE CONTROL SWITCH B610A03NF-AAT (If Installed) SEEK/PRESET ( / ) Switch MUTE Switch o Pull the MUTE switch to slience the sound. o Once again press the MUTE switch to restore the sound. o If the button is pressed for 0.8 second or more, it will work ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    ... of the dashboard. The side ventilators are located on each side of the dashboard. To change the direction of the air flow, turn the control knob under the vents. To control the amount of air, turn the control knob on the left side of the vents. The vents are opened when the ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ... Air conditioning switch Air intake control Rear window defroster switch This is used to turn the heating system on and off and to select the degree of heating desired. This ... speed, and therefore the volume of air delivered from the system, may be controlled manually by setting the blower ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    ... dashboard vents and warmer air from the floor outlets at the same time. This is used to turn the blower fan on/off and to direct the flow of air. Air can be directed to the ...-Defrost and Defrost air position. The MAX A/C mode is used to cool the inside of the vehicle faster. The "OFF" mode ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ...Floor-Level Air is discharged through the floor vents, windshield defroster nozzle, side defroster ...Defrost Level Air is discharged through the windshield defroster nozzle, the floor vents, side defroster.... Defrost-Level Air is discharged through the windshield defroster nozzle, side defroster nozzle...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ...will turn on automatically and "Recirculation" mode will be activated. OFF-Level Air is discharged through the windshield defroster nozzle, side defroster nozzle and side ventilator. NOTE: If the air flow control is off, the air intake control is set to the fresh mode...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... Control NOTE: It should be noted that prolonged operation of the heating system in " " mode will give rise to fogging of the windshield and side windows and the air within the passenger compartment will become stale. In addition prolonged use of the air ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ...has passed to keep fresh air in the vehicle. This will help keep the driver alert and comfortable... or other obstructions. o To prevent interior fog on the windshield, set the air intake control to the fresh... fan speed to the desired position, turn on the air conditioning system, and adjust temperature...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    ...Cooling HNF2128-A The air conditioning is turned on or off by pushing the A/C button on the heating/air conditioning control panel. B740B01NF-A To use the ... Turn on the air conditioning switch by pushing in on the switch. The air conditioning indicator light should come on at the same time. o Set...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    ...keep all windows closed to keep hot air out. o When moving slowly, as in heavy traffic,.... o On steep grades, turn the air conditioning off to avoid the possibility of the engine overheating. o During... ( ) position. o Turn on the air conditioning switch. The air conditioning indicator light should come...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    ... to defrost or defog the windshield: To remove interior fog on the windshield; o Set the air flow control ... "1" and "4" position. To remove frost or exterior fog on the windshield; o Set the air flow control ... ( ), it may cause fog to form on the exterior windshield. If this occurs, set the air flow ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ...4. 5. Temperature Control Defroster Switch Display Window Rear Window Defroster Switch Blower Fan Control 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. AUTO (Automatic Control) Switch Air Flow Control Switch Air Conditioning Switch Air lntake Control Switch OFF Switch
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    ...can change the temperature mode from Centigrade to Fahrenheit as follows; Press the "OFF" and "AUTO " button simultaneously for 3 seconds. The display shows... heating and cooling as follows: 1. Push the "AUTO" switch. The indicator light will illuminate confirming that the Face, Floor and/or Bi-Level ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ... B980A01Y-AAT B980B01NF-GAT Photo Sensor MANUAL OPERATION The heating and cooling system can be controlled manually as well by pushing buttons other than the "AUTO" button. In this state, ... control knob. The higher the fan speed is, the more air is delivered. Pressing the "OFF" button turns ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    ... OF YOUR HYUNDAI 1 111 B670C03Y-AAT Air Intake Control Switch FRESH MODE ... mode. RECIRCULATION MODE ( ) : The indicator light on the button is illuminated when the air intake control is in recirculation ... will give rise to fogging of the windshield and side windows and the air within the passenger...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ... 112 B980D01Y-AAT B980E01NF-GAT Heating and Cooling System Off Air Flow Control HNF2120 HNF2143 B980E01NF-A Face-Level When selecting the "Face-Level" mode, the indicator light will come on, causing air to be discharged through the face level vents. Press the "OFF" button to stop the...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... time. Floor-Level When selecting the "Floor-Level", the indicator light will come on and the air will be discharged through the floor vents, windsheld defroster...side defroster nozzle and side ventilator. Floor-Defrost Level When selecting the "Floor-Defrost" mode, the indicator light will come on ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    ... such as dusty, rough roads, more frequent climate control air filter inspections and changes are required. o When the air ... Blower Filter Inside air Evaporator core HNF2181 The climate control air filter is located in the right side of the instrument panel. It operates to decrease the amount of ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... satellite radio broadcast. This antenna is fixed by nut and it can not be removed. o Do not clean the inner side of the rear window glass with an abrasive type of glass cleaner or use a scraper to remove foreign deposits from the inner surface of the glass ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... a strong radio signal has reached your vehicle, the precise engineering of your audio system ensures the best possible quality ... in certain listening conditions which might lead you to believe a problem exists with your radio. The following conditions are normal and do not indicate radio trouble:
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI 1 117 B750B05Y-AAT Using a cellular phone or a two-way radio When a cellular phone is used inside the vehicle, noise may be produced from the audio equipment. This does not mean that something is wrong with the audio equipment. In such a case, use the cellular phone at a...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    1 FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI 118 CARE OF DISCS B850A02F-AAT Proper Handling Storage When not in use, place your discs in their individual case and store them in a cool place away from the sun, heat, and dust. Do not grip or pull out the disc with your hand while the disc is being pulled into the ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI 1 AUDIO SYSTEM V480A02NF-AAT 119 STEREO RADIO OPERATION (V480) (If Installed) 5. Scan Button 4. Seek Operation 1. POWER ON-OFF / VOLUME Control Knob 3. Tune/Adjustment Mode Select Knob 6. PRESET STATION SELECT Buttons 2. BAND Selector SCDAM-FM_RADIO_CALLOUTS_02
