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A000A01A-AATThis 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
CITY STATEZIP CODE
(Date Sold to Original Retail purchaser)
DEALER NAME DEALER NO.
CITY STATEZIP CODE
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A010A02A-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 (first 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 Sonatas 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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Thank you for choosing Hyundai. We are pleased to welcome you to the growing number of discriminating people who
drive Hyundais. 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 since 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
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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 9-3 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 2002 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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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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A100A03A-AATGuide to Hyundai Genuine Parts1. What are Hyundai Genuine Parts?
Hyundai Genuine Parts are the same parts
used by Hyundai Motor Company to manu-
facture vehicles. They are designed and
tested for the optimum safety, performance,
and reliability to our customers.
2. Why should you use genuine parts?
Hyundai Genuine Parts are engineered and
built to meet rigid original manufacturing
requirements. Using imitation, counterfeit or
used salvage parts is not covered under the
Hyundai New Vehicle Limited Warranty or
any other Hyundai warranty. In addition, any
damage to or failure of Genuine HyundaiParts caused by the installation or failure of
an imitation, counterfeit or used salvage part
is not covered by any Hyundai Warranty.
3. How can you tell if you are purchasing
Hyundai Genuine Parts?
Look for the Hyundai Genuine Parts Logo on
the package (see below).
Hyundai Genuine Parts exported to the United
States are packaged with labels written only
Hyundai Genuine Parts are only sold through
authorized Hyundai Dealerships.
" To find the closest authorized dealer
call 1-800-826-CARS "
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YOUR VEHICLE AT A GLANCE
INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
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YOUR VEHICLE AT A GLANCE
1. Hood Release Lever
2. Instrument Panel Junction box
3. Multi-Function Light/Front Fog Light Switch
4. Steering Wheel Tilt Lever
5. Horn and Driver Airbag (If installed)
6. Windshield Wiper/Washer Switch
7. Hazard Warning Switch
8. Digital Clock
9. Audio System
10.Heating and Cooling Controls11.Passenger Air Bag (If installed)
13.Traction Control System (If installed)
14.Panel Brightness Control Knob (Rheostat Switch)
15.Cruise Control Switch (If installed)
20.Parking Brake Lever
CAUTION:When installing a container of liquid air freshener inside a vehicle, do not place it near the instrument cluster nor
on the instrument panel pad surface. If there is any leakage from the air freshener onto these areas (Instrument
cluster, instrument panel pad 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.
NOTE:Switch arrangements from No. 13 to No. 15 can be changed according to options.
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