Hyundai Accent 2004 Owner's Manual
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A010A03A-AATWARRANTIES FOR YOUR HYUNDAI VEHICLE
o New Vehicle 60 Months/60,000 Miles Limited Warranty
o New Vehicle 120 Months/100,000 Miles Limited Powertrain Warranty (original owner only)
o Anti-Perforation Limited Warranty
o Emission Defect Warranty - Federal Vehicle
o California Emission Control System Warranty (if applicable)
o Emission Performance Warranty - Federal Vehicle
o Replacement Parts and Accessories Limited Warranty
NOTE:Detailed warranty information is provided in your Hyundai Owner's Handbook.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR MAINTENANCE
The maintenance requirements for your new Hyundai are found in Section 5. As the owner, it is your responsibility
to see that all maintenance operations specified by the manufacturer are carried out at the appropriate intervals.
When the vehicle is used in severe driving conditions, more frequent maintenance is required for some operations.
Maintenance requirements for severe operating conditions are also included in Section 5.
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All information in this Owner's Manual is current at the time of publication. However, Hyundai reserves the right to make changes at any
time so that our policy of continual product improvement may be carried out.
This manual applies to all Hyundai models and includes descriptions and explanations of optional as well as standard equipment.
As a result, you may find material in this manual that does not apply to your specific vehicle.
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A070A01A-AATCAUTION: MODIFICATIONS TO YOUR HYUNDAI
Your Hyundai should not be modified in any way. Such modifications may adversely affect the performance, safety
or durability of your Hyundai and may, in addition, violate conditions of the limited warranties covering the vehicle.
Certain modifications may also be in violation of regulations established by the U.S. Department of Transportation
and other federal or state agencies.
A080A01S-AATTWO-WAY RADIO OR CELLULAR TELEPHONE INSTALLATION
Your vehicle is equipped with electronic fuel injection and other electronic components. It is possible for an
improperly installed/adjusted two-way radio or cellular telephone to adversely affect electronic systems. For this
reason, we recommend 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.
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Thank you for choosing Hyundai. We are pleased to welcome you to the growing number of discriminating people who
drive Hyundai. The advanced engineering and high-quality construction of each Hyundai we build is something of which
we're very proud.
Your Owner's Manual will introduce you to the features and operation of your new Hyundai. It is suggested that you read
it carefully because the information it contains can contribute greatly to the satisfaction you receive from your new car.
The manufacturer also recommends that all service and maintenance on your car be performed by an authorized Hyundai
dealer. Hyundai dealers are prepared to provide high-quality service, maintenance and any other assistance that may
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY
Note:Because future owners will also need the information included in this manual, if you sell this Hyundai, 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 lubricants that do not
meet Hyundai specifications. You must always use high quality fuels and lubricants that meet the specifica-
tions listed on Page 9-4 in the Vehicle Specifications section of the Owner's Manual and which also appear
in the Service Station Information on the back cover of the Owner's Manual.
Copyright 2004 Hyundai Motor Company. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in
any retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of Hyundai Motor
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A090A01A-AATSAFETY AND VEHICLE DAMAGE WARNING
This manual includes information titled as WARNING, CAUTION and NOTE.
These titles indicate the following:
WARNING:This indicates that a condition may result in harm, serious injury or death to you or other persons if
the warning is not heeded. Follow the advice provided with the warning.
CAUTION:This indicates that a condition may result in damage to your vehicle or its equipment if the caution is
not heeded. Follow the advice provided with the caution.
NOTE:This indicates that interesting or helpful information is being provided.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
FEATURES OF YOUR HYUNDAI
DRIVING YOUR HYUNDAI
WHAT TO DO IN AN EMERGENCY
CORROSION PREVENTION & APPEARANCE CARE
VEHICLE MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS
EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEMS
CONSUMER INFORMATION & REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
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INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS
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1. Panel Brightness Control Knob (Rheostat Switch)
2. Rear Wiper/Washer Switch (If Installed)
3. Multi-Function Light Switch
4. Instrument Cluster
5. Horn and Driver's Airbag
6. Windshield Wiper/Washer Switch
7. Digital Clock (If Installed)
8. Rear Window Defroster Switch (If Installed)
9. Hazard Warning Light Switch
10.Front Fog Light Switch (If Installed)
11.Audio System (If Installed)12.Heating/Air Conditioning Control Panel
15.Hood Release Lever
18.Front Drink Holder
20.Parking Brake Lever
21.Rear Drink Holder
CAUTION:When installing a container of liquid air freshener inside the vehicle, do not place it near the instrument cluster nor
on the instrument panel surface. If there is any leakage from the air freshener onto these areas (Instrument cluster,
instrument panel or air ventilator), it may damage these parts. If the liquid from the air freshener does leak onto these
areas, wash them with water immediately.
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YOUR VEHICLE AT A GLANCE
High Beam Indicator Light
Parking Brake/Low Brake Fluid Level
Warning LightDoor Ajar Warning Light
O/D OFF Indicator
(Automatic transaxle only)
INDICATOR SYMBOLS ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL
* More detailed explanations of these items will be found begining on page 1-38.
SRS (Airbag) Service Reminder
ABS Service Reminder Indicator (If Installed)
Turn Signal Indicator Lights
Low Oil Pressure Warning LightCharging System Warning Light
Low Fuel Level Warning Light
Malfunction Indicator Light
Seat Belt Reminder Light
Trunk Lid / Tail Gate Open Warning Light