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ...OF YOUR HYUNDAI 120 V480B03NF-AAT 1. POWER ON-OFF / VOLUME Control Knob Press the PUSH PWR Control Knob to turn the audio system on or off. Rotate the knob clockwise to increase the volume and ... above a certain level and the ignition is turned off for greater than 15s, the volume will come back...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI 1 121 6. PRESET STATION SELECT Buttons The radio is equipped with six preset station memory controls. These buttons can be used to select up to 6 preset AM stations and 12 preset FM stations (six in AM, six in FM1, six in FM2). There are a total possible of 18 preset ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    1 FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI 122 V480C02NF-AAT COMPACT DISC PLAYER OPERATION (V480) (If Installed) - Compatiable with MP3 3. SCAN Button 9. CD EJECT 2. TRACK UP/DOWN 6.CHANGE DIRECTORY(DIR) 1. AUDIO/MP3 CD Select Button 7. MP3 Text Mode 8. Adjustment Mode Select Knob 5. REPEAT(RPT) /RANDOM ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... apply paper, tape, etc., onto the label side or the recording side of any discs, as it may cause a ... discs with up to 255 directories/files/sessions is supported. 5. REPEAT(RPT) 3. SCAN Button Press the SCAN... RPT Track, RPT DIR (MP3 only), RPT OFF. RPT Track will continuously play the current track ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ..., keep the vehicle interior temperature within a normal range by using the vehicle's air conditioning or heating system. o When replacing the fuse, replace it with a fuse having the correct capacity. o This equipment is designed to be used only in a 12...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... o Do not impact or strike the audio system, or the playback mechanism could be damaged. o Driving off-road or other vibrations may skip your compact disc. D o not use the audio system off-road as the discs could be scratched and damaged. o Do not grip or pull ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    1 FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI 126 V490A02NF-AAT STEREO RADIO OPERATION (V490) (If Installed) 4. SEEK Button 5. SCAN Button 1. POWER ON-OFF / VOLUME Control Knob 3. Tune/Adjustment Mode Select Knob 6. PRESET STATION SELECT Buttons 2. BAND Selector CD6AM-FM_RADIO_02
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ...OF YOUR HYUNDAI 1 127 V490B03NF-AAT 1. POWER ON-OFF / VOLUME Control Knob Press the PUSH PWR Control Knob to turn the audio system on or off. Rotate the knob clockwise to increase the volume and... above a certain level and the ignition is turned off for greater than 15 s, the volume will come back...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    1 FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI 128 6. PRESET STATION SELECT Buttons The radio is equipped with six preset station memory controls. These buttons can be used to select up to 6 preset AM stations and 12 preset FM stations (six in AM, six in FM1, six in FM2). There are a total possible of 18 preset ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI 1 129 V490C01NF-AAT COMPACT DISC PLAYER OPERATION (V490) (If Installed) - Compatiable with MP3 2. LOAD Button 6. CD EJECT 4. TRACK UP/DOWN 1. AUDIO/MP3 CD Select Button 9. CHANGE DIRECTORY(DIR) 10.MP3 TEXT mode 5. SCAN Button 11.Adjustment Mode Select Knob 8. REPEAT...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ... multisession discs with up to 255 directories/files/sessions is supported. o Playback of MP3, AAC, and WMA file ...apply paper, tape, etc., onto the label side or the recording side of any discs, as it may cause a ...of MP3, AAC and WMA file formats are supported. Load to play time for these formats may ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... is ejecting. This feature may be used when the ignition is ON or OFF. Display description There are six CD ... not removed, the player will automatically reload the CD. This feature may be used when the ignition is ON or OFF....(MP3 only), RPT DISC, RPT OFF. RPT Track will continuously play the current ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    ..., keep the vehicle interior temperature within a normal range by using the vehicle's air conditioning or heating system. o When replacing the fuse, replace it with a fuse having the correct capacity. o This equipment is designed to be used only in a 12...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    ... o Do not impact or strike the audio system, or the playback mechanism could be damaged. o Driving off-road or other vibrations may skip your compact disc. Do not use the audio system off-road as the discs could be scratched and damaged. o Do not grip or pull ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    1 FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI 134 V480E01NF-AAT XM RADIO OPERATION (V480S) (If Installed) 4. SCAN Button 2. SEEK Operation 1. XM Band Select 6. Category Select 7. Info Button 3. Tune/Enter Select Knob 5. PRESET STATION SELECT Buttons SCDXM_CALLOUTS_02
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI 1 135 V480F01NF-AAT 1. XM Band Select This control allows you to select XM bands. Press the button to enter XM from any other mode. Press the button to select between XM1, XM2 and XM3. 4. Scan Button 1) Channel Scan Press the SCAN button to hear a brief sampling of all ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ... Engine Exhaust Can Be Dangerous! ...2-2 Before Starting the Engine ...2-3 Key Positions...2-3 Starting ...2-5 Operating the Manual Transaxle ...2-6 Automatic Transaxle ...2-8 ...-Lock Brake System (ABS) ...2-12 Electronic Stability Control (ESC) System ...2-13 Good Braking Practices ...2-15 Driving ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    ... exhaust or if you drive over something that strikes the underneath side of the car, have the exhaust system checked as soon as possible...lid open because you are carrying objects that make this necessary: 1. Close all windows. 2. Open side vents. 3. Set the air intake control at "Fresh", the air flow...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ... that all windows and lights are clean. 4. Check that the interior and exterior mirrors are clean and in ...other occupants have fastened theirs. 8. Turn off all lights and accessories that are not needed. 9.... all appropriate warning lights are operating and that you have sufficient fuel. 10. Check the ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ...the ignition is on and all accessories may be turned on. If the engine is not running, the key should not be left in the ...some electrical accessories (radio, etc.) may be operated. C070C01E CAUTION: The engine should not be turned off or the key removed from the ignition key cylinder while the car...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ... the ignition key to the "ON" position, make certain all warning lights and gauges are functioning properly before starting the engine. 4. Turn the ignition key... to move your car in or out of the area. The carbon monoxide gas emitted is odorless and can cause serious injury or...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ... RPM or higher). Such a downshifting may damage the engine. o When downshifting from fifth gear to fourth gear,.... Such a drastic downshift may cause the engine speed to increase to the point that the tachometer will enter the red-zone. Such over-revving of the engine may possibly cause engine damage....
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ..., slow down and shift to a lower gear. When you do this, engine braking will help slow the car. o Slow down before shifting to...control often occurs if two or more wheels drop off the roadway and the driver oversteers to reenter the roadway. o In the event your vehicle leaves the roadway, do not steer...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    ...: Never shift into "R" or "P" position while the vehicle is moving. The indicator lights in the instrument cluster indicate the selector lever position when the ...): Use to hold the vehicle in place when parked or while starting the engine. Whenever parking the car, apply the parking brake and shift ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ..., although this is not recommended except if the engine stalls while the car is moving. C090F02NF ... to 3rd or 3rd to 1st . o In sports mode, the driver must execute upward shifts in accordance ... protection, upward shifts are made automatically when the engine rpm reaches the red zone. o By rapidly ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ... slippery road. Push the selector lever to the -(DOWN) side to shift back to 1st gear. C090H01L-GAT.... Never leave the vehicle unattended while the engine is running. o When accelerating from a stop on a steep hill,..., it could mean your car is developing a problem. Have the car checked by your Hyundai ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    ..., slow down and shift to a lower gear. When you do this, engine braking will help slow the car. o Slow down before shifting to...control often occurs if two or more wheels drop off the roadway and the driver oversteers to reenter the roadway. o In the event your vehicle leaves the roadway, do not steer...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ...-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) Setting the driver's position 1) Be sure the parking brake is engaged... Control) is functioning properly. o During ABS (ESC) operation, a pulsation may be felt in the brake... on the accelerator pedal as this may result in increasing the engine speed and acceleration. o Make sure...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ... and intervenes in the engine management system to stabilize the vehicle. The Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system is an electronic system designed to help the driver maintain vehicle control... road conditions and driver steering input can all affect whether ESC will be effective in...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ...-OFF indicator will come on and stay on. In the ESC-OFF mode, the stability control will be deactivated. Adjust your... If the indicators do not illuminate, or the ESC or ESC-OFF indicator does not go ...any unusual operation of the device while driving, the ESC-OFF indicator illuminates as a warning. If ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ...the parking brake is not engaged and that the parking brake indicator light is out before driving away. o Driving through water may get .... Wet brakes may cause the car to pull to one side. To dry the brakes, apply the brakes lightly until the braking action returns to normal, taking care to keep the ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    ... the underside of the car. This extra weight can result in increased fuel consumption and also contribute to corrosion. o Travel lightly. Don't carry unnecessary weight in your car. Weight reduces fuel economy. o Don't let the engine idle ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    ... result in greater wear and other problems. To minimize the problems of winter driving, you should follow ... very hazardous practices. During deceleration, use engine braking to the fullest extent. Sudden brake ...a greater driving force, but will not prevent side skids. C160D01A-AAT Check Battery and ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ...selector lever in "P" (automatic) or in first or reverse gear (manual transaxle) and block the rear wheels ...window washer anti-freeze solution in accordance with instructions on the container. Window washer antifreeze is available... parts outlets. Do not use engine coolant or other types of anti-freeze...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    ... in reduced traction or tire failure. 2. Fuel, engine coolant and engine oil: High speed travel consumes more fuel than urban motoring. Do not forget to check both engine coolant ...or damaged drive belt may result in overheating of the engine. NOTE: Never exceed the maximum tire inflation ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    2 DRIVING YOUR HYUNDAI 20 USE OF LIGHTS C180A01A-AAT TRAILER OR VEHICLE TOWING C190A01TG-AAT C190B01S-AAT Check your lights regularly for correct operation and always keep them...first 1,200 miles (2,000 km) in order to allow the engine to properly break in. Failure to heed this caution may ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ... trailer on steep grades (in excess of 6%) pay close attention to the engine coolant temperature gauge to ensure the...soon as it is safe to do so, and allow the engine to idle until it cools down. You ...gross vehicle weight is the combined weight of the vehicle, driver, all passengers and their luggage,...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    ... chain connections as well as proper operation of the trailer running lights, brake lights, and turn signals. 2. Always drive your vehicle at ...60 mph) 3. Trailer towing requires more fuel than normal conditions. 4. To maintain engine braking efficiency and electrical charging performance, do not tow ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    ... your trip, check occasionally to be sure that the load is secure, and that the lights and any trailer brakes are still working. 11.... gauge reads near red zone), taking the following action may reduce or eliminate the problem. 1. 2. 3. 4. Turn off the air conditioner. Reduce highway speed. Select a ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    2 DRIVING YOUR HYUNDAI 24 Type C I030A05NF-A The tire label located on the driver's side of the center pillar outer panel gives the original tire size, ... the maximum number of occupants including a driver, your vehicle may carry. However the seating capacity may be reduced based...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ... capacity calculated in Step 4. (6)If your vehicle will be towing a trailer, load from your trailer will be transferred to your vehicle. Consult this manual to determine how this reduces the available cargo and luggage load capacity of your vehicle. Example 1 Example 2 A B C A C190F01JM B C ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ... your vehicle's capacity weight. C190G03JM-AAT Compliance Label C190G01A A B C C190F03JM The compliance label is located on the driver's side of the center pillar outer panel. The label shows the maximum allowable weight of the fully loaded ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    DRIVING YOUR HYUNDAI 2 27 This label also tells you the maximum weights that can be supported by the front and rear axles, called Gross Axle Weight ... to spread out your load equally on the left and right sides of the centerline. WARNING: o Never exceed the GVWR for your vehicle,...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ... can cause an injury if they strike the driver or a passenger. WARNING: Items you carry inside... like suitcases, inside the vehicle above the tops of the seats. o Do not leave an unsecured child restraint...something inside the vehicle, secure it. o Do not drive with a seat folded down unless necessary....
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    WHAT TO DO IN AN EMERGENCY If the Engine Will Not Start ...3-2 Jump Starting ...3-3 If the Engine Overheats ...3-4 Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) ...3-5 Spare Tire ...3-9 If You Have a Flat Tire ...3-10 Changing a Flat Tire ...3-10 If Your Vehicle Must Be Towed ...3-15 Emergency Towing ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    ... plugs. Reconnect any that may be disconnected or loose. 3. Check the fuel line in the engine compartment. 4. If ... cautiously off the road to a safe place. 2. Turn on your emergency flashers. 3. Try to start the engine ... and tight. 3. Turn on the interior light. If the light dims or goes out when you ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ...be sure the two vehicles are not touching. 2. Turn off all unnecessary lights and accessories in both vehicles. 3. Attach the clamps of the jumper cable in the exact ... not know why your battery became discharged (because the lights were left on, etc.), have the charging system checked by...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ...(manual transaxle) and set the parking brake. If the air conditioning is on, turn it off. 3. If engine coolant is running out under the car or steam is coming out ... cooling fan is operating. If the fan is not running, turn the engine off. 4. Check to see if the water pump drive belt ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ...tire failure. Under-inflation also reduces fuel efficiency and tire tread life,... occur for a variety of reasons, including the installation of replacement or alternate tires or wheels on the vehicle that prevent ... check the TPMS malfunction indicator after replacing one or more tires or wheels on your...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ... tires to the proper pressure as indicated on the vehicle's placard or tire inflation pressure label located on the driver's side center pillar outer panel. If you cannot reach a service station or if the tire cannot hold the newly ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... an authorized Hyundai dealer as soon as possible to determine the cause of the problem. NOTE: o The TPMS malfunction indicator may be illuminated ... It is recommended that you always have your tires serviced by an authorized Hyundai dealer as soon as possible. After you replace the low pressure tire ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ... vehicle instability, immediately take your foot off the accelerator and slowly move to a safe position off the road. ! This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to... may interfere with the system's ability to warn the driver of low tire pressure conditions and/or...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ...3 9 SPARE TIRE D040A03GK-AAT TEMPORARY SPARE TIRE The following instructions for the temporary spare tire should be observed: 1. Check inflation ... over 50 mph (80 kmh). The original tire should be repaired or replaced as soon as is possible to avoid failure of the spare possibly leading to personal...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ...a tire goes flat while you are driving: 1. Take your foot off the accelerator pedal and let the car slow down while driving ... out of the car. Be sure they all get out on the side of the car that is away from traffic. 4. Change the tire according to the instructions provided as follows. D060A01NF-A ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ...car. To loosen the nuts, turn the wrench handle counterclockwise. When doing this, be sure that the socket is seated completely over the nut so it cannot slip off. For maximum leverage, position the wrench so the handle is to the left as shown...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    ... do this, you will need more ground clearance than is required to remove the flat tire. Wheel nut wrench D060E01NF-A Wrench bar 7HNF4025 ... keep it from sinking. 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 ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ...of control of the vehicle. This may cause serious injury or death. ! D060G01NF-A Loosen the wheel nuts and remove them with your fingers. Slide the wheel off the studs and lay it flat so it cannot roll away. To put the wheel on the ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ... with their small diameter ends directed inward. Jiggle the tire to be sure it is completely seated, then tighten the nuts as much as possible with your fingers again. ... shown in the drawing and tighten the wheel nuts. Be sure the socket is seated completely over the nut. Do not stand on the wrench ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ... tire pressure. If the cap is not replaced, air may leak from the tire. If ...if towed incorrectly! o Be sure the transaxle is in neutral. o When the engine will not start, be sure the steering is unlocked ... the air pressure. If the pressure is lower than recommended, drive slowly to the nearest service...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ... vehicle, take care not to cause damage to the bumper or underbody of the vehicle. Before towing, check ... ground, use a towing dolly under the front wheels. o Manual Transaxle: If you do ... type truck as this may cause damage to the bumper or underbody of the vehicle. 1) If the vehicle is being towed ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    .... Before towing, be sure the transaxle is in neutral and the key is in "ACC" (with the engine off) or in the "ON" position (with the engine running). A driver must be in the towed car to steer it and operate the brakes. If the car is being towed with all four...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    3 WHAT TO DO IN AN EMERGENCY 18 IF YOU LOSE YOUR KEYS D120A01A-AAT 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 ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    CORROSION PREVENTION & APPEARANCE CARE Corrosion Protection ...4-2 To Help Prevent Corrosion ...4-2 Washing and Waxing ...4-3 Cleaning the Interior ...4-5 4 4
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... road salts, dust control chemicals, ocean air and industrial pollution. E010D01A-AAT ...extra care to prevent corrosion. In winter, hose off the underside of your car at least once ... moisture that is allowed to accumulate underneath the car. o Removal of paint or protective coatings by stones, gravel,...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ... is abrasive and can scratch the paint if it is not removed. Air pollution or acid rain may damage the paint and trim through chemical action if pollutants... pay particular attention to the underside of the car. Start by rinsing the car to remove dust and loose dirt. In winter, or if ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ... once a month). Give special attention to the removal of salt, mud and other substances ... surfaces. ! CAUTION: OJB037800 o Water washing in the engine compartment including high pressure water... cause the failure of electrical circuits located in the engine compartment. o Never allow water or other...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ..., use a commercial car-cleaning polish. Maintaining Bumpers Special precautions must be observed to preserve the... electrolyte or hydraulic brake fluid on the bumpers. If you do, wash it off immediately with clean water. o Be gentle when cleaning the bumper surfaces. They are made of soft plastic and...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ...up dust and dirt. This dust and dirt must be cleaned off or it may work into the surface of the leather, causing damage. ...are available in aerosol cans in liquid form or powder. Read the instructions and follow them exactly. Using a vacuum cleaner with the appropriate attachment, remove as much dirt ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    VEHICLE MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS Maintenance Intervals ...5-2 Scheduled Maintenance ...5-4 Maintenance under Severe Usage Conditions ...5-6 Explanation of Scheduled Maintenance Items ...5-7 California Perchlorate Notice ...5-10 5 5
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... It is suggested that genuine Hyundai service parts be used for any required repairs or replacements. Other parts of equivalent quality such as engine oil, engine coolant, manual or auto transaxle oil, brake fluid and so on which are not ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ... perform when you drive your Hyundai or you fill the fuel tank. A list of these items will be found on page 6-4. F010E01A-AAT A Few Tips o Whenever you have your Hyundai serviced, keep copies of the service records in your glove box. This will help ensure that you can document that ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ...X 1000 MONTHS EMISSION CONTROL ITEMS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ENGINE OIL AND FILTER FUEL FILTER FUEL LINES, FUEL HOSES AND...AND CRANKCASE VENTILATION HOSES VAPOR HOSE AND FUEL FILLER CAP AIR CLEANER FILTER VALVE CLEARANCE SPARK PLUGS (IRIDIUM COATED) FUEL TANK AIR FILTER ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL I R I ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ... BELT AND HOSES DRIVE SHAFTS AND BOOTS AIR CONDITIONING REFRIGERANT CLIMATE CONTROL AIR FILTER (FOR EVAPORATOR AND BLOWER UNIT) I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I Note: *1. FOR THE FIRST TIME, REPLACE THE COOLANT AT 60,000 MILES (96,...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ...and, after inspection, clean, adjust, repair or replace if necessary MAINTENANCE ITEM ENGINE OIL AND FILTER AIR CLEANER FILTER SPARK PLUGS BRAKE PADS, CALIPERS AND ROTORS REAR... JOINT DRIVE SHAFTS AND BOOTS MANUAL TRANSAXLE OIL CLIMATE CONTROL AIR FILTER (FOR EVAPORATOR AND BLOWER UNIT)...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ...the vehicle may be driven, damage the emission system and cause hard starting. If an excessive amount of foreign matter accumulates in the fuel tank, the filter may require replacement more frequently. After installing a new filter, run the ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... Genuine Hyundai air cleaner filter is recommended when the filter is replaced. F060J01A-AAT Inspect the manual ... should be between "MIN" and "MAX" marks on the side of the reservoir. Use only hydraulic brake ... Shop Manual. F060N02E-AAT o Valve Clearance Inspect excessive valve noise and/or engine ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ... exhaust pipes, muffler and hangers for cracks, deterioration, or damage. Start the engine and listen carefully for any exhaust gas leakage. Tighten connections or replace parts as necessary. F070N01A-AAT o Power Steering Pump, Belt and Hoses ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ...-special handling may apply, See www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/ perchlorate. Notice to California Vehicle Dismantlers: Perchlorate containing materials, such as airbag inflators, seatbelt pretensioners and keyless remote entry batteries, must be disposed of according to Title 22 California Code of ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ... ...6-18 Changing the Climate Control Air Filter ...6-19 Checking Drive Belts ...6-21 Checking and Replacing Fuses ...6-22 Checking the Battery ...6-... Fluid Level ...6-26 Headlight Aiming Adjustment ...6-27 Replacement of Light Bulbs ...6-28 Bulb Wattages ...6-35 Fuse Panel Description ...6-36 6 6
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ... is not damaged. 7G010B01NF 1. 2. 3. 4. Coolant reservoir cap Engine oil filler cap Air cleaner Brake fluid reservoir 5. 6. 7. 8. Fuse and relay box Windshield washer fluid reservoir Power steering fluid reservoir Engine oil level dipstick ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ... is not damaged. 7G010A01NF 1. 2. 3. 4. Coolant reservoir cap Engine oil filler cap Air cleaner Brake fluid reservoir 5. 6. 7. 8. Fuse and relay box Windshield washer fluid reservoir Power steering fluid reservoir Engine oil level dipstick ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... fluid level Battery condition Air filter condition Engine vibration Vehicle Interior ... be checked each time when the vehicle is driven: o o o o o o o o o o o o o o Lights operation Windshield wiper operation Horn ... nut torque Exhaust system condition Light condition and operation Windshield glass ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    ... MAINTENANCE 6 5 NOTE: o For good fuel economy, SAE 5W-20 (5W30), ILSAC GF-3 engine oil is preferred regardless of regional option and engine variation. ...and be sure your car is parked on level ground. Turn the engine off. Wait five minutes, then remove the dipstick, wipe it off, ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    6 DO-IT-YOURSELFMAINTENANCE 6 G030D01O-AAT CHANGING THE ENGINE OIL AND FILTER Adding Oil (2.4L) 1. Remove the oil filler cap by turning ...: Be very careful not to touch the radiator hose when adding the engine oil as it may be hot enough to burn you. Oil filler ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ...the needle on the coolant temperature gauge moves above the lowest mark. Turn the engine off and place the gear selector lever in "P" (automatic) or reverse gear (manual transaxle). 2. Open the hood and remove the engine oil filler cap. (2.4L) HNF5006-1 HNF5005-1...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ... engine oil before installation. 7. Remove the engine oil level dipstick. 8. Refill the crankcase with the recommended engine...possible after handling used oil. Do not remove the radiator cap when the engine is hot....leaking from the drain plug or oil filter. 10.Shut off the engine and recheck the oil ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ... may result. For proper concentration when adding or replacing the engine coolant, refer to the following table....) 60% The coolant level can be seen on the side of the plastic coolant reservoir. The level of the coolant.... If you spill engine coolant on the car, wash it off thoroughly with clean water...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ... that all the pressure has been released, remove the radiator cap by pushing down and ... car. Then, following the manufacturer's directions on the engine coolant container, add the appropriate quantity... the radiator hose in order to bleed the air. 6. Run the engine at idle until the coolant circulates...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ...not injured by a rotating fan blade. As the engine coolant temperature decreases, the fan will automatically shut off. This is a normal condition. The replacement of the air cleaner filter is performed in the following manner. 1. Unsnap the clips around...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... glass, replace them with genuine Hyundai replacement parts or their equivalent. 2. Raise the wiper blade lightly and pull it up. (1) HHR5048 ! 1. Push down the wiper...glass. o Keep the blade rubber out of contact with petroleum products such as engine oil, gasoline, etc.
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    DO-IT-YOURSELF MAINTENANCE 6 13 FILLING THE WASHER RESERVOIR To install the wiper blade G090A02NF-AAT (2.4L) HHR5051 HHR5050 1. Put a new wiper blade onto the wiper arm and lower the wiper blade at the level of the wiper arm as shown in the drawing. 2. Pull up the wiper blade until you hear ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... exercise great caution to avoid burning yourself on hot engine or exhaust parts. ! CAUTION: NOTE: It is recommended that the manual transaxle fluid should be checked by an authorized Hyundai Dealer. o Radiator antifreeze (engine coolant) should not be used in...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ...Co.. If you are having your vehicle serviced at a facility other than a Hyundai dealer.... ! WARNING: The transaxle fluid level should be checked when the engine is at normal operating temperature. This means that the engine, radiator, radiator hose, exhaust system etc., are very hot. Exercise great...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    ...with the parking brake applied and check the fluid level according to the following procedure. 1. Place the selector lever in N (Neutral) position and confirm the engine is running at normal idle speed. 3. Confirm that the fluid level is in "HOT" range on the level gauge. If the fluid level is ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... injured by a rotating fan blade. As the engine coolant temperature decreases, the fan will automatically shut off. This is a normal condition. ! CAUTION:.... The level should be between the "MIN" and "MAX" marks on the side of the reservoir. If the level is at or below the "MIN" mark, carefully add ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ... Brake Fluid Keeping the Condenser Clean The air conditioning condenser (and engine radiator) should be checked periodically for...use. G140B01A-AAT HNF5013 Checking the Air Conditioning Operation 1. Start the engine and let it run at a fast idle for several minutes with the air conditioning set at...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... HNF2163 HNF2164 3. Lower the glove box down completely by pushing both sides of the glove box inward. 4. Remove the climate control air filter cover by pressing both side clips. ! HNF2163-1 CAUTION: Be careful not to damage filter ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ... the steering wheel back and forth. Use very light finger pressure and be sensitive to changes in resistance that ... Hyundai dealer and adjusted or repaired if necessary. With the engine off, press lightly on the clutch pedal until you feel a change in resistance. This is the clutch pedal free-play. ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ...0.12 ~ 0.31 in. (3 ~ 8 mm) Water pump pully Damper pulley G180A01L G160A01HR COMP G140D01NF With the engine off, press down on the brake pedal several times to .... You need a helper to check the brake pedal clearance. With the engine running, have your helper press down on the ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ... interference between the belts and other parts of the engine. CHECKING AND REPLACING FUSES G200A01A-AAT Replacing a Fusible Link ! CAUTION: When replacing a fusible link,... system and replace the fusible link. The fusible links are located in a relay box in the engine compartment for ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ...MAINTENANCE 6 23 G200B01NF-AAT Replacing Accessory Fuse 2. Open the fuse box and examine each fuse. Remove each fuse by pulling... even if you Good Burned out G200B02L G200B01NF-A The fuse box for the lights and other electrical accessories will be found on the left side of the instrument panel...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ... clean. Any evidence of corrosion around the battery posts or terminals should be removed using a solution of household baking soda and warm water. After the battery terminals are dry, cover them with a light coating of grease. ! PROPOSITION 65 WARNING: ! WARNING: Batteries can ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ...-AAT ! WARNING: Always read the following instructions carefully when handling a battery. Keep lighted cigarettes and all other flames or sparks away from the battery. Hydrogen, which is a highly combustible gas, is always present in battery cells and may explode if ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ... steering pump may be heard immediately after the engine is started in extremely cold conditions (below - ...-4 type fluid NOTE: Do not start the engine when the power steering oil reservoir is empty. ... checked regularly. To check the power steering fluid level, be sure the engine is "OFF", then check
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ...unloaded (except for full levels of coolant, engine oil and fuel, and spare tire, jack, and tools). Have the driver or equivalent weight placed in driver's seat. 4. Clean the headlight lenses and turn on the headlights (Low beam). 5. Open the hood. 6. ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    ... G260A02L-GAT G270A01NF-AAT Before attempting to replace a light bulb, be sure the switch is turned to the "OFF" position. The next paragraph shows how to... Hyundai Dealer. Front Fog Light Turn signal light (Front position light) G260A01NF-A Replacement instructions: 1. Allow the bulb to cool. Wear...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ...29 HNF5023 HNF5025 HNF5026 4. Using a socket wrench of the correct size, remove the headlight assembly mounting bolts. 6. Turn the plastic cover ...from the bulb base in the back of the headlight. 8. Push the bulb spring to remove the headlight bulb. HNF5024 5. Disconnect the power cord from the...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ...aim. HNF5027 G270A03O Type B (Low Beam) HNF5028 12. To replace the front turn signal light bulb (front position light), remove it from the bulb holder and install the new bulb. ! WARNING: OMG075038N This halogen bulb contains gas under pressure and ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ... Side Marker Light 1. Open the trunk lid. HNF5030-A 3. To replace the rear combination light (stop/ tail light, rear side marker light and rear turn signal light), remove it from the bulb holder and install the new bulb. (1) Stop/tail light (2) Rear ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ... the trunk lid trim with a phillips screwdriver and remove the trunk lid trim. 5. To replace the rear combination light (backup light and stop/tail light), remove the socket by turning it counterclockwise. 6. Install the new bulb. 3. Disconnect the power cord. HNF5031...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    DO-IT-YOURSELF MAINTENANCE 6 33 G270G01L-AAT G270L01L-AAT INTERIOR LIGHT MAP LIGHT Screwdriver HNF5035 HNF5034 2. Replace with a new bulb. G270G01NF 1. Remove the plastic cover with a flat-head screwdriver. 1. Remove the plastic cover with a flat-head screwdriver.
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ... 34 G270K01L-AAT GLOVE BOX ILLUMINATED LIGHT 1. Open the glove box. Screwdriver G270G02NF HJM5039 2. Replace with a new bulb. HNF5036 3. Disconnect the power cord. 2. Remove the glove box illuminated light cover with a flat-head screwdriver. HTB284 4. Replace with a new bulb.
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    ... High beam Front Turn Signal Light/Front Position Light Map Light Interior Light Front Fog Light Front Side Marker Light Front Door Edge Warning Light Wattage 55 55 28/8... Light High Mounted Rear Stop Light Tail Light Luggage Compartment Light Rear Side Marker Light Rear Turn ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    6 DO-IT-YOURSELFMAINTENANCE 36 FUSE PANEL DESCRIPTION G200C01NF-AAT Engine Compartment HNF4005-1 NOTE: Not all fuse panel descriptions in this manual may be applicable to your vehicle. It is accurate at the time of printing. When ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ... Multipurpose check connector ABS/ESC control module, Multipurpose check connector Fuse 23, 24, 30...Ignition switch (IG2, START) Engine control unit relay Power connector 1/2, Fuse 21,22 Ignition ... relay, DRL control module Front fog light relay A/C relay Fuel pump relay (Spare) ATM control relay Stop ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    6 DO-IT-YOURSELFMAINTENANCE 38 G200E01NF-AAT Inner Panel HNF4003
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    ... 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 FUSE RATING 15A 15A 10A 10A 25A 10A ...(Body Control Module), Sunroof control module, Electronic chrome mirror ESC module, High blower relay, Humidity ...) Illumination lights, Right : License light, Rear combination light, Headlight, Glove box light Front fog light relay, Left :...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ... Hazard switch BCM(Body Control Module), Instrument cluster, Yaw rate sensor, ESC switch (Spare) Burglar alarm relay (Spare) Rear fog light relay Trunk lid relay, Fuel filler door and trunk lid switch (Spare) Power seat manual switch Sport mode ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEMS Emission Control System ...7-2 Catalytic Converter ...7-3 7 7
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ... generated inside the fuel tank are absorbed and stored in the onboard canister. When the engine is running, ... so that evaporated fuel is not taken into the engine. After the engine warmsup during ... to allow the vapors from the fuel tank to be loaded into a canister while refueling at the gas station,...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ...hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides contained in the exhaust gas. Exhaust gases passing through the catalytic ... by observing the following: o Use unleaded fuel only. o Maintain the engine in good operating condition.... while the catalytic converter is hot. Shut off the engine, wait for at least one hour ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ...BINDING ARBITRATION OF WARRANTY CLAIMS Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) ...8-2 Engine Number ...8-2 Tire Information ...8-2 Recommended Cold Tire Inflation Pressures ...Rotation ...8-10 Tire Balancing ...8-10 Tire Traction ...8-11 When to Replace Tires ...8-11 Tire Maintenance ...8-12 Spare Tire and...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ... car: 1. On the bulkhead between the engine and passenger compartments. 2. On the left top side of the instrument panel where it can be seen by looking down through the windshield. 3. On the lower side of the center pillar outer panel. (3.3L) I010B01NF The engine number is stamped on the ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    ...TIRE INFLATION PRESSURES Type A Type C I030A03NF-A i030a05nf-a Type B I030A01NF-A Tire label located on the driver's side of the center pillar outer panel gives the cold tire pressures recommended for your vehicle with the original tire size, the...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    ...even death. The recommended cold tire pressure for your vehicle can be found in this manual and on the tire label located on the driver's side of the center pillar. Worn tires can cause accidents. Replace tires that are worn, show uneven wear, or ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ... or driven no more than 1 mile (1.6 km). Remove the valve cap from the tire valve stem. Press ... further adjustment is necessary. If the pressure is low, add air until you reach the recommended amount. If you overfill the tire, release air by pushing on the metal stem in the center of the tire valve....
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    ...index. It is a measurement of how much weight each tire can support. o V: Speed Rating. The speed rating denotes the speed at which a... construction. 5. Maximum permissible inflation pressure This number is the greatest amount of air pressure that should be put in the tire. Do not exceed the maximum ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    ... and pounds that can be carried by the tire. When replacing the tires on the vehicle, always use a tire ... accessories are, automatic transmission, power seats, and air conditioning. Aspect Ratio: The relationship ... optional equipment including the maximum capacity of fuel, oil and coolant, but without...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... OF WARRANTY CLAIMS 8 Intended Outboard Sidewall: The side of an asymmetrical tire, that must always face ...kg). Occupant Distribution: Designated seating positions. Outward Facing Sidewall: The side of an asymmetrical tire ... used on passenger cars and some light duty trucks and multipurpose vehicles...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    .... Snow tires should carry 4 psi (28 kPa) more air pressure than the pressure recommended for the standard tires on the tire label on the driver's side of the center pillar , or up to the maximum pressure shown on the tire sidewall, whichever is less....
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    8 CONSUMER INFORMATION, REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS & BINDING ARBITRATION OF WARRANTY CLAIMS 10 I060A02A-AAT o o o o o o WARNING: When driving on roads covered with snow or ice, drive at less than 20 mph (30 km/h). Use the SAE "S" class or wire & plastic chains. If you have noise caused by ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ...inflated or on slippery road surfaces. Tires should be replaced when tread wear indicators appear. To reduce ... depth is 0.06 in. (1.6 mm). The tire should be replaced when these appear as a solid bar across two or more grooves of the tread. Always replace your tires with those of the recommended size...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ...they are not being used. Regardless of the remaining tread, it is recommended that tires tread, It is recommended that tires generally be replaced after 6 years of normal service. Heat caused by not climates or frequent high loading Conditions can ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    ..., collisions, and injury and even death. Worn-out tires should be replaced as soon as possible and should never be used for driving. Always ... (2) Wheel nut wrench (3) Tool receptacle (4) I110A01A-AAT SHOP MANUAL A Hyundai Shop Manual is available from your authorized Hyundai dealer. It's written for...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ... performance of tires depends upon the actual conditions of their use, however, and may depart significantly from the norm due to variations in driving habits, service practices and differences in road characteristics and climate. Traction AA, A, B, C - The traction grades, from highest to lowest, ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    ... however, we strongly urge you to read and follow all directions in this Owner's Manual, particularly the information under the headings "NOTE", "CAUTION" and "WARNING". If, after reading this manual, you have any questions regarding the operation of your vehicle, please ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    ...Southern Region 270 Riverside Parkway, Suite A Austell, GA 30168 (800) 633-5151 South Central ..., Washington. Western Region 10550 Talbert Avenue P.O.Box 20850 Fountain Valley, California 92728-0850... However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or HYUNDAI MOTOR...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ... arbitration. Binding arbitration shall be administered by and through the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) or the American Arbitration Association (AAA), under the Code of... Motor America, Attn: Consumer Affairs, 10550 Talbert Avenue, P.O. Box 20849, Fountain Valley, CA 92728-0849. Electronic notice ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS Measurement ...9-2 Engine ...9-3 Lubrication Chart ...9-4 9 9
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 273
    ...Overall width Overall height Wheel base Wheel tread Front Rear 2.4L/3.3L 189.9 (4800) 72.1 ...mm) 5.90 in. (150 mm) Vane type Type Front brake type Rear brake type Parking brake ... booster Ventilated disc Disc type Cable operated on rear wheel J060A01NF-AAT FUEL SYSTEM Fuel tank capacity 17.7us.gal (...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS 9 3 ENGINE J070A02NF-AAT ITEMS Engine Type Bore x Stroke in.(mm) Displacement cu.in.(cc) Firing order Valve clearance (cold engine) Intake Exhaust Idle speed (rpm) Ignition timing (Base) 2.4L 4-Cyl., In-line DOHC 3.46 x 3.81 (88 x 97) 143.9(2,359) 1-3-4-2 3.3L 6-Cyl., V-...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ... SPECIFICATIONS 4 LUBRICATION CHART J080A04NF-AAT Item Engine Oil Oil & Grease Standard Quantity (...3L : 5.49 (4.57, 5.2) (With/Without oil filter) Transaxle Manual Automatic HYUNDAI GENUINE PARTS ...59, 10.9) 2.4L : 6.87 (5.72, 6.5) Coolant Manual Transaxle Automatic Transaxle Ethylene glycol ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 276
    INDEX 10 10
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ... Supplemental Restraint (AIRBAG) System (SRS) ...1-36 Curtain airbag ...1-47 Driver's and passenger's front airbag ...1-37 Occupant classification system ...1-42 Side impact airbag ...1-46 Air Cleaner Filter ...6-14 Air Conditioning Care ...6-18 Operation ...1-...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ... and waxing ...4-3 Cruise Control ...1-94 D Day/night Inside Rearview Mirror ...1-79 Defrosting/Defogging ...1-107 Door Central door locks ... seat forward and rearward ...1-14, 1-18 Adjusting seatback angle ...1-15, 1-18 Power driver's seat ...1-17 Seat cushion height adjustment ...1-17, 1-18 Seat ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    10 INDEX 4 Fuel Capacity ...9-2 Gauge ...1-56 Recommendations ...1-2 Fuel Filler Lid Remote release ...1-89 Fuse Panel Description ...6-36 Fuses ...6-22 G General Checks ...6-4 Glove Box ...1-76 H Hazard Warning System ...1-66 Headlight ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ......5-2 Mirrors Day/night inside rearview ...1-79 Homelink mirror ...1-80 Outside rearview ...1-78 Outside rearview mirror heater ...1-79 Multi Box ...1-76 O Odometer ...1-58 Outside Rearview Mirror ...1-78 P Parking Brake ...1-86 Power Adjustable Pedals ...2-12 Power ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    ... ...8-2 Maintenance ...8-12 Pressure ...8-3 Pressure monitoring system (TPMS) ...3-5 Replacement ...8-11 Rotation ...8-10 Sidewall labeling ...8-5 Snow tires ... Load Limit ...2-23 Vehicle Specifications ...9-1 W Warning and Indicator Lights ...1-52 Warranties for Your Hyundai Vehicle ...8-13 Windows ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    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 INFORMATION ORIGINAL OWNER _____ ADDRESS CITY _____ STATE _____ ZIP CODE _____ DELIVERY DATE (Date Sold to Original Retail Purchaser) DEALER NAME _____ DEALER NO. ...
  • 2008 Hyundai Sonata | Owner's Manual - Page 283



